As one of the nation's leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children - even those who may never enter our doors - through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
Equity, diversity, and inclusion guide our growth and strategy. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about, and committed to leading efforts to provide culturally relevant care, reducing health disparities, and helping build a diverse and inclusive team environment. All Nemours associates are expected to ensure that these philosophies are embedded in their day to day work with colleagues, patients and families.
We are currently looking for an experienced Pediatric Echocardiography Sonographer, for our location at the DuPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, DE. This position is fulltime, Monday- Friday, with call based on department need.
Serve as a Health Care Professional with primary responsibility of patient focused echocardiography service providing high quality patient care.
Essential Functions -
Perform pediatric cardiac ultrasound exams (TTE) following a set protocol according to guidelines and standards set by IAC and the American Society of Echocardiography.
Provides age and developmental appropriate care to infants, children and adolescents.
Provides clinical assistance to cardiology fellows and students.
Loads images into Echo PACS system and completes preliminary reports.
Chooses appropriate procedure code for billing purposes.
The availability/flexibility to provide on call coverage during weekend hours, weekday off hours and holiday coverage.
Graduate of an accredited ultrasound training program.
Successful completion of the physics and technology exams from American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS)
Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI), or registry eligible. If registry eligible, registration must be obtained within one year of hire.
American Heart BLS certification, required
Registered ARDMS (PE) or CCI required
Registered ARDMS (FE) preferred
Must be available to travel to satellite locations bases on patient need.
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique "Bridge to a Healthy Future" pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.