Lead Cardiac Sonographer

Emory Univ Hospital
Campus Location
Atlanta, GA, 30322
Campus Location
EUH Cardiac Technicals
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Number
Job Category
Imaging & Radiology
Standard Hours
36 Hours
Hourly Minimum
USD $34.61/Hr.
Hourly Midpoint
USD $40.71/Hr.


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We provide:

  • Comprehensive health benefits that start day 1
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  • Family-focused benefits
  • Wellness incentives
  • Ongoing mentorship and leadership programs
  • And more!

Our Cardiac Sonography team is leading the way in shaping the future of health care. We unite to improve lives through innovation, compassion, and an unwavering commitment to achieving unparalleled excellence in patient care.




  • In addition to the duties listed in Senior Cardiac Sonographer, collaborates with/or acts as Technical Director. Works with Medical Director for review annually, or as necessary for revision of all clinical policies and procedures specific to Echocardiography.
  • Ensures all ICAEL requirements are met and maintained.
  • Staff information, CMEs, policies and procedures, protocols, etc. are updated annually to meet ICAEL requirements.
  • Staff is updated on all ICAEL changes.
  • Organizes and prepares ICAEL application to maintain an accredited status.
  • Lead sonographer will assist with evaluations of existing staff and assist with hiring and onboarding of new sonographers.
  • Participates in clinical education for students, residents and/or fellows specifically related to physics and image acquisition.
  • Provides technical assistance in research studies on new echocardiography techniques and technology initiated by Emory, other hospitals, and vendors through attending meetings and learning new techniques on acquiring images.
  • Assists Echocardiography Technical Director with quality measures and outcome data to ensure a high-level echocardiography lab.
  • In some OU¿s, may be responsible for performing and training others on research echocardiograms.
  • Coordinates with research team in regards to trial protocols and patients.


  • A minimum of five years' experience (within specialty modality) in which they are seeking.
  • Graduate of an accredited school of ultrasound technology, vascular technology or cardiovascular program; Bachelor of Science degree preferred.
  • Current registry certificate from the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) with RDCS certification or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) with RCS certification.
  • Five years of echocardiography clinical experience.
  • One year of supervisory experience preferred.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification in accordance with the American Heart Association is required.

JOIN OUR TEAM TODAY! Emory Healthcare (EHC), part of Emory University (EUV), is the most comprehensive academic health system in Georgia and the first and only in Georgia with a Magnet® designated ambulatory practice. We are made up of 11 hospitals-4 Magnet® designated, the Emory Clinic, and more than 425 provider locations. The Emory Healthcare Network, established in 2011, is the largest clinically integrated network in Georgia, with more than 3,450 physicians concentrating in 70 different subspecialties. 

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PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock , Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation , Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.


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