SDMS's core purpose is to enhance the art and science of medicine by advancing medical sonography. As an SDMS member you will join an exclusive network of over 28,000 sonographers and sonography students.
Formed in 2009, the SDMS Foundation is a nonprofit charitable organization affiliated with the SDMS. The SDMS Foundation fosters professional learning and excellence by working to improve the field of diagnostic medical sonography.
Performs echocardiograms according to physician's orders and established practices and procedures. Confers with cardiologist to establish requirements for non-standard examinations and determines technical factors to satisfy requirements. Evaluates nature of critical and emergency procedures and rearranges patient priorities to accommodate them. Advises cardiologists of results of examination and provides preliminary diagnostic evaluation. Notifies cardiologist of significant scans necessitating immediate attention to patient.
RDCS or RCS Certified
Graduate of accredited ultrasound program
Minimum of 1 yr verifiable, pediatric and adult echocardiography experience.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.