The Pulmonary Tech is reporting to the Director/ Manager and Lead Technician of noninvasive Cardiology, and according to established procedure and upon the request of the physician, performs a variety of electrocardiograms (EKGâ��s), Holter monitor application, echocardiography tests (i.e., M-Mode, 2D scanning, cardiac Doppler and color flow mapping), designed to assist the physician in evaluating heart function and/or impairment, monitoring cardiac change and patient progress. The Pulmonary Tech performs a variety of clerical and service duties.
The Pulmonary Tech performs electrocardiography, stress testing, Holter monitor application, echocardiography studies: M-Mode, two-dimensional, cardiac Doppler and color flow mapping evaluations.
Obtains pertinent patient information prior to testing.
Prepares and instructs patients on the purpose and specifics of the procedure.
The Pulmonary Tech prepares studies as required for physician interpretation, and ensures necessary steps are taken to generate reports to appropriate areas in a timely manner.
Operates testing equipment.
Sets up and calibrates echo equipment to correspond with specified test and desired data/results.
Maintains supplies and equipment needed for prompt and efficient performance of testing.
The Pulmonary Tech evaluates tracings as being done and modifies procedures or performs additional tests to obtain maximum results.
Assists the physician(s) in performing trans esophageal echocardiograms.
Observes patients during testing for signs of cardiac distress.
The Pulmonary Tech notifies physicians immediately of any medical emergencies and obtains the necessary medical support equipment and personnel.
Required: 1 year clinical experience
Required: BLS Preferred: ARDMS or CCI
Job: Respiratory Therapy
Primary Location: El Paso, Texas
Facility: The Hospitals of Providence Memorial Campus
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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Internal Number: 2105022497
About The Hospitals of Providence Memorial Campus
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