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​Examination ​Application Period Ready to Apply? ​How to Take Exam
AB ​Year-Round Apply Now At Home or At a Testing Center
BR ​Year-Round Apply Now At Home or At a Testing Center
AE  Year-Round Apply Now At Home or ​​At a Testing Center
OB/GYN ​ ​Year-Round Apply Now At Home or At a Testing Center
SPI ​Year-Round Apply Now At Home or At a Testing Center
VT ​Year-Round Apply Now At Home or At a Testing Center
PE January 9, 2024 – March 19, 2024*

July 9, 2024 – September 17, 2024

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MSKS January 24, 2024 – April 4, 2024

July 23, 2024 – October 1, 2024

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FE December 12, 2023 – February 20, 2024

June 4, 2024 – August 13, 2024

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PS December 19, 2023 – February 27, 2024

June 18, 2024 – August 27, 2024

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MW ​April 9, 2024 – June 18, 2024 Apply Now At Home or At a Testing Center
Ultrasound Jobs by ARDMS

Cardio/Vascular Sonographer - Hawaii Island (Relocation & Sign-On Bonus) | Queen's North Hawaii Community Hospital


Kamuela , Hawaii, Come join our Award-Winning Hospital… 2023 Leapfrog Top Rural Hospital 2023 American Hospital Association (AHA) Rural Hospital Leadership Team Award Queen’s North Hawaii Community Hospital  is a 35-bed rural acute care hospital located in Waimea (Kamuela), Hawaii Island. More than 300 employees and over a dozen employed physicians staff the main hospital, as well the outpatient clinics located in the Lucy Henriques Medical Center, at our Primary Care Clinic located near Longs Drugs, and at our Specialty Clinic located in the Parker Ranch Center. As part of  The Queen’s Health System , we are dedicated to improving the health of Native Hawaiians and all of the people of Hawai‘i. We’re working to fulfill the mission of Queen Emma and King Kamehameha IV to provide in perpetuity quality health care services. Watch this video to explore our history and culture:  Who Is Queen’s video This is a full-time position, working Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm. No weekend, holiday or call requirements. JOB SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES: •  Prepares and performs echocardiographic and vascular examinations on patients and collaborates with physicians on examinations.   MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: •  Board registered by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) as a Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS), or by the Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) as a Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS). •  Current BLS certification. •  ACLS certification desired.  •  Prior recent experience as a cardiac and/or vascular sonographer in an acute health care facility preferred. •  Ability to use critical thinking skills to solve problems and make decisions. •  Ability to prioritize multiple assignments/projects and respond to numerous requests and work collaboratively with other members of the healthcare team. Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Vet The starting pay displayed above may be higher commensurate with experience.

Ultrasound SmartBrief

IVUS outperforms angiography for PCI in ACS patients


The occurrence of target vessel failure after a year, as well as target vessel myocardial infarction, was lower among patients who had intravascular ultrasound-guided percutaneous coronary intervention compared with those who had angiography-guided PCI. The findings presented at the American College of Cardiology annual meeting show that IVUS-guided percutaneous coronary intervention resulted in better outcomes than angiography-guided therapy among patients with acute coronary syndromes. MedPage Today (free registration) (4/9)