Purpose: Provides safe, effective, and culturally-competent care for newborn through aging adult patients undergoing echocardiography testing and/or procedures. Key accountabilities include acquiring ultrasound images, evaluation of tests using critical thinking and evidence based practice, processing echocardiography studies for physician interpretation for structured reporting, adherence to American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) guidelines; and active participation in quality monitoring and performance improvement activities in an ICAEL accredited facility.
Report To: Supervisor, Cardiac Diagnostics
Supervisory Responsibility: No Supervision: The job does not require the provision of guidance or supervision to others. There is no formal responsibility for directing others.
Materials Responsibility: Very Limited. Work requires very limited responsibility for material resources. Examples of resources could include personal work materials, supplies or equipment, or very small amounts of cash. The employee has a very limited or indirect amount of control over these resources. Although human error might require the repair or replacement of materials, usually the cost of correcting these errors is minor. The variety and volume of resources is also very limited. Problems associated with material resources are very uncomplicated.
Key Relationship: Co-workers/Health System Employees, Outside Agencies/Other Health Care Providers, General Public/Visitors/Volunteers, Physicians/Medical Office Staff, Patients, Families, and Significant Others