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Cardiac Sonographer

Location
St. Louis, Missouri
Posted
2 Sep 2022
Additional Information About the Role

Increased Compensation Packages Now Available

 

Come work with us at the St. Louis area's top adult hospital.  Barnes Jewish Hospital has opportunities for Cardiac Sonographers. If you want the opportunity to be a part of a world class team performing dynamic and challenging procedures - APPLY NOW!  As a part of this team you will work along side top rated physicians doing cutting edge and advanced procedures.  In addition to competitive pay and sign on bonuses this team provides weekly CME offerings by residents and fellows.  New grads will receive reimbursement for their initial RDCS registry through ARDMS

  • Sign On Bonus Available
  • Part Time, 30 Hours Weekly, Benefits Eligible
  • 10 Hour Shifts, 7:00AM - 5:30PM, Weekend Rotation as Required
  • NO CALL OR HOLIDAYS
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital - Cardiac Diagnostic Lab

 


Overview

Barnes-Jewish Hospital is the St. Louis region's top adult hospital. Formed from the merger of the former Barnes and Jewish Hospitals to become Missouri's largest hospital, it continues the traditions of its predecessors along with its partner, Washington University School of Medicine, in providing cutting-edge treatments, educating future medical professionals and working to make our community as healthy as it can be.


For over two decades Barnes-Jewish Hospital has been ranked on the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Honor Roll. In 2021, Barnes-Jewish ranked 17th overall with 11 specialties being ranked. The hospital was also the first hospital in Missouri to be designated as a Magnet® hospital in 2003 by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for excellence in nursing and has been redesignated consistently since.


Barnes-Jewish Hospital is a teaching hospital staffed by more than 1,500 Washington University Physicians, the clinical practice for the Washington University School of medicine. The academic medicine partnership has developed many treatments and procedures that are now common across the globe.

 

 

 

Role Purpose

 

The Cardiac Diagnostic Laboratory at Barnes-Jewish Hospital is partnered with Washington University School of Medicine to provide state-of-the art multi-modality echocardiographic imaging. The Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) performs ASE-guided, non-invasive cardiovascular testing in an IAC (Intersocietal Accreditation Commission) accredited lab to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac disease or injury, including advanced pathologies and anatomies (3-D echocardiography, transplanted heart and lungs, assist device placement and management, transcatheter valvular repair/replacement, congenital abnormalities and malformations, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, percutaneous placement of closure devices for patent foramen ovale and atrial septal defects, and research protocols). Performs testing in routine, non-routine urgent and emergent patient care situations. Testing modalities will include transthoracic, transesophageal, and stress transthoracic echocardiography.

Responsibilities

  • Performs complex echocardiography exams at various locations throughout academic campus.
  • Evaluates all aspects of cardiovascular patient clinical assessment for cardiac conditions and recognizes abnormalities.
  • Reviews and correlates relevant patient history, including corrective procedures, surgeries, etc. Applies independent clinical judgement during exam to ensure appropriate anatomical, pathophysiology and clinical conditions are captured in examination images.
  • Acquires advanced modalities as trained to include 3D, right heart strain, TAPSE, PISA. Transcatheter pre/post valvular repair/replacement, HOCM etc
  • Communicates with healthcare team for collaboration of care. Reviews examination images, synthesizes examination results and prepares preliminary findings to support interpreting physician echocardiographer by contributing technical impressions and professional knowledge to facilitate the completion of final diagnostic report for use in clinical care.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

Minimum Requirements

  • Associate's Degree in Cardiac Echocardiography
  • Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) 

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Requirements

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification

Benefits Statement

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

-  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
-  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
-  401(k) plan
-  Tuition Assistance
-  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
-  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
-  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

*Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

Legal Statement

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer


Benefits and Legal Statement

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At BJC we're committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
  • Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
  • Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan funded by BJC
  • 401(k) plan with BJC match
  • Tuition Assistance available on first day
  • BJC Institute for Learning and Development
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
  • Adoption assistance

 

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*Not all benefits apply to all jobs

 

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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Details

  • Job Reference: 702371150-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: BJC HealthCare
  • Location: St. Louis, Missouri
  • Salary: On Application