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Pediatric Sonographer/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Pediatric Sonographer/UKHC
Requisition Number RE25275
Working Title Pediatric Cardiac Sonographer
Department Name M3000:Peds Cardiology Clinic
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 12
Salary Range $29.63-48.31/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


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

No experience required.

Required License/Registration/Certification

RDCS (AE) / RCCS registered or registry eligible at time of hire. Plus RDCS (PE) / RCCS certification within 18 months 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.


Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30 (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 pediatric cardiac sonographer. Fetal echocardiography experience is preferred.

Kentucky Children’s Hospital at the University of Kentucky is a 200+ bed facility with a new dedicated 4 bed pediatric cardiac ICU, 12 bed pediatric ICU, 12 bed progressive care unit, and 90+ bed neonatal ICU.

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 collaboration is one of the top pediatric heart programs in the country, according to the U.S. News & World Report 2020 – 2021 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings.

The qualified candidate will join our energized, dynamic team of 12 pediatric cardiologists, 2 pediatric CT surgeons, and 8 sonographers performing high-quality, diagnostic echocardiograms in a wide variety of settings to include inpatient, outpatient and off-site clinics. 24-hour call rotations and some travel will be required.

UK Healthcare is also hiring for a Fetal Sonographer. If you meet qualifications, it is recommended that you apply for both positions. To review the posting and/or apply, please visit the posting here.

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 more than 2 years performing pediatric echocardiograms preferred.

Fetal echo experience strongly preferred.

Deadline to Apply 05/06/2021
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.


Posted: 2021-04-23 Expires: 2021-05-23

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