Performs efficient, high quality diagnostic imaging procedures in the field of pediatric echocardiography.
Successful completion of Ultrasound or Cardiovascular Technology Program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAAHEP) or the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) which includes verified didactic and supervised clinical experience in Echocardiography.
Minimum Work Experience
2 years pediatric echo experience required
Required Licenses/Certifications for position
BLS required, PALS recommended.
Registered or registry eligible for the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI).
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
Strong core knowledge and understanding of the basic principles of pediatric echocardiography.
Ability to assess, image, and present pediatric echocardiograms in a professional, efficient and highly diagnostic manner.
Advanced proficiency in fetal echocardiography recommended.
Must be available to work full-time, 72 hours per two week pay period, day shift.
Must be available to work on call/ call back with 30 minute response time.
Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
Medium lifting, pushing and pulling is required for 20-50 lbs occasionally, 10-20 lbs frequently and 10 lbs constantly to move objects. Sudden emergency situations have the potential for exposure to lifting or moving of up to 100 lbs. Frequent bending, walking, sitting, squatting, reaching and standing are required. Keyboard/computer use and/or repetitive motions may be required.
East Tennessee Children's Hospital is a 152-bed hospital certified by the state of Tennessee as the only Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center in East Tennessee and is accredited by the Joint Commission. As a Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center, Children's Hospital offers full capabilities to care for seriously ill children in a unique pediatric environment and offers the services of many different pediatric subspecialties. Children's Hospital works jointly with the University of Tennessee Medical Center to ensure that injured children in this region receive trauma care at the institution most appropriate for the child's needs. We also assist smaller hospitals by providing pediatric health care training opportunities.