The Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer I (DCS I) is competent in providing high quality cardiac ultrasound images of the heart and great vessels, assessment of myocardial function, recording of hemodynamic measurements, and visualization of blood flow using 2D, M-mode, color-flow and spectral Doppler. The DCS I performs Stress Echocardiograms, Dobutamine Stress Echo, assists with Transesophageal Echocardiograms,and administers intravenous contrast for image enhancement according to established protocol. The DCS I retrieves, communicates, and presents information in a written, oral or visual fashion.
Education/Licensure/Specialized Training: Graduation from a CAHEP accredited Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer program. Two (2) years of hospital or clinical experience preferred. Current Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) through ARDMS or CCI. Certified and current in Basic Life Support (CPR) through the American Heart Association.
Equipment Operated: Various ultrasound and cardiology related machines.
Above Average Verbal: Heavy Public Contact
Work Schedule: Flexible