Job Description

Job Title: Lead Echocardio Sonographer
Job ID: 32697596
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Monday thru Friday daylight with rotating call
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Presbyterian
Department: Echocardiography IP
Location: 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Description

Grow with UPMC Presbyterian Echocardiography Lab! 

UPMC Presbyterian Hospital is a tertiary care, academic facility and provides care to patients with a wide variety of cardiac pathologies and offers advanced treatments such as transplant/LVAD and TAVR.

Our new lab is set to open in Spring 2020 and will house our state of the art ultrasound systems!            

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:
  • Has working knowledge of instrumentation and can troubleshoot issues concerning processes or workflow. 
  • Assures the maintenance of lab equipment, coordinating PM and repairs with BioTronics.
  • Performs ultrasound diagnostic examinations in accordance with Level I and Level II Advanced sonographer.
  • Monitors quality assurance projects and assists in the development of exam protocols along side of or in place of advanced sonographers and communicates results back to departmental leadership.  
  • Leads accreditation activities.
  • 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. 
  • Keeps current with industry standards and works with system partners to improve quality.
  • Assists in talent acquisition interviews for successful recruitment of sonographer candidates and provides feedback for annual performance reviews.
  • 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.

Qualifications

  • Completion of formal training in an accredited ultrasound program or professional equivalent required. 
  • 3 years of ultrasound experience required. 
  • Experience in echocardiography strongly preferred.
  • Performance review consistent with minimum of Strong/Solid performance on last performance review.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Registry Required
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Act 34

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

Salary Range: $24.99 to $43.25 / hour

Union Position: No

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