Pediatric Echocardiographer

Job Location US-VA-Winchester
Job Opening ID
2022-146011
Facility
UVA Pediatric Card Winchester
Department
UVA Pediatric Card Winchester
Work Schedule
8:00am-5:00pm
PRN Details
Monday-Friday
Category
Radiology
Job Status
Full-Time

Overview

$10,000 Sign On Bonus!!!

 

Novant Health Pediatric Cardiology performs echocardiography studies for patients from the antenatal period to age 21 who have acquired or congenital heart disease, as well as adult congenital heart disease, calculates, interprets, and analyzes the hemodynamic data served from echocardiography studies. Come join a remarkable team where quality care meets quality service, in every dimension, every time.

 

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At Novant Health, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities.

Qualifications

  • Education: 2 Year / Associate Degree, required.
  • Experience: Two years of echocardiography experience, preferred. One year Pediatric experience, required. One year Fetal Echocardiography experience, preferred.
  • Licensure/Certification/Registration:  1.Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) in Pediatric Echocardiography (PE) through the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or Registered Congenital Cardiac Sonographer (RCCS) through Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) 2.OR Adult Echocardiography (RDCS-AE or RCS) AND minimum experience of 1 year within an Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) Accredited Facility and registry eligible in pediatric echo 3.Obtain certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of hire date, required.
  • Additional Skills required: Responsible for obtaining transthoracic echocardiograms including real time, pulsed Doppler, continuous wave Doppler, color Doppler in the pediatric population. Compiles data required by the pediatric cardiologist on all studies. Responsible for doing all other duties that may be assigned at the discretion of the manager and/or the Medical Director in addition to proper billing of the procedures and prioritizing patient scheduling.
  • Additional Skills preferred:
    • Pediatric and fetal experience preferred
    • Knowledge of normal and congenital cardiac anatomy and physiology.
    • Knowledge of palliative repairs of congenital heart defects.
    • Knowledge of adult congenital imaging with current and formerly used palliative repairs.
    • Knowledge of genetic syndromes and associated congenital heart defects.
    • Knowledge of arrythmias and associated congenital heart defects.
    • Additional skills preferred for fetal:
    • Knowledge of fetal cardiac anatomy and physiology.
    • Knowledge of basic obstetrical ultrasound.
    • Knowledge of genetic syndromes and associated congenital heart defects.
    • Knowledge of maternal medication/drug use and associated congenital heart defects and/or arrhythmias.
    • Prefer credentialed in Fetal Echo via ARDMS (w/in 1 yr from date of hire)

Responsibilities

It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.

  • Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement.
  • The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.
  • All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".

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