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EKG Echo/Sonographer

Job Description

The Cardiac Sonographer primarily performs standard and complex adult/pediatric echocardiograms, stress echocardiograms and assists the physicians with transesophageal echocardiograms. In addition, the Echo Tech may perform 12-lead EKG's, holter monitor hookup, cardiac event monitor hookup, holter monitor scanning and cardiac exercise treadmill testing. All services are provided for both inpatients and outpatients.

Actively participates in advancing knowledge of specialty skills including Peds echo, ICE, AVOPS.
Answers the telephone, monitors patient appointments and performs other general clerical work.
Applies, scans and processes event and Holter monitors.
Assists physicians in stress testing, stress echo and TEE and processes tests.
Performs and processes all echocardiograms.
Performs EKGs and processes tracings.
Performs set-up, application and processing of Holter monitors and event recorders.
Supervises the maintenance of all EKG equipment.
Takes call for emergency test on evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Works closely with physicians in Echo quality improvement.

Experience/Education Requirements:
  • High school diploma or its equivalent required
  • Associate in Science and/or graduate of an accredited program for Radiographers or Ultrasonographers.
  • Experience preferred but not required
  • Extensive knowledge of cardiac rhythm and cardiac arrhythmia recognition
  • Advanced knowledge of cardiac anatomy, physiology and echocardiology interpretive parametersLicense or Certification Requirements:
  • Certification as Registered Diagnostic Cardiology Sonographer (RDCS) by American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) or as a Registered Cardiovascular Sonographer (RCS) by Cardiovascular credentialing International (CCI) is preferred within one year of eligibility or equivalent experience.
  • BLS required

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Per Diem
Job Type Health Care
Education High School
Experience At least 1 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 16252


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EKG Echo/Sonographer

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