Job Description

Job Title: Echo Sonographer Advanced Multi Skilled
Job ID: 695351
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Rotating hours, weekend & call
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Mercy
Department: Vascular Lab
Location: 1400 Locust Street, Pittsburgh PA 15219

Description

Purpose:
Performs imaging procedures at an advanced level not requiring constant supervision. Competently performs a variety of advanced technical procedures that require independent judgment, ingenuity and a broad knowledge of cardiac pathology. Rotates between two or more specialties.

Responsibilities:
  • Demonstrates a willingness to learn new skills and a willingness to educate others in their areas of expertise. 
  • Serves as a resource for new hires and students.
  • Demonstrates the ability to function independently, and is able to cover off shifts, on-call responsibilities, and perform services at satellite facilities, where applicable, while continually communicating with lead and management team.  
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of equipment and processes and is able to troubleshoot issues.
  • Maintains flexibility to work within different clinical areas to support the needs of the departments and/or business units to ensure that staffing is adequate to support services across the enterprise. 
  • Maintains assigned workflow patterns at site based on patient volumes and continually communicates with team leaders, supervisors and/or managers.
  • Performs all job responsibilities of Level I Sonographer.
  • Works as a team member within assigned departments to expedite patient care efficiently by demonstrating excellent communication and customer service skills. 
  • Effectively communicates with physicians, co-workers, managers, and patients in assigned sites and/or departments.

Qualifications

  • Completion of formal training in an accredited ultrasound program or professional equivalent required.  
  • 2 years of experience required in primary specialty. 
  • When rotating between two or more specialties, must hold registry in each specialty. 
  • Performance review consistent with minimum of Strong Solid performance on last performance review. 
  • 15% of Sonographers time must be spent in secondary specialty.
  • Registered PVL tech preferred

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Registry Required. 
  • Secondary Registry Required 
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $23.33 to $39.11

Union Position: No

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