This sub specialty position is responsible for performing standard and complex congenital echo cardiograms, stress echo cardiograms, and assists physicians with trans-esophageal echo cardiograms (TEE's). The patient population ranges from newborn to young adults. The echo sonographers must be skilled in working with pediatric patients with a wide variety of complex medical and psychosocial conditions. Must have patience and compassion to work with patients who may be ill or frightened. Must be technology-minded, detail-oriented and able to follow precise directions. Depending on department need may be asked to perform 12 and 15 lead ECG's, holter monitor hookup, cardiac event monitor hookup, and cardiac exercise treadmill testing.
- High school graduate or equivalent is required
- 0-5 years of recent experience in performing pediatric cardiac echo's is required.
- BLS is required.