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Cardiac Sonographer | Full-Time Nights | Newark Ca

at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States

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*ELIGIBLE CANDIDATES CAN RECEIVE A $7,500 SIGN-ON BONUS!*

Are you interested in working for an organization passionate about love and excellence?
ChristianaCareis a nonprofit health system with a mission of service. We believe that the key to providing truly excellent health care is to partner with our patients and their families, building a system of care that is effective, affordable and valuable to everyone who is touched by it.
ChristianaCare, is looking for a Full-Time Cardiac Sonographer who will utilize our core values of Love & Excellence to provide the highest level of care to our patients.

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

To perform diagnostic cardiac ultrasound (echocardiography) procedures at the request of physicians to assist in the diagnosis of cardiovascular disease. Assist with the clinical training of students and Cardiology Fellows associated with the Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Lab.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Performs cardiac ultrasound procedures.
Documents patient's clinical history and technologist impressions of the images obtained on exam request forms.
Assists the cardiologist with obtaining images and equipment operation during transesophageal echocardiography.
Assists in the instruction of cardiac ultrasound students and Cardiology Fellows during their practice performance at Christiana Care.
Rotates on on-call schedule covering off hours and weekend rotation.
Performs pediatric echocardiography, if experienced.
Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to provide care appropriate to pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients, including knowledge of growth and development, the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs, and provide the care needed.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Associate degree from an accredited school of cardiovascular technology.
Registry-eligible and must sit for registry and become RDCS/RCS within the first year of employment.
Pass the registry exam from either the ARDMS or RDCS.
CPR certification.
IV experience with saline contrast and Definity contrast.
Experience in Transesophageal echo, stress echo, dobutamine stress echo and adult echo.

Schedule:
Sunday-Thursday: 9:30pm-6:00am
Holiday and Call rotation will be needed, as well as flexibility with weekend rotation coverage. Shift is primarily at Christiana Hospital, occasional coverage at Wilmington Hospital may be asked.
Christiana Care offers:
Full Medical, Dental, Vision and other insurance benefits
403 (b) with an employer match
Generous Paid Time Off

Post End DateJun 30, 2024

EEO Posting Statement

Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Job Posting: 1277171

Posted On: Jun 11, 2024

Updated On: Jul 11, 2024

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