Job Description

Job Title: Lead Sonographer
Job ID: 724462
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Hours will vary with call/weekends
Shift: Rotating
Facility: UPMC East
Department: Radiology Administration
Location: 2775 Mosside Blvd, Monroeville PA 15146

Description

Grow with UPMC Imaging Services! Our new career ladder was created to help you grow professionally with opportunities to progress from both a technical and managerial standpoint!

Purpose:

In addition to performing imaging procedures at an advanced level, coordinates workflow, assists with projects and coordinates educational activities. Functions as a working technologist and distributes workload to ensure efficient operations.

Responsibilities:
  • Assists in talent acquisition interviews for successful recruitment of sonographer candidates and provides feedback for annual performance reviews.
  • Assists with quality assurance projects and assists in the development of exam protocols along ide of or in place of advanced sonographers and communicates results back to departmental leadership.
  • Assumes the leadership role in the absence of the supervisor.
  • Coordinates daily workflow and schedule of the department while maintaining staffing levels based on, but not limited to, call offs, vacations, patient volumes, and training needs.
  • Leads orientation and training for new hires, students and other medical personnel; ensures competencies are completed in the required time frame.  
  • Responsible for offering remediation with sonographers when necessary.
  • May be responsible for High Level Disinfection of devices, supplies and/or equipment
  • Performs ultrasound diagnostic examinations in accordance with Level I and Level II Advanced sonographer.

Qualifications

  • Completion of formal training in an Ultrasound program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) required. 
  • 3 years of ultrasound experience required.  
  • Performance review consistent with minimum of strong/Solid performance on last performance review.
  • Vascular registry strongly preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • RDMS Registered required. 
  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • Act 31 Clearance
  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Basic Life Support
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

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

Salary Range: $23.64 to $38.12

Union Position: No

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