K.A. Recruiting Charleston , SC 29425
Job Summary - The Pediatric Cardiac Ultrasound Sonographer reports to the Echocardiography Lab Supervisor. Under indirect supervision, the Pediatric Cardiac Sonographer II provides high quality echocardiograms and preliminary reports for interpretation and diagnosis by a Pediatric Cardiologist in a professional manner that is consistent with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. This role organizes and prioritizes patient exams, and contributes to unit teamwork.
Division: Childrens, Peds Echocardiography
Job Type Regular Full-time
FTE Hours 80
Minimum Training and Education
Associate of Arts/Science or Bachelors degree or graduation from a Cardiovascular/Ultrasound program or equivalent experience and certification by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) as a Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS, PE), or Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) certification in Pediatrics by the Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) required; Fetal Echocardiography FE) preferred. Two years minimum pediatric echocardiography work experience in performing M-Mode, 2-D, 3-D, Doppler and color Doppler, required.
Strong knowledge of cardiac anatomy, physiology, hemodynamics and complex congenital heart disease, pre and post-operatively, required. Echocardiography experience in the setting of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Pediatric Cath Lab preferred.
Certification by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) as a RDCS (PE) (Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer) or Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) certification in Pediatrics by the Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) required. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) required, either a certification from an American Heart Association (AHA) BLS for Healthcare Providers (or AHA recognized equivalent) or an American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider.