Cardiac Sonographer ($5,000 Sign on Bonus Eligible)

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Job posting number: #7234606 (Ref:ccf20194194)

Posted: April 4, 2024

Job Description

Join the Cleveland Clinic team, where you will work alongside passionate caregivers and provide patient-first healthcare. Cleveland Clinic is recognized as one of the top hospitals in the country. At Cleveland Clinic, you will work alongside passionate and dedicated caregivers, receive endless support and appreciation, and build a rewarding career with one of the most respected healthcare organizations in the world.    

We are looking for a Cardiac Sonographer to join our team of devoted caregivers. Within this role, you will be responsible for performing diagnostic procedures to assess cardiac structures and hemodynamics with accepted protocols, as directed by the physician. Your primary duties will include:  
•Setting and adjusting all equipment.   
•Maneuvering transducers to perform exams.   
•Recognizing significant structures, artifacts, pathology, and equipment limitations.   

The ideal caregiver is someone who:  
•Has strong communication skills and a positive attitude.  
•Has a Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) credential.   
•Works well in a close-knit, teambuilding environment.   
•Can make decisive judgement under minimal supervision and is organized.  
•Can provide empathy and compassion in a patient-centered environment.   

This is an excellent opportunity for those who are flexible and would like to advance their career growth opportunities within Cleveland Clinic. This position offers vertical growth to becoming proficient in advanced 3D, TEE, strain imaging and complex pathology.  

At Cleveland Clinic, we know what matters most. That's why we treat our caregivers as if they are our own family, and we are always creating ways to be there for you. Here, you'll find that we offer: resources to learn and grow, a fulfilling career for everyone, and comprehensive benefits that invest in your health, your physical and mental well-being and your future. When you join Cleveland Clinic, you'll be part of a supportive caregiver family that will be united in shared values and purpose to fulfill our promise of being the best place to receive care and the best place to work in healthcare.


  • Sets up and adjusts all equipment and manually maneuvers transducers to perform exams.
  • Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures.
  • Performs routine and complex studies and assists physician in a variety of imaging procedures.
  • Recognizes significant structures, artifacts, pathology and equipment limitations.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Sonography or Vascular Technology, or graduate of a cardiac ultrasound program (minimum of 18 month program).


  • New hires must obtain the Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) credential from the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers or the Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) credential from Cardiac Credentialing International within one year of hire date.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers from American Heart Association (AHA) is required 

Complexity of Work:

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Work Experience:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of m-mode, 2D and Doppler calculations and cardiac hemodynamics.
  • Familiar with computers and ability to learn related programs.
  • Graduate of a cardiac ultrasound program (minimum of 18 month program); and/or two years full-time echo experience.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires standing and walking for extended periods of time; must lift and carry items weighing up to 25 pounds.
  • Ability to assist with transport of patients, i.e., pushing beds, stretchers and wheelchairs.
  • Requires the ability to maneuver equipment and motor coordination to operate equipment.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.


Salaries [which may be] shown on independent job search websites reflect various market averages and do not represent information obtained directly from The Cleveland Clinic. Because we value each individual candidate, we invite and encourage each candidate to discuss salary/hourly specifics during the application and hiring process.

By embracing and understanding the diversity EVERY ONE brings, Cleveland Clinic has created an inclusive culture that promotes innovation, growth, and new ideas. This has enhanced our ability to attract the best global talent to provide the best patient experience possible. Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Smoke/drug free environment.

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Job posting number:#7234606 (Ref:ccf20194194)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cleveland Clinic
United States
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