Job Description

At Harris Health System, we champion better health for our patients, their families and our community, by connecting them to an integrated healthcare system that provides high-quality healthcare. Harris Health focuses on the delivery of primary care, wellness and prevention services to the residents of Harris County, Texas, through its extensive network of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Harris Health is a proud recipient of the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered medical homes. Harris Health's medical faculty and residents are provided by its nationally recognized medical school partners: Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Skills / Requirements

Job Summary:
The Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer I (DCS I) is competent in providing high quality cardiac ultrasound images of the heart and great vessels, assessment of myocardial function, recording of hemodynamic measurements, and visualization of blood flow using 2D, M-mode, color-flow and spectral Doppler. The DCS I performs Stress Echocardiograms, Dobutamine Stress Echo, assists with Transesophageal Echocardiograms,and administers intravenous contrast for image enhancement according to established protocol. The DCS I retrieves, communicates, and presents information in a written, oral or visual fashion.
Minimum Qualifications:
Education/Licensure/Specialized Training: Graduation from a CAHEP accredited Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer program. Two (2) years of hospital or clinical experience preferred. Current Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) through ARDMS or CCI. Certified and current in Basic Life Support (CPR) through the American Heart Association.

Equipment Operated: Various ultrasound and cardiology related machines.

Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal: Heavy Public Contact

Work Schedule: Flexible

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