Echosonographer II

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

Job Type: 

LOC_MAIN-Main Hospital Req ID: 83093

Shift: Days

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">This role performs various modalities of cardiac ultrasound including transthoracic echo, stress echo, and assistance in transesophageal echo.

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">This role is also accountable for the preparation of preliminary interpretation reports, billing procedures, study transmittal and coverage of satellite sites.

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">This role demonstrates advanced knowledge of pediatric echo and a higher level of ability, performance and competencies. 

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">May be hiring multiple positions. 

Job Responsibilities
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Perform echocardiograms in accordance with lab standards while meeting daily volume expectations.  Responds to emergent exams is a timely manner.  Follows department workflows for reporting, billing and standard daily performance.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Ensures patient care is provided in clean, safe, quiet, and secure environment. Renders excellent patient care to patients and families.  All hospital related interactions are courteous and confidential and in accordance with HIPPAA regulations. Demonstrates the knowledge and ability to deliver developmental and age-appropriate care to patients.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Participates in staff meetings, research studies, quality assurance activities and working groups.  Cooperates and assists in obtaining institutional, divisional and departmental initiatives and goals.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Assists in the teaching of students, fellows and new technicians.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Follows the policies, procedures and cost-control standards of the hospital as well as department specific policies and procedures.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">May be asked to travel to other locations
Job Responsibilities (Continued)
Job Responsibilities (Continued)
Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations
Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer [RDCS] in pediatric echocardiography from ARDMS or Registered Cardiac Sonographer [RCS or RCCS] from CCI within one (1) year of placement into the role.
Required Education and Experience

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Required Education: High School Diploma/GED


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Required Experience: Two (2) years of pediatric echocardiography experience.<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">           

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Preferred Education: Graduate of a Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs [CAAHEP] accredited cardiovascular program.


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Preferred Experience: Five (5) years of pediatric echocardiography experience.

Additional Technical Requirements
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Advanced knowledge of the principles of ultrasound physics and instrumentation of ultrasound systems.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Advanced knowledge of cardiac anatomy, physiology and pathology.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Advanced knowledge of transthoracic echocardiography.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Advanced proficiency in operation of ultrasound equipment and digital reporting software.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Participation in national, international or original research studies.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Ability to travel to multiple work locations

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