Properly operates ultrasound equipment in order to produce high quality diagnostic cardiac images. Demonstrates knowledge of thoracic anatomy and internal structural anatomy of the heart. Knows the basic principles of Echocardiography, such as M-Mode, 2-Dimensional and Doppler Ultrasound. Performs various leadership activities and behaviors. Complies with instructions from immediate supervisor and/designee. Maintains a good working relationship with co-workers and University Health System’s employees, patients, doctors and guests.
Must have an Associate Degree as a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, and possess one of the following Registries: RDCS-with American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or RCS-with Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI). Must have at least two years of Echocardiography experience.
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Just recently, U.S. News & World Report ranked University Hospital as the Best Metro Hospital and Best for nephrology and urology.
Also, University Hospital is the only pediatric trauma center for San Antonio and South Texas. The trauma team at University Hospital is recognized for its expertise in treating serious injuries and burns in children by the American College of Surgeons (ACS). The ACS verified University Hospital as a pediatric trauma center in October 2012, after a lengthy application process and site visit.