Cardio Echo Tech II Ambulatory Full Time


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MLK Community Hospital & Foundation
1680 E. 120th St.
Los Angeles
United States of America
Clinics – Ambulatory



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Performs a range of highly specialized cardiac ultrasound investigations, utilizing a range of advanced techniques including pulsed and continuous wave Doppler, color flow mapping and tissue Doppler imaging.

Produces tracings of heart electrical activity by setting-up electrocardiography (ECG) equipment; attaching electrodes to chest and equipment; operating and adjusting equipment; recording cardiac data and measurements; protecting and helping patients.


  • Performs adult transthoracic, 2D-M mode Color flow doppler echocardiograms, Pharmacological and Nuclear Stress Testing and Stress echocardiograms.
  • Assists with transesophageal( TEE) echocardiograms.
  • Performs standard and complex measurements and techniques of quantification, to an accurate and reproducible level. Independently issues preliminary clinically-diagnostic findings in a competent (highly specialized) professional standard.
  • Prepares for examinations by checking Physician orders for specific examinations, equipment and available supplies; reviewing patient schedules; setting-up recording equipment; entering patient information into system.
  • Reduces patient anxieties by explaining procedures; answering questions.
  • Positions and applies electrodes and/or conductive gel as appropriate.
  • Connects leads from electrocardiograph, Echo or Stress equipment to electrodes on specified body areas.
  • Reviews patient’s record and instructs patients prior to procedures.
  • Monitors patient during procedures and reports any abnormal findings.
  • Identifies and corrects for wandering, interference, and artifact.
  • Edits and forwards results to attending physician for analysis and interpretation.
  • Maintains ECG, Echocardiography and Stress equipment and supplies.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.




A. Education

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Completion of program related to sonography with emphasis on echocardiography or equivalent on-the-job training.

B. Qualifications/Experience

  • Minimum 2-years experience in performing Echocardiograms, or the completion of an AS degree level program with experience.
  • Candidates that are Registered Cardiac Sonographers (RCS) through Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) and with 5 years experience performing Cardiac sonography required
  • Credentialed with the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) as a Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) or Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) required.
  • Able to perform ECGs and other related diagnostic cardiac procedures to include Stress Testing.

C. Special Skills/Knowledge

  • Bilingual skills preferred (Spanish)
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Managing Assaultive Behavior (MAB) (Upon hire or with 90 days of hire)
  • Written and verbal communications, interpersonal skills.
  • Basic organizational skills.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Demonstrated team member abilities.
  • Education and/or training related to areas of responsibility.
  • Principles of patient/family teaching.

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital
1680 E 120th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90059
Tel: 424-338-8000