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Req. Number: 6524
Location: Chesapeake Regional Medical Center, Chesapeake, VA
Department: Cardiac Diagnostics
Status: Flexi
Shift: Days
Hours: As needed
Contact Information:
  • Registered or registry eligible through ARDMS or ARRT
  • Experience in a medical setting required.
  • Minimum 2 years experience required.
Job Details:
  • Summary

    The Cardiology Technician III is responsible for performing cardiac diagnostic testing and other related examinations for patients as directed according to established standards and practices. The Cardiology Technician III applies knowledge in echocardiography to evaluate a patient's problem, distinguishing between a normal and abnormal study.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    These duties and responsibilities described below represent the general tasks performed on a daily basis; other tasks may be assigned.

    §  Demonstrate competency in assessing, treating, and/or providing care for patients of all ages

    §  Prepare patients for testing, explaining the procedure and assuring patient cooperation during testing

    §  Perform 2-dimensional, M-mode, Transesophageal Echocardiography, and Doppler procedures

    §  Measure all heart chamber sizes, including wall thickness and valve openings

    §  Recognize abnormalities during testing, focusing on areas of specific concern

    §  Utilize the Doppler probe (pulsed and continuous wave) to gather diagnostic information, as well as calculate valvular gradients, valve orifices, and pressure halftimes

    §  Maintain established department policies, procedures, and objectives regarding quality assurance, safety, environmental and infection control

    §  Assist with the care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies; maintain stock levels of supplies and materials, document maintenance, and call for maintenance when needed

    §  Assist with Holter application/scanning and/or other clerical duties

    §  Conduct in-services and meetings as directed

    §  Attend required hospital-wide orientations, meetings, and in-services

    §  Demonstrate a commitment to flexible work scheduling when necessary to ensure patient care


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Education and Experience

    Minimum Required Education: High school diploma, or equivalent; successful completion of an accredited allied health program with specialty in adult echocardiography

    Preferred Education: Associate Degree

    Experience: One or more years in non-invasive cardiology, and 2+ years in cardiac ultrasound

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

    Applicant must be certified to work as a registered cardiac ultrasound sonographer, CCI or ARDMS.  BLS is also required.


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