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Obtains diagnostic recordings, measurements and calculations of cardiac ultrasound images and Doppler hemodynamic data (at rest and with stress), with or without contrast agents,on neonates, infants and adults. Performs 3-D echocardiography, strain imaging and advanced cardiac ultrasound imaging techniques. Recognizes normal and pathological conditions and modifies the examination accordingly.
Operates various types of ultrasound equipment, transducers, monitoring and recording devices. May be required to perform other non-invasive cardiovascular tests including, ECG and treadmill. Ability to collaborate with other healthcare professionals. Contributes to work organization and scheduling as a member of a self-directed work team. Floats to labs in other clinic locations. Required to take call after hours and/or on weekends.
Recent experience performing neonatal echocardiography and pediatric echocardiograms in a level III NICU is required. Extensive experience performing adult congenital echocardiograms and vast knowledge of surgical repairs is required in this position.
Associate Degree in Health Science.
RDCS,RCCS or registry eligible. If registry eligible, must obtain RDCS credential from ARDMS or RCCS with CCI within six months of hire date.
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six months of hire date.
Recent hospital experience as a Cardiac Sonographer.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Basic computer skills.
Graduate of an accredited school of Diagnostic Medical Sonography.
Registered Cardiac Sonographer issued by Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI).
Congenital heart disease experience preferred.
Previous experience working within the NICU and newborn nursery.
Previous experience working on micro-preemies.
Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
Capability to perform on-call including weekend when required.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
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