Cardiac Sonography Careers in New Jersey – NJ

As stated by the National Center for Health Statistics, over 500,000 Americans had heart bypass surgery in 2002. Most, if not all, of these patients probably had an echocardiogram performed by a cardiac sonographer prior to their surgery. An echocardiogram evaluates the health and performance of the heart, chambers, blood vessels, arteries and muscles, without exposing the patient to radiation. Today, as echocardiograms become more popular as a non-invasive way to evaluate the heart, a shortage in cardiac sonographers exists in virtually every state in this country, including New Jersey.

Anyone pursuing cardiac sonographer jobs in New Jersey should first know that a minimum of two years of training is required, and certification is not mandatory but is recommended by most employers. As there is currently a state bill on the legislative floor in New Jersey that would incorporate cardiac sonography rules and licensure into the state’s requirements for radiologists, many who currently are training in cardiac sonography choose to become certified upon graduation. Certification is available through the Cardiovascular Credentialing International or through the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers. Often, certified cardiac sonographers find it much easier to garner employment in the field than those who are not certified.

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