At Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, the Echo Cardiography Techs perform basic adult cardiac echocardiogram procedures to include 2-D, M-Mode, Doppler, and 3-D LVEF Echocardiograms. Additionally, the Echo Techs will assist with trans-esophageal echocardiograms. In training for exercise stress and pharmacological stress echocardiograms and pediatric (congenital) echocardiograms.
Performing all basic adult cardiac echocardiogram procedures. Edits tracings, makes measurements, and enters data into computer. Distinguishes between normal and abnormal cardiac findings.
Performs cardiac sonographer duties to meet departmental needs, including recognizing arrhythmias and implications of specific cardiac and related diagnoses to obtain optimal studies.
Operates complex equipment accordingly.
Performs adult echoes on-call. Participates in pediatric on-call echoes with the assistance of a pediatric back-up sonographer.
Participates in exercise stress pharmacologic stress echo training.
Participates in weekly imaging conference presentations.
Facilitates patient flow within the section and maintains a proactive approach in dealing with patient concerns.
Participates in Quality Assurance and quality control programs.
Ensures that equipment failures are reported and documented.
An Associate’s Degree from an accredited cardiac ultrasound program or RDCS/RCS-eligible background with 1 year of cardiac echo experience.
Proficient on all equipment in the lab within the first 3 months of employment.
The Dartmouth Health system stretches over New Hampshire and Vermont and offers the quintessential New England experience. Anchored by the academic Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH, the system includes the NCI-designated Dartmouth Health Cancer Center, Dartmouth Health Children’s; 4 member hospitals, and 30 Dartmouth Health ambulatory clinics across the region. With no income or sales tax, this beautiful area combines history, industry, and business and has been ranked consistently as one of the best places in the US to live and work. With destinations like Boston, New York, the seacoast, and ski country within driving distance, the opportunities - both career and personal - truly make New Hampshire the ideal place to work and play.
Dartmouth Health is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.
How can the lifestyle in New Hampshire and Vermont compliment your career? You can have amazing 4-season living with a career at one of the top health systems in the country. The Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system stretches over New Hampshire and Vermont and offers the quintessential New England experience. With no income or sales tax, this beautiful area combines history, industry and business and has been ranked consistently as one of the best places in the US to live and work. Anchored by the academic Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH, the system includes the NCI-designated Norris Cotton Cancer Center, the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock; 4 affiliated hospitals and 30 Dartmouth-Hitchcock ambulatory clinics across the region. We are close to the urban centers of Boston, New York and Montreal, but also offer proximity to the seacoast and multiple top-tier ski mountains within a short driving distance. Throughout New Hampshire, the opportunities – both career and personal – truly make our area the ideal place to work and play.Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without ...regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.