Cardiac Sonographer Team Leader

York, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 71947

Job Description:

Under general supervision of the Medical Director, the Manager-Noninvasive Cardiology, and the department supervisor performs a variety of diagnostic cardiac ultrasound procedures at an advanced specialist skill and knowledge level. Serves as Lead Echo Technologist for the Noninvasive Echocardiography Department. Assists in selecting, training, orienting, and evaluating staff. Prepares work schedules and makes recommendations for personnel actions.



Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Performs all ultrasound techniques and examinations such as, adult echocardiograms, preps and acquires stress echocardiograms, pediatric echocardiograms & peds clinic, 3D echo, research studies, assists the physicians with transesophageal echocardiograms, operative transesophageal echocardiograms, mitral valve clips and transcatheter aortic valve replacements.
  2. Supervises, assists, and evaluates students in the clinical education setting.
  3. Obtains intravenous access and administers intravenous contrast agents such as Definity and Optison. Performs Saline Bubble Studies.
  4. Prepares preliminary echocardiogram reports and measurements for physicians.
  5. Performs portable tests in patient rooms when necessary.
  6. Positions and transfers patients safely and comfortably.
  7. Explains procedures to patients.
  8. Responsible for coordination of the department Quality Improvement plan in compliance with current ICAEL/IAC Standards & the effort to obtain ICAEL/IAC recertification.
  9. Clerical duties such as, scheduling patients, ensuring accurate billing codes, answering phones.
  10. Maintains equipment in efficient operating order; performs preventative maintenance on a regularly scheduled basis; contacts Biomed Department for major malfunctions.
  11. Oversees inventory control and ordering supplies and equipment.
  12. Responsible for scheduling and staffing for inpatient and ambulatory sites.
  13. Responsible for payroll entry.
  14. Responsible for Echo exam report error corrections and documentation compliance in the Echocardiac reporting system (Xcelera), and for documentation and reporting compliance of Critical Findings.
  15. Responsible for planning, implementation and coordination of training for Echo staff on procedural techniques & protocols, technology upgrades and advanced cardiac procedure applications in support of the System’s Heart & Vascular service line.
  16. Knowledge and routine use of digital image storage system (PACS) and associated workflow software.



  • Minimum Experience:
    • 5 years or more of experience as an Echocardiography Technologist
  • Minimum Education:
    • Associate's Degree
  • Preferred Education:
    • Bachelor's Degree
  • Required Certification:
    • Registration- Registered Pediatric Echocardiology Technologist
  • Required Courses:
    • Accredited program in Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography; BLS
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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

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Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)