21/02 Ajith Reddy
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Echo Technician (1-6 yrs)

Bangalore Job Code: 23837

Echo Technician Job Description

Position Title: Echo Technician

Location: HSR Layout, Bangalore, Karnataka

Employment Type: Full-time/Part-time

Reports To: Cardiologist or Cardiology Department Manager

Job Summary:

As an Echo Technician, you will be responsible for performing echocardiographic examinations to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular conditions. Utilizing specialized equipment and techniques, you will produce high-quality echocardiograms and provide essential support to the cardiology team. Your role will contribute to the delivery of exceptional patient care and the achievement of diagnostic accuracy.

Responsibilities:

Echocardiographic Imaging:

- Perform echocardiograms, including 2D, M-mode, Doppler, and color flow imaging, according to established protocols.

- Prepare patients for procedures, explain the process, and address any concerns or questions they may have.

- Adjust equipment settings to optimize image quality and ensure accurate interpretation of cardiac structures and functions.

Patient Care and Safety:

- Ensure patient comfort and safety throughout the examination, positioning them appropriately and monitoring vital signs as needed.

- Recognize and respond to any adverse reactions or complications during the procedure, following established protocols and guidelines.

- Maintain infection control standards and adhere to safety protocols to minimize risks to patients and staff.

Data Acquisition and Analysis:

- Record and document pertinent patient information, including medical history, medications, and relevant clinical findings.

- Acquire accurate measurements and data from echocardiographic images, including chamber dimensions, wall motion, and blood flow velocities.

- Perform basic calculations and analysis to assist in the interpretation of echocardiographic findings.

Equipment Maintenance and Quality Assurance:

- Perform routine maintenance and calibration of echocardiography equipment to ensure optimal performance and accuracy.

- Troubleshoot technical issues and coordinate repairs or service as needed.

- Participate in quality assurance activities, including image review, proficiency testing, and compliance with regulatory standards.

Collaboration and Communication:

- Collaborate effectively with cardiologists, physicians, and other healthcare professionals to coordinate patient care and facilitate timely diagnosis and treatment.

- Communicate findings and observations accurately and efficiently, both verbally and through written documentation.

- Provide education and instruction to patients and their families regarding the echocardiographic procedure and any relevant follow-up care.

Qualifications:

- Associate degree or certification in Diagnostic Medical Sonography or Cardiovascular Technology, or equivalent educational background.

- Certification as a Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) or equivalent credential from a recognized accrediting organization (e.g., ARDMS, CCI).

- Minimum of [X] years of experience performing echocardiography in a clinical setting, with proficiency in 2D, Doppler, and color flow imaging techniques.

- Strong knowledge of cardiac anatomy, physiology, and pathology, with the ability to recognize normal and abnormal findings.

- Proficiency in operating echocardiography equipment and image analysis software.

- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to interact effectively with patients, healthcare providers, and colleagues.

- Attention to detail and critical thinking skills, with the ability to problem-solve and adapt to changing clinical situations.

- Commitment to maintaining professional competency through continuing education and training.

Working Conditions:

- This position typically involves working in a clinical environment, such as a hospital, clinic, or imaging center.

- May require occasional lifting or positioning of patients and prolonged periods of standing or sitting during procedures.

- Flexible scheduling may be required to accommodate patient needs and departmental priorities, including evenings, weekends, and on-call duty.

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