Share this Job

Echocardiography Tech I, PRN/Regstry, St Mary's Hospital, Kankakee

Date: Aug 26, 2019

Requisition ID: 68261

Ministry:  Presence St Mary Hosp Kankakee

Location: Presence St Mary Kankakee

Location Address:
500 West Court Street, Kankakee, IL  60901-3661 United States (US)



Department: 20125050 EKG PSMH 

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 0
Employment Status: PRN / Registry 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Day



The Echocardiography Technician I is responsible for performing all types of echocardiographic procedures including 2D/Mode, Doppler, Stress Echo, Holter monitoring, etc. in accordance with established Presence Health guidelines and protocols.



  1. Educates patients and family in the purpose, process, and type of test being administered.
  2. Evaluates patient prior to performing tests by reviewing patient medical history; noting past/present illnesses, diagnosis, and medication; checking patient's chart to confirm physician's orders and noting current medication, allergies, etc. 
  3. Performs ultrasound venous and arterial peripheral vascular imaging studies and records data on videotape.
  4. Performs venous Doppler and impedance plethysmography and arterial limb pressures, volume pressure recordings and measurements.
  5. Identifies basic dysrhythmias, EKG changes, basic pathology on ECHO and other test results on a preliminary basis to determine need for immediate interpretation by physician or if additional vascular testing is needed.
  6. Provides test results for physician review expeditiously; proofreads typed reports and checks images for completeness and clarity, identifies and notes unclear areas/masses and adjusts equipment accordingly.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience                                                               

High School diploma or equivalent required. Training from college course or accredited program preferred. One year of experience in cardiology and/or ultrasound technology preferred.  


Language and/or Computer Skills

Ability to speak and write English to the extent necessary for safe and efficient performance of the job.


Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of patient information. Knowledge of word processing software. Meditech experience preferred.                                 


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

ECHO Certification preferred. CPR Certification required.


Business Unit: Presence St Mary Hosp Kankakee

Job FunctionImaging Services 


EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

Job Segment: Cardiac, Clinic, Medical, Pathology, Testing, Healthcare, Technology