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Cardiac Sonographer - Merced Clinic

SUMMARY: This position is accountable for accurately, safely and efficiently performing routine echocardiographic and congenital procedures with competency, including assisting in transesophageal, epicardial and intracardiac echocardiographic procedures in outpatient clinic. Acts as a department resource to the Cardiologist and service-line as required. Generates and prepares a draft echocardiogram report using the archiving and report writing software. Works under the direction of the department manager and medical director. May function as a preceptor, role model and clinical resource. Participates in Outreach Clinic involvement with other Cardiac Sonographers as assigned. Performs EKGs, Holter and multi-event applications as needed.

JOB REQUIREMENTS: College Degree - 2 year Echocardiography/Ultrasonography Or Accredited Echocardiography/Ultrasonography Technical/Vocational Training required. College Degree - 4 year preferred. BLS - Basic Life Support within 30 days of hire or transfer into position required. RDCS-PE - ARDMS Pediatric Echocardiograp - Currently credentialed or eligible to take boards at time of hire with successful completion of the exam by the second cycle of exam offering after hire within 18 months of hire or transfer into position required. RDCS-AE ARDMS Adult Echocardiography preferred. RDCS-FE - ARDMS Fetal Echocardiography preferred. Minimum one (1) year Congenital & pediatric echocardiography preferred. Demonstrated proficiency in the skills and knowledge required to perform the job required. Demonstrated knowledge of cardiac embryology, congenital heart defects, cardiac hemodynamics and palliative/corrective congenital heart surgical procedures. Bilingual Skills preferred.

POSITION DETAILS: Full-time, days


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