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Cedars-Sinai Congenital/Pediatric Sonographer - Per Diem in Los Angeles, California

Align yourself with an organization that has a reputation for excellence! Cedars Sinai was awarded the National Research Corporation’s Consumer Choice Award 19 years in a row for providing the highest-quality medical care in Los Angeles. We also were awarded the Advisory Board Company’s Workplace of the Year. This annual award recognizes hospitals and health systems nationwide that have outstanding levels of employee engagement. We hire team members who are committed to improving patients' lives. We provide an outstanding benefit package, along with competitive compensation. Join us! Discover why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America’s Best Hospitals.

What will you be doing in this role?

As a Pediatric/Congenital Sonographer, you will assist in all echocardiograms performed in the Non-Invasive Cardiac Laboratory (Echo) for the pediatric and adult congenital cardiac population. You will also have the opportunity to participate in the fetal echocardiography laboratory. You will provide support to outpatient and inpatient services, operating suite and catheterization lab for efficient operations. In this role you will be expected to:

  • Provide a safe patient care environment.

  • Have responsibility and accountability for performing transthoracic echocardiograms using state of the art ultrasound equipment to diagnosis and manage cardiac conditions.

  • Assist cardiologists in the acquisition of transesophageal, intracardiac and epicardial echocardiograms.

  • Consistently demonstrate proficiency in the performance of all procedures and competency in the use of all related ultrasound equipment and computers.

  • Be an active participant in departmental and performance improvement activities and mentor other staff. Collect/document data to meet clinical, financial, and regulatory requirements.

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Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED required

  • Graduation from a 2-year accredited ultrasound school preferred

License/Certification/Registration:

  • Current RDCS in Pediatric and/or Adult

  • BCLS certified

Experience/Skills Sought:

  • At least 1 year of experience as a full-time pediatric sonographer OR completion of a formal pediatric/congenital sonographer training program

  • Will consider applicants with 2 or more years of full-time sonographer experience and strong motivation to learn and perform pediatric/adult congenital echocardiography

  • Relevant clinical experience for population served

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to effectively coordinate all aspects of patient care

  • Good judgment and application of critical thinking skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal communication, with persons of various cultural and educational backgrounds

  • Available 24 hours/day when scheduled for on-call activities

  • Participation in significant ongoing congenital and pediatric training and will learn/follow extensive congenital protocols/workflows to ensure high standards

  • Computer proficiency

Why work here?

Beyond outstanding benefits, competitive salaries and health and dental insurance, we take pride in hiring the best, most passionate employees. Our talented staff reflects the culturally and ethnically diverse community we serve. They are proof of our commitment to creating a dynamic, inclusive environment that fuels innovation and the gold standard of patient care we strive for.

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.

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