Echo Cardiographer Technologist
Maxim Healthcare Staffing
HiringEcho Technologist, Evanston, IL
PAY $77HR/$3080 WK Contract 13 weeks, DAYS
PediatricEcho experience preferred
TravelOptions available for candidates >50 miles
MaximHealthcare Staffing is seeking an Echo Technologist to perform vascular and echocardiography ultrasound examinations for patients.
Performs diagnostic cardiovascular and echocardiography ultrasound examinations according to department procedures.
Locates and records internal elements of the body, including blood vessels and organs, and identifies any anomalies indicative of disease, injury, or other medically significant condition.
Performs imaging and non-imaging cardiovascular evaluations, including exercise tolerance tests, Holter monitoring, event recorders, electrocardiograms, stress tests, and transesophageal echocardiography.
Adjusts equipment and calms patient to eliminate test artifacts.
Monitors the patient for potentially dangerous physical and emotional changes.
Recognizes abnormal rhythms and immediately notifies physician. Evaluates test results for clarity and accuracy; reviews tests with peers.
Informs physicians of preliminary findings as requested, and according to Department procedures.
Distributes completed test results to physicians and service providers.
Maintains patient charts, enters diagnosis and billing codes, logs data into patient information systems, and updates file systems for tests performed.
Cleans and sterilizes equipment and work space. Recognizes equipment malfunctions and readjusts equipment or refers for repair.
Instructs patients in pretest preparation, answers questions and explains procedures.
Adheres to all Maxim and worksite rules, policies and procedures
Other duties as assigned
An Associate’s Degree or experience in a related field preferred and/or per state requirements.
One (1) year of experience as an ultrasound technician preferred.
Current BLS card.
Successful completion of Maxim Healthcare Staffing testing process.
Current physical exam, if required by state regulations or contract specifications.
Current TB test or chest x-ray.
At Maxim Healthcare Staffing, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
401(k) savings plan
Awards and recognition programs
Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.
About Maxim Healthcare Staffing
Maxim Healthcare Staffing has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees for more than 30 years. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Maxims commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed.
Maxim Healthcare Staffing is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.