Job Summary :
D / 4-D) and the preparation of a preliminary report. The sonographer participates in all activities contributing to the development of Invasive and Non Invasive Cardiology Services, promoting and working collaboratively in a team environment, assisting other non-
invasive staff and providing relief for the Cardiac Non-Invasive Manager as needed. The Cardiac Sonographer participates in continual professional development of self, new employees and students, as well as identifies equipment maintenance issues, the formulation of procedure policies and quality improvement activities toward IAC accreditation and standards that promote safe practices for delivering patient care.
S / he provides evidence based specialized care for infants, children and adults with known or suspected congenital heart disease, enhanced by state of the art diagnostic and interventional studies and aligned with current professional standards.
Key Roles & Responsibilities :
In view of the evolving needs and opportunities within Sidra during this pre-operational phase, this position may be required to perform other duties as assigned and reporting relationships may vary.
Essential Requirements :
Education / Training in Cardiac Physiology / Clinical Physiology Medical Imaging or equivalent
Extensive experience in Cardiac ultrasound / ECHO Imaging
Extensive functional knowledge and western academic medical center clinical experience in cardiac ultrasound / ECHO imaging with particular emphasis on clinical cardiac physiology
Certification by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) as a RDCS or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) with Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) or Registered Congenital Cardiac Sonographer (RCCS) certification with Canadian Association of Registered Diagnostic Ultrasound Professionals (CARDUP) as Canadian Registered Cardiac Sonographer (CRCS).
Certification within one year of employment in the following-
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Paediatric Advanced Life Support
Evidence of ongoing professional and personal development
Demonstrated knowledge of clinical cardiac physiology
Demonstrated skills required for performing Dobutamine stress echocardiography
Demonstrated ability to perform and report adult and Pediatric transthoracic echocardiograms
Demonstrated ability to interpret echo and Doppler data with written report of findings
Previous experience with Cardiovascular information systems
Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
Fluency in written and spoken English