Founded in 1955, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) is one of the nation s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation. A full-time faculty of some 2,000 conducts research, teaches, and delivers health care in every major biomedical specialty. The college has some 730 medical students, 193 Ph.D. students, 106 MD/Ph.D. students and 275 postdoctoral fellows. Einstein s major strength, in addition to training physicians and scientists, is its science. During fiscal year 2015, the faculty s consistently high level of scientific achievement resulted in the awarding of more than $150 million in peer-reviewed grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Einstein is part of Montefiore Medicine Academic Health System, an integrated academic delivery system comprising seven campuses, including 8 hospitals, a multi-county ambulatory network, a new state-of-the art hospital without beds , a skilled nursing facility, school of nursing, home health agency, and the state s first freestanding emergency department. As the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore is a premier academic health system, employing Einstein s clinical faculty and training Einstein s medical students, over 1,300 residents, 420 allied health students, and 1,600 nursing students annually. The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve. JOB SUMMARY: Established clinical research core echocardiography lab is requiring a highly capable research coordinator. Organizational skills are a must. Prior independent sonographer experience is a plus. Research project involves a large national population-based study in healthy participants. Duties will NOT include image data collection . Duties will include image analysis and being able to carry out standard operating procedures related to core lab activities including data tracking, data quality control, interfacing with other sonographers at national study sites regarding image quality, assistance in maintaining the study manual, and working closely with the rest of the research team to ensure the timely and efficient organizational management of the study. Maintains cooperative working relationship with other departments and members of the medical system. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Performs and/or assists in high quality interpretation of cardiac sonography procedures. 2. Obtains appropriate data management and documentation for appropriate maintenance of an echocardiography core lab. 3. Communicates in an effective manner to provide efficient and quality services with high customer satisfaction. 4. Participates in educational activities to enhance research patient care and quality. 5. Performs appropriate equipment management including operations and maintenance. 6. Utilizes appropriate competencies, guidelines and environment for safe research patient care. 7 Maintain necessary clerical and statistical data relative to ultrasound examinations performed. 8 Identify clinical alerts on existing echocardiographic studies and communicate effectively with other staff and physicians 9 Perform other related duties as assigned EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Completion of an Allied Health Training Program in Diagnostic Ultrasound resulting in an Associate s degree, completion of a correlative Allied Health Program with successful completion of a postgraduate course in Cardiac Ultrasound, or Bachelor's degree in a related field. One year clinical ultrasound experience preferred. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION, and/or REGISTRATION: Completion of the Registry of Cardiac Diagnostic Sonographer with Adult Echocardiography specialty required or the Registry of Cardiac Diagnostic Sonography within 12 months of hire. Bilingual (Spanish)- preferred with excellent communication skills Experience performing and interpreting echocardiograms in clinical or research setting Preferred Ability to communicate on a professional level with physicians, nurses, and other ancillary professional staff when discussing neuroultrasound technology Ability to maintain good interpersonal relationships with public, patients, physicians, and other medical center staff Personable, excellent reporting skills, team player, organized, analyzing information, attention to detail, dealing with complexity, deadline oriented, time management and process improvement Associated topics: disease, histologist, immunoassay, pharmacology, pharmacy, physiology, protein, therapeutic, transfection, virus
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