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University of Washington CARDIAC SONOGRAPHER / ECHOCARDIOGRAPHER in Seattle, Washington

Req #: 236062

Department: HEART INSTITUTE - ECHO LAB

Posting Date: 07/06/2024

Closing Info: Open Until Filled

Salary: $8,329.00 - $13,028.00 per month

Shift: First Shift

Notes: The University of Washington (UW) offers a wide range of benefits as part of your total compensation package. Choose from top medical and dental insurance programs; plan for your future with tax-deferred investing through the UW retirement options; enjoy generous vacation and sick leave policies; and protect yourself and your family with life and long-term disability insurance. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here. (https://hr.uw.edu/benefits/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2018/02/benefits-summary-classified-staff-greater-than-half-time-20220908_a11y.pdf)

This recruitment offers a $5000 Recruitment Incentive to eligible new employees joining UW Medicine - Relocation assistance available University of Washington Medical Center - Montlake has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time Cardiac Sonographer / Echocardiographer in the ECHO LAB to work in our UWMC - Montlake location

DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION: The Heart Institute at UW Medical Center – Montlake provides a full range of heart healthcare and prevention services.

Our services include general cardiology, cardiac diagnostic imaging tests and procedures, cardiac surgery, arrhythmia management and electrophysiology, interventional cardiology, structural heart services, advanced heart failure management, heart transplant and ventricular assist devices (VADs), adult congenital heart disease management, cardiac psychiatry, cardiovascular genetics and other advanced services. We emphasize imaging quality by ensuring our dedicated team of sonographers have time to perform a comprehensive examination — including the use of advanced techniques — on every patient.

POSITION HIGHLIGHTS: • Conveniently located near public transportation. • Make a difference for the patients and employees we serve. • Opportunity to provide career growth.

WORK SCHEDULE: • 100% FTE, day shift 8a - 4:30p • On-Call shifts

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: • Perform and analyze comprehensive complex diagnostic cardiac ultrasound procedures such as Transthoracic Echo (TTE), Dobutamine Stress Echo (DSE), Treadmill Echo (TME) on adults and adolescents • Assist physicians with Transesophageal Echo (TEE) procedures on patients referred for evaluation of suspected or known heart disease, post-operative evaluation of surgical therapy, or placement of cardiac prosthetic devices • Participates in the Cardiac Sonographer On-Call rotation at the main Montlake Echo Lab site • Perform echo cardiographic studies in the cath lab and assist team with pericardiocentesis, TAVR placement, EtOH ablations, echo guided biopsies and other procedures

REQUIREMENTS: • Current Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) certification through American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) OR • Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) certification through Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI)

*Two years of experience as a Cardiac Sonographer is required to be eligible for the recruitment incentive.

ABOUT UW MEDICAL CENTER-MONTLAKE: UW Medical Center is an acute care academic medical center located in Seattle with two campuses: Montlake and Northwest. As the No. 1 hospital in Seattle and Washington State since 2012 (U.S. News & World Report) and nationally ranked in seven specialties, UW Medical Center prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances.

The UW Medical Center-Montlake campus is located on the edge of the beautiful UW campus which includes many amenities available to our staff as well as very convenient public transit options including the Sound Transit’s light rail station across the street.

Excellence. Exploration. Education. (https://www.uwmedicine.org/about/career-opportunities/uw-medical-center-montlake) Become part of our team. Join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community.

ABOUT UW MEDICINE – WHERE YOUR IMPACT GOES FURTHER: UW Medicine is Washington’s only health system that includes a top-rated medical school and an internationally recognized research center. UW Medicine’s mission is to improve the health of the public?by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow’s physicians, scientists and other health professionals.

All across UW Medicine, our employees collaborate to perform the highest quality work with integrity and compassion and to create a respectful, welcoming environment where every patient, family, student and colleague is valued and honored. Nearly 29,000 healthcare professionals, researchers, and educators work in the UW Medicine family of organizations that includes: Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Medicine Primary Care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, and Airlift Northwest.

Find your place at Washington’s only integrated health system devoted to improving the health of all people. (https://www.uwmedicine.org/jobs) Join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community.

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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