Research Echo Sonographer I - Per Diem - Smidt Heart Institute - Cheng Lab
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Location: Los Angeles, California
Type: Temporary/Per diem
Internal Number: HRC0673972
Year after year, thousands of people trust their hearts to Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai. Our cardiologists, cardiac surgeons and specialized care teams treat the full spectrum of heart disease and disorders, while our investigators continue to advance the field with groundbreaking, life-saving research. From genetic counseling and targeted drug therapies to an increasing array of minimally invasive procedures, Cedars-Sinai continues to stand at the forefront of technology, innovation and discovery improving patient outcomes.
expertise for transcatheter aortic valve replacements in the nation
Recent advances in machine learning applied to medical imaging suggests we can get additional value and find hidden clinical correlates from conventional imaging tests. As part of our research group, we use large scale datasets and imaging data to analyze the relationship between imaging vs. genotype vs. health outcomes. Our team includes clinicians, biostatisticians and bioinformaticians focused on high impact cardiovascular clinical research. As a Research Sonographer I - Per Diem, you will manage the data for assigned research studies. Has the responsibility and accountability for recording or annotating 2 Dimensional Echocardiograms/Doppler/Color Flow examinations using ultrasound equipment to provide data for diagnosis of heart ailments. Demonstrates proficiency in the performance of all procedures and competency in the use of all related ultrasound equipment and computers.
Additional responsibilities include the opportunity to participate in making strategic data-related decisions by analyzing and manipulating data and building models to assist in the clinical and operational setting. Perform exploratory data analysis to gauge the need for or appropriateness of advanced analytical methods. Work with business partners to identify areas where data science can best deliver value. Test and validate code to ensure the robustness of data applications. Act as an advisor or thought partner to stakeholders by identifying issues for resolution, providing research expertise and summarizing findings. Collaborate to problem solve and make decisions to achieve desired outcomes. Establish effective working relationships with cross-functional team(s).
Graduate from a minimum of 2-year accredited ultrasound school
Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS)
Skilled professional with a solid foundation in Echocardiography.
At least one (1) year of experience as a full-time sonographer.
Working Title: Research Echo Sonographer I - Per Diem - Smidt Heart Institute - Cheng Lab
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major t...eaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.