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Cardiac Sonographer (Pediatric)

Job Field:
Allied Health Care Professional Jobs
Ultrasonography Jobs
Doctor & Nurse Grade Type:
Doctor & Nurse Grade:
All Qatar
Contract Type:
Salary Description:
Medacs Healthcare
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Medacs Healthcare is currently looking for Cardiac Sonographer (Pediatric) for a well-known hospital in Doha, Qatar.

Our client will be a fully digital facility, incorporating the most advanced information technology applications in clinical, research and business functions. The hospital will initially have around 400 beds.

Personal interviews will be held in Australia and New Zealand in December 2016. If you would like to register your interest and secure a personal interview, please apply.

Please note only candidates available for personal interviews in Australia and New Zealand will be considered.

Department Profile & Job Summary:

Key Role Accountabilities:

Ensures the ALARA (As Low as Reasonably Achievable) principles of imaging are applied to the examination
Performs specialized diagnostic interventions, which are individualized according to the patient's need
Participates in the training and development of new employees on equipment and procedures applicable to the area of operations, maintaining alignment with the department's and the Hospital's training objectives and plans
Assesses learning needs. and professional capabilities related to the specialty area and individual staff assigned in that area
Plans, delivers and evaluates clinical education, grounding strategies in adult education theory and evidence based practice
Designs, delivers, assesses, evaluates and continuously improves learning (including e-learning) in line with identified needs and planned outcomes
Promotes and works collaboratively in a team environment to achieve planned outcomes
Supports the assessment of clinical competence and audits compliance with the Hospital's standards of care
Documents and reports all clinical education activities against policy and compliance standards including progress and potential problems
Participates in standby and on call staffing for the Cardiology Imaging service, as appropriate for education, training and experience
Provides support and relief for Cardiology department supervisors
Ensures systems and standards that promote patient safety and safe practices for delivering patient care for the modality are adhered to as directed
Provides ultrasound modality expertise in reference to the ultrasound service,
Assists in the maintenance and development of the Ultrasound Service
Assists in the preparation of departmental and organizational policies, procedures, standards and regulations
Ensures compliance with departmental and organizational policies, procedures, standards and regulations
Maintains accurate and concise records of all imaging received by the patient using the appropriate systems
Maintains a high level of expertise in managing faults/issues effectively to guarantee the safe operation of the ultrasound equipment
Ensures optimal utilization of resources
Implements quality improvement initiatives
Participates in competency assessment of students
Participates in mandatory training
Practices continual professional development to ensure maintenance of professional licensure and certifications
Monitors and maintains stock levels for consumables
Adheres to and ensures compliance with radiation safety, protection and MRI safety policies, ensuring associated codes of practice, and taking appropriate action where non-compliance is evident
Attends divisional meetings and other meetings as appropriate

Essential Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree in diagnostic medical sonography or Ultrasound or related field
5+ Years Pediatric Cardiac Ultrasound/ECHO Experience in a North American Academic Institution or equivalent in UK, Republic of Ireland, EU States, South Africa, Australia or New Zealand
Extensive functional knowledge and 3+ year's western academic medical center clinical experience in cardiac ultrasound/ECHO imaging with particular emphasis on clinical cardiac physiology
EACVI or equivalent ( Echocardiography in Congenital heart disease)
Certification within one year of employment in the following-
Basic Life Support
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Paediatric Advanced Life Support
Evidence of ongoing professional and personal development
Demonstrated knowledge of clinical cardiac physiology
Demonstrated skills required for performing Dobutamine stress echocardiography
Demonstrated ability to perform and report adult and Pediatric transthoracic echocardiograms
Demonstrated ability to interpret echo and Doppler data with written report of findings
Demonstrated knowledge and experience of Radiology Information Systems (RIS), Picture Archiving Communications Systems (PACS), Cardiovascular Picture Archiving Communications Systems (CPACS), and CVIS(Cardiovascular information systems)

Preferred Requirements:
Postgraduate education/training relevant to ultrasound with a focus on Pediatric Cardiology

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