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PRN Pediatric Cardiovascular Sonographer - Echocardiography

Location: 9981 S. HealthPark Drive, Fort Myers, FL
Department: Cardiovascular Services
Categories: Allied Health
Type: PRN
Shift: 7:30 AM-4:00 PM
Schedule: Days

Description:

Performs complete pediatric echocardiographic study integrating all imaging modalities necessary to obtain all pertinent patient data for diagnostic purposes. Sonographer will specialize in pediatric transthoracic echocardiographic studies according to departmental and IAC protocol (which consist of M-mode, two-dimensional echocardiograms, color flow, pulsed wave and continuous wave Doppler). Fetal echo experience preferred or willing to train. Sonographer will perform imaging enhancement agent, saline bubble, portable, stress echo studies, and assists with transesophageal echocardiographic procedures as needed. Document completely and accurately patient data and echo exam information utilizing current information management system and follows appropriate billing for procedures. Assist in the orientation and training of all levels of trainees and visitors assigned to the Echocardiography Laboratory.

Requirements:

Educational Requirements

Degree/Diploma ObtainedProgram of StudyRequired/
Preferred
and/or
High School Diploma or EquivalentRequired

Additional Requirements

Graduate from a cardiovascular technology program or diagnostic medical ultrasound program. Extensive experience may substitute training.

Experience Requirements

Minimum Years RequiredArea of ExperienceRequired/
Preferred
and/or
2 YearsEchocardiographyRequired

State of Florida Licensure Requirements

LicensesRequired/
Preferred
and/or
Not Required

Certifications/Registration Requirements

Certificates/RegistrationsRequired/
Preferred
and/or
BLS (American Heart Association / Basic Life Support)Required

Additional Requirements

Registered with American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in Echocardiography (RDCS) or Cardiovascular Credentialing International in Echocardiography RCS), required. A level III Cardiac Sonographer will need to have at least two ARDMS/CCI registry credentials that are currently being utilized at Lee Health, or has one ARDMS/CCI registry credential and successfully completes the Advanced Initiative component.