As an integral part of the Cardiology Department, the Echo Tech is responsible for performing multiple diagnostic non-invasive Cardiology procedures.
*Completion of program related to sonography with emphasis on echocardiography.
*Minimum of one year experience in performing Echocardiagrams, Stress Echos, ECG's and other related diagnostic cardiac procedures.
*Must have an appropriate credential in echocardiography from the ARDMS, CCI or CARDUP:
*Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) from American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS)
*Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) or Registered Congenital Cardiac Sonographer (RCCS) from Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI)
*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.