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Emerson Hospital Cardiac Sonographer-ECA in Concord, Massachusetts

Job Summary

  • Reporting to the Office Manager of Emerson Cardiovascular Associates and working under the immediate direction of the Physician(s), the Cardiac Sonographer performs a wide variety of Diagnostic Cardiographic testing on patients.

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Education

  • Completion of a Certified Ultrasound program required.

  • Cardiac Sonography certificate program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or equivalent required.

  • Experience

  • Minimum of two years experience performing and interpreting 2D, M-Mode, and Doppler Echocardiograms.

  • Vascular Ultrasound experience preferred.

  • Licensure and/or Certification

  • BLS healthcare provider required.

  • Current registration as RDCS or RCS required; or registry-eligible with RDCS or RCS achieved within 6 months of hire.

  • Skills

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Must be well versed in medical terminology

  • Ability to explain the purpose of the echocardiographic examination to the patient and answer patient’s questions

  • Maintains a comprehensive understanding of cardiovascular and thoracic anatomy, cardiovascular pathophysiology, hemodymanics and embryology, in order to recognize normal and abnormal cardiovascular structure, function and abnormalities of blood flow.

  • Maintains knowledge and understanding of ultrasound physics, instrumentation, tissue characteristics, and measurements of blood flow.

  • Must be able to read, write, and communicate in English.

  • Computer skills required.

  • Ability to maintain confidential information.