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#97473 Senior Cardiac Sonographer-Per Diem

Initial Review Date: Thu 5/23/2019

DESCRIPTION

Cardiac Sonographer must understand concepts of the physics of ultrasound, demonstrates working knowledge of echocardiographic procedures, cardiac anatomy and physiology with a thorough understanding of cardiac abnormalities and disease processes. Follows established imaging protocols and modify the examination accordingly to ensure complete accurate high quality cardiac echo information is obtained.

Perform diagnostic recordings, accurate measurements and calculations of echocardiography images and Doppler hemodynamic data (at rest and with stress), with or without contrast agents. May be required to perform other noninvasive cardiovascular tests including, ECG and treadmill stress tests. Contributes to work organization and scheduling as a member of a self-directed work team.

Participates in the training of students, residents and fellows in echocardiography. Able to work independently and prioritize tasks needing completion. Positive communication and listening skills are important. Floats to labs in other clinic locations as needed. May need to work various shifts including weekends. Required to take call after hours and/or on weekends.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate of a school of Diagnostic Medical Sonography. RDCS, CCI or registry eligible. If registry eligible, must obtain registration with ARDMS within six (6) months of hire date.

  • BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • RDCS or registry eligible. If registry eligible, must obtain RDCS credential from ARDMS within six (6) months of hire date.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Recent hospital experience preferred as a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Capability to perform on-call when required.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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UC San Diego Health Sys
Payroll Title:
ULTRASOUND TCHNO SR PD
Department:
SCVC Non-invasive
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Appointment Type:
Per Diem
Appointment Percent:
10%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
4
Work Schedule:
Variable, 8 hrs/day, Monday - Saturday

 

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