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Top Travel Job Opportunity: Echo Technician

If you are an echo technician looking for a new challenge and willing to travel, MedPro has several exciting opportunities around the country for experienced echo techs.

In general, echo techs work under the direction of supervising physicians, preparing patients for examination, explaining procedures to patients, performing two-dimensional echo images, and M-mode and Doppler studies. Echo technicians also prepare preliminary interpretation of the images and studies, as well as preparing and maintaining patient echo study records.

Other job duties may include assisting physicians with training other medical personnel.

Echo techs need to have knowledge of multiple echocardiography platforms and technology. They also must be able to read, interpret and apply physician orders, policies and procedures.

Echo technicians generally work in echocardiography labs of cardiac noninvasive and X-ray departments at hospitals, clinics, imaging centers, and physicians’ offices.

Echo techs must complete accredited training courses in cardiac technology and cardiac ultrasound, as well as a cardiac echocardiography technology program. They must have the skills to interpret the images to facilitate a comprehensive patient examination.

The average salary for echo technicians nationwide is about $54,000 a year, with most technicians making between $28,000 and $83,000 a year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Bureau also projects that there will be a 30 percent growth in jobs for cardiovascular technicians and technologists between 2012 and 2022.

As a MedPro Healthcare Staffing employee, you will also qualify for a generous array of benefits, including:

  • Immediate access to the industry’s best recruiters and healthcare facilities
  • Flexible scheduling around your needs
  • Private housing or housing allowance
  • Group health insurance benefits from Aetna
  • Company-paid life and disability insurance
  • Full travel reimbursement
  • Licensure assistance and reimbursement
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Referral bonus

MedPro Healthcare Staffing is Joint Commission-certified and has placed thousands of healthcare professionals in medical facilities around the United States. We have contracts with more than 300 healthcare organizations and services more than 2,500 healthcare facilities in the U.S.

If you are an experienced echo technician looking for a new challenge, contact us today.