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Sanford Health Pediatric Cardiac Sonographer - Echo Lab - FT in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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Facility: Heart Hospital Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 1301 W 18th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57104, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Varied Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Starting Rate: $30.00

Department Details

Position is full time, 80 hours per pay period. Schedule is 8 hour shifts with start times between 7a-8a to include call approximately one to two times a week and every third to fourth weekend. Position participates in outreach services as well.

Job Summary

Performs all required ultrasound and clinical evaluations at a technical level requiring limited supervision. Maintains a high standard of medical ethics at all times and is self-motivated to increase level of understanding and knowledge of the field of adult and pediatric cardiac disease and new techniques as they evolve. Performs clinical assessments and diagnostic cardiac ultrasound examinations. Utilizes cognitive sonographic skills to identify and record appropriate anatomical, pathological, and diagnostic images. Responsible for the safety, mental, and physical comfort of the patient while in the sonographer's care. Assists with the maintenance of laboratory accreditation. Establishes and maintains ethical working relationships and good rapport with all customers (i.e. patients, co-workers, physicians, peers, etc.). Performs procedures at the hospital and at outreach mobile sites. Outreach mobile requires driving and/or flying with our without physicians. Overnight stays as necessary. Performs pediatric, adult, and fetal echocardiography tests and procedures in accordance with the American Society of Echocardiography standards. Trains and orientates new employees and/or sonography students. Thoroughly understands the operation of the ultrasound machine and utilizes new sonographic technologies. Interacts professionally and effectively with fellow healthcare professionals.

Qualifications

Associate degree in Cardiovascular Technology or equivalent experience is required.

Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer Adult Echocardiography (RDCS AE) certification is required. Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer Pediatric Echocardiography (RDCS PE) registry certified or must be obtained within 12 months of training with the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) is required.

Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer Fetal Echocardiography (RDCS FE) registry certified or must be obtained within 18 months of training with the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS)

Benefits

Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-53153
Featured: No