Cardiac sonographers, or echocardiographers, use non-invasive cardiovascular technology equipment to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with heart and blood vessel conditions. The echocardiographer should have excellent communication skills in order to convey scientific information on patient condition and diagnostics to doctors, should have good bedside manner for dealing with patients and professional attitude with Physicians, colleagues and ancillary staff. Report to Clinic Manager and include Medical Director in all technical aspects of the job.
This position is located at the McNair Campus at 7200 Cambridge.
- Cardiac sonographers image the heart to evaluate chamber size, valve function and blood flow.
- Reviews patient files and must be familiar with most cardiac conditions in order to recognize and identify abnormalities and alert Physicians for any life-threatening conditions.
- Explains procedures to patients.
- Maintains ultrasound equipment and exam rooms clean at all times/Keeping the rooms stocked with license.
- Performs Trans-thoracic echo, stress echo, echo oncology, reviews and performs the echo for different research teams and follows their protocol.
- Performs Echo ultrasound on patients, for the purpose of diagnosis and treatment of patients with heart and blood vessel conditions.
- High school diploma or GED.
- Three years of relevant experience.
- Registration as a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS).
- Familiarity with EPIC and Digi Sonics system, familiarity with Echo Lab Accreditation Process.
- Certification in Basic Life Support.
Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.
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