Registered Cardiac Sonographer - Sign-on Bonus and Relocation Allowance Eligible
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Internal Number: 140335
Expected Starting Salary Range: $35-$45/hr
Sign-On Bonus Eligible
Relocation Allowance Offered when applicable
The Heart Institute at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is seeking full-time Registered Cardiac Sonographers. If you would like to join a unique clinical lab that strives for positive culture not just coworkers but who operates like a family by ways of creating a rewarding career through growth in the field and a supportive clinical ladder, we are the place for you!
We are committed to improving the quality of life for every child. We are one of the most respected names in children's health care. U.S. News & World Report ranked Cincinnati Children's No. 4 in the nation in the magazine's 2021-2022 list of the best children's hospitals.
Key Responsibilities of this Position Include:
Perform pediatric cardiac exams
Analyze & Report Exam Results
Provide verbal and written preliminary reports to the Echo Faculty
Assume on-call responsibilities
Assist with research projects as needed
Function as part of a team sharing knowledge and providing technical support for one another
SCOPE: To perform diagnostic cardiac ultrasound examinations and to assist in analyzing the data for interpretation within the Cardiology department of a Medical Center dedicated to the care of infants; children and adolescents.
Perform Cardiac Ultrasound Exams
Prepare patients and/or parents psychologically and physically for echocardiogram. Perform the cardiac ultrasound examination as ordered by the physician, including M-MODE, 2D Doppler and Color Flow Mapping 3D and strain.
Report and Analyze Exam Results
Provide a verbal report to the Echocardiography Faculty. Analyze the data, provide a preliminary written report, and review results with the Echocardiac Laboratory Faculty for final interpretation. Maintain patients' records and echocardiographic laboratory logs in database. Assist with research projects as needed.
Maintain equipment by cleaning scan heads and Electrocardiogram (EKG) lead wires after each patient and following the guidelines of the infection disease committee.
Share knowledge and provide technical support for one another. Assume on-call responsibilities for Neonatal External Intensive Care Units at external hospital partnerships and others as directed. Assist with the training of cardiology fellow or visitors.
May participate in clinical research related to cardiovascular disease. Measure and analyze echocardiographic data for research projects. Prepare and present findings in selected forums; at cardiology, echocardiography and sonographers meetings; at meetings of potential funding sources (such as industry and The American Heart Association); at meetings of non-experts interested in medical research (students and journalists). Prepare and present scientific reports (abstracts, manuscripts and articles) and manuals.
Associate's Degree in a related field
0 - 2 years of work experience in a related job discipline
Pediatric ARDMS certification obtained within 18 months of employment
Cincinnati Children's is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and treasures Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We are committed to creating an environment of dignity and respect for all our employees, patients, and families (EEO/AA).
About Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
At Cincinnati Children’s, we come to work with one goal: to make children’s health better. We believe in a team approach, both in caring for patients and their families, and in advancing science and discovery. We strive to do better, and find energy and inspiration in our shared purpose. If you want to be the best you can be, you can do it at Cincinnati Children’s.