This job performs both technical tasks and clerical functions. Responsible for performing echocardiograph studies and high quality peripheral vascular studies including duplex imaging and plethsmography of upper and lower extremity vasculature, abdominal viscera and cranial vessels.
All team members are expected to be knowledgeable and compliant with Palmetto Health's values of compassion, dignity, excellence, integrity, and teamwork.
Maintains patient records and schedules patients.
Performs M-Mode, 2-D, Doppler and Color-Flow Doppler echocardiographs.
Performs all modalities of PV studies, i.e. venous, arterial, imaging, Doppler and plethsmography.
Reports findings verbally to ordering physicians under the direction of a physician approved to read studies in the lab.
Completes appropriate paperwork, i.e. mounts and measures echocardiographs, logs and indexes patients, prepares patient folders, maintains cross index of patients and studies.
Participates in meetings and conferences, shares in the instruction of new employees and residents and keeps physicians abreast of changes in the field.
Must maintain the appropriate number of CME credits required by ICAEL and ICAVL.
Responsible for Quality Assurance program and assists with research data.
Assists with overall operation of lab.
High school diploma or equivalent required. 1-2 years echocardiography and vascular schooling experience preferred
2 years of full-time echocardiography and vascular sonography preferred
RCT or RDCS, and RVT preferred; Current CPR required prior to start date directly through the American Red Cross, the American Heart Association, or the military. (To register: Blended Learning or In Person CPR AED through the American Red Cross; or Classroom or Skills Session Heartsaver CPR AED through the American Heart Association. Certification must include an in-person skills session.)
RCT or RDCS, and RVT preferred; BLS or BCLS required.
Palmetto Health, the largest health care system in the South Carolina Midlands region and one of the state’s largest employers, comprises more than 15,000 team members, physicians and volunteers working together to fulfill Palmetto Health’s Vision: To be remembered by each patient as providing the care and compassion we want for our families and ourselves. The system includes six acute-care hospit...als in the Midlands—Palmetto Health Baptist, Palmetto Health Baptist Parkridge, Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital, Palmetto Health Heart Hospital, Palmetto Health Richland and Palmetto Health Tuomey. In the South Carolina Upstate region, Palmetto Health also co-owns Baptist Easley Hospital.
Recognized nationally as one of the best places to work and receive care, the system also includes the Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group, the region’s largest multispecialty group, which serves as the entry point to the health care system with more than 500 providers serving patients in more than 80 practices and nearly 100 locations.
Palmetto Health also is supported by two 501 (c)(3) foundations, and trains the next generation of physicians through its 24 residency and fellowship programs affiliated with the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. For more information, visit PalmettoHealth.org or call 803-296-CARE (2273).