Job Description

Cardiac Sonographer-VCMG - Akers Specialty Clinic - Visalia - Per Diem

SUMMARY: This position is accountable for accurately, safely and efficiently performing routine congenital and pediatric echocardiographic procedures with competency including assisting in transesophageal, epicardial and intracardiac echocardiographic procedures in outpatient clinic environment. Assists the Cardiologist as required. Generates and prepares a draft echocardiogram report using the archiving and report writing software. Works under the direction of the clinic manager.

REQUIREMENTS: This position requires a College Degree - 2 year Echocardiography/Ultrasonography and Program Accredited Echocardiography/Ultrasonography Technical/Vocational Training. Or High School Diploma/GED and equivalent experience sufficient to allow for successful completion of ARDMS certification in Echocardiography required. College Degree - 4 year Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography preferred. BLS - Basic Life Support required, RDCS-PE - ARDMS Pediatric Echocardiograp required, or RCCS-PE ARDMS Pediatric Echocardiograp with successful completion of formal pediatric/congenital echocardiography externship program within 18 months of hire or transfer into position. RDCS-AE - ARDMS Adult Echocardiography or RDCS-FE - ARDMS Fetal Echocardiography preferred. Minimum two (2) years Congenital & pediatric echocardiography preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of cardiac embryology, congenital heart defect, cardiac hemodynamics and palliative/corrective congenital heart surgical procedures. Skill to instruct, train and educate health providers in the assessment of congenital heart disease. Bilingual skills preferred.

JOB DETAILS: Per Diem schedule.


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