Under the supervision of the Chief Sonographer and the Director, completes all Cardiovascular Non-Invasive procedures at a technical level demonstrating mastery of technical detail that requires independent judgement and initiative. Performs 2-D echo with color and spectral doppler with all necessary calculations and assists in Transesophageal echo procedures. Performs vascular studies and holter monitor hook up procedures. Rotates call with other Sonographers.
Minimum Education High school diploma or equivalent. Echocardiography courses required. Graduate of an Echocardiography program preferred.
Minimum Work Experience Sufficient previous experience in a cardiovascular department and in ultrasound technology preferred. Must demonstrate ability to recognize patients’ individual needs based on medical conditions, age (infants, pediatrics, adolescents, young adults, middle aged, and geriatric), limitations and planned procedures.
Required Licenses Cardiovascular Sonographers
· American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) (RVT)OR
· Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) RVSOR · Performing ultrasound prior to and continuously since October 1996, and · Evaluated by responsible physician to assure competenceMust have at least 2 specialties