Fairview Health Services Echocardiology Technician - Pediatric $3,000 Sign-On Bonus in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Overview

University of Minnesota Health Heart Care is a team of cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, advanced practitioners, nurses and healthcare professionals committed to providing lifesaving care to people with heart disease. Our heart specialists and their teams build upon a 60-year legacy of clinical care, research and innovation, including the world’s first open-heart surgery.

We’ve transformed lives with major advances in valve replacements, transplants, cardiac resuscitation, and other techniques to treat heart disease. We bring together a deep understanding of academic medicine and advanced clinical care to tailor our therapies to each patient’s individual condition.

Responsibilities/Job Description

Fairview Health Services is seeking a full time (1.0 FTE) Pediatric Echocardiology Technician for the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital located in Minneapolis, MN.

In this role, you will:

  • Performs non-invasive cardiac diagnostic imaging using ultrasound technology to aid the physician in the diagnosis and treatment of congenital and acquired cardiac diseases.

  • Evaluate the cardiac status by using a logical and systematic approach to analyze the heart and related structures segmentally: Thoracoabdominal situs, Cardiac Position, Atrial Situs, Atrioventricular connection, Ventricular Morphology, Ventriculoarterial connection

  • Evaluate pediatric patients with complex congenital heart disease.by having extensive knowledge of the incidence, causes, inheritance patterns, and pathologic consequences of congenital malformations.

  • Knowledge and understanding of surgical procedures for the repair or partial repair of congenital heart disease and the various modifications encountered for different congenital disorders.

  • Knowledge of the 3 major categories of corrective procedures and the variations encountered.

  • Ability to evaluate complex fetal cardiac anatomy and physiology

  • Ability to provide relevant echocardiographic data, making quantitative calculations and communicating the impressions for the physicians.

  • Participates in quality assurance activities and research studies as needed

  • Shifts are: Day shifts working Monday - Friday + call (60 minute call response)

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Associates Degree in Echocardiography

  • License/Certification/Registration: Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) - Adult or pediatric, BLS

  • Experience: 5 years

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Echocardiography

  • License/Certification/Registration: RDCS – Fetal

  • Experience: 10 years

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2018-20633

Profession Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)

Speciality Imaging/Radiology

Location University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital

Shift day

Hours per 2 weeks 80

Department Pediatrics Echo Ekg Lab