ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Is proficient in performance of all cardiac ultrasound procedures which include: m-mode echocardiography, two-dimensional echocardiography, color flow Doppler studies, transesphageal, echo-stress testing (including pharmacological stress), and contrast flow studies. 2. Is proficient enough to take after-hours on-call for all ultrasonic examinations, including but not limited to: abdominal studies, obstetrical examinations, renal and aortic, gallbladder, small parts, thyroid, pelvic, endovaginal, duplex and color flow examinations of venous, arterial, carotid, limited neurosonography currently, limited chest for thoracentesis, assisted amniocentesis, or others. 3. If proficient in vascular studies maybe asked to cross train in performing peripheral artery disease studies. 4. Maintains patient confidentiality at all times, discussing patient or hospital business only following minimum necessary guidelines. 5. Employs tact and courtesy at all times, with patients, physicians, visitors and co-workers. Continually strives to establish and maintain good rapport and working relationships to foster positive intra- and interdepartmental communications. 6. Performs all clerical functions necessary for billing, coding and maintaining records accurately and timely. 7. Attends educations programs which pertain to both cardiac and general ultrasound when possible, to keep licensure current.