Memorial Health

Cardiac Echo Tech

Job Locations US-IL-Taylorville
Position Type


Performs Echocardiographic procedures to assist in the diagnosis of heart disease according to established standards on neonates, infants, pediatrics and adults. This position also requires the ability to perform other diagnostic procedures including stress testing. This is a PRN position.    



• Active RDCS certification required, or registry eligible. Must obtain RDCS within 1 year of hire per Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories (ICAEL).
• Healthcare Provider or Instructor BLS certification required within 30 days of hire.

Three to five years of experience in echocardiography preferred.

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
Outstanding verbal, written and organizational skills.



  1. Maintain knowledge of sectional anatomy & select the proper technical factors and imaging modes in order to in order to produce high quality images, along with positioning the patient and equipment. Review images for quality before completion of exam.
  2. Obtain and utilize pertinent medical history to obtain optimum exams, and communicate with pertinent medical professionals.
  3. Coordinate echocardiographic procedures with appropriate departments and personnel.
  4. Ensure exams are completed in a prompt manner, from receipt of requisition to interpretation.
  5. Utilize effective patient care and communicate skills to obtain optimum patient rapport.
  6. Monitor patient condition and take appropriate action to ensure continuity of patient care.
  7. Respond promptly to STAT requests, and perform sonograms within the time frame required for optimum imaging.
  8. Function in other sections of the Cardiology Department as requested.
  9. Perform clerical tasks, which include scheduling exams and faxing results.
  10. Review and recommend equipment/supply purchases
  11. Maintain adequate inventory supply in work area.
  12. Performs other related work as required or requested.



The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.



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