Congenital Cardiac Sonographer- Pediatrics
Job ID: R0021087 | Radiology | Full time | Charlottesville, VA
A Congenital Cardiac Sonographer 2 is a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Professional that is qualified by professional credentialing and academic and clinical experience to provide diagnostic patient care services using ultrasound and related diagnostic procedures to patients with congenital heart disease. The scope of practice of the Diagnostic Medical Sonographer includes those procedures, acts and processes permitted by law, for which the individual has received education and clinical experience, has demonstrated competency, and has completed the appropriate ARDMS certification which is the standard of practice in congenital cardiac ultrasound. The Congenital Cardiac Sonographer 2 is a capable clinician, focused on expanding knowledge and skills. Provides effective direct care, as part of the interdisciplinary team, to a variety of complex patients.

Demonstrates the cognitive skills required to perform comprehensive echocardiographic imaging on neonatal, pediatric, and adult patients with a core level of expertise in congenital heart disease.
Demonstrates the technical skills and abilities required to perform comprehensive congenital echocardiograms.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $28.96 - $46.34 Hourly

Education: Must meet the education requirement for diagnostic medical ultrasound or echocardiography ultrasound certification with either ARDMS or CCI; Associate's degree preferred.
Experience: Two years of clinical experience required.
License/Certification: Credentials from ARDMS as a Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) or CCI as a Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) or Registered Congenital Cardiac Sonographer (RCCS).
American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required

Job requires standing for prolonged periods, frequently bending/stooping and reaching (overhead, extensive, and repetitive)
Repetitive motion: Manipulation of ultrasound transducer.
Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly
Ability to lift/push/pull 100lbs.
May be exposed to chemicals, radiation, blood/body fluids, and disease.

COVID Vaccination Requirement

Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.

Charlottesville, VA
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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