Job Description

Job Title: Echocardio Sonographer Advanced
Job ID: 53460677
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Varies
Shift: Variable
Facility: UPMC Mercy
Department: Vascular Lab
Location: 1400 Locust Street, Pittsburgh PA 15219

Description

Our Imaging Services team has a variety of opportunities available for Echocardiography Sonographers! We have a career ladder in place that allows you to grow professionally and offers the ability to progress from both a technical and managerial standpoint. Apply today and find out where your career can take you!

UPMC Mercy is looking to hire an experienced, full-time Echocardio Sonographer Advanced. This role will be scheduled various days/shifts and involves on-call, weekend and holiday responsibilities. UPMC Mercy is recognized as a Level 1 Trauma Center and Comprehensive Stroke Center so if you're someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment and is a team player, this could be the right fit for 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 a broad knowledge of cardiac pathology.

Responsibilities:
  • Performs or assists Lead Sonographer or 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. 
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of equipment and processes and is able to troubleshoot issues.
  • 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.
  • Participates in standardization activities with system-level workgroups.
  • Works directly with Cardiologists regarding protocol development.
  • 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.
  • Performs all job responsibilities of Level I Sonographer.
  • Conduct himself/herself in accordance with system-wide and departmental values, policies, and procedures.

Qualifications

  • Completion of formal training in an accredited ultrasound program or professional equivalent required. 
  • 2 years of echo experience required. 
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Registry Required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) required.
  • Act 33, 34, 73 as required by business unit.
  • Act 34
UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Salary Range: $24.50 to $40.28 / hour

Union Position: No

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