Ascension Health Ultrasound - Cardiac in Waco, Texas

Job ID: 256224

Ultrasound - Cardiac

Waco, Texas


Additional Job Information

Title: Echo Tech

City, State: Waco,TX

Location: Providence Health Ctr

Department: Diagnostic Cardiology Anc 001

Additional Job Details: Full-Time - Day Hours - 40 hours per week

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Ultrasound Tech-Cardiac produces images of heart muscle using ultrasound waves to examine tissue and body structure, providing quality images to radiologists and physicians for interpretation.


  • Sets up and adjusts all equipment and manually maneuvers transducers to perform exams.

  • Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures.

  • Performs routine and complex studies and assists physician in a variety of imaging procedures.

  • Recognizes significant structures, artifacts, pathology and equipment limitations.

  • Performs procedural quality assurance. Ensures any individual present within procedure performance area observes safety procedures.

  • Assesses patient and family need for education and assistance specific to Imaging procedure and coordinates service.

  • Monitors protocols and recommends updates or refinements as warranted.

  • Assists with staff development, orientation to departmental procedure, training and education.

  • Determines need for equipment maintenance and reports malfunctions.

  • Charges examinations, supplies and completes paperwork promptly and properly.

  • Reviews procedural charges and coding, recommending adjustments as protocols change or new procedures are added.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • May be required to be on call.



Required Credential(s):

  • Certified Basic BLS Provider specializing in Basic Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

One or more of the following:

  • Registered Cardiac Sonographer credentialed from the Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI).

  • Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer credentialed from the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS).

Preferred Credential(s):

  • Registered Vascular Sonographer credentialed from the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS).


  • HS or Equivalent is required.

  • If not registered at time of hire, the following requirements apply: Degree in Sonography is required, preferably from an accredited program.

  • One (1) year of clinical training in Sonography is required

Work Experience:

  • No experience required; 2 years technical experience preferred.

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