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Sonographer Adv

  • Job ID: 44018385
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours: Varies
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Soldiers+Sail
  • Department: Ultrasound
  • Location: 32-36 Central Avenue, Wellsboro PA 16901
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $29.17 to $45.23 / hour

Description

UPMC Susquehanna Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital is hiring a casual Sonographer Adv to support the Ultrasound department. This role will be scheduled as needed and has on-call and weekend responsibilities. Whether you are an experienced imaging professional looking to pick up extra hours or a new graduate wanting to gain experience, this be might your opportunity! Apply today and find out where your career can take you!

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 initiative to apply prescribed ionizing radiation for diagnostic purposes.

Responsibilities:
  • 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.
  • Works directly with Radiologists regarding protocol development.
  • Performs all job responsibilities of Level I Sonographer.
  • Assist with the training of staff and student sonographers.
  • Participates in standardization activities with system-level workgroups.
  • Conveys results to patients and ordering clinicians where appropriate and when given permission by attending physician.
  • Performs or assists Clinical Specialist in performing QA, regulatory testing, and other technical and research initiatives.
  • 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.

Qualifications

  • Completion of formal training in an Ultrasound program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) required. 
  • 2 years of ultrasound experience required. 
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • RDMS Registered. 
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) preferred.
    • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire.
  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS)
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal
UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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