Cardiovascular Medicine
Why Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic provides the highest quality care by placing the needs of the patient first.

Mayo Clinic is ranked #1 on the U.S. News 2019-2020 Best Hospitals Honor Roll. It is the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with approximately 65,000 employees working in a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education.

You'll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism and mutual respect, offering a highly competitive compensation package, which includes exceptional benefits.

As a Cardiac Sonographer at Mayo Clinic, the following opportunities are available:
  • Continued education with on-site opportunities and offerings
  • Working side by side with world renowned physicians
  • Working in a number of different modalities as well as education and research
  • Unique, complex cases
  • Minimal call
  • Opportunities to present at national conferences
  • New and innovative equipment
  • Opportunities to precept
Position description
Able to perform complete echocardiographic study integrating all imaging modalities necessary to obtain all pertinent patient data. Documents patient data and echo exam information completely and accurately utilizing the Echo Information Management System. Functions independently while using critical thinking and problem solving skills to obtain a comprehensive echocardiogram. Collaborates with Advanced Cardiac Sonographers, Physicians, and other team members to assist in interpretation of echocardiographic findings. Assists in the orientation and training of all levels of trainees and visitors assigned to the Echocardiography Laboratory. Expectations extend to include on-call practices, weekends, evenings and holiday coverage as needed. Demonstrates flexibility in learning all equipment. Must have an understanding of sterile procedures and isolation precaution techniques, and must exercise proper precautions to avoid potential exposure to radiation, infectious hazards, and sharp instruments.
The Cardiac Sonographer must meet one of the following qualifications:
• Associates degree or
• Graduate of a CAAHEP accredited sonography program or
• High school diploma with 5 years cardiac ultrasound experience
Additional qualifications
Bachelor's degree preferred.
License or certification
Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) or Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) in Adult Echo required. Minimum of Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification accepted.
Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $32.76 per hour.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
Schedule details
Primarily Monday-Friday days.
Weekend schedule
Expectations extend to include on-call practices, weekends, evenings and holiday coverage as needed.
Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
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Casondra Johnson
Equal opportunity employer
As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.