The Sonographer (ECHO) performs the daily routine/critical care and diagnostic procedures as ordered by the Physician. The Sonographer (ECHO) performs required diagnostic testing, conducts basic equipment maintenance, quality control measures, reporting of abnormal findings to physician (if immediate attention is indicated), and other administrative, technical or supervisory tasks as might be required.
Education and Experience:
Required: High school graduate or equivalent, plus one year of technical training including courses related to cardiology. One year experience in cardiology or related education equivalent to one year experience; Graduate of approved program
Preferred: One year hospital-based experience.
Licenses and Certificates:
Required: BCLS by American Heart Association; RDCS by ARDMS or CCI registry eligible
Preferred: RDCS certification
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities :
Must possess the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform all ECHO procedures including diagnostic, therapeutic, and portable exams. Must work well with others in a busy department. Must possess exceptional customer service and patient care skills. Must demonstrate understanding of national patient safety initiatives by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures as required by both HCA and St. Davids Georgetown Hospital .
A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom