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Echocardiographer- PRN Germantown Job


Summary

The Echocardiographer Intern is responsible for performing echocardiography studies on patients during a six month intensive clinical training program under the direct observation and supervision of a laboratory sonographer educator and/or his or her designee. Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values. 

Education/Experience/Licensure

 

Education/Formal Training

Work Experience

Credential/Licensure

 

REQUIRED:

Must have one of the following educational requirements:

 

1. A two year allied health program that is patient related. Allied health occupations include, but not limited to, diagnostic medical sonographer, Rad Tech, Respiratory Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, and Registered Nurse.

 

2. Graduate of an accredited program in diagnostic cardiac or medical sonography or cardiac ultrasound (program of at least 12 months)

 

3. Associate's or Bachelors's degree in health, science, natural science, nursing , or relevant field.

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PREFERRED:

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SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED:

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Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Ability to understand and prepare complex written materials, such as patient records and technical manuals.
  • Ability to communicate professionally and clearly with co-workers and physicians. 
  • Ability to accept constructive job-performance feedback, and demonstrate growth by incorporation of feedback into skill-set. 
  • Ability to perform independent reading and learning pertaining to profession.
  • Strong critical thinking and attentiveness to detail required.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality.
  • Demonstrates accuracy and attention to detail. 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.   

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Observes and performs echocardiography studies on patients while under direct supervision of a laboratory sonographer educator and/or his or her designee.
  • Participates in monitoring and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, quality standards, compliance activities, and policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates effective customer relation’s skills, promotes a positive work environment, and contributes to the overall team effort.

Physical Requirements

  • The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.
  • Must have good balance and coordination.
  • The physical requirements of this position are: medium work - exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 25 lbs. of force frequently.
  • The Associate is required to have close visual acuity including color, depth perception, and field of vision to perform an activity, such as assessing patients, preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.
  • Frequent invasive and non-invasive patient contact.
  • Exposure to patient body fluids as well as exposure to hazardous or poisonous materials.
  • Ability to react quickly to emergency situations.
  • Invasive and non-invasive patient contact throughout shift.