Echocardiographer

Job Details

Job Number:
73778

Location:
Tacoma, WA

Entity:
Tacoma General Hospital

Category:
Imaging / Radiology

Department:
Echo TGH

Specialty:
Not Applicable

Employment Type:
On-Call/Per-Diem

Shift:
Day

Schedule:
as needed, as you are available

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Position Summary:
The Echocardiographer (cardiac sonographer) is responsible for obtaining high quality recordings of ultrasound images of the heart and related structures for the cardiologist who will interpret the examination. This is a technical position requiring a highly skilled operator with knowledge of the various types of ultrasound procedures. Work situations require clinical interpretive knowledge, independent judgment, initiative, and ingenuity in performing procedures. External contacts include patients, family members, and physicians. Internal contacts are basically within the work group.

Minimum Requirements:
Previous experience as an Echocardiographer preferred

Education/Licenses/Certifications:
Registered or registry eligible with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers with a specialty Registration of Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographers (RDCS). If RDCS registry eligible, must receive RDCS certification within 12 months of hire or transfer.
Registered with Cardiovascular Credentialing International as Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) or Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) may be substituted for RDCS with the expectation of obtaining ARDMS registry within 12 months of hire or transfer.

Pediatric experience is highly preferred.

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