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Air Force Medical

Marshall, WI
April 30, 2020

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Jace McFarland

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Marshall, WI 53559

608-***-**** (home)

608-***-**** (cell)

To provide skills obtained over 25 years as an echocardiographic and vascular sonographer.

Registered Cardiac Sonographer (Cardiovascular Credentialing International)

Registered Vascular Sonographer (Cardiovascular Credentialing International)

Certified Cardiographic Technologist (Cardiovascular Credentialing International)

Contract Sonographer

Dec 2019- Present Aspirus Wausau Hospital, Wausau, WI (MedPro Staffing)

Sep 2019 – Nov 2019 Riverside Medical Center, Kankakee, IL (MedPro Staffing)

Feb 2019-Aug 2019 Bellin Memorial Hospital, Green Bay, WI (MedTravelers)

Jan 2018- Jan 2019 Holy Family Memorial Hospital, Manitowoc, WI (MedPro Staffing)

October – December 2017 JW Ruby Memorial Hospital (West Virginia University Hospital), Morgantown, WV (Aureus Medical Staffing)

Cardiac/Vascular Sonographer

April 2009 – August 2017 (Retired) University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI

Performed transthoracic and vascular ultrasounds. Conducted pre- and post-stress imaging during dobutamine and treadmill echocardiograms. Assisted cardiologist during transesophageal echocardiograms (to include pre-ablation and Trans-Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR), obtaining 3D/4D imaging as necessary to evaluate valve morphology and appropriate sizing of prosthetic valve. Conducted carotid, transcranial, upper/lower extremity arterial/venous duplex, aorta/mesenteric and renal ultrasounds. Adhered to established protocols and guidelines, deviating as necessary to provide the most thorough examination.

Contract Sonographer

August 2008 – February 2009 Prevea Health Systems, Green Bay, WI

(Aureus Medical Staffing)

May 2008-Aug 2008 Owensboro Medical Health Systems, Owensboro, KY

(Club Staffing)

November 2007 – January 2008 OSF St Anthony Medical Center, Rockford, IL (Med Travelers)

August 2007 – November 2007 BroMenn Hospital, Bloomington, IL

(Med Travelers)

February 2007 – August 2007 Central DuPage Hospital, Winfield, IL

(Club Staffing)

November 2006 – February 2007 Union Hospital, Terre Haute, IN

(Club Staffing)

July 2006 – November 2006 Froedert Memorial Hospital, Milwaukee, WI

(Club Staffing)

April 2006 – July 2006 Union Hospital, Terre Haute, IN

(Club Staffing)

Cardiac Sonographer

April 2002 – March 2006 University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics

Performed transthoracic echocardiograms in clinical and research settings. Conducted ultrasound imaging during dobutamine, bicycle and treadmill stress tests. One of two sonographers qualified to perform pacemaker viability/optimization and research studies through use of tissue synchronicity. Assisted cardiologist during transesophageal echocardiograms. Conducted carotid and limited vascular ultrasounds.

Cardiac/Vascular/Pulmonary Technician

April 2001 – April 2002 Avera Sacred heart Hospital, Yankton, SD

Performed resting and adenosine stress echocardiograms. Assisted cardiologist during transesophageal echocardiograms. Performed carotid and vascular ultrasounds. Assisted physician during liver and prostate biopsies. Performed routine and pre-operative electrocardiograms. Set up and conducted initial analysis of Holter Monitors. Performed non-imaging stress electrocardiograms. Conducted pulmonary function testing, to include blood gas acquisition/analysis and diffusion/lung capacities.

Cardiac/Vascular Sonographer

November 1999 – April 2001 Cardiovascular Associates, P.C., Sioux City, IA

Provided 13 Cardiologists with high quality transthoracic and stress echocardiograms (16-20 per day) for initial diagnosis and follow-up evaluation. Obtained patient vitals and current medication information prior to physician’s consultation.

Cardiopulmonary Laboratory Technician

November 1992 – July 1999 United States Air Force

Performed electrocardiograms, Holter Monitors, pulmonary function testing, respiratory therapy treatments, non-imaging stress tests, and transthoracic echocardiograms.

Associate of Applied Science, Cardiopulmonary Laboratory Technology 1995

United States Air Force Cardiopulmonary Laboratory Technology School 1991 -1992

As the Manager of Cardiopulmonary Laboratory Services at Luke Air Force Base, AZ from 1994 – 1999, supervised a diverse department which provided diagnostic and therapeutic services in cardiology, pulmonary function, and respiratory therapy. Developed and implemented training and certification programs for all related procedures. Designed an Arterial Blood Gas Procedure Manual, listing maintenance/calibration requirements, equipment capabilities/limitations, and blood gas sampling techniques. Researched and implemented echocardiographic capabilities, saving the military $120,000 in the first year. As a member of the Critical Care Committee, updated management and physicians on respiratory and cardiology capabilities.

General Electric Vivid 7, Vivid i, Vivid e9

Philips 4500, 5500, iE33, IU22, Epiq

Siemens Sequoia, SC2000

Vericis, PICOM, Epic

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