Cardiovascular Sonographer

Job Requisition #: JR56662

End Date: 8/31/2021

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Imaging/Radiology

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Christiana Care Health System, with locations in Wilmington and Newark, DE, is one of the largest health care providers in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Named one of “America's Best Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report, we have an excess of 1,100 beds between our two hospitals (Christiana Hospital and Wilmington Hospital) and are committed to providing the best patient care in the region.

The Cardiovascular Lab is currently recruiting for a Diagnostic Cardiac Ultrasound Technologist to work Day shift 4 ten hour days including one weekend day.  The successful candidate is responsible for rotating on-call schedule covering off hours and weekends.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • To perform cardiac ultrasound procedures.
  • Documents patient's clinical history and technologist impressions of the images obtained on exam request forms.
  • Assists the cardiologist with obtaining images and equipment operation during transesophageal and stress echocardiography.
  • Reviews Xcelera images with the interpreting cardiologist before final interpretations are completed.
  • Reports to the Technical Director in a timely manner any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards or safety violations that may cause injury to one-self, other employees, patients and visitors.
  • Assists in the instruction of cardiac ultrasound students and Cardiology Fellows during their practice performance at Christiana Care.

Requirements:

  • Associate degree from an accredited school of cardiovascular technology
  • Must be registry-eligible and sit for registry and become RDCS/RCS within the first 12 months of employment.
  • Must be either ARDMS (RVCS) or RDCS certified.
  • Certification in CPR.
  • Experience with saline and definity contrast; transesophageal echo, stress echo, dobutamine stress echo and adult echo required.
  • Willingness to be trained in IV placement and administration of contrast agent.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.

Benefits

ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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Our region offers a diversity of cultures, lifestyles, sports and entertainment events, housing options and educational opportunities. Located between Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., our locations provide easy access to two international airports, employment opportunities in a tri-state area, and proximity to some of the nation's top universities and colleges, as well as beaches in MD, DE and NJ!

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