May 02, 2022

Echosonographer - Cardiovascular Diagnostics

  • Swedish
  • Seattle, WA, USA

Job Description


Where you work matters! Swedish Medical Center is looking for Echosonographer (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to the Cardiovascular Diagnostics at Swedish Cherry Hill in Seattle, WA.

This position is responsible for performing adult M-Mode, Two-Dimensional, Pulsed and Continuous Wave Doppler, Color Flow Imaging, Stress (Treadmill and Pharmacologic) Echocardiography, and assisting cardiologists with TEE exams. One must be proficient at writing up preliminary reports for placement in the electronic medical chart immediately following every echo exam. The position requires the performance and understanding of anatomy on adult patients. This position may also involve working at and travel between Swedish Health Services hospitals and clinics.

In this position you will:

  • Performs and understands all adult M-Mode, Two-Dimensional, Color Flow, and Pulsed and Continuous Wave Doppler Imaging procedures on inpatients and outpatients as scheduled.
  • Able to assist cardiologist during a TEE exam, including thorough knowledge of TEE anatomy.
  • Performs stress echocardiograms, including treadmill and pharmacological stress echocardiography.
  • Performs procedures in the cardiac cath lab, including TEE, ICE and transthoracic echocardiograms.
  • Able to utilize digital echocardiogram recording system, including acquisition of images, writing preliminary reports, and review and retrieval of studies.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Satisfactory completion of a formal accredited Ultrasound training program
  • Meets the requirements for registry by ARDMS (American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers) in adult echo
  • Registry with the ARDMS in Adult Echocardiography is required within one year of employment
  • 6 months Internship in cardiac scanning experience
  • Knowledge of TEE anatomy
  • In-depth knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pathology and physical principles as related to diagnostic echocardiography

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • 2 years experience of cardiac scanning experience with adult patients
  • Ability to complete Echo Exams and Stress Echocardiography on adult patients utilizing the current technology

About the Cherry Hill Campus.

What is now known as the James Tower at Swedish/Cherry Hill Campus was home to the first hospital in Seattle, established in 1877 by the Sisters of Providence, a Catholic charity. On July 1, 2000, the 385-bed tertiary care center previously known as Providence Seattle Medical Center became part of the Swedish healthcare system.

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Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

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About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: EKG and Monitor Techs

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: Cherry Hill Main Bldg (WA150) 500 17th Ave James Tower Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 343567