Pediatric Cardiac Sonographer Specialist FT at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/4/2020

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    Orlando, FL
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    Yes, 50 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description

Pediatric Cardiac Sonography - AdventHealth Orlando

Work Hours/Shift:   Full Time

You Will Be Responsible For:

Demonstrates, through behavior, AdventHealth’s core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship, and Teamwork.

  • Conducts AdventHealth Cardiovascular System training, innovation, development, adoption and integration of diagnostic cardiovascular pediatric sonography techniques.  Continually improves the program by utilizing research, registry, professional practice guidelines and best practices.
  • Acts as a resource for cardiovascular surgeons, anesthesiologists, allied health professionals. Trains staff sonographers and sonography students in pediatric cardiovascular modalities and protocols according to accreditation standards.
  • Effectively collaborates with the multi-campus system Cardiovascular Institute and Children’s Hospital leadership regarding the AdventHealth Pediatric Program.
  • Ensures cardiovascular imaging guidelines are appropriately adhered to and are relative to the diagnosis for the various ultrasound modalities.
  • Implements and designs programs for the pediatric sonography areas.


What You Will Need:

  • 5 Years of experience performing complex pediatric sonography
  • Experience providing pediatric sonographer training
  • Pediatric accreditation process experience
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

Diagnostic Sonographer Credentialing accepted from: American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI).

One registry for Adult AND one registry for Pediatric:

  • Echocardiography – Adult
  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonography (RDCS AE) OR
  • Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) AND
  • Echocardiography – Pediatric
    • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonography (RDCS PE) OR
    • Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RCCS)
  • Knowledge and skill in organizing and maintaining Pediatric Sonography Training Program
  • Knowledge of the Pediatric Accreditation Process
  • Associate Degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography OR Bachelor’s Degree in Education
  • Experience in Fetal Sonography AND Vascular Ultrasound
  • Prior leadership experience
  • Vascular Ultrasound
    • Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) OR
    • Registered Vascular Sonographer (RVS)
  • Fetal Ultrasound
  • Registered Diagnostic Sonography (FE)
Job Summary:

The Pediatric Cardiac Sonography Specialist is responsible for the education, innovation, guideline development, adoption, and integration of Pediatric Cardiac Sonography Specialist modalities to guide and direct Cardiovascular Pediatric and Congenital therapy for AdventHealth. The specialist acts as Cardiovascular Pediatric Ultrasound resource and mentor to the AdventHealth Ultrasound Sonographers and students.  The Specialist collaborates with Cardiovascular Pediatric Cardiologists, Surgeons and Cardiovascular Institute Leadership.  Designs and implements sonography programs at different sites. Develops and conducts training and education. Participates in the development of imaging standards and integrating new procedures for advanced quaternary cardiovascular care that requires the highest level of non-invasive imaging skill. Participates in research and incorporates evidence-based practices to advance the program.  Organizes and maintains the Pediatric Sonography accreditation process. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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