Responsible for performing echocardiography exams. Performs other diagnostic procedures dependent upon registration/certification.
Reports to: Director Diagnostic Services
Receives patients, explains method of procedure and makes sure patient is comfortable.
Provides patient services to all ages using imaging modalities.
Operates echocardiography equipment to perform clinical diagnostic exams and routine invasive procedures according to established standards and practices.
Maintains equipment and supplies and organizes work area.
Keeps accurate records, helps with scheduling of the ultrasound and keeps patient flow smooth.
Graduate from echocardiography program or ultrasound program with echocardiography cross-training - Required
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
American Heart Association Certifications: Basic Life Support (BLS) required or must be obtained within 90 days of employment.
Must be registered or registry eligible (registered within 1 year of employment or cross-training); Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) or Registered Cardiovascular Technologist (RCVT) certification.
Minimum Work Experience
One year experience in echocardiography - Preferred Cardiac structure and arrhythmia recognition required.
Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran
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