Are you a Registered Cardiac Diagnostic Sonographer looking for a promotional opportunity?? Come work with us at the St. Louis area's top adult hospital. Barnes Jewish Hospital has a rare opportunity for a Lead Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer. 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.
$7,500 Sign-on Bonus
Relocation Assistance Available
No Call or Holidays
Full Time, 40 Hours Weekly
8 or 10 Hour Shifts, Saturday Rotation as Required
Responsible for the IAC Accreditation process and technical QA of studies
Participates in performance review feedback for sonographers
75/25 split between staffing and nonproductive office time to manage administrative needs of the role
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 Sonographer, Cardiac Tech - Lead functions as lead and resource for other sonographers in the department. Participates in hiring process and training of new sonographers, contributes technical feedback for sonographer performance evaluations, and maintains RDCS credentialing requirements of all sonographers. Serves as technical director for Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) department accreditation, and facilitates/maintains accreditation standards and process. Testing modalities will include transthoracic, transesophageal, and stress transthoracic echocardiograph.
Serves as Technical Director for Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories Accreditation.
Functions as Technical expert for the department, and is a resource for other sonographers regarding difficult and complex cases.
Participates in hiring process and oversees training for new sonographers and establishes ongoing training for all cardiac sonographers. Acts as a liaison between technologists, physicians and area support staff. Suggests equipment modification and evaluates accuracy and quality of ultrasound images.
Provides technical feedback and QA of studies for sonographer performance evaluations.
Performs and provides oversight of ASE-guided, non-invasive cardiovascular testing in an IAC inpatient and outpatient lab to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac disease or injury, including advanced pathologies and anatomies. Performs and provides oversight of testing in routine, non-routine urgent and emergent patient care situations.
- Cardiac Echocardiography
Licenses & Certifications
Reg Diagnost Cardiac Sonograph
Benefits and Legal Statement
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At BJC we’re committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.
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
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Equal Opportunity Employer
BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and southeast Missouri regions. With net revenues of $5.5 billion and more than 30,000 employees, BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.
BJC is the largest provider of charity care, unreimbursed care and community benefits in the state of Missouri. BJC and its hospitals and health service organizations provide $785.9 million annually in community benefit. That includes $410.6 million in charity care and other financial assistance to patients to ensure medical care regardless of their ability to pay. In addition, BJC provides additional community benefits through commitments to research, emergency preparedness, regional health care safety net services, health literacy, community outreach and community healt...h programs and regional economic development.
BJC’s patients have access to the latest advances in medical science and technology through a formal affiliation between Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital with the renowned Washington University School of Medicine, which consistently ranks among the top medical schools in the country.
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