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Cardiac Sonographer II - Pediatrics

OSF Healthcare

OSF Healthcare

Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2024

Job Description

Overview

$20,000 Sign on Bonus

OSF will invest in you on day 1! Candidates with 5+ years of direct experience will receive 24 hours of Vacation and Holiday time that will be available for use beginning day 1. This is in addition to our generous time-off benefits.

Expected pay for this position is $37.99 - $49.72/hour. Actual pay will be determined by experience, skills and internal equity.

Shifts will rotate between OSF SFMC and the OSF Cancer Institute

OSF HealthCare Cancer Institute offers patients access to the most transformative technology in the country, from diagnostic imaging to treatments. It is among fewer than 40 institutes in the country to offer proton therapy and only the second in Illinois. The OSF HealthCare Cancer Institute is home to the OSF Breakthrough Treatment Center, where we provide individuals battling the most difficult-to-treat cancers access to the most promising medical breakthroughs, novel therapies and clinical trials from around the world. We’re committed to delivering highly personalized, compassionate, and revolutionary cancer care - join our team today!

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POSITION SUMMARY:

​The Cardiac Sonographer II – SFMC follows established policies, procedures, and performs and records Echocardiology diagnostic tests at Saint Francis Medical Center. Obtains information about normal and abnormal anatomy used to diagnosis disease. Ensures echo exams are of acceptable quality and records results, demonstrating the knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care that is appropriate to the ages of the patients served on their assigned units.


Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

- High School/GED

Other Licenses/Certifications:

- RDCS-Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography from American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) (preferred) or Registered Cardiac Sonographer from Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) and certification in 1 patient population.

-CPR – American Heart Association (BLS for Health Care Providers)

Experience:

- 1 year of training in echocardiology specific to a patient population

- Professional level of knowledge of echocardiology techniques, with the ability to independently perform diagnostic echocardiograms procedures

Other skills/knowledge:

- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

- Solid computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft software.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Other requirements/information:

- Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care appropriate to the age of the patients served on their assigned unit(s) and of the principles of growth and development as well as the physical, emotional, and psychosocial needs of the patient population served

- Excellent communication skills to effectively work with patients when allaying fears and eliciting cooperation, and to relay patient information to physicians and nursing personnel

- Strong analytical ability to recognize anatomic abnormalities, adjust equipment settings to appropriately target the ultrasound and identify irregularities during course of ultrasound and notify appropriate personnel Proven ability to prioritize and organize daily work load, while paying close attention to detail

OSF HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer.