Rady Children's Hospital San Diego Sonographer-49688 in San Diego, California

JOB SUMMARY:

With minimal supervision, the ultrasonographer performs ultrasound examinations on children and adults. Exercises independent judgment and ingenuity to perform a variety of sonographic examinations that require a comprehensive knowledge of cardiac anatomy, physiology and sonographic principles. Assumes responsibility for designated areas or procedures as required. The professional level of this health care service requires a highly skilled and competent individual who functions as an integral member of the health care team. The ultrasonographer must be able to produce and evaluate ultrasound images and related data that are used by physicians to render a medical diagnosis. The ultrasonographer must acquire and maintain specialized technical skills and medical knowledge to render quality patient care.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

H.S. Diploma, GED, or Equivalent

Current BLS/CPR Certification issued by American Heart Association

Radiology Ultrasound-ARDMS or Cardiac Ultrasound-RDCS or CCI certification-eligible; certification must be obtained within two years of hire

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Associate's Degree

2 years of experience