The sonographer thoroughly understands all aspects of cardiac disease and performs different types of echocardiography exams with a high degree of accuracy and analytical skills. Responsible for the independent operation of sonographic equipment, and for performing and communicating findings of diagnostic echocardiography examinations to the physician reader for interpretation.
Cardiac Sonographers maintain high standards of medical ethics at all times and is self-motivated to increase level of understanding and knowledge of the field, cardiac pathology, and new procedures as they evolve. High School Diploma, Certificate of Attendance, Certificate of Completion, GED or equivalent training or experience required.
Licenses & Certifications: Basic Life Support (BLS).
CCI Registered Congenital Cardiac Sonographer
CCI Registered Cardiac Sonographer
ARDMS Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer
RCS or RCCS or RDCS. Undergraduate academic degree or certificate with a concentration in cardiac ultrasound.
Current BLS certification by the American Heart Association. Minimum Required Experience: 2 Years
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