Rady Children's Hospital San Diego Ultrasonographer-50583 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 QUALFICATIONS:

High School Diploma, GED or foreign equivalent

Radiology Ultrasound Certification (ARDMS) or Cardiac Ultrasound certification (RDCS) or CCI certification eligible (certification must be obtained within two years of hire)

Current BLS certification (Issued by American Heart Association)

PREFERRED QUALFICATIONS:

Associate's Degree

2 years of experience