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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

Cardiac Sonographer | Regions Hospital


Saint Paul, Minnesota, $5,000 sign-on bonus eligible. Inquire during interview.  Regions Hospital in St. Paul, MN is looking for exceptional, patient focused Cardiac Sonographer to join our Heart Center and make a difference for our patients and our community. As a Cardiac Sonographer at Regions Heart Center, you’ll get exposure to a variety of cardiac care procedures and work with a team that is made up of the best cardiologists and heart surgeons. Our staff is key to the exceptional care we provide each patient. Join our team and make good happen! Cardiac Sonographers will perform echocardiographic procedures on adult patients in the Cardiology Noninvasive Laboratory including M-Mode echocardiography, Two-Dimensional echocardiography, contrast echocardiography, pulsed, continuous wave, and color flow doppler echocardiography, stress echocardiography, dobutamine echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography and to perform related duties as assigned. This position supports and participates in achieving departmental goals. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 7:45-4:15, on-call and every 4th-6th weekend. Required Qualifications : Registration or registry eligible as a Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or RCS must be obtained within six months of hire. Will be required to become certified in CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation). Preferred Qualifications: Completion of an accredited program in echocardiography or a bachelor’s degree in life science is preferred.

Ultrasound SmartBrief

Radiologist: Use ultrasound to connect with patients


Radiologist Pranjal Rai, writing in the American Journal of Roentgenology, is urging radiologists to try establishing interpersonal connections with their patients while performing ultrasound procedures. "The opportunity for direct patient engagement during [an ultrasound exam] can contribute substantially to building trust and rapport with patients navigating challenging cancer diagnoses," he said. Radiology Business (5/19)