Job Description

Job Title: Echocardio Sonographer Advanced
Job ID: 756216
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Rotating hours plus call
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Mercy
Department: Vascular Lab
Location: 1400 Locust Street, Pittsburgh PA 15219

Description

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

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.

Responsibilities:
  • Conducts himself/herself in accordance with system-wide and departmental values, policies, and procedures.
  • 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.
  • Exhibits advanced level of knowledge related to normal anatomy and pathology.  
  • Able to recognize pathology and the ability to think critically, assessing the patient results for communication with the physician.
  • Participates in standardization activities with system-level workgroups. 
  • Works directly with Cardiologists regarding protocol development.
  • Performs all job responsibilities of Level I Sonographer.
  • Performs or assists Lead Sonographer or Clinical Specialist in performing QA, regulatory testing, and other technical and research initiatives.

Qualifications

  • Completion of formal training in an accredited ultrasound program or professional equivalent required.
  • 2 years of echo experience required.  
  • Performance review consistent with minimum of Strong Solid performance on last performance review.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Registry Required 
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Basic Life Support or 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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