Job Description for Echocardiographer

The primary role of the echocardiographer is to perform high-quality ultrasound images of the heart. The echocardiographer usually works in a hospital or health center, and many work on-call in a rotating schedule. Tasks performed by an echocardigrapher include performing echocardiograms and exercise echocardiogram examinations; these echocardiogram examinations include color flow mapping, cardiac doppler imaging, and 2-D m-mode, and they are performed without the assistance of a cardiologist. An echocardiographer generally works under the direction of the department director and the medical director.

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Echocardiographer Tasks
  • Prepare and position patient for echocardiography exam and explain procedure.
  • Operate cardiac ultrasound, doppler and similar equipment to perform procedure according to physician's directive.
  • Observe screen during scan to ensure satisfactory image for diagnostic purposes, making adjustments as required.
  • Provide sonogram and oral or written summary of technical findings to physician for use in medical diagnosis.

About Bloomfield, Iowa

Davis County, Iowa
2,636
Male:
1,122 (42.6%)
Female:
1,514 (57.4%)
Bloomfield is a city in Davis County, Iowa, United States. The population was 2,640 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Davis County. Bloomfield is located in the southeastern part of Iowa near the Missouri border. Bloomfield's longitude and latitude coordinates in decimal form are 40.751122, -92.417007. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.28 square miles (5.91 km2), of which, 2.25 square miles (5.83 km2) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.08 km2) is water. 2010 census As of the census of 2010, there were 2,640 people, 1,122 households, and 683 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,173.3 inhabitants per square mile (453.0/km2). There were 1,259 housing units at an average density of 559.6 per square mile (216.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.3% White, 0.2% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more...
Bloomfield:
$40,865
Iowa:
$52,716
$587
Bloomfield:
$85,400
Iowa:
$126,300
5.2%

Echocardiographer Job Listings

Key Stats for Echocardiographer

10-19 years
100%

Years of Experience

10-19 years
100%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%