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Conduct 2D Echo, Carotid, Aterial Duplex Scan, Treadmill, ECG, Holter

Summary:

As 2D echo technician my responsibility is to recognize the normal and abnormal of the heart , the structures of the heart and valves problem. .
In carotid duplex scan I need to scan any development of plaque in the arteries.
In Treadmill exercise test as a technician monitoring of blood pressure is very important through out the procedure to evaluate exercise with bordeline hypertension.

Work History

2d Echo Technologist

University Medical City

From December 2013

King Abdullah Medical City
Address King Abdulaziz, Avenue, Manama
Kingdom of Bahrain
Position Held 2d Echo Technologist


Technical Duties
2 Dimensional Echocardiography Technologist

- Patients preparation. Gives brief explanation of the procedure.
- Performs transthoracic echocardiogram using the different views such as parasternal long axis, parasternal short axis view, apical four, five, three and two chamber views using real time recording, obtaining B-mode, M-mode and Doppler measurements. Assess the over all function of the cardiac structure this includes wall motion and contractility, chamber dimersions and blood flow which pass through the heart. Interrogates the cardiac structures for any wall motion abnormality, valvular problems, thrombus, vegetation, pericardial effusion and regurgitations.
- Patients after care.
- Assist Cardiologist/ Assistant Nurse for treadmill procedure.
- Responsible for typing the results

Being the Technologist my responsibility/level of responsibility were as follow:

- Conduct 2D Echocardiogram
- Conduct Treadmill Stress Test
- Conduct 24 Hour Holter Monitoring
- Conduct Carotid Duplex Scan
- Conduct Arterial Duplex Scan


For the past 10 years of my professional experience I had handled cases like:

Dilated Cardiomyopathy Rheumatic Heart Disease
Atrial Septal Defect Mitral Valve Prolapse
Ventricular Septal Defect Bicuspid Valve
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Mitral Stenosis
Tricuspid Stenosis
Aortic Stenosis
Pulmonic Stenosis
Valvular Heart Disease
Infective Endocarditis
Tetralogy of Fallot
Dextrocardia

Equipment we have used:

HDI 1500 Philips, Ultrasound Machine
Accuson, Ultrasound Machine
Accuson Advanced Machine
Trackmaster, Stress Test Machine
Cardiette, 24 Hour Holter Machine
Marquette-Centra Heart Station, Treadmill Machine and Holter Monitors
Mortara ELI,...

Vascular Technologist

October 2012 - December 2013

St. James Hospital Inc.
Mariquita Pueblo Sta. Rosa Laguna, Philippines

Technologist

2D ECHO / Vascular

January 2008 - October 2012

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
2 Dimensional Echocardiography Technologist

- Patients preparation. Gives brief explanation of the procedure.
- Performs transthoracic echocardiogram using the different views such as parasternal long axis, parasternal short axis view, apical four, five, three and two chamber views using real time recording, obtaining B-mode, M-mode and Doppler measurements. Assess the over all function of the cardiac structure this includes wall motion and contractility, chamber dimersions and blood flow which pass through the heart. Interrogates the cardiac structures for any wall motion abnormality, valvular problems, thrombus, vegetation, pericardial effusion and regurgitations.
- Patients after care.

Treadmill Stress Test Technologist
- Patients preparation. Gives instruction and precaution prior to the procedure.
- Records patients baseline EKG and blood pressure before the exercise proper to note for any abnormalities
- Monitors the patients EKG and manually checks the blood pressure in every stage during exercise proper. Take note of any abnormalities in EKG as well as any significant change in the patients blood pressure which will be the determining factor in the termination of the exercise if such thing occurs.
- Monitors the EKG and blood pressure of the patient after the exercise until it reaches the baseline
- Patient after care.

24 Hour Holter Monitoring (3 channel) Technologist

- Patients Preparation. Gives instruction necessary for the procedure.
- Applies skin electrodes to the patient and operates the machine
- Downloads the data gathered by the machine
- Scan the data obtained


Vascular Technologist (Carotid & Arterial)
- Patient preparation. Gives instruction necessary for the procedure.
- Introduction to patient and brief explanation of what the examination entails.
- Obtain pertinent patient history
- Perform bilateral upper extremity blood pressure (Carotid Procedure)
- Patient is to lay supine at forty-five degrees or...

Senior Technologist (2D Echo)

MUNTINLUPA

March 2005 - January 2008

Junior Technologist

EVANGELISTA MEDICAL SPECIALTY HOSPITAL

November 2002 - March 2005

(November 2, 2002 - March 28, 2005)
Macaria Ave. Pacita Complex, San Pedro Laguna, Philippines
Junior Technologist

Qualifications & Certifications

Nursing

Saint Michael's College of Laguna

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