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We are searching for an ECHO Sonographer II — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will perform independent echocardiographic exams on patients who range in age from neonates to adults.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
• Performs high-quality normal and complex echocardiographic exams enabling the cardiology staff to make accurate diagnoses of various congenital and acquired pediatric heart abnormalities
• Assists and participates with technical echocardiographic training/instruction of technologists, Pediatric Fellows, and visitors on an ongoing schedule
• Performs daily operational maintenance of the Echo Lab supplies and equipment, ensuring that all supplies and equipment are checked for deficiencies and are safe for operation
• Works with departmental staff and other health care professions to ensure high-quality patient care
• Bachelor’s degree in biological science or technical diploma from school of ultrasound
• Certified Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer from American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS)
• Certified Registered Cardiac Sonographer from Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI)
• Certified Registered Congenital Cardiac Sonographer from Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI)
• Certified Canada Regulatory Cardiac Sonographer from Sonography Canada
• 1 year of experience as an ECHO Sonographer in a pediatric environment
• Knowledge of echocardiographic procedures
• Ability to learn ultrasound equipment with specialized Cardiology software and operate at a basic level the following equipment: blood pressure monitor and pulse oximeter, and desktop computer