Cardiac Ultrasound Technician For Multiple Reasons

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I want to become a cardiac ultrasound technician for multiple reasons. As a child, about three or four months old, I had to go through a huge heart surgery due to complications and abnormalities in my heart. Now because of past complications, I’m currently under the care of a cardiologist and I have to get an ultrasound and an EKG done once every two years. An ultrasound is simply a method of producing imagines from within your body by high frequency waves and an EKG/ECG is a test that records the electrical signals that your heart sends out with every beat(Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG)). As a little girl I never was really explained how these things worked or what the pictures meant until about six years ago. It wasn’t so much the person…show more content…
While the others worked also in healthcare settings, anywhere from physician’s clinics and medical laboratories, generally working a five-day, 40-hour work week( Cardiac Sonography Technologist: Job Description & Career Info). Currently on jobsite, there are multiple job openings throughout the city of El Paso. The one I went ahead and chose was a job posting by the company Neighbors Emergency Center, located in El Paso, TX. The position summary includes a Diagnostic Ultrasound Professional that is qualified by professional credentialing, academically and clinically experienced. The minimal education and experience are to graduate from a formal Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program that is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs is required and at least 2 years of ultrasound experience. You need to have an active certification by American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography and be current in Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification. Qualifications of the job include:
• Ability to read and comprehend simply instructions. Ability to write correspondence. Ability to effectively present information one-on-one situations to patients.
• Ability to do math using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
• Ability to apply common sense understanding instructions in written, oral or diagram form.

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