Sutter Health Cardiac Ultrasound Technologist - Diagnostic Imaging (Per Diem - Varied Shift) in Jackson, California



The Cardiac Ultrasound Technologist oversees the daily operations of Cardiology services and is responsible for monitoring the quality control programs under the direction of the Cardiopulmonary Services Manager. Performs routine diagnostic electrocardiograms for use in the diagnosis of heart disorders. Performs EKG testing, signal-averaged EKG’s, cardiac treadmill stress testing, bicycle testing, nuclear studies, medication-induced stress, vascular testing, ambulatory monitoring studies and ECHO testing. Coordinates the patient management of pre-testing requirements, patient preparation education, patient-physician interaction, data management files and testing results for ECHO, EEG, EKG, and cardiac stress testing.



Education/ Knowledge, including Licensure/ Certification/ Registration

  • BLS Healthcare provider.

  • American Registry of Diagnostic Sonographers is desired.

  • High School Diploma. Recommend: or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A curriculum in an allied health profession specifically in cardiovascular physiology is desired.

  • Knowledge of anatomy and physiology of the cardiac system.

  • In-depth knowledge of cardiac testing the associated equipment and quality control processes.

  • Demonstrated familiarity with Joint Commission on the Accredidation of Health Care Organizations (JCAHO) accreditation standards.

  • Knowledge of database management as would typically be obtained in (12) months.


  • Preferred experience in adult and/or pediatric Echocardiography as is typically obtained in (12) months and additional clinical experience in the acute care environment is desirable.

  • Requires experience operating EKG, Treadmill, and Holter monitor scanning equipment as is typically obtained in approximately two years.


  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment and take appropriate actions in volatile situations.

  • Must be able to understand, read and write the English language.

  • Requires excellent communication skills to effectively coordinate information to a diverse interdisciplinary healthcare team.

Primary Location: California, Greater Sacramento Area, Jackson

Organization: Sutter Amador Hospital

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Referral Bonus: No

Benefits: No

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Variable

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days

Weekend Requirements: Other

Schedule: Per Diem

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: Per Diem

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.