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Pediatric Sonographer

  • Job ID: 139566445
  • 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 is hiring a casual Pediatric Sonographer to join the Ultrasound department!  This position will work varied shifts with some weekend and overnight responsibilities. 

Whether you are an experienced imaging professional looking to pick up extra hours or a new graduate eager to apply your education, this could be your opportunity!

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 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. 
  • 2 years of ultrasound experience preferred.
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • RDMS Registered required. 
  • CPR or BLS preferred. 
  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire.
  • Act 33, 34, 73
  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS)

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