Minimum Education: Completion of program related to sonography with emphasis on echocardiography.
Minimum Experience/Knowledge: Minimum of one year experience in performing Echocardiagrams, Stress Echos, ECGâs and other related diagnostic cardiac procedures.
Required License/Certification: Must have an appropriate credential in echocardiography from the ARDMS, CCI or CARDUP: â¢ Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) from American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) â¢ Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) or Registered Congenital Cardiac Sonographer (RCCS) from Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) â¢ Canadian Registered Cardiac Sonographer (CRCS) Canadian
If the echosonographer does not have this credential upon hire, the credential should be obtained within 1 (one) year from hire date.
BLS for Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association. Fire and Safety Certification. If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire, and maintained by renewal before expiration date. As an integral part of the Cardiology Department, the Echo Tech is responsible for performing multiple diagnostic non-invasive Cardiology procedures.
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