Grand Strand Medical Center is a 301-bed acute care hospital serving residents of Horry and surrounding counties. Our hospital offers the only cardiac surgery program, neurosurgery program and pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) in Horry and Georgetown counties and is a designated Level II trauma center by DHEC and the American College of Surgeons.
Grand Strand Medical Center is recognized by the Joint Commission, a leading accreditor of healthcare organizations in the United States, for our sepsis program and as a top performer in key quality measures for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care. In addition, we have received awards from the American Heart Association for our treatment of heart attacks and stroke. Position Summary:
- The Echocardiography technician shall be responsible for performing 2D/M-Mode, Doppler, and Transesophogeal ECHOs.
- This shall also include processing of all reports as well as performing other duties in the diagnostic cardiology department.
Position Requirements: A. Licensure/Certification/Registration:
- Registered or eligible for credentialing as a Echocardiographer
- High School diploma or GED. Degree in sonography specializing in cardiology preferred
- 1 year Experience in performing all modes of Echocardiography
. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Other Attributes:
III. Degree of Supervision Required:
IV. Physical Requirements:
- Involves general guidance and direction by Supervisors and/or Department Manager.
- The employee will be expected to perform most job duties independently and in accordance with established departmental and hospital policies and procedures.
V. Populations Served:
- Frequent pushing and pulling of wheeled 350lb devices.
- Frequent sitting, standing, and bending.
- Some lifting of items up to 25lbs.
- Frequent close visual work with CRT.
- This position requires competence in assessment, treatment, and/or care for all population groups served and specifically for the age groups indicated below.
- The staff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical, psycho/social, educational, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the patients served in his/her assigned service area.
- The skills and knowledge needed to provide such care may be gained through education, training, or experience.