• Pediatric Cardiac Sonographer (Sign on/Relocation eligibility)

    Job ID 2018-29585
    Area of Interest
    Echocardiography/ Fetal Echocardiograph
    Location Name
    Hospital Main Campus
    FTE/Hours per pay period
    1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
    Work Status
    Regular
    Department
    Echocardiography
    Shift
    Day Shift
  • Overview

    Hope. Care. Cure. These three simple words capture what we do at Seattle Children’s – to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Are you ready to engage with a mission-driven organization that is life-changing to many, and touches the hearts of all? #HOPECARECURE

     

    – PEDIATRIC CARDIAC SONOGRAPHER– SIGN ON/RELOCATION ELIGIBLE

     

    Our founding promise to the community is as valid today as it was over a century ago: we will care for all children in our region, regardless of the families’ ability to pay. Together, we deliver superior patient care, advance new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and serve as the pediatric and adolescent, academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho – the largest region of any children’s hospital in the country.

     

    In 2018, U.S. News & World Report once again ranked Seattle Children’s among the nation's best children's hospitals – for the 26th year in a row. We received national rankings in all 10 specialty areas evaluated by U.S. News & World Report, and are honored to be the only pediatric medical center in Washington to be ranked.

     

    As a Magnet designated institution, we recognize the importance of hiring and developing great talent to provide best-in-class care to the patients and families we serve. Our organizational DNA takes form in our core values:  Compassion, Excellence, Integrity, Collaboration, Equity and Innovation. Whether it’s delivering frontline care to our patients in a kind and caring way, practicing the highest standards of quality and safety or being relentlessly curious as we work towards eradicating childhood diseases, these values are the fabric of our culture and community

     

    Come join one of the nations Best Heart Centers

     

    About us: With wide-ranging expertise, proven outcomes and a focus on innovative therapies, Seattle Children’s Heart Center is one of the best pediatric cardiology programs in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report. We offer same- or next-day appointments for urgent cases. For most other  needs, we offer appointments within seven days. From our main campus in Seattle to the Arctic Circle, our outreach program covers nearly a million square  miles at more than 20 sites of care

     

    Seattle Children's does a high volume of echocardiograms on babies and children - more than 1,000 every month. Along with our partners at the University of Washington, we have access to the latest research on this important technology. In addition to our routine pediatric echocardiograms, we provide a number of specialized services, including:

    • Fetal echocardiogram
    • Intraoperative transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE), performed during virtually all heart surgeries, and occasionally for other surgical specialties
    • Cath lab intra-cardiac echo (ICE)
    • Echocardiography in our regional clinics (Montana, Alaska, Tacoma, Central WA, Tri-Cities)
    • 3D imagining 

    What you will do: Perform cardiac ultrasound examinations. Provide assistance to the physicians in the operating room, ICU, and Catheterization lab with trans-esophageal studies.

     

    Living in Seattle: Seattle Children’s is proud to call the Pacific Northwest home. Many dream of having the opportunity to live and work here. Our employees live that dream. We invite you to learn more about the award-winning schools, diverse neighborhoods, extensive public transportation, arts communities and outdoor recreation that make Seattle a fantastic place to live and work.

     

    To learn more watch this video:

    https://youtu.be/oM-IdFz7AeI

     

     

    Employer Offerings: To attract and retain the best workforce, we provide competitive salaries, great benefits and excellent professional development. Those are some of the reasons those are some of the reasons Becker’s Hospital Review listed us as one of 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare. Some of our unique offers include the following:

    • Transportation Subsidies
    • Relocation/move assistance
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Vera Whole Health: Access to free health and wellness services at our near-site employee clinics.
    • Childcare Subsidy Program-provides eligible employees with financial assistance to supplement basic child care costs.
    • Care-Services: Back-up care for children and adult/senior care planning
    • Pet Insurance
    • Inclusion Networks: The Inclusion Network is Seattle Children's organizational resource group program. It is an interconnected community of Children's employees who are committed to the Inclusion Network mission and vision. Individual Networks include: Q Pod (LGBTQ) Network, Green Team (Sustainability) Network, Hola (Hispanic/Latino) Network, Indigenous Peoples Network, Parenting Network, Black and African Heritage Network

    Requirements

    Required Education/Experience:
    - High school graduate or equivalent.
    - Completion of and graduation from a formal AMA approved ultrasound technology program, or equivalent experience. (AMA is the approver of CAAHEP accreditation; please refer to CAAHEP site to view complete listing of accredited programs).

    Required Credentials:
    - American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) credentialed; or able to obtain within 12 months of employment.
    - BLS for Healthcare Providers.

    Preferred:
    - Pediatric experience

     

    Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

     

    The people who work at Seattle Children’s are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels.

     

    Seattle Children’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.

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