Job Description

Job Title: Echo Technologist
Job ID: 681183
Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Shift: Rotating
Facility: UPMC Shadyside
Department: Echocardiology
Location: 5230 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15232

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:
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Maintain equipment by cleaning and stocking machines daily and alerting appropriate personal of needed repairs and supplies.
  • 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.

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.
  • Willingness to provide coverage at other UPMC campuses preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) preferred.
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance

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

Salary Range: $21.81 to $35.57

Union Position: No

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