Mar 20, 2023

Echo / Vascular Tech

  • Methodist Health System
  • Richardson, TX, USA

Job Description

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Your Job:

The primary purpose an Echo Tech is to provide diagnostic patient care services using ultrasound and related diagnostic techniques to perform routine, vascular, non-invasive procedures, and echocardiograms to include 2D, Color Doppler, Pulse Wave, and Stress.

Your Job Requirements:

• Registered or registry eligible as a Cardiac Sonographer.
• Prefer two (2) years allied health program or two (2) years of college with biological sciences.
• Ability to demonstrate competency in cardiovascular echocardiography
• Must be able to recognize abnormal structure and be able to correlate this information into a useful study.

Your Job Responsibilities:

• Attends all required Safety Training programs and can describe his or her responsibilities related to general safety, department/service safety and specific job-related hazards.
• Confidentiality of clinic and patient information.
• Correlates clinical history with the test to be performed.
• Performs complete study including M MODE, REAL TIME, COLOR FLOW MAPPING and DOPPLER.
• Prepares patients for examination and explains procedure to patients while performing studies.
• Promotes effective working relationships and works effectively as part of a department/unit team inter and intra departmentally to facilitate the department’s/unit’s ability to meet its goal and objectives.
• Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible and courteous environment.
• Participates in reading with physician and contributes professional knowledge to final diagnostic impression or report.
• Maintains order cleanliness of all equipment and work area.
• Consults with referring physician, regarding patient’s previous history.
• Perform other job duties as assigned.

Methodist Richardson Medical Center is a 284-bed, full-service hospital that serves Richardson, Garland, Plano, and the surrounding areas in Dallas and Collin counties. Magnet® designated for nursing excellence, it was the first healthcare facility to earn the Texas Award for Performance Excellence, patterned after the renowned Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. We also provide care at Methodist Richardson Medical Center – Campus for Continuing Care, which offers a behavioral health and addiction recovery unit, inpatient rehabilitation and long-term acute care, a full-service emergency department, and more. Methodist Richardson strives to have a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve — one that is welcoming of the skills and talents of all groups. Our reputation as an award-winning employer shows in the honors we’ve earned:

  • Magnet®-designated hospital

  • First in the nation to earn The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Pancreatic/Hepatic/Biliary Cancer Certification

  • ANCC Pathway to Excellence® Program

  • Advanced Primary Stroke Center certified by The Joint Commission and the American Stroke Association

  • American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline® STEMI Receiving Center Gold Plus, 2019

  • Certified Quality Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology

  • Robotic da Vinci® Surgical System for minimally invasive procedures

  • Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

Our Care Commitments

  • Take Care of Patients

  • Take Care of Each Other

  • Take Care of Ourselves

  • Take Care of Methodist