Saturday , January 28 2023

Kaiser Career 2022 – Echo Technician I

Website Kaiser Permanente

Job Description:

Under general supervision, performs cardiac ultrasonic procedures, obtains necessary images, prepares study for interpretation by cardiologist, reviews data and may confer with medical personnel regarding results, reviews medical record to identify significant medical history to anticipate possible impact on test, and performs other related duties.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Assists physician with Transesophageal Echograms procedures. 3.1 Adjusts and sets-up equipment, checks functionality of equipment, sterilizes probe, orders and maintains supplies.
  • Confers with cardiologist concerning special patients to determine if areas other than those considered standard for a particular problem are to be imaged.
  • Performs minor adjustments on the ultrasonic equipment and arranges service for any major repairs.
  • Upholds Kaiser Permanente’s Policies and Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities and applicable state, federal and local laws.
  • Performs echocardiogram procedure 1.1 Utilizes ultrasound modalities of 2-0, M-Mode, color flow, and Doppler Testing for visualization of all possible cardiac structures, prosthesis, and pertinent arterial and venous anatomy and flow of blood. 1.2 Obtains patient’s history and records information in patient’s chart. 1.3 Positions patient and manipulates equipment to obtain desired quality and quantity of images for cardiologist’s diagnostic interpretation. 1 .4 Confirms or excludes all possible primary and/or secondary findings based on provided clinical information. 1 .5. Records/documents, edits, and calculates all tests to provide sufficient data in all pediatric and adult exams.
  • Orders and maintains supplies.
  • Maintains files and logs of all procedures to include recording on daily logs, processing reports, filing charts and tapes, pulling tapes and setting-up for physician review, indexing interesting cases for retrieval.
  • Responds immediately to Stat requests from physicians for patient ultrasonic examinations and relays findings to referring physician by phone or by transmittal of examination reports.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to maneuver echocardiograph equipment which may exceed 500 lbs.
  • Ability to operate equipment to secure satisfactory recordings.
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience in echocardiography with Doppler.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

Job Details:

Company:  Kaiser Permanente

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: San Diego, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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