Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer
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Come work with us at the St. Louis area's top adult hospital. Barnes Jewish Hospital has opportunities for Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographers. If you want the opportunity to be a part of a world-class team performing dynamic and challenging procedures in an academic/teaching environment - APPLY NOW! As a part of this team, you will work alongside top-rated physicians performing cutting-edge, procedures and advanced modalities in a fully IAC-accredited echo lab. In addition to competitive pay and sign-on bonuses, this team provides weekly CME offerings via paid educational hours with attendings, residents and fellows. New grads will receive reimbursement for their initial RDCS registry through ARDMS
- $7,500 Sign-on Bonus
- Relocation Assistance Available
- Full Time, 40 Hours Weekly
- 10 Hour Shifts, 7:00AM - 5:30PM Saturday Rotation as Required
- No Call or Holidays
- Barnes Jewish Hospital - Cardiac Diagnostic Lab
Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
The Barnes-Jewish Hospital Cardiac Diagnostic Lab provides non-invasive diagnostic services to inpatient and outpatient populations in conjunction with our partners, Washington University Physicians. The department provides the following services to our patients: Transthoracic Echocardiograms (TTE), Transesophageal Echocardiograms (TEE), Stress Echocardiograms, Nuclear Stress Tests, Treadmill Exercise Stress Tests, Event and Holter Monitors and EKG Processing.
The Cardiac Diagnostic Laboratory at Barnes-Jewish Hospital is partnered with Washington University School of Medicine to provide state-of-the art multi-modality echocardiographic imaging. The Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) performs ASE-guided, non-invasive cardiovascular testing in an IAC (Intersocietal Accreditation Commission) accredited lab to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac disease or injury, including advanced pathologies and anatomies (3-D echocardiography, transplanted heart and lungs, assist device placement and management, transcatheter valvular repair/replacement, congenital abnormalities and malformations, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, percutaneous placement of closure devices for patent foramen ovale and atrial septal defects, and research protocols). Performs testing in routine, non-routine urgent and emergent patient care situations. Testing modalities will include transthoracic, transesophageal, and stress transthoracic echocardiography.
ResponsibilitiesPerforms complex echocardiography exams at various locations throughout academic campus.Evaluates all aspects of cardiovascular patient clinical assessment for cardiac conditions and recognizes abnormalities.Reviews and correlates relevant patient history, including corrective procedures, surgeries, etc. Applies independent clinical judgement during exam to ensure appropriate anatomical, pathophysiology and clinical conditions are captured in examination images.Acquires advanced modalities as trained to include 3D, right heart strain, TAPSE, PISA. Transcatheter pre/post valvular repair/replacement, HOCM etcCommunicates with healthcare team for collaboration of care. Reviews examination images, synthesizes examination results and prepares preliminary findings to support interpreting physician echocardiographer by contributing technical impressions and professional knowledge to facilitate the completion of final diagnostic report for use in clinical care.
EducationAssociate's Degree - Cardiac Echocardiography
Licenses & CertificationsReg Diagnost Cardiac Sonograph
Supervisor ExperienceNo Experience
Licenses & CertificationsCardiopulmonary Resuscitation
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- Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
- Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
- Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan funded by BJC
- 401(k) plan with BJC match
- Tuition Assistance available on first day
- BJC Institute for Learning and Development
- Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
- Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
- Adoption assistance
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