Job Description

Cardiac Sonographer-VCMG - Pelandale Specialty Center

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.

JOB REQUIREMENTS: College Degree - 2 year Accredited Echocardiography/Ultrasonography and Accredited Echocardiography/Ultrasonography Technical/Vocational Training required or High School Diploma/G.E.D. and if individual has neither accredited program nor 2 year degree, High School Diploma 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 within 30 days of hire or transfer into position required. RDCS-PE - ARDMS Pediatric Echocardiograph required or RDCS-PE - ARDMS Pediatric Echocardiograph with successful completion of a formal pediatric/congenital echocardiography externship program within 18 months of hire or transfer into position required. RDCS-AE - ARDMS Adult Echocardiography RDCS-FE - ARDMS Fetal Echocardiography preferred. Minimum two (2) years Congenital & pediatric echocardiography preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of cardiac embryology, congenital heart defects, 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.

POSITION DETAILS: Full-time, M-F, Days


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