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Cardio Sonography Technologist

Nebraska Medicine Omaha, NE
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Job Description

Perform cardiac and/or vascular ultrasound procedures, depending on position, and acquire appropriate echocardiographic and/or vascular data to provide the highest quality of care for the organizations patients and medical staff. Provide education and training in ultrasound procedures for fellows, interns and other staff to serve the community and provide high quality educational experiences.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school education or equivalent required.
  • Associates degree OR equivalent combination of education/experience from an accredited cardiac ultrasound program performing all types of cardiac ultrasound in a health care environment combined (One year of education equals one year of experience) required.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently to accomplish tasks that require self-direction required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior cardiac and/or vascular ultrasound experience in a health care environment preferred.
  • Minimum of 18 years of age or older preferred.
  • Associates degree from an accredited cardiac ultrasound program performing all types of cardiac ultrasound in a health care environment preferred.
  • Demonstrate ability to think deductively and make clinical decisions accordingly preferred.
  • Experience with typical office equipment (e.g., telephone, fax machine, copy machine, calculator) preferred.
  • Experience with ultrasound equipment, transesophageal transducers, research computer systems, centricity hospital information system, and digital echo storage system preferred.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of principles and function of the cardiovascular system and vascular circulatory system, including physics and blood flow hemodynamics preferred.
  • Ability to utilize inductive thinking for performance of the procedures preferred.
  • Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) OR Registered Cardiac Ultrasonographer (RDCS) with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) OR registry eligible preferred.

 

 

 


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