Job Summary Under the general supervision of the Medical Director of the Echocardiography Lab and the Associate Director of Cardiovascular Diagnostic Services and direct supervision of the Adult Echocardiography Lab Supervisor, performs echocardiographic ultrasound studies on varied patient groups, interprets acquired data, and develops preliminary reports according to departmental procedures and job standards. Completes job duties with minimal clinical supervision. Works alongside other sonographer staff in a collegial manner to facilitate the completion of scheduled or ordered echocardiographic exams. Proficient in providing all clinical modalities offered in the UCSF Echo Lab. Contributes to the team dynamic through communication, initiative, and productivity. This position will be filled at the Ultrasound Technologist or Senior Ultrasound Technologist level depending on the qualifications of the selected individual. Required Qualifications
This position requires flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Medical Center locations.
Minimum of two (2) years' post-graduate experience performing adult cardiac echocardiograms in a hospital-based setting.
Completion of an accredited cardiac sonographer training curriculum program required.
Current registry through ARDMS (RDCS) or CCI (RCS or ACS).
Knowledge of basic medical terminology.
Excellent communication skills
University/Teaching hospital experience
Experience with adult congenital heart disease patients and/or HCM patients
Prefer adult congenital, structural heart, heart and lung transplant, and advanced heart failure experience. Experience with LVAD, ECMO, TAVR, Mitra-Clip, and other advanced therapies.
Prefer EPIC EMR and Syngo Dynamics system experience.
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