As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
Nemours Children's Specialty Care in Pensacola, FL is seeking a part-timePediatric Cardiac Sonographer to perform Pediatric Echocardiography on newborns through adults. This is a 24 hour/week, part time, benefits eligible position.
Operate all equipment to perform diagnostic echocardiograms. Use correct parameters based on patient age and diagnosis. This includes 2D, Doppler and color Doppler, sedated TTE and assisting the cardiologist or senior fellow with TEE studies.
Efficiently and effectively perform echo pre-work by searching for relevant information related to prior echo, catheterizations and surgery to identify goals for current study.
Communicate efficiently and effectively with ordering and/or interpreting physician - prior to exams on inpatient studies and as needed for outpatient studies to define study goals.
Measure all M-mode, 2D, Doppler, and color Doppler flow patterns. Calculate measurements, formulas, and ratios. Enter calculations and measurements into patient report in Merge.
Analyze images and correctly annotate in Merge system.
Act as a preceptor and resource for students, novice sonographers and fellows in clinical situations.
Participate in research studies as requested.
Must demonstrate consistent proficiency in competencies for this position.
1-3 years related experience required
Mandatory RDCS or RCCS Certified with Pediatric Certification (**Credential must be maintained in active status**)
Current BLS certification (required)
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.