Cardiac Echo Sonographer

Allina Health

Allina Health

Minneapolis, MN, USA
Posted on Friday, September 29, 2023

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Date Posted:

September 28, 2023


31005019 AHMHI Mobile Echo


Day (United States of America)

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Job Summary:

Provides high quality cardiac ultrasound exams for cardiologist interpretation, resulting in accurate diagnosis and/or shorter length of stay without repeat scans.

Key Position Details:


You will be provided a Starting Bonus in the total gross amount of $5000, subject to all required deductions and withholding. The first half of the Starting Bonus ($2500) will be paid to you within your first 30 days of employment, and the second half ($2500) will be paid after you have successfully completed 6 months in the role. If you cease to be employed by Allina Health in a benefits-eligible position of 0.5 FTE or greater at any time prior to completion of 12 months of employment for any reason other than an Allina Health-initiated organizational realignment or restructuring, you will be required to repay the entire amount of any Starting Bonus already paid to you.

Internal Exclusions Apply to Sign on bonus

Job Description:

Principle Responsibilities

  • Performs routine and special cardiac procedures in compliance with physician orders and department guidelines
    • Identifies patient and does set up for exam.
    • Documents accurately all needed aspects of the procedure.
    • Observes and communicates with patient responding to needs.
    • Maintains safe patient environment in procedure area.
  • Completes procedures with high degree of accuracy
    • Demonstrates appropriate knowledge of all diagnostic equipment.
    • Maintains work knowledge and competence.
    • Gathers all relevant information to assist in interpretation of images.
    • Verifies all imaging has appropriately transferred to imaging storage and retrieval system.
  • Communicates with RN regarding patient status
    • Works together during specific procedures to ensure appropriate patient care.
    • Notifies RN of immediate patient needs or concerns.
  • Performs additional duties to complete process
    • Finalizes scan reports and sends to appropriate area for reading.
    • Participates in room turnover, including cleaning of equipment.
    • Restocks and prepares room for next patient.
    • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Associate's or Vocational degree from accredited Echocardiography program required
  • Less than 2 years Cardiac Sonography experience required
  • BLS Tier 1 - Basic Life Support - Multisource required Upon Hire
  • Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer registry eligible Upon Hire required and
  • Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer RDCS within 1 Year required

Physical Demands
Medium Work*:
Lifting weight Up to 32 lbs. occasionally (*Allina Safe Patient Moving Policy), Up to 25 lbs. frequently