Under general supervision and following established policies and procedures, performs and records ultrasound diagnostic tests of patient’s cardiac anatomy and function.
Ensures ultrasound test is of acceptable quality and records results of tests. By performing all tasks in an efficient, responsible and caring manner, the employee will be dedicated to meet the needs of our patients and our staff. They will demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care with respect to the special needs of each patient age group served as well as those with disabilities.
Knowledge of anatomy and physiology at a level normally acquired through completion of two (2) years post high school education in an allied health science such as nursing or sonography.
Knowledge of ultrasound techniques and procedures and familiarity with sonography equipment as normally acquired through completion of six to twelve month ultrasound training program.
Should be registered or registry eligible with ARMDS, American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers, RCS or SDMS (Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography) or CCI (Cardiovascular Credentialing International).
Approximately three to six months on-the-job experience in order to acquire and effectively utilize knowledge of policy and procedure.
Analytical skills to effectively detect pathologies based on knowledge of physiological cause and effect of disease.
Must be able to push and pull equipment on wheels with variable weight.
Continually lift/carry up to 25 lbs and occasionally lift/carry more than 75 lbs.
Continually push/pull up to 25 lbs and occasionally push/pull more than 100 lbs.
Occasionally bend, squat, and reach above shoulders.