Pediatric Cardiac Sonographer II - Peds Cardiac Cath Lab

University of Maryland Medical Center - Baltimore, MD

Posted 618 days ago
  • Experience
    Not Applicable
  • Job function
    Other
  • Employment type
    Other
  • Industry
    Hospital & Health Care
  • Employer job ID
    21243
  • Job ID
    4564444

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What You Will Do:

As an Ultrasonographer II working in the Children's Heart Program you will perform cardiac diagnostic ultrasound procedures at an advanced technical level, providing identification of cardiac structures, recognition of abnormalities and documentation for later clinical interpretation. You will work closely with the multi-disciplinary team lending imaging expertise over the continuum of cardiac care. Responsibilities include performing 2D and 3D transthoracic echocardiography studies to diagnose and guide management of congenital and non-congenital heart disease. Additional responsibilities include the care and handling of ultrasound equipment, assisting with invasive procedures, and assisting physicians with transesophageal echocardiograms.

What You Need to Be Successful:

Proficient knowledge and understanding pediatric anatomy, specific disease entities in the field of pediatric cardiology/echocardiology and pattern recognition in 2D and 3D. Proficient knowledge and understanding of ultrasound principles and practices, including differentiation of cross-sectional anatomy and setting-up and maintaining a sterile field. Knowledge of operating routine cardiology equipment, such as, ultrasound, various monitoring equipment and echocardiogram.
Effective verbal and written communication skills are necessary to work with patients, medical and nursing personnel, and in training and evaluating

Three years of clinical experience performing pediatric echocardiography testingprocedures, or equivalent, is required. One to two years of clinical experience performing fetal echoes is preferred. Must be certified in CPR. Completion of an ultrasound program is required.
Registered as a Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer in pediatric echocardiography by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers is required. Registered in fetal echo by ARDMS is preferred.

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University of Maryland Medical Center
The University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) is a teaching hospital based in Baltimore, Maryland, that provides the full range of health care to people throughout Maryland and the Mid-Atlantic region.
It is a national and regional referral center for trauma, cancer care, cardiac care, neurocare, women's and children's health and organ transplants.

The Medical Center has the most technically advanced imaging and operating room facilities, and it is a recognized leader in developing and performing minimally invasive surgical procedures. The Medical Center is one of the nation's first teaching hospitals, established in 1823.

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