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Diagnostic Echocardiographer - Pediatrics

Weill Cornell Medical College

New York, NY
Weill Cornell Medical College
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Position Summary

Under general guidance, performs adult, pediatric or fetal echocardiography and assists in ensuring efficiency in the daily functioning of the echocardiography lab

Job Responsibilities

+ Responsible for maintaining a sterile environment\. Ensures standard infection control precautions are observed\.

+ Records data, calculations and measurements of echocardiograms according to its anomaly\.

+ Performs echocardiograms and Doppler studies and explains procedures to patients and/or guardians\. Utilizes portable equipment as necessary for performing echocardiograms on pediatric patients\.

+ Performs quality assurance related activities\. Maintains statistics, checks equipment, performs preventative maintenance and initiates calls for equipment service as necessary\.

+ Assists with training fellows, visiting physicians, medical students and staff in the performance and interpretation of echocardiogram and Doppler studies\.

+ Maintains inventory of supplies, equipment and/or reagents\. May order supplies/equipment/reagents as authorized or ensure that needs are escalated appropriately\. Receives supply orders and confirms accuracy of delivery\. May assist with cost control\.

+ Attends workshops, seminars and/or conferences to keep abreast of standards and best practices within the field\. Disseminates information to colleagues and/or staff as appropriate\.

+ Assists in the scheduling of patents requiring an echocardiogram\.

+ Ensures patient safety is maintained at all times\.


+ High School Diploma


Approximately 2 years of experience with imaging complex congenital anomalies

Experience in pediatric congenital heart disease and fetal echo

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

+ Demonstrated knowledge of fetal echocardiography\.

+ Completion of AMA accredited Diagnostic Ultrasound Program\.

Licenses and Certifications

+ Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer \(RDCS\) or registry eligible

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that's committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world\. Our doctors and scientists\-faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization\-are engaged in world\-class clinical care and cutting\-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies\. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U\.S\. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey\. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NewYork\-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork\-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, and NewYork\-Presbyterian/Queens\. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients \- the center of everything we do\. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled employer\.
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