Montefiore Medical Center

Montefiore Medical Center
Bronx New York

Pediatric Echocardiography Technician responsibilities include, but not limited to, performing pediatric echocardiograms on populations between 0 to 21 years; fetal echocardiograms on women of all age groups; and echocardiograms on adults with congenital heart disease.  Incumbent will performs and designs echocardiographic study to define and document anatomy and physiology of the heart, to identify or rule out congenital or acquired anomalies, and assess ventricular function in pre- and post-operative patients.  Perform and designs TEE echocardiographic studies to define and document anatomy and physiology of the heart, to identify or rule out congenital or acquired anomalies, and assess ventricular function in pre- and post-operative patients including transplant patients. Develop knowledge of anatomy, physiology, surgical repair, and related subjects through personal reading and attendance at continuing education programs; presents regularly at didactic sessions; assists in data collection for research studies. Participates actively in Quality Assurance Performance Improvement program.  Incumbent will performs additional related duties as required. 



Registry in ARDMS in Pediatric Echocardiography required or registry in CCI in congenital cardiac sonography required within one year of hire.

Completion of a state approved echocardiography program, including Pediatric rotation. Must perform echocardiography testing on a population of patients 0-21 years and adult patients with congenital heart disease.

Must have knowledge of:

Cardiac tumors, thrombus, vegetations, mediastinal masses
Cardiomyopathies and Pericardial Disease – DCM, HCM, RCM, LV Noncompaction, ARVD, Pericarditis, Congenitally Absent Pericardium, LV Diverticulum, Aneurysm, Pericardial Effusion, quantification of mitral inflow re: tamponade 
Conotruncal abnormalities – ToF, dTGA, ccTGA, DORV, Truncus, hemitruncus, DOLV, Anatomically Corrected Malposition 
Coronary Abnormalities - ALCAPA, Single coronary, Abnormal Course, AOCA, ARCAPA, Kawasaki, Coronary AVMs, Anaurysms, Sinusodis
Echo guided interventions – pericardiocentesis, BAS, ICE, bubble study, TEE, epicardial echo
Functional assessment-wall motion abnormalities – global or regional, chamber quantification, diastolic dysfunction – mitral valve inflow, pulmonary vein inflow/reversal, MPI, SVC and IVC flow, tissue Doppler, Strain rate imaging, 3D echo
Left sided lesions – Mitral Atresia, MS, Supramitral Valve Ring, Cor Triatriatum, HLHS, AS, SubAS, Supravalvular AS, HCM, Shone’s, Coarctation, IAA, Bicuspid AoV, Pulmonary Vein Stenosis, MR, AR, MVP, DOMV, Clerft Mitral Valve, Parachute Mitral Valve
Miscellaneous-intracardiac lines, pleural effusions, diaphragmatic paresis, ECMO, VADs, AV valve straddling and overriding
Right sided lesions – Tricuspid atresia, TS, PS, PAIVS, SubPS, DCRV, Supravalvular PS, PPS, Ebstein Anomaly, APV, Uhl’s, TVP, TR, PI, CTT dexter, Systemic Venous Anomalies 
Shunt lesions – ASD, Atrial septal aneurysm, LV-RA shunt, VSD, PDA, PFO, AV Canal, Coronary arterial fistulae, AP window, AVM, TAPVR, PAPVR
Single ventricle, DILV, DIRV, univentricular heart

Situs Abnormalities – Dextrocardia, Mesocardia, Levocardia, Situs, inversus totalis, heterotaxy syndrome, juxtaposition of the atrial appendages, situs-alignment disharmony 
Surgical procedures – Fontan, ToF, AV canal, Rastelli, BT shunt, Waterston, Potts, Mustard, Senning, Norwood, Sano, Glenn, Kawashima, Takeuchi, DKS, VSD closure, ASD closure, ASO, LeCompte, device closures, coil closures, stents


Department: Pediatrics Bargaining Unit: 1199 Campus: CHAM AT MOSES Employment Status: Regular Full-Time Address: 3415 Bainbridge Avenue, Bronx
Shift: Day Scheduled Hours: 8 AM-4:30 PM Req ID: 89444 


Montefiore is an equal employment opportunity employer. Montefiore will recruit, hire, train, transfer, promote, layoff and discharge associates in all job classifications without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, gender, actual or presumed disability, history of disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy, military status, marital status, or partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 



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