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Cardiac Sonographer I - TKC Cardiovascular Imaging - Echo - AM (029)

University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, AL, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024
Cardiac Sonographer I - Cardiovascular Imaging - Echo - AM 7 on 7 off - (029) - (T217125)

Description

Compensation:
Pay : $29.25 - $47.55/hr
- Benefits available for eligible positions include: 100% tuition assistance, wellness initiatives, generous paid time off, paid parental leave, Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program eligible employer, plus more. In addition to our many benefits and perks, UAB Medicine provides a variety of resources to support employees both personally and professionally.


Job Highlights:
Our IAC-accredited Echo Lab provides high-quality diagnostic 2D and 3D imaging support for a variety of cardiac specialty programs and clinical trials, including:

  • structural heart interventions
  • advanced heart failure therapies
  • hypertrophic cardiomyopathy therapies
  • cardiac surgery and valve clinic
  • Cardio Oncology

This job offers a mix of patient care settings that consist of inpatient and outpatient services at the main campus, after-hours on-call support, and imaging support for one or more of our outpatient clinics.

Work with the Best at UAB Medicine:
UAB Medicine is Alabama’s largest single-site employer and operates over 1,200 beds and over 200 clinics in Birmingham, Alabama. When you become part of UAB Medicine, you join a nationally ranked academic medical center committed to education and advancing medical science through research.

- U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals, #1 in Alabama
- America’s No. 1 Best Large Employer, Forbes, 2021
- Level I Trauma Center
- NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Comprehensive Transplant Institute, Comprehensive Stroke Center

Our success in patient care, innovation, and education is a direct result of our supportive and inclusive culture. Whether you are looking to start your career, fast-track your development, or diversify your skills, UAB Medicine offers avenues for advancement that other employers cannot match.

Job Description:
Under close supervision and guidance, to demonstrate proficiency commensurate with basic technical skills. To perform routine and emergency echocardiograms including, but not limited to, 2D, 3D, Doppler, myocardial mechanics, and ultrasound enhancing agents. To proficiently operate diagnostic ultrasound and ancillary equipment. To thoroughly complete appropriate documentation. To provide echocardiography services at all locations and schedules as needed to meet patient care needs.

Qualifications

High school diploma or GED equivalent required. Graduate of an accredited cardiovascular ultrasound training program preferred. Proof of eligibility to test for RDCS or RCS certification required for new graduates of a sonography program. ARDMS or CCI certification in Echocardiography must be obtained within twelve (12) months from date of hire to position. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) by the American Heart Association (AHA) required. All candidates must successfully complete ultrasound scanning of the heart, subject to approval by the Echo Quality Panel, as part of the interview process.

Primary Location

: UAB Hospital

Job Category

: Cardiology Imaging

Organization

: 702400000 Cardiovascular Imaging

Employee Status

: Regular
Shift: 7 On/7 Off