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CARDIOVASCULAR ULTRASOUND/ ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY TECHNICIAN - Jamaica West Indies

Job Field:
Allied Health Care Professional Jobs, Pharmacy and Scientific Jobs
Speciality:
Cardiac Physiologist Jobs, Cardiac Technician Jobs, Radiographer/Sonographer Jobs, Ultrasonography Jobs, Cardiographer Jobs, Cath Labs Jobs
Doctor & Nurse Grade Type:
Unspecified
Doctor & Nurse Grade:
Unspecified
Country:
Jamaica
Region:
All Jamaica
Contract Type:
Permanent
Currency:
Unspecified
Salary Description:
on application
Posted:
25-Oct-19
Recruiter:
Heart Institute of the Caribbean
Job Ref:

CARDIOVASCULAR ULTRASOUND/ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY TECHNICIAN
• Jamaica, West Indies

DUTIES INCLUDE, BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

• Prepares for examinations by checking equipment and inventorying and restocking supplies; reviewing patient schedules; reading physician orders for specific examinations; setting-up recording equipment; entering patient information into system.
• Reduces patient anxieties by explaining procedures; answering questions; providing assistance to examination table or treadmill.
• Prepares patients by positioning patient; spreading gels; attaching electrodes to chest and equipment; adjusting equipment controls; verifying wave signals.
• Obtains quality images by positioning and repositioning transducer; monitoring display screen; listening to signals; adjusting equipment for beam strength and focus; detecting artifacts that mimic abnormalities; recording images.
• Records examination information by printing graphics and data; calculating measurements of heart wall, chamber size, and blood flow direction and velocity; comparing measurements to norms.
• Protects patients by adhering to safety policies and protocols.
• Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential; cautioning others regarding potential breaches.
• Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
• Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY TECHNOLOGIST TECHNICIAN QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduate from an accredited school of Ultrasound Technology
Prior experience in cardiac ultrasound
Registered Vascular Technologist with 2 years vascular related experience
Prior EMR experience

Click on Apply Now to write your cover letter and forward your CV to the Heart Institute of the Caribbean (HIC)

The Heart Institute of the Caribbean (HIC) is the premier centre of excellence for cardiovascular care in the English Speaking Caribbean. HIC Heart Hospital is the only dedicated full service Specialty Heart Hospital in Jamaica and the wider Caribbean.
HIC provides comprehensive and sophisticated diagnosis and management of all forms of heart diseases and has multiple locations and several heart stations situated across Jamaica to improve access to care to all Jamaicans. HIC provides expert diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular care and consultative opinion locally and remotely via a network of specialists around the world linked by a global tele-medical network.
Now, locals and international visitors can receive world-class cardiac care without time-consuming and life-threatening travel to distant centres.


Closing Date:
22/11/2019

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