Job ID: 135510
Work Type: PT -19 HOURS
Location: Plainsboro, NJ, United States
Work Schedule: Weekend Days
DescriptionPenn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.
Penn Medicine Princeton Health is seeking a Cardiac Echo Technician to join our team in the Center for Cardiac and Pulmonary Care in Plainsboro, NJ. This is a per diem weekend day shift opportunity.
Princeton Medical Center offers state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging to help detect and evaluate cardiovascular, pulmonary and respiratory conditions. These services are essential to assessing, treating and promoting heart and pulmonary health and function.
All tests performed at Princeton Medical Center are conducted by highly trained cardiac, echocardiography and pulmonary technicians working under the direction of the medical director who is board certified in cardiology, pulmonology and echocardiography. We are committed to promptly reporting your test results to your personal physician or cardiologist to promote fast and effective treatment.
The Center offers a comprehensive range of advanced diagnostic testing for cardiac and pulmonary issues, including:
• Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring (ABPM)
• Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
• Bronchial Provocation Test (i.e., methacholine challenge) for diagnosis of asthma
• Cardiac Stress Test
• Diagnostic Cardiology Echocardiogram
• Electrocardiogram (EKG)
• Holter Monitoring
•Nuclear Stress Test
• Pulmonary Function Test (PFT)
• Pulmonary Exercise Test
• Stress Echo
As a Cardiac Echo Technician in the Center for Cardiac and Pulmonary Care you will have a vast knowledge and understanding of adult and congenital heart disease and be able to recognize cardiac pathophysiology as it pertains to structural and anatomic abnormalities identified on echo imaging with appropriate hemodynamic and flow abnormalities. As such, you are responsible for performing echocardiograms on both adult and pediatric patients; of which will be inpatient and outpatient. Studies include: complete M-mode and 2-Dimensional imaging studies, pulse wave, continuous wave, and color flow Doppler Studies. In addition, you will perform quantitative analysis of studies performed, including M-mode and 2-D measurements and complete Doppler analysis (i.e. quantization of regurgitation, calculation of pressure gradients, valve areas, and shunt calculation). You will be responsible for patient education including but not limited to, explanation of the procedure including any discharge instructions and will include documentation of patient education in the patients’ medical record.
Some job functions and duties will include, but not limited to:
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We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.