Children's Mercy KC

Pediatric Cardiac Sonographer II

Requisition ID
2024-28915
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date
1 month ago(6/3/2024 10:22 AM)
Posting Category
Allied Health
Division
ECHO
Work Type
Full Time
Work Days
Variable Monday through Friday
Work Hours
8:00 - 16:30
FLSA Status
Non-Exempt
Location : Name
Adele Hall
Recruiter : Full Name: First Last
Angela Brown
Recruiter : Email
ambrown@cmh.edu

Thanks for your interest in Children's Mercy!

Do you envision finding a meaningful role with an inclusive and compassionate team? At Children’s Mercy, we believe in making a difference in the lives of all children and shining a light of hope to the patients and families we serve. Our employees make the difference, which is why we have been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a top pediatric hospital, for eleven consecutive years.

 

Children’s Mercy is in the heart of Kansas City – a metro abounding in cultural experiences, vibrant communities and thriving businesses. This is where our patients and families live, work and play. This is a community that has embraced our hospital and we strive to say thanks by giving back. As a leader in children’s health, we engage in meaningful programs and partnerships throughout the region so that we can improve the lives of children beyond the walls of our hospital.

Overview

To provide high quality echocardiograms for interpretation and diagnosis by a Pediatric Cardiologist. To act as a mentor and resource for students, sonographers and fellows in performing high quality pediatric echocardiograms as well as assisting them in developing other clinical and administrative skills necessary to their roles. Actively participate in Performance Improvement Projects

 

At Children’s Mercy, we are committed to ensuring that everyone feels welcomed within our walls. A successful candidate for this position will join us as we strive to create a workplace that reflects the community we serve, as well as our core values of kindness, curiosity, inclusion, team and integrity.

 

Additionally, it’s important to us that we remain transparent with all potential job candidates. Because we value the safety of the patients and families we serve, as well as the Children’s Mercy staff, we want to let you know that the seasonal influenza and COVID-19 vaccines are a condition of employment for all employees in our organization. New employees must be willing to be vaccinated if found non-immune to measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) and chicken pox (varicella) and/or without evidence of tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccination since 2005. If you become a finalist for this position, and have any concerns about receiving these vaccines, medical and/or religious exemptions can be further discussed with Human Resources.

Responsibilities

  • Perform Pediatric Echocardiography on patients in age from newborns to adults and act as a mentor for students staff and fellows in fulfilling their roles within the Echocardioraphy Department.
  • Provide care with consideration of patient's age, diagnosis, psycho-social characteristics and family stressors that affect ability to understand or retain instructions.
  • Maintain service excellence in all aspects of echo lab operations.
  • Maintain efficient operations of the Echo Lab
  • Demonstrate commitment to teamwork and learning
  • Participate in performance improvement activities designed to improve patient care and/or organizational processes

Qualifications

  • HS diploma or equivalent and 5-7 years experience
  • Associate's Degree, graduation from accredited sonography program, preferred and
    • 3-5 years experience
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred and
    • 1-2 years experience
  • RDCS Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (ARDCS) required upon hire
  • BLS certification required upon hire

Benefits at Children's Mercy

The benefits plans at Children’s Mercy are one of many reasons we are recognized as one of the best places to work in Kansas City. Our plans are designed to meet the changing needs of our employees and their families.

 

Learn more about Children’s Mercy benefits.

 

Starting Pay

 

 

Remote Work/Work from Home

This position is not eligible to work remotely, which means that the person hired will be required to work onsite at one of our Children’s Mercy locations and may not work from home.

EEO Employer/Disabled/Vet

Children’s Mercy hires individuals based on their job skills, expertise and ability to maintain professional relationships with fellow employees, patients, parents and visitors. A personal interview, formal education and training, previous work experience, references and a criminal background investigation all are factors used to select the best candidates. The hospital does not discriminate against prospective or current employees based on the race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, creed, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry or veteran status. A drug screen will be performed upon hire. Children’s Mercy is smoke and tobacco free.

 

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

CM is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. Our patients and families come from all walks of life, and so do we. We know that our greatest strengths come from the people who make up our team so we hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our hospital stronger and our patient care more compassionate.

If you share our values and our enthusiasm for service, you will find a home at CM. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring, including education, ideas, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, languages spoken, veteran status, color, religion, disability and beliefs.

 

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