Echocardiography Sonographer Wage
Job ID: R0024922 | Radiology | Part time | Charlottesville, VA
An Echocardiography Sonographer 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. 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 cardiac ultrasound.
  • Demonstrates the cognitive skills required to perform comprehensive echocardiograph imaging.
  • Demonstrates the technical skills and abilities required to perform comprehensive echocardiograph exams.
  • Demonstrates knowledge understanding and technical requirements for Contrast Echocardiography (LVO Doppler enhancement MCE shunt evaluation)
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.
Position Compensation Range: $27.84 - $44.54 Hourly

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Education: Must meet the education requirement for Echocardiography Sonographer certification with either CCI or ARDMS; Bachelor's Degree preferred.

Experience: No experience required; 2 years relevant experience preferred
Licensure: RCS or RDCS with CCI

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Job requires standing for prolonged periods, frequently bending/stooping and traveling, driving (occasionally for outreach clinics); 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, and blood/body fluids 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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