Job Description

Job Title: Echo Technologist
Job ID: 662823
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Flex
Hours: Monday thru Saturday with call
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Passavant
Department: Diagnostic Cardiology
Location: 9100 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh PA 15237

Description

Purpose:
Perform a variety of Ultrasonic (Echocardiographic) evaluations of the heart for diagnostic purposes. These tests include Complete Echocardiographic studies, Enhancement (Definity) Studies, Bubble Echo Studies, Stress Echo and Transesophageal Echo studies.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform Cardiac Ultrasound procedures according to guidelines established by the Medical Director. 
  • These procedures must be performed in the established time frame and according to established protocol. 
  • These procedures include: M-Mode, 2D, Doppler, Color flow Doppler, Transesophageal Echocardiography, Echo Enhancement, Bubble studies and Stress Echocardiography. 
  • Prepare testing procedures for interpretation, within the established time frame by pulling previous reports, documenting measurements and findings on the technician worksheet, presenting OP written orders, documenting appropriate information in the log books. 
  • Complete the billing for ALL Echo procedures performed by utilizing the Hospital's eRecord system and hospital computers by the end of one's shift. 
  • Accurately enter patient demographics and information, utilizing the modality work list on the Echo machines and/or manually entering data in the Syngo and MUSE systems. 
  • Maintain equipment by cleaning and stocking machines daily and alerting appropriate personal of needed repairs and supplies.

Qualifications

  • Completion of an accredited sonographer program with registration or registration eligibility. 
  • Ability to work flexible hours and days of the week to include weekends and holidays. 
  • Taking call as scheduled.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • RDCS or ARDMS (RCSW/CCI) registry eligible required
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • American Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation


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


Salary Range: $21.44 to $33.48

Union Position: No

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