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Echo Technician

Allied Health

SwedishAmerican / A Division of UW Health

SAH NONINVASIVE CARDIOLOGY

Full Time

Day/Eve

M/W/F 0800-1630; T/TH 1130-2000

80

CPR certification required

Performs echocardiograms, transesophageal echocardiograms, stress echocardiograms (exercise & dobutamine), pediatric echocardiograms, and all other tests as necessary. Able to administer contrast for echocardiogram.

Graduate of an accredited sonographer training program required.

Must obtain registration as a Registered Cardiac Sonographer within one year of hire through either the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) or the Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI).  ACLS and BLS required.

Familiarity with anatomy of the heart, hemodynamics of the arterial blood flow, color flow physiology, Doppler principles and congenital defects of the heart in adults and children.  Knowledge of cardiac rhythms. Good interpersonal, verbal, written, organizational and critical decision-making skills required.

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