Paramedical Vacancy

Job title: Technician

Company: Apollo Hospitals

Job description: Job Description

Designation: Echo Technician

Department: Cardiology

Reporting to: Head of Department

Minimum Qualification: Degree in Cardiac Care Technology, Diploma In cardiac Non Invasive Technology or Equivalent qualification.

Minimum Experience: Fresher or 2-5 years of relevant field

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Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepares for examinations by checking equipment, taking inventory of supplies, replenishes stock as required, reviewing patient orders and schedules, readying recording equipment and inputting patient information.
  • Manages patients stress by patiently explaining exam procedures, answering questions and providing ambulatory assistance.
  • Positions patients, applies medical gels and electrodes, connects and adjusts equipment and verifies wave’s signals.
  • Produces high quality imaging by accurately positioning transducer, monitoring display, listening to signals, adjusting beam strength and focus, detecting artifacts that mimic abnormalities and recording images.
  • To freeze the image on the viewer in order to obtain six frames.
  • To freeze the picture on the viewer in order to take measurement of the aorta, La, LV, RV, IVS, LVPW.
  • Manual dexterity, Good knowledge of human anatomy and physiology Echocardiogram techniques, Good communication skills.
  • Records examination details by printing data and graphics, producing/recording measurements of heart wall, chamber size and blood directional flow and velocity and comparing measurements to established norms.
  • Observes all safety policies and protocols for patient protection.
  • Assist the consultant in carrying out the following procedure – Echo and other non-invasive cardiology procedures.
  • To be present at the echo room on time for duty and prepare the room for the day.
  • To ensure that the lab floor, machines, couches etc are clean and keep tidy.
  • To ensure equipment is functioning prior to the patients are brought in to the room.
  • To change linen on the couch and replace used towels with fresh ones.
  • To call for the patient by order of their appointment and ensure they are comfortable.
  • To request, help the patient to disrobe and change into hospital. Simultaneously ensure adequate privacy is given to patients.
  • Performs the TMT (Tread Mill Test), Dobutamine Stress Echo under supervision of consultant and monitor patients’ comfort and safety during tests, alerting physicians to abnormalities or changes in patient responses.
  • Applies and removes the Holter monitor to patient.
  • To load fresh DVD into the recorder and set the equipment for recording.
  • To enter the name, registration number, ID number, age and sex of the patient and the name of the referring doctor into the equipment.
  • To upload the recordings into online system for reporting and finalization.
  • To enter details regarding patient such as name, age, sex, ID number, initial of referring doctor on the register.
  • Ensures JCI compliance in accordance with departmental requirements.
  • To ensure report is dispatched to respective Cardiologist and signed by the patient with paper being returned to the secretary for typing.
  • Maintains and calibrates the equipment’s in coordination with biomedical engineering department.
  • Ensure cleaning and disinfection of equipment’s as required in the department.
  • Possesses knowledge of infection control and waste management.
  • Ensures updated knowledge of laid down procedures
  • To perform any job/task as and when assigned by the superior.

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Location: Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra

Job date: Mon, 02 May 2022 02:02:16 GMT

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