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Pediatric Echo Technician - PRN

Primary Location Jonesboro, Georgia Facility Southwood Medical Offices I Job Number 1198540 Date posted 11/29/2023
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Description:
Job Summary:

Perform cardiac ultrasound examinations such as 2D echo, and other echocardiographic tests of pediatric patients as requested by referring physicians. Independently perform echocardiogram on pediatric and adult patients with congenital heart disease and communicate pertinent and detailed findings with reading physician.



Essential Responsibilities:


  • Obtains pertinent clinical information from patient, medical chart, and/or physician using accepted standard techniques.

  • Communicates purpose and procedures related to the ultrasound test to the guardians and/or patient and comforts/reassures guardians and/or patient about the examination.

  • Performs 2D echo, Doppler, and other echocardiographic examinations to provide anatomic and physiologic data for physician's review.

  • Notifies physician of patient distress and/or severe abnormal readings.

  • Provides assistance and training in the Echocardiograph Laboratory and maintains appropriate training documentation materials.

  • Participates in the development of effective Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement (QA/QI) activities to improve quality of care.

  • Performs other related duties as directed.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience


  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in pediatric ultrasound procedures/equipment, CW Doppler, and related anatomy/pathological conditions of and related to the heart required.


Education


  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

  • Graduated from an accredited ultrasound school.


License, Certification, Registration


  • Registered Congenital Cardiac Sonographer Certificate OR Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer Pediatric Echocardiogram Certificate



  • Basic Life Support required at hire from American Heart Association



  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Certificate


 

Additional Requirements:


  • Knowledge of current accepted Echocardiography principles, practices, and techniques, including cardiac anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology required.

  • Ability to analyze severity/importance of findings and respond to or report findings accurately and appropriately.


 

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Fetal experience preferred.

Primary Location: Georgia,Jonesboro,Southwood Medical Offices I Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 05:00 PM Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: GTC|UFCW|Local 1996 Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Southwood Medical Offices - Pediatrics-Cardiology - 2808 Pay Range: $37.93 - $42.41 / hour The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted. Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status. Submit Interest