Supplemental Pediatric/Neonatal Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer
At Harris Health System, we champion better health for our patients, their families and our community, by connecting them to an integrated healthcare system that provides high-quality healthcare. Harris Health focuses on the delivery of primary care, wellness and prevention services to the residents of Harris County, Texas, through its extensive network of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Harris Health is a proud recipient of the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered medical homes. Harris Health's medical faculty and residents are provided by its nationally recognized medical school partners: Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Skills / Requirements
The Pediatric/Neonatal Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (PDCS) is proficient in providing high quality cardiac ultrasound images of the heart and great vessels, assessment of myocardial function, recording of hemodynamic measurements, and visualization of blood flow using 2D, M-mode, color-flow and spectral Doppler. Ultrasound procedures include: transthoracic and trans esophageal echocardiography ultrasound on neonatal and pediatric patients. These responsibilities will take place in various locations such as Level II, Level III NICU, and Newborn Follow up Clinic. The PDCS functions as a preceptor to staff and students, and assists with patient scheduling and procedures to ensure efficient workflow.
High School Diploma or GED
Licenses & Certifications:
Reg Diag Cardiac Sonographer (OR) Reg Cardiac Sonographer through ARDMS or CCI, with second registry in Pediatric Echocardiography, AND Cert Cardiographic Tech
3 Years of Hospital or Clinic experience
1 Year of Pediatric/Neonatal echo experience
6 Months of Operational experience related to patient scheduling and flow is preferred
Above average verbal communication (Heavy Public Contact)
Work Schedule - Holidays, On-Call