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Cardiac Sonographer - Sands Constellation Heart Institute



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The Chief Cardiac Sonographer has supervisory responsibility for the RDCS staff in our outpatient Sands Constellation Heart Institute (SCHI).

Rochester Regional Sands-Constellation Heart Institute (SCHI) is recognized across Rochester and Western New York as a center of excellence in diagnosing, preventing, treating, and managing heart disease and conditions. With multiple accolades from U.S. News & World Report, and as one of the largest cardiac programs in New York State, SCHI has been named among the top 10% in the nation for cardiology services.

STATUS: Full Time

LOCATION: Sands Constellation Heart Institute

DEPARTMENT: Cardiac Care

SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday; Days


Appropriate credential in echocardiography from: Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) from American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) or Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS).


  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in a health related field

  • Proficiency in ultrasound physics and instrumentation to operate ultrasound system in a safe, efficient and effective manner


  • Provides supervision of sonographers including hiring process, orientation, annual performance appraisals, and coaching opportunities as needed.

  • Initiates and leads the process to attain and maintain IAC accreditation for the echo lab, including IAC related QA processes and meetings. Maintains established department, hospital and IAC accreditation standards for (IAC) quality assurance and safe work practice measures for patients, procedures, and equipment.

  • Mentors and trains students and new employees to help them reach the standards of the department. Instructs, evaluates, and coaches cardiac sonographers to effectively carryout their responsibilities.

  • Ensures standardization of departmental protocols including staff orientation, training, in services, etc.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: M - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.

PAY RANGE: $85,000.00 - $115,000.00

The listed base pay range is a good faith representation of current potential base pay for successful applicants. It may be modified in the future. Pay is determined by factors including experience, relevant qualifications, specialty, internal equity, location, and contracts.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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