Pediatric Sonographer/UKHC

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Posting Details

Job TitlePediatric Sonographer/UKHCRequisition NumberRE24373Working TitlePediatric Cardiac Sonographer/UKHCDepartment NameM3000:Peds Cardiology ClinicWork LocationLexington, KYGrade Level12Salary Range$29.63-48.31/hourType of PositionStaffPosition Time Status Full-TimeRequired Education

AS

Click here for more information about equivalencies:http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalenciesRequired Related Experience

No experience required.

Required License/Registration/Certification

RDCS (AE) / RCS registered or registry eligible at time of hire. Plus RDCS (PE) / RCCS certification within 18 months of hire.

Physical Requirements

Being able to travel long distances across the enterprise, regularly lifting, pushing and/or pulling objects over 50 lbs, regular exposure to repetitive motion, occasional exposure to radiation, hazardous chemicals, bloodborne/airborne pathogens, cuts and punctures. Intermittent job related travel.

Shift

Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30 (40 hours/week). 24 hour shared call rotations including evenings, weekends and holidays.

Job Summary

Kentucky Children’s Hospital has an immediate, full-time opening for an experienced pediatric cardiac sonographer. Fetal echocardiography experience is preferred.

Kentucky Children’s Hospital at the University of Kentucky is a 200+ bed facility with a new dedicated 4 bed pediatric cardiac ICU, 12 bed pediatric ICU, 12 bed progressive care unit, and 70+ bed neonatal ICU.

Our pediatric echocardiography lab is accredited by the IAC in pediatric transthoracic, transesophageal and fetal echocardiography.

The University of Kentucky has recently partnered with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in a Joint Pediatric Heart Care Program designed to be “one program, two sites” with plans for significant growth and collaboration. In addition to providing exceptional heart care (including open heart surgery), collaborative research and educational opportunities are also anticipated. The collaboration is one of the top pediatric heart programs in the country, according to the U.S. News & World Report 2020 – 2021 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings.

The qualified candidate will join our energized, dynamic team of 12 pediatric cardiologists, 2 pediatric CT surgeons, and 8 sonographers performing high-quality, diagnostic echocardiograms in a wide variety of settings to include inpatient, outpatient and off-site clinics. 24-hour call rotations and some travel will be required.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Excellent communication skills; enjoy working independently as well as closely with co-workers in a supportive team environment; customer service focused; problem solving and critical thinking are a must. MS Windows, Excel.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/Experience

Associate’s degree plus more than 2 years performing pediatric echocardiograms preferred.
Fetal echo experience preferred.

Deadline to Apply09/09/2020University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * University of Kentucky HealthCare seeks to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent employees, to provide the best experience for every patient, every time. If selected for a position, do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Values of diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you currently have, or are you eligible to obtain, either an ARDMS (American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers) or CCI (Cardiovascular Credentialing International) certification or license?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Please select the response that best describes your paid employment experience performing pediatric echocardiograms.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  5. * Please select the response that best describes your paid employment experience performing fetal echocardiograms.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  6. * Please select the response that best describes your paid employment experience at a congenital surgical center.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  7. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • InsightIntoDiversity.com
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • HospitalCareers.com
    • Indeed.com
    • LinkedIn.com
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above
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  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter

 

 

 

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Posted: 9/9/2020
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