Odessa Regional Medical Center was founded in 1975 as Odessa Women’s and Children’s Hospital. Through the years, the hospital grew and evolved into a full-service healthcare facility and the name was changed to Odessa Regional Medical Center to reflect its larger campus and more comprehensive services. The hospital has 225 beds and has approximately 250 physicians on staff and has over 700 employees.
Today, ORMC offers a wide spectrum of healthcare services, including advanced diagnostic imaging technology, emergency care, innovative surgical procedures, maternity care, comprehensive cardiac services and general medical care.
About the Shift:
8:00a - 5:00p
About the Position:
Participates in Performance Improvement activities. Provides service to age range from neonate to geriatrics. Performs diagnostic testing on both inpatient and outpatient basis to include 2 D/M Mode to Doppler, transesophageal echocardiograms (TEE), stress testing, arterial doppler, venous dopplers, Pharmocologic echo/nuclear studies, contrast echo ?s, cardiac stress testing, EKG ?s, Holter monitoring/scanning on all ages and EEG Studies. Assists physician in the performance of exercise stress testing (all modalities from initial hookup through recovery phase of testing),,and will identify and document ectopic rhythms observed during testing. Has the knowledge or will to learn to perform all aspects of holter monitoring from initial hookup though scanning and generation of reports. Serves as a liaison between patients, interpreting physicians (Cardiologists) and referring physicians; explains testing procedures to patient; ensures that emergent exam results are relayed promptly to the appropriate physician or medical floor. Call is required and must be able to respond to the hospital within 30 mins.
High school graduate; Associates degree is preferred, but not required.
Successful EKG Interpretation course completion
Prefer specific experience and training in Ultrasound.
Current BCLS certification
Successful completion of basic cardiac orientation
Stroke training- Recommended
Successful Chest Pain
Recommended Language Skills:
Ability to read and communicate effectively in English.
Additional languages preferred.
Moderate written and verbal skills.
Basic computer knowledge.
Ability to use EKG and Holter monitors, Event Monitors, Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitors, Cardiac Stress Test.
For physical demands of position, including vision, hearing, repetitive motion and environment
This position is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for Steward Health Care Workforce. Employees in this position will be required to provide adequate proof of vaccination for COVID-19 by an FDA-approved vaccine prior to starting work. Steward will consider requests for exemptions from this vaccine requirement on the basis of medical condition or sincerely held religious belief in accordance with applicable Federal laws.
Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.