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What will you be doing in this role?
As a Pediatric/Congenital Sonographer, you will assist in all echocardiograms performed in the Non-Invasive Cardiac Laboratory (Echo) for the pediatric and adult congenital cardiac population. You will also have the opportunity to participate in the fetal echocardiography laboratory. You will provide support to outpatient and inpatient services, operating suite and catheterization lab for efficient operations. In this role you will be expected to:
Provide a safe patient care environment.
Have responsibility and accountability for performing transthoracic echocardiograms using state of the art ultrasound equipment to diagnosis and manage cardiac conditions.
Assist cardiologists in the acquisition of transesophageal, intracardiac and epicardial echocardiograms.
Consistently demonstrate proficiency in the performance of all procedures and competency in the use of all related ultrasound equipment and computers.
Be an active participant in departmental and performance improvement activities and mentor other staff. Collect/document data to meet clinical, financial, and regulatory requirements.
High School Diploma or GED required
Graduation from a 2-year accredited ultrasound school preferred
Current RDCS in Pediatric and/or Adult
At least 1 year of experience as a full-time pediatric sonographer OR completion of a formal pediatric/congenital sonographer training program
Will consider applicants with 2 or more years of full-time sonographer experience and strong motivation to learn and perform pediatric/adult congenital echocardiography
Relevant clinical experience for population served
Excellent organizational skills and ability to effectively coordinate all aspects of patient care
Good judgment and application of critical thinking skills
Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal communication, with persons of various cultural and educational backgrounds
Available 24 hours/day when scheduled for on-call activities
Participation in significant ongoing congenital and pediatric training and will learn/follow extensive congenital protocols/workflows to ensure high standards
Why work here?
Beyond outstanding benefits, competitive salaries and health and dental insurance, we take pride in hiring the best, most passionate employees. Our talented staff reflects the culturally and ethnically diverse community we serve. They are proof of our commitment to creating a dynamic, inclusive environment that fuels innovation and the gold standard of patient care we strive for.
Working Title: Congenital/Pediatric Sonographer - Per Diem
Department: Echocardiology - Inpatient
Business Entity: Service Lines & Ops
City: Los Angeles
Job Category: Family & Function, Service Lines & Ops
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major t...eaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.