Conducts cardiac and/or diagnostic ultrasonography procedures in order to provide data used by physicians in diagnosis and treatment purposes. Relays pertinent clinical information to the Radiologist and observes patients during procedures for any abnormalities.
Education: Completion of two/three years of occupationally specific education beyond high school in radiologic technology, sonography, other related education, or on the job training/education.
Licensure: ARRT, ARDMS, RDCS, RCVT, RVT or equivalent certification, or Registry eligible. Registry eligible candidates must obtain registry status within 3 years of hire. CPR certification.
Experience: Completion of at least two years of occupationally specific education beyond high school in radiologic technology, sonography, other related education, or on the job training.
Other Job Requirements: Assigned hours within your shift, starting time, or days of work are subject to change based on departmental and/or organizational needs.
Requires the knowledge to learn and understand ultrasound physics. The ability to recognize and demonstrate pertinent anatomy and pathology is vital. Requires the ability to consistently perform at a high level of mental effort while performing tasks accurately and without error. Analytical skills are required to perform ultrasound tasks accurately as well as handling multiple tasks at the same time. Requires independent judgment with the ability to perform any examination without direct supervision. Work requires direct patient care to pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.