Cardiac Sonographer-VCMG - Eagle Oaks Specialty Center
SUMMARY: This position is accountable for accurately, safely and efficiently performing routine congenital and pediatric echocardiographic procedures with competency including assisting in transesophageal, epicardial and intracardiac echocardiographic procedures in outpatient clinic environment. Assists the Cardiologist as required. Generates and prepares a draft echocardiogram report using the archiving and report writing software. Works under the direction of the clinic manager. Participates in the rotation of on-call duties and outreach clinic involvement. Performs EKGs, Holter and multi-event applications
JOB REQUIREMENTS: College Degree - 2 year Echocardiography/Ultrasonography Or Accredited Echocardiography/Ultrasonography Technical/Vocational Training required. RDCS-PE - ARDMS Pediatric Echocardiography Or RDCS-PE - ARDMS Pediatric Echocardiography with successful completion of a formal pediatric/congenital echocardiography externship program within 18 months of hire or transfer into position required. RDCS-AE - ARDMS Adult Echocardiography RDCS-FE - ARDMS Fetal Echocardiography preferred. BLS - Basic Life Support within 30 days of hire or transfer into position required. Demonstrated knowledge of cardiac embryology, congenital heart defects, cardiac hemodynamics and palliative/corrective congenital heart surgical procedures. Skill to instruct, train and educate health providers in the assessment of congenital heart disease. Bilingual skills preferred.
Valley Children’s Healthcare – one of the largest pediatric healthcare networks in the nation – provides Central California’s only high-quality, comprehensive care exclusively for children, from before birth to young adulthood. Our independent, nonprofit network offers highly specialized medical and surgical services to treat conditions ranging from common to the most unusual and complex at our 356-bed children’s hospital as well as through partner hospitals, specialty care centers, satellite practices and primary care services. Our family-centered, pediatric services extend from a leading pediatric cancer and blood diseases center on the West Coast, and our pediatric heart center known for its expertise and pioneering treatments, to our Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), the highest level referral center between Los Angeles and the Bay Area.
Valley Children’s consistently ranks at the top of our peer group for quality patient outcomes, patient satisfaction and nursing excellence. Recognized as a Magnet® designated facility since 2004 and granted the gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence™ in critical care, Valley Chil...dren’s neonatal and pediatric intensive care units achieve some of the lowest mortality rates in the country while treating some of the sickest kids.
In affiliation with Stanford University School of Medicine, Valley Children’s Pediatric Residency and fellowship programs provide first-class training for the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric surgical and medical specialists. With more than 550 physicians and 3,400 staff, Valley Children’s partners with other providers and organizations throughout our 12-county service area to support delivering the best care to kids closer to home.