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Sr. Cardiac / Cardiac Sonographer

University of California - San Francisco Campus and Health
United States, California, San Francisco
Jun 24, 2024

Sr. Cardiac / Cardiac Sonographer

ADT Cardiology Bayfront

Full Time

77007BR

Job Summary

We're hiring Cardiac Sonographers for our new Bayfront Medical Building. The Bayfront Medical Building complex is located south of the new UCSF Wayne and Gladys Valley Center for Vision (WGVCV) and runs along Illinois, Mariposa and Third streets. The Bayfront Medical Building is critical to support UCSF Health operations and to serve a growing patient demand, including an increasing demand for outpatient surgery.

Under the general supervision of the Medical Director of the Echocardiography Lab and Director of Echocardiography with direct supervision by the Adult Echo Lab Supervisor, performs and records routine echocardiographic ultrasound studies in accordance with departmental guidelines and protocols. Operates various types of ultrasound equipment, transducers, and adjunct devices on varied patient groups. Recognizes normal and pathological conditions and modifies the exam accordingly to ensure complete and accurate information is obtained. Prepares and positions patient for procedure by using established standards to achieve the highest quality image. Interprets acquired data and creates preliminary reports according to departmental procedures and job standards. Completes job duties with general clinical supervision. Works alongside other sonographer staff in a collegial manner to facilitate the completion of scheduled or ordered echocardiographic exams. Novice skillset in providing all clinical modalities offered in the UCSF Echo Lab. Contributes to the team dynamic through communication, initiative, and productivity.

The final salary and offer components are subject to additional approvals based on UC policy.

To see the salary range for this position (we recommend that you make a note of the job code and use that to look up): TCS Non-Academic Titles Search (https://tcs.ucop.edu/non-academic-titles)

Please note: An offer will take into consideration the experience of the final candidate AND the current salary level of individuals working at UCSF in a similar role.

For roles covered by a bargaining unit agreement, there will be specific rules about where a new hire would be placed on the range.

To learn more about the benefits of working at UCSF, including total compensation, please visit: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html

Required Qualifications

Cardiac Sonographer:
  • Completion/graduate of an approved cardiac sonographer training program
  • Flexibility in scheduling, ability to rotate shifts and coverage for weekends and holiday work at all UCSF Medical Center locations
  • Previous experience performing adult cardiac echocardiograms
  • Requires registry through ARDMS (RDCS) or CCI (RCCS, RCS) within 4 months of onboarding
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail
Sr. Cardiac Sonographer:
  • RDCS Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer, or RCS Registered Cardiac Sonographer, or RCCS Registered Congenital Cardiac Sonographer
  • BLS- Basic Life Support
  • Completion/graduate of an approved cardiac sonographer training program
  • Flexibility in scheduling, ability to rotate shifts and coverage for weekends and holiday work at all UCSF Medical Center locations
  • Minimum of one (1) year post-graduate experience performing adult cardiac echocardiograms at UCSF or in a similar healthcare setting
  • Previous experience performing adult cardiac echocardiograms
  • Current registry through ARDMS (RDCS) or CCI (RCS, RCCS, ACS)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications


  • Graduate of a formal accredited ultrasound training program from an approved school
  • Academic hospital experience
  • Experience with congenital heart disease patients and/or HCM patients
  • Prefer adult congenital, structural heart, heart and lung transplant, and advanced heart failure experience. Experience with VAD, ECMO, TAVR, Mitra-Clip, and other advanced therapies.
  • Prefer EPIC EMR and Syngo Dynamics system experience

License/Certification


  • RDCS Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer, or RCS Registered Cardiac Sonographer, or RCCS Registered Congenital Cardiac Sonographer
  • BLS- Basic Life Support

About UCSF

At UCSF Health, our mission of innovative patient care, advanced technology and pioneering research is redefining what's possible for the patients we serve - a promise we share with the professionals who make up our team.

Consistently ranked among the top 10 hospitals nationwide by U.S. News & World Report - UCSF Health is committed to providing the most rewarding work experience while delivering the best care available anywhere. In an environment that allows for continuous learning and opportunities for professional growth, UCSF Health offers the ideal atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents.

Pride Values

UCSF is a diverse community made of people with many skills and talents. We seek candidates whose work experience or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellence - also known as our PRIDE values.

In addition to our PRIDE values, UCSF is committed to equity - both in how we deliver care as well as our workforce. We are committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care. Additional information about UCSF is available at diversity.ucsf.edu

Join us to find a rewarding career contributing to improving healthcare worldwide.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Organization

Health

Job Code and Payroll Title

008966 ULTRASOUND TCHNO SR

Job Category

Allied Health, Radiology, Technical & Technologist

Bargaining Unit

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees - Patient Care Technical Unit (AFSCME-EX)

Employee Class

Career

Percentage

100%

Location

Mission Bay (SF)

Shift

Days

Shift Length

8 Hours

Additional Shift Details

Flexibility in scheduling, ability to rotate shifts and coverage for weekends and holiday work at all UCSF Medical Center locations

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