Incumbent perform the full range of cardiac diagnostic ultrasound procedures and the more complex specialized procedures on adult and pediatric patients. This includes M-mode, 2 & 3 dimensional, color Doppler, pulsed Doppler, continuous wave Doppler, transesophageal echo, pharmacological and exercise stress echo, Holter monitors and ECGs. Recognizes and describes abnormal findings and tailors the procedure to provide a comprehensive exam. The cardiac sonographer makes the decision as to when an echo contrast agent &/or agitated saline injections according to the CVC policy. Will prepare and position patients, adjust equipment to best demonstrate area of interest, operate various stationary and portable equipment and imaging systems. Will rotate shifts and assignments as needed, including after hour on-call. The Sr. Ultrasound Technologist assists in the training of fellows and students as assigned. Also, this position will require traveling between all cardiology off-sites clinics where procedures are being performed.
Rate Minimum $40.92 Midpoint $45.91 Maximum $50.90
Ability to regularly travel locally to Ambulatory Practice off-site locations
Basic Life Support
Must have two years experience in adult echocardiology
Must have two years experience in cardiac ultrasound
Must possess A.R.D.M.S. and/or CCI Certification
Must have two years of college with emphasis in Allied Health Sciences, preferably Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Registered in pediatric echocardiography – RDCS
Physical, Mental & Environmental Demands:
To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.