Cardiac Sonographer, Pediatrics -- Registry, Day shift

Company University of Chicago Medical Center
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(5/20/2024 9:38 AM)
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Job Description

Join University of Chicago Medicine, as a Cardiac Sonographer in the Pediatric Heart Station. In this role, the Cardiac Sonographer will perform pediatric transthoracic echocardiography studies as well as all aspects of echocardiographic imaging under the direct supervision of a supervisor/medical director.


The University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital echocardiography experts perform many types of echo procedures, including transthoracic echocardiography, fetal echocardiography, and Transesophogeal Echocardiography (TEE). Comer Children's pediatric lab is accredited by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in Pediatric, Fetal and Transesophogeal Echocardiograms.


Cardiac Sonographer Job Functions

  • Prepares patients and performs transthoracic echo procedures.
  • Review’s indications, compares previous studies to accurately answer all questions by referring physician,
  • Communicates with patients, customers, and staff in a respectful and compassionate manner
  • Utilizes Intellispace Cardiovascular (ISCV) data archiving system and EPIC Electronic Medical Records system to record, charge and report procedures. 

 Required Qualifications

  • High School Graduate or GED equivalent
  • Successful completion of clinical hours at accredited lab
  • Good communication skills, both written and speech
  • Obtaining Pediatric registry status within a year with either Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) or American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS).

 Preferred Qualifications

  • Two years of clinical experience outside school hours in cardiac sonography; will work with the right student.
  • Accreditation with ARDMS or CCI. Passed boards.
  • Ability to independently perform comprehensive examinations 
  • Basic computer skills to work with the IntelliSpace digital archiving system
  • RCS (CCI) (congenital echo)

In this role, we anticipate that you will generally work approximately 10 hours per week. We anticipate that you will generally be scheduled to work the Day shift, 7:30am - 6:00pm, and will be scheduled for on-call shifts. We anticipate you will be scheduled to work 100% at the Hyde Park campus. The days of the week that you are scheduled will vary depending on the week, but we anticipate that you will be scheduled to work between Monday - Friday and one weekend shift every 6 weeks.


Must comply with UCMC’s COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.

Why Join Us

We’ve been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment… with patients and with each other. We’re in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you’d like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we’re doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion.


Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront.

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The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.


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