Under the supervision of the Department Supervisor, uses equipment to create images using high frequency sound waves into specific areas of the patient’s body to obtain cardiovascular diagnostic information.
Localizes and recognizes differences between healthy and pathological areas to evaluate for factors such as position, obstruction or change in shape.
Must be able to use independent judgment in performing ultrasound examinations. Judges if images are satisfactory for diagnostic purposes.
Records, files and edits results of sonograms. Maintains logs of ultrasound exams.
Explains the procedure to the patient, records medical history considered necessary, and prepares patients for testing.
Attends monthly in-house CME case study conferences.
Offline measurements, 3-D capture, analysis, and quantification of Aortic and Mitral Valves.
Advanced analysis and quantification of Aortic and Mitral Valves to calculate ERO, 2-D &3-D.
Extensive calculation of hemodynamic parameters and left ventricular dimensions.
High School Diploma or Equivalency Diploma
Two years of college or graduate of Diagnostic Medical Sonography program.
Two plus years of experience in Diagnostic Ultrasound, including clinical rotations.
Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDCS or RCS) required..