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Echocardiography Technologist I

Primary Location San Diego, California Worker Location Onsite Facility Viewridge 1 Medical Offices Job Number 1228924 Date posted 10/20/2023
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Under general supervision, performs cardiac ultrasonic procedures, obtains necessary images, prepares study for interpretation by cardiologist, reviews data and may confer with medical personnel regarding results, reviews medical record to identify significant medical history to anticipate possible impact on test, and performs other related duties.

Essential Functions:
- Upholds Kaiser Permanente's Policies and Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities and applicable state, federal and local laws.
- Performs echocardiogram procedure 1.1 Utilizes ultrasound modalities of 2-0, M-Mode, color flow, and Doppler Testing for visualization of all possible cardiac structures, prosthesis, and pertinent arterial and venous anatomy and flow of blood. 1.2 Obtains patient's history and records information in patient's chart. 1.3 Positions patient and manipulates equipment to obtain desired quality and quantity of images for cardiologist's diagnostic interpretation. 1 .4 Confirms or excludes all possible primary and/or secondary findings based on provided clinical information. 1 .5. Records/documents, edits, and calculates all tests to provide sufficient data in all pediatric and adult exams.
- Confers with cardiologist concerning special patients to determine if areas other than those considered standard for a particular problem are to be imaged.
- Assists physician with Transesophageal Echograms procedures. 3.1 Adjusts and sets-up equipment, checks functionality of equipment, sterilizes probe, orders and maintains supplies.
- Performs minor adjustments on the ultrasonic equipment and arranges service for any major repairs.
- Responds immediately to Stat requests from physicians for patient ultrasonic examinations and relays findings to referring physician by phone or by transmittal of examination reports.
- Maintains files and logs of all procedures to include recording on daily logs, processing reports, filing charts and tapes, pulling tapes and setting-up for physician review, indexing interesting cases for retrieval.
- Orders and maintains supplies.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
- Assume other activities and responsibilities from time to time as directed.

Basic Qualifications:
• N/A.
• Graduate of an accredited echocardiography program or equivalent on the job training.

• Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer/Registered Diagnostic Cardiography Sonographer or registry eligible in Echocardiography. 
License, Certification, Registration
• N/A.

Additional Requirements:
• Ability to operate equipment to secure satisfactory recordings.
• Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
• Ability to maneuver echocardiograph equipment which may exceed 500 lbs.


Preferred Qualifications:

• Minimum of one (1) year experience in echocardiography with Doppler.



• Will be required to work weekends and take call at least quarterly.

• Will rotate through all San Diego Cardiology locations.

Primary Location: California,San Diego,Viewridge 1 Medical Offices Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: 12:00 AM Working Hours End: 11:59 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Worker Location: Onsite Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: B09|OPEIU|Local 30 Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: 5251 Viewridge Ct. - Cardiology-Reg Clinic - 0806 Pay Range: $46.73 - $56.55 / hour The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted. Travel: Yes, 100 % of the Time On-site: Work location is on-site (KP designated office, medical office building or hospital). Worker location must align with Kaiser Permanente's Authorized States policy. At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status. Submit Interest