The Adult Cardiac sonographer independently performs common and complex cardiac sonography
of adult patients. This individual has an excellent understanding of adult physiology and anatomy
with knowledge of the related cardiac pathophysiology. This individual independently performs and
provides timely input of findings on patients including young adult, adult and geriatric patients with
known or suspected cardiac related diagnosis. He/she, under the direction of the Medical Director
of Echocardiography and the Memorial Heart Institute Director , maintains a high standard of
quality for all procedures performed.
3 years of experience as a cardiac sonographer in an acute care facility.
Knowledge of and ability to learn and apply complex cardiac sonography principles, instrumentation techniques / new techniques for the capture, display and analysis of echocardiograph data.
Knowledge of cardiac anatomy and physiology.
Problem solving, time management, and organizational skills required.
Excellent interpersonal and patient service skills.
Graduate ASE (American Society of Echocardiography) recognized program for echocardiography.
ASE RDCS (Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer) certification for adults or CCI (Cardiac Crendtialing International) certification.
Current BLS required.
Memorialcare Health System