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Cardiac Ultrasound Tech II

Company: Lehigh Valley Health Network
Location: Allentown
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary:Operates cardiac ultrasound equipment and performs high quality cardiac ultrasound imaging (echocardiography) to be used for inpatient and outpatient diagnostic evaluation of chamber measurements, blood flow characteristics, and cardiac function of the heart.Education - Required:High School Diploma/GED with Cardiac Ultrasound on-the-job training and with registry and > 5 years experience orTechnical School Diploma successful graduation from Cardiac Ultrasound program and registry within a year of hireEducation - Preferred:Associate's Degree Cardiac Ultrasound program and registry orBachelor's Degree Cardiac Ultrasound program and registryExperience - Required:less than 1 year experience performing adult cardiac ultrasoundExperience - Preferred:less than 1 year experience performing adult and pediatric cardiac ultrasound, Stress Echocardiography and TEE in a hospital setting. orless than 1 yearKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities - Required:Knowledge of cardiac ultrasound physics and cardiac anatomy & physiology.Skill to use various ultrasound machine makes and models and perform settings and knobology for optimal images.Skill to prioritize patient care and use critical thinking.Ability to demonstrate eye-hand coordination, mechanical, and analytical aptitude.Ability to (physically) position patients for optimal images and transport ultrasound equipment (portable testing).Ability to support a patient in an emergency situation.Ability to self-transport to multiple facilities as needed and to ensure prompt start time.Certifications - Required:RDCS - Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer upon hire is ideal within 1 Year orRCS - Registered Cardiac Sonographer upon hire is ideal within 1 Year andHealth Services BCLS - Basic Life Support upon hire is ideal within 30 Days

Keywords: Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown , Cardiac Ultrasound Tech II, Healthcare , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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