Akron Children's Hospital Careers

Cardiac Sonographer II

Akron, Ohio
CARDIAC SONOGRAPHER II


Job Description

About Us

Akron Children’s Hospital is one of the largest independent pediatric hospitals in the U.S., and ranked among the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Our dedicated staff serves nearly 800,000 patient visits per year through our 2 hospital campuses and a large network of locations offering primary and specialty care.

We are leading the way to healthier futures for children and communities through expert medical care, research, and prevention and wellness programs. As a teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and other universities, we train new generations of pediatricians, specialists, nurses and pharmacists every year.

OUR PROMISES

  1. To treat every child as we would our own
  2. To treat others as they would like to be treated
  3. To turn no child away for any reason

We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.

Shift Information: Variable

Position Summary:

•Perform complete non-invasive transthoracic echocardiographic studies, including two-dimensional, M-Mode and Doppler by lab approved protocols without prompting.

•Assist the physician with transesophageal, intraoperative and contrast echocardiography.

•Provide applicable data regarding cardiac anatomy and hemodynamics in order to assist the cardiologist in the diagnosis of congenital heart defects.

•Assess patient status, and identify each patient's specific age requirements.

Qualifications:

 

◦Prior experience as a Cardiac Sonographer,
◦OR completion of a two-year allied health education degree in a patient-care related field, WITH extensive full time clinical pediatric echocardiography experience,
◦OR or a graduate of a CHEA accredited cardiovascular program, WITH extensive full time clinical pediatric echocardiography experience,
◦OR a bachelors degree AND extensive full time pediatric echocardiography clinical experience


•Basic Life Support Certification required.
•Must be able to interact with a variety of people and ages in a helpful manner, with understanding of growth and development specific to that age.
•Must be able to rotate call for 24 hour coverage of cardiac patients.
•Will be required to work at remote clinic facilities.
•Must sit for the ARDMS RDCS pediatric registry within 18 months of hire and be fully registered within 2.5 years of hire.


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