Location: US:PA:Reading Work Type: Full Time FTE: 0.90 Shift: Day Hours: Day
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
The Cardiac Sonographer performs diagnostic echocardiograms/stress tests abiding by all rules, policies and procedures with Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical center, state, local and federal mandates. He/she performs diagnostic procedures according to the patient's needs through the attending physician's request. A high degree of proficiency, accuracy and customer service skills are required to provide excellent service to the customer base in an on-going consistent manner while exercising good judgment in performance of procedures and providing good patient care.
High school diploma or GED required
Graduation from an accredited training program in Cardiac and/or General diagnostic radiology (Certificate in Cardiac Sonography) required
Associate Degree preferred
Two years of cardiac ultrasound work experience preferred
American Heart Association "BLS" Provider certification required
RDCS Certification from ARDMS (American Registry of Diagnostic Medial Sonographers) or RCS Certification from CCI (Cardiovascular Credentialing International) required
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