Echo Tech Cardiac Sonographer

Washington Hospital Center Washington, DC

About the Job

General Summary of Position:

  • Performs diagnostic ultrasound examinations, including 2D echo, Doppler, stress, dobutamine, and other echocardiographic tests.  Prepares preliminary test measurements and facilitates understanding of sonographic examinations.


  • Associate's degree or higher level degree or equivalent training, such as coursework in anatomy and physiology, is required.


  • From 1 to 3 years experience required in ultrasound procedures equipment, CW Doppler, and related anatomy and pathological conditions of the heart, valves, pericardium, and blood vessels.


  • BLS certification and Registration by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or by the American Registry of Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographers (ARDCS) or by the Cardiology Credentialing Institute/National Board of Cardiovascular Technologists (CCI/NBCVT), or become eligible to take the  registry within one year of hire and pass the registry within two years of hire.
About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.