Catholic Health Initiatives Echo Technologist in MOUNT STERLING, Kentucky

Echo Technologist


Position Summary: Performs 2-D echocardiograms, doppler echos, carotid and venous duplex imaging exams and other vascular procedures to evaluate heart and vessel abnormalities. Perform arterial and venous scans for evaluation of disease and blood flow. Displays a positive image of Saint Joseph Hospital by demonstrating courteous and professional behavior toward patients, physicians, visitors, volunteers and other employees. Provides patient care/services based on identified needs/developmental level for all patient populations checked below; care/services may include assessment of individual patient needs; incorporation of age-specific characteristics in patient education, communication and planning; provision of individualized care relevant to patient needs; and recognition, monitoring and provision of interventions as appropriate.


Requirements: Must be a high school graduate or have equivalent education. Must have either a minimum of one year of experience as a ECG-Telemetry Technician or six months formal training in noninvasive ultrasound and/or successful completion of Saint Joseph Heart Institute Echocardiography Competency Based Orientation. Academic preparation and a structured echocardiography internship at an accredited program may be used in lieu of the above. RDCS, RDMS, RVT, or RCVT certification is preferred.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.

  • Adheres to and exhibits our core values: Reverence: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us. Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness. Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community. Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.

  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.

  • Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.

  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members.

  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.

Job Respiratory


Daily Schedule 1

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required None

Req ID: 2017-R0120183