Echocardio Sonographer
UP TO $10,000 SIGN-ON BONUS
Job ID: R0026601 | Radiology | Full Time | Winchester, VA
The Echocardiographer Sonographer acts independently and is responsible for providing diagnostic patient care services using ultrasound and related diagnostic procedures to pediatric patients in an outpatient setting.
  • Clinical assessment and diagnostic cardiac ultrasound and related examinations are performed as directed.
  • Independent judgment is consistently exhibited during the exam to accurately identify normal and abnormal images and differentiate between the pathologic findings.
  • Diagnostic echocardiograph studies, laboratory results, patient history and medical records are integrated. The echocardiograph examination is adapted as necessary.
  • Responsibility for the safety, mental and physical comfort of patients while they are in the Echocardiographer Sonographer's control.
  • Analyze diagnostic information to provide a summary of findings for physicians.
  • All required documentation for each procedure, including report and encounter forms, is understood and completed.
  • Communication with the patient and the healthcare team, recognizing the special nature of sonographic examinations and pediatric patients' needs, as appropriate.
  • Ultrasound equipment, work area and adequate supplies are known and maintained.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
  • 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), CCI as a Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS), or Registered Congenital Cardiac Sonographer (RCCS). American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider BLS certification required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
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 100 lbs. 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.

 

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Since 1979, UPG has been the clinical partnership group managing, growing and providing direct patient care for all UVA entities. This strategic partnership allows UVA to expand on education, technology, diagnostics, resources and facilities while the teams at UPG can focus on managing and delivering high-quality, multi-specialty care.

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