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Sonographer - Casual/As Needed - Williamsport

  • Job ID: 769390348
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours: D/E/N as Scheduled
  • Shift: Rotating
  • Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport
  • Department: Ultrasound
  • Location: 700 High Street, Williamsport PA 17701
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $32.21 to $48.12 / hour

Description

UPMC Williamsport is hiring a casual Sonographer! This role will be scheduled for various 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shifts, as needed, including weekends, holidays, and call. May also provide coverage at our Savoy location in Montoursville.

Whether you are an experienced imaging professional looking to pick up extra hours or a new graduate eager to apply your education, this could be your opportunity!

We will consider applicants at all levels of the Sonographer career leader. 

*Applicants will be placed in the appropriate job title and salary based on his/her individual experience and education. 

Purpose:

Performs imaging procedures at a technical level not requiring constant supervision. Competently performs a variety of technical procedures that require independent judgment, ingenuity, and initiative to apply prescribed ionizing radiation for diagnostic purposes.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists physicians with invasive procedures as necessary and adheres strictly to the universal protocol standards.
  • Ensures all exams within his/her area of responsibility are properly coded and tracked through RIS system, all exams are properly networked to ISITE for archiving and interpretation, and all charges are adequately entered for the exams performed.
  • May be responsible for High Level Disinfection of devices, supplies and/or equipment
  • Demonstrates the ability to communicate instructions to patients in a clear and concise manner and explain procedures to help allay the patient?s fears and solicit their cooperation.
  • Identifies all patients properly by using two patient identifiers and utilizes universal protocol when performing procedures. Reviews patient history and assesses physician orders, applying specific departmental protocols for optimal results in the acquisition of data. Documents patient history in electronic record as required.
  • Performs a variety of technical ultrasound procedures, correlating appropriate patient history, laboratory data, and physical findings, for the purpose of assisting in a patient?s medical diagnosis under the direct supervision of a physician.
  • Demonstrates a strong ability to interact with both patients and co-workers, while displaying a high level of caring, listening, dignity and respect. Able to work as team member within the department and all other departments to expedite patient care efficiently.
  • Utilizes appropriate ultrasound instrumentation for procedures and demonstrates knowledge of equipment operations, applications and scanning techniques resulting in optimized image data/documentation. Completes procedures according to protocol.
  • Obtains appropriate image documentation of cross-sectional anatomy in all body planes demonstrating anatomy, anatomical relationships and ultrasonic characteristics of normal and abnormal tissues and obtains and correlates ultrasonic measurements of structures/organs with data charts, anatomical normal measurements and computer data programs, where applicable.

 

Qualifications

Completion of formal training in an Ultrasound program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) required.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Completion of formal training in an Ultrasound program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) is required. RDMS registered or registry eligible preferred. Completion of the Physics portion of the registry preferred. Must obtain RDMS within 12 months of hire date.
 

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COVID-19 Vaccination Information

Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more.

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