Cardiac Echo Tech

Job Description Summary

So many reasons to join South Shore Health! This Magnet designated facility provides exceptional clinical care for patients and professional environment for YOU! Come, stay, and grow with us. Up to 3K Tuition Reimbursement, Professional Development opportunities, Health Insurance on your first day of work, paid training and more! Your future looks bright at South Shore Health! The Cardiac Echo Techs perform cardiac ultrasound procedures of a professional level on all patient population serviced by South Shore Health & Educational Corporation other than pediatric patients. Responsible for the safety, mental and physical comfort of the patient.

Job Description


1 - Performs complete study including M-MODE, REAL TIME, COLOR FLOW MAPPING and DOPPLER.

a - Acquires all necessary images and measurements according to lab protocols

   b - Interprets all techniques giving internal dimensions, wall motion and flow pattern analysis.

   c - Quantitative abnormal valve areas calculating gradients.

2 - Obtains permanent records of examination.

   a - Looks up patient information and previous echo exams in the patient's electronic medical records system

   b - Completes exam documentation and billing info in the patient's electronic medical records

3 - Contributes professional knowledge to final diagnostic impression or report.

   a - Writes preliminary interpretation for physician review.

   b - Informs physician during reading session of any non-conventional views taken.

4 - Stores daily examinations performed.

   a - Ensures that all studies download correctly to GE server.

5 - Technology – Embraces technological solutions to work processes and practices. 

   a - Able to utilize GE reading station including burning CD, downloading cases

b - Able to utilize Epic (Electronic medical records)

c - Able to utilize the electronic method of calling down inpatients in a timely and efficient manner.

6 - Safety Awareness – Fosters a “Culture of Safety” through personal ownership and commitment to a safe environment.

   a - Practices MD notification of "red values" as described in policy.


Minimum Education

At least a (2) two year Echocardiography accredited program including technical and clinical training culminating in an associate degree or higher.

Minimum Work Experience

At least (1) one to (2) two years experience preferred

Required Classes/Skills -

BLS - Basic Life Support

Required additional Knowledge, and Abilities

Ability to demonstrate competency in echocardiography.

Must be able to recognize abnormal structure and be able to correlate this information into a useful study.

Must be able to deviate from normal techniques, when necessary, to develop new techniques.

Must be able to utilize ancillary devices, i.e., selected transducers