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NCH Healthcare System
Naples, FL, United States (on-site)
17 days ago
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NCH Healthcare System
Naples, Florida, United States (on-site)
17 days ago


The Echo Sonographer performs all procedures and functions as that of an Echo Sonographer. 
Additionally, the incumbent demonstrates and verbalizes a high level of knowledge related to complex pediatric 
cardiac anatomy, complex congenital defects, and complex pediatric surgical corrections. The Echo Sonographer II 
Registered possesses the ability to produce superior quality exams demonstrating clinically relevant views of the 
specific pediatric cardiac anatomy and detailed presentations of congenital lesions and complex defects. Has the 
ability to perform efficient, precise scans in highly stressful situations such as uncooperative, inconsolable patients, 
extremely complex and hard to recognize anatomy & pathology assessments, and concerned family members. Also, 
has the ability to address critical pediatric cardiac abnormalities appropriately with off-site Cardiologists, ensuring 
expedient and effective care. Adheres to hospital infection control standards. Performs all departmental 
operational duties including managing patient orders, documenting all patient tests and log books, files& retrieves 
medical record, and answers phones in a professional manner. Assists the Technical Director of Echocardiography in 
departmental PI process by collecting data, participating in regular case reviews and maintaining lab protocols. 
Performs all other duties as assigned including helping to train/orient new staff. Requires minimal supervision.

• Performs Transthoracic Echocardiogram 2-D and M-mode according to specific adult and pediatric lab protocol.
• Measures and documents all M-Mode and Doppler studies as they pertain to adult and/or Pediatrics.
• Demonstrates specific pediatric congenital abnormalities.
• Integrates adult and pediatric cardiac anatomy.
• Able to utilize color, pulse and continuous wave Doppler in order to demonstrate relevant data pertaining to 
specific pediatric anatomy and pathology.
• Performs routine Color, Pulse and Continuous Wave Doppler.
• Operates ultrasound machine & assists the physician during TEE procedure.
• Cleans and disinfects TEE probes according to lab policy and manufacturer recommendations.
• Perform Echocardiogram during exercise and/or pharmacological studies according to specific adult and 
pediatric lab protocol.
• Accurately demonstrates the need for contrast agents and assists the nursing staff (as well as independently) in 
preparing lab approved contrast agents.
• When trained & approved, performs venipuncture and injects approved contrast agents independently 
according to lab policy.
• Accurate documentation of daily patient log.
• Accurate completion of departmental forms and technical reports.
• All written documentation is legible.
• Places new orders and/or modifies patient orders in CareNet. Documents all patient care activities in the 
CareNet System.
• Demonstrates competency in all procedures within scope of practice, as appropriate to the ages of patients 
• Participates in data collection within department in accordance with PI objectives.
• Actively participates in the departmental case review process and assists the lab in meeting ICAEL guidelines.

• Seeks further means of education, such as conferences, to further knowledge as required by ICAEL including 
CME requirements.
• Actively assists and supports departmental activities to ensure that operational and salary expenses are equal to 
or less than approved budget.
• Understands the principles and concepts of Performance Improvement. Looks for opportunities and solutions 
for process improvements and seeks to improve job skills.
• Maintains the principles of confidentiality. Understands the legal/regulatory requirements related to the 
release of information. Able to use the information systems pertinent to the job.
• Documents all procedures done to include the patient log book, physician report, CareNet, VCR tape, and the 
patient’s file.
• Communication: utilizes verbal and written communication to address patient, employee, physician and visitor 
• Time Management: Completes all work prior to the end of the shift. Asks for assistance when needed.
• Demonstrates flexibility by routinely floating between NCH Downtown Campus and North Naples Campus. 
• Takes call in rotation and responds to pages appropriately.
• Maintains a clean, safe environment.
• Helps to orient & train new employees and serves as a role model of non-registered staff in preparing for 
registry examination.


• Minimum of High School diploma or GED required. Must have accredited CVT program, echocardiography 
program or Associate’s degree with emphasis on natural science.
• Must be registered under one of the following agencies:
o R. D. M. S.- Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer with a specialty in Cardiology
o R. D. C. S.- Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer
o R. C. S.- Registered Cardiac Sonographer
• Minimum of 2 years of clinical experience and demonstrated scanning ability.
• Basic Life Support (BLS Provider) certification from American Heart Association required.
• Must have demonstrated aptitude of computer and keyboard function with medical applications.
• Must have extensive knowledge of cardiac anatomy, physiology and pathology. Must have ability to prioritize 
and effectively perform under stressful situations. Must have ability to provide care and consideration for 
patients/families and to effectively deal with other staff and public.
• Must demonstrate competencies in Pediatric Views and Pathology.
• Basic computer knowledge: ability to operate a PC, create/save/print documents, input data

Job Information

  • Job ID: 68432352
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Naples, Florida, United States
  • Company Name For Job: NCH Healthcare System
  • Position Title: Echo Sonographer
  • Job Function: Sonographer
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: High School
  • Required Travel: None
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