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Fetal Sonographer/UKHC

Employer
University of Kentucky
Location
Lexington, Kentucky
Closing date
May 18, 2022

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Discipline
Medical Technician (MT)
Specialty
Other
Position Type
Other
Hours
Full Time
Work Setting
Academia
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Posting Details

Posting Details
Job Title Fetal Sonographer/UKHC

Requisition Number RE33683

Working Title

Department Name M3000:Peds Cardiology Clinic

Work Location Lexington, KY

Grade Level 12

Salary Range $30.00-53.67/hour

Type of Position Staff

Position Time Status Full-Time

Required Education
AS

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

Required Related Experience
1 yr

Required License/Registration/Certification
RDCS (FE) registered at time 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 am - 4:30pm (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 fetal cardiac sonographer. Kentucky Children's Hospital at the University of Kentucky is a KCH is a 205 bed facility with a 12 bed pediatric intensive care unit, 12 bed progressive care unit, and 81 bed neonatal intensive care unit . 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 qualified candidate will join our energized, dynamic team performing high-quality, diagnostic echocardiograms in a wide variety of settings to include inpatient, outpatient and off-site clinics. Requires call rotations and some travel.

New Starting Pay Rate The starting pay for this position was recently adjusted based on current demand for this role. The minimum hourly rate for this position will now be $33.00/hour. All pay rates will be based on the candidate's experience.

The University of Kentucky is proud to offer a benefits package that helps us recruit and retain the very best faculty and staff. In addition to your take-home pay, your benefits package is a major component of your total compensation at UK. These benefits include our 200 percent match on eligible retirement contributions; competitive health, dental, and vision coverage; tuition benefits for classes at UK, and much more. Kentucky Children's Hospital is also proud to offer additional benefits for qualified candidates including: recruitment/retention bonus, relocation assistance, tuition assistance, and tuition forgiveness. For more information on the exceptional benefits UK and UK HealthCare have to offer, please visit our Benefits website here .

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID -19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID -19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.

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? No

Preferred Education/Experience
Associate's degree plus three or more years performing fetal echocardiograms preferred; RDCS (PE) or RCCS preferred.

Deadline to Apply 05/26/2022

University 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.
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