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Pediatric Sonographer

  • Job ID: 710602984
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours: Hours & days will vary
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • Department: Ultrasound
  • Location: 4401 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15224
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $23.83 to $37.36 / hour

Description

UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, a leader in the treatment of childhood conditions and diseases, and a pioneer in the development of new and improved therapies, is hiring a casual Pediatric Sonographer to join their team!


This position will involve working all shifts, including weekends and overnights, and may provide coverage to our satellite locations.

Purpose:
Performs imaging procedures at a technical level not requiring constant supervision. Competently performs a variety of technical procedures that require independent judgment.

Responsibilities:
  • Assures all exams within his/her area of responsibility are properly coded and tracked through RIS system; assures all exams are properly networked to STENTOR for archiving and interpretation. 
  • Ensures charges are adequately entered for the exams performed.
  • Covers call and off-shifts on a rotational basis.
  • Performs a variety of technical ultrasound procedures, correlating appropriate patient history, laboratory data, and physical findings, for the purpose of assisting in a patient's medical diagnosis under the direct supervision of a physician or registered ultrasound technologist.
  • Assists with training of staff, student sonographers and physicians.
  • May be responsible for High Level Disinfection of devices, supplies and/or equipment
  • Demonstrates ability to interact with both patients and co-workers, displaying a high level of caring, listening, dignity and respect.
  • Utilizes appropriate ultrasound instrumentation for procedures and demonstrates knowledge of equipment operations, applications and scanning techniques resulting in optimized image data/documentation. 
  • Completes procedures according to protocol.
  • Obtains appropriate image documentation of cross-sectional anatomy in all body planes demonstrating anatomy, anatomical relationships and ultrasonic characteristics of normal and abnormal tissues.

Qualifications

  • Completion of formal training in an Ultrasound program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) required, or RDMS registered. 
  • 2 years of ultrasound experience preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • RDMS Registered or registry eligible.
  • Must have completed Physics portion of registry.
  • Must obtain RDMS in pediatric Ultrasound within 12 months of hire date.
  • Act 33, 34, 73
  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS)

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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