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OB Sonographer

Description

Magee-Womens at UPMC Hamot is hiring a full-time OB Sonographer! The first of its kind in northwestern Pennsylvania, Magee-Womens at UPMC Hamot is devoted to meeting the health care needs of women and infants in the greater Erie community. This role will be scheduled 3pm-11pm including on-call, weekends and holidays.


UPMC offers a competitive benefits package and has a career ladder in place that allows you to grow professionally and provides the ability to progress from both a technical and managerial standpoint. Apply today to find out where your career can take you!


Purpose:
Performs imaging procedures at a technical level not requiring constant supervision. Competently performs a variety of technical procedures that require independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative to apply prescribed ionizing radiation for diagnostic purposes.

Responsibilities:
  • Performs in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors. 
  • May be responsible for High Level Disinfection of devices, supplies and/or equipment
  • Covers call and off-shifts on a rotational basis.
  • 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.
  • Assists with training of staff, student sonographers, physicians, fellows, residents, and job shadows
  • Provides exceptional patient experience to facilitate bonding between patients and guests during lengthy exam times. 
  • Possesses ability to communicate unfavorable outcomes to patients in caring, respectful, and professional manner. Abnormal diagnosis occurs with more frequency in high risk patient setting.
  • Generates diagnostic preliminary reports sent to ordering physicians prior to final report release by interpreting physician.
  • Obtains appropriate image documentation of cross-sectional anatomy in all body planes demonstrating anatomy, anatomical relationships and ultrasonic characteristics of normal and abnormal tissues for fetal diagnosis without reliance on physician back-scanning assistance
  • Identify vast number of fetal anomalies and maternal-fetal conditions with academic and technical skills to obtain images needed for diagnosis in high risk patients.
  • Demonstrates recognition of cross-sectional anatomy of the female reproductive system and fetal structures throughout various stages of pregnancy and correlates abnormal findings with underlying physiologic processes.
  • Assists physicians with invasive procedures as necessary and adheres strictly to the universal protocol standards.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Qualifications

  • Completion of formal training in an Ultrasound program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) required.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • RDMS Registered or registry eligible required.
  • Must have completed Physics portion of registry.
  • Must obtain RDMS in OB/Gyn Ultrasound within 12 months of hire date.
  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS)
  • Act 34 with renewal

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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