Echocardiography Technician - Cardiology - PRN - Days

Gettysburg, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 45509

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General Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Medical Director & the Manager-Noninvasive Cardiology, and the department supervisor performs routine diagnostic cardiac ultrasound procedures at general skill and knowledge level.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The following are essential job accountabilities:
1 Performs routine cardiac ultrasound techniques and examinations such as, adult echocardiograms, preps and acquires stress echocardiograms, pediatric echocardiograms, and 3D echo. Assists the physicians with transesophageal echocardiograms and operative transesophageal echocardiograms.
2 Supervises, assists, and evaluates students in the clinical education setting.
3 Obtains intravenous access and administers intravenous contrast agents such as Definity and Optison. Performs Saline Bubble Studies.
4 Prepares preliminary echocardiogram reports and measurements for physicians.
5 Performs portable tests in patient rooms when necessary.
6 Positions and transfers patients safely and comfortably.
7 Explains procedures to patients.
8 Clerical duties such as, scheduling patients, ensuring accurate billing codes, answering phones.
9 Maintains equipment in efficient operating order; performs preventative maintenance on a regularly scheduled basis; contacts Biomed Department for major malfunctions.
10 Knowledge and routine use of digital image storage system (PACS) and associated workflow software.

Required Skills

Other combinations of formal education, training and experience may be considered.

Minimum Education: Associate's Degree

Minimum Experience: 6-12 months

Required Certification/Registration: Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDMS)

Required Course(s)/Training: Accredited program in Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography


Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Established in 1800, Adams County includes the borough of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Home to more than 100,000 residents, the town is a mecca for Civil War history buffs and visitors who come to tour the Gettysburg National Battlefield, Gettysburg National Military Park and see the annual Civil War reenactment.

Also located here is Gettysburg College, which has a strong academic reputation in liberal arts. The county is steeped in heritage, and offers a peaceful, country atmosphere, yet is a convenient drive to Washington, D.C., Baltimore, MD and Harrisburg, PA. The area's diversity attracts a lively local music scene, and his home to numerous restaurants and wineries, fresh-produce markets, a ski resort and more. Adams County residents can find local employment in healthcare, tourism, agriculture and manufacturing. (Patient population: 102,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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