Congenital Cardiac Sonographer- Pediatrics
University of Virginia

Charlottesville, Virginia

Posted in Education and Training


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A Congenital Cardiac Sonographer 2 is a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Professional that is qualified by professional credentialing and academic and clinical experience to provide diagnostic patient care services using ultrasound and related diagnostic procedures to patients with congenital heart disease. The scope of practice of the Diagnostic Medical Sonographer includes those procedures, acts and processes permitted by law, for which the individual has received education and clinical experience, has demonstrated competency, and has completed the appropriate ARDMS certification which is the standard of practice in congenital cardiac ultrasound. The Congenital Cardiac Sonographer 2 is a capable clinician, focused on expanding knowledge and skills. Provides effective direct care, as part of the interdisciplinary team, to a variety of complex patients.

Demonstrates the cognitive skills required to perform comprehensive echocardiographic imaging on neonatal, pediatric, and adult patients with a core level of expertise in congenital heart disease.
Demonstrates the technical skills and abilities required to perform comprehensive congenital echocardiograms.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $28.96 - $46.34 Hourly

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education: Must meet the education requirement for diagnostic medical ultrasound or echocardiography ultrasound certification with either ARDMS or CCI; Associate's degree preferred.

Experience: Two years of clinical experience required.

License/Certification: Credentials from ARDMS as a Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) or CCI as a Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) or Registered Congenital Cardiac Sonographer (RCCS).

American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required

PHYSICAL DEMANDS Job requires standing for prolonged periods, frequently bending/stooping and reaching (overhead, extensive, and repetitive); Repetitive motion: Manipulation of ultrasound transducer. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 100lbs. May be exposed to chemicals, radiation, blood/body fluids, and disease.


COVID Vaccination Requirement

The University of Virginia expects all current and new employees (UVA Health System and Academic), to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

If hired to work within the University Health System, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to receive the vaccination. Employees may request a medical or religious exemption from vaccination.

If hired to work on the Academic side of the University, excluding the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UPG, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to submit to mandatory, weekly prevalence testing. Employees that are working 100% remotely will not be subject to weekly prevalence testing; however, if the employee works on UVA Grounds (including the Medical Center) even intermittently, then they are required to be tested for COVID-19 once per week on an indefinite basis and follow masking mandates.

NOTE: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how the vaccination and testing requirements will apply to you at your work location, see the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.


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