Reg. Technologist Echocardiographer


Chatham-Kent Health Alliance




ACCOUNTABILITIES (Major Responsibilities of the Position)
-Under general direction of the Diagnostic Imaging Manager/Medical Director/Charge Technologist, the Ultrasound Echocardiographer is responsible for accurately and efficiently performing all routine images, safety and quality control procedures.
-Operate instruments and perform scans accurately and precisely.
-Tailor exams according to pathology imaged, and consult with interpreting radiologist/internist.
-Operate, and maintain all equipment.
-Perform troubleshooting of equipment as necessary.
-Send appropriate patient information as required (faxing, photocopying, etc.).
-Participates in departmental continuing education.
-Review accuracy of all scans prior to reporting.
-Discuss scan findings with interpreting radiologist/internist.
-Work with the students and/or new staff, teaching new instrumentation, scanning techniques, policies and procedures, etc.
-Carries out other duties as requested by Medical Director, Manager of Diagnostic Imaging, Charge Technologist or Charge Technologist Ultrasound.


ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skill, Experience)
-Registration with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) Cardiology.
-Certification in Echocardiography, or eligible to write exam.
-Minimum 2 years recent experience in Echocardiography in a hospital setting.
-Bachelor of Science degree preferred.
-Satisfactory attendance.

ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES (Personal Skills and Attributes)
-Keen ability to prioritize and respond effectively to changing workload demands.
-Demonstrates proactive attitude, and team player.
-Must be friendly, courteous to both patients and staff.
-Flexible, and open to change.
-Shows commitment to CQI and excellence in patient care.
-Must demonstrate excellent problem solving skills.
-Must demonstrate excellent scanning skill, and ability to be innovative under difficult conditions.
-Must demonstrate a high degree of professional commitment.
-Demonstrate strong computer skills.
-Ability to follow up on unusual or unexpected results, problems with procedures and equipment, etc.
-Demonstrated ability to support and embrace the philosophy of Service Excellence and Patient and Family Centred Care.
-Demonstrated participation in building a culture of safety and partnering with each other to improve the safety of patient care processes and systems.
-Demonstrated performance reflecting the Mission, Vision, Values and Code of Conduct of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance.

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