Cardiac Sonographer- NCHT Cardiology Clinic

Nationwide Children's Hospital

Nationwide Children's Hospital

Toledo, OH, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Cardiac Sonographer- NCHT Cardiology Clinic

Posted Date 4 months ago(1/23/2024 12:21 PM)
Requisition ID
2024-48261
Category
Nursing, Allied Health, Other

Overview

Cardiac Sonographer

The Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer is responsible for obtaining diagnostic transthoracic echocardiograms and compiling preliminary reports on all exams requested by the pediatric cardiologist.

Schedule: (Full time, Benefits Eligible)

Location:

Nationwide Children's Hospital - Toledo
2213 Cherry Street
Toledo, Ohio 43608
United States

Why Nationwide Children's Hospital?

Why Nationwide Children’s Hospital

The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose.

Here, Everyone Matters. We’re 12,000 strong. And it takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we’ll never even meet. Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.

Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children’s badge what they do for a living. They’ll tell you it’s More Than a Job. It’s a calling. It’s a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital. A Place to Be Proud.

  • Assist with the maintenance and monitoring of the Code of Conduct.
  • Develop and implement compliance policies and procedures.
  • Oversee appropriate dissemination and communication to affected personnel of all changes to pertinent regulations, policies, and guidelines.
  • Participate in the development, presentation and implementation of in-service educational programs, including written materials on key compliance topics.
  • Assist with establishing and maintaining channels for reporting compliance concerns, including the Corporate Integrity Hotline.
  • Assist the Compliance Officer with conducting and/or overseeing compliance investigations, and/or providing direction to other departments conducting investigations.
  • Assist with the creation and oversight of the organization’s Compliance Plan document, and the annual Compliance Work Plan.
  • Serve on key committees throughout the organization in need of compliance oversight.
  • Monitors revenue cycle controls and processes to ensure appropriate billing and payment in accordance with internal policies and third-party payer requirements.
  • Analyzes compliance and integrity concerns, questions or complaints received from internal customers.
  • Provides oversight and direction of external regulatory audits.
  • Assists the Compliance Officer with oversight of conflict of interest policies and processes.
  • Serves as a liaison with other departments with compliance related responsibilities.

Responsibilities

  • Performs transthoracic echocardiograms according to the requirements set by the Nationwide Childrens Echo Lab protocols.
  • Maintains basic understanding of congenital heart disease, cath lab interventions, surgical repairs, and complications which lead to the acquisition of high quality and diagnostic images.
  • Generates complete preliminary reports in reporting system.
  • Performs echocardiograms at various offsite clinics and local hospitals. Communicates with the team going to the offsite locations regarding transportation, start times, coverage, and emergencies.
  • Provides training and positive mentorship to trainees as assigned. Participates in department quality and process initiatives.
  • Attends and participates in Echo conferences, staff meetings and Echo Quality Improvement meetings.
  • Participates in a rotating call schedule covering nights, weekends, and occasional holidays. Responds within NCH guidelines and finds call coverage when there are coverage conflicts.
  • Maintains the required CMEs for pediatric echocardiography registration.

Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

Education:

  • Bachelors degree in an applied science and a graduate from an accredited medical ultrasound school preferred.Licensure: Must be actively registered in Adult or Pediatric Echocardiography by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS).
  • Must be actively registered in Pediatric Echocardiography by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) within two years of hire date.
  • Valid Ohio Drivers License with no more than one violation and/or at-fault accident in previous two years. No more than two violations or at-fault accidents in previous three years. Proof of auto insurance is necessary and will be validated annually.

Certifications:

  • Certification in cardio-pulmonary resuscitation must be maintained.

Preferred Experience:

  • Accepts and supports change in a positive manner.
  • Maintains professional standards, sets goals, and participates in activities to achieve those goals
  • Experience: Extensive knowledge of normal and abnormal pediatric cardiac imaging.

The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.

EOE M/F/Disability/Vet

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