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Echo Technologist

  • Job ID: 438987413
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Varied 6:30 a.m. to 5:00: p.m.
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport
  • Department: NON-INVASIVE CARDIOLOGY
  • Location: 700 High Street, Williamsport PA 17701
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $29.37 to $44.62 / hour

Description

UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport is hiring a full-time Echo Sonographer to join our team! We are currently offering a Sign-On Bonus for Echo Techs:

  • $7000 for a two-year commitment
  • $3500 for a one-year commitment

Purpose:
Perform a variety of Ultrasonic (Echocardiographic) evaluations of the heart for diagnostic purposes. These tests include Complete Echocardiographic studies, Enhancement (Definity) Studies, Bubble Echo Studies, Stress Echo and Transesophageal Echo studies

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare testing procedures for interpretation, within the established time frame by pulling previous reports, documenting measurements and findings on the technician worksheet, presenting OP written orders, documenting appropriate information in the log books
  • Accurately enter patient demographics and information, utilizing the modality work list on the Echo machines and/or manually entering data in the Syngo and MUSE systems.
  • Maintain equipment by cleaning and stocking machines daily and alerting appropriate personal of needed repairs and supplies.
  • Perform Cardiac Ultrasound procedures according to guidelines established by the Medical Director. These procedures must be performed in the established time frame and according to established protocol. These procedures include: M-Mode, 2D, Doppler, Color flow Doppler, Transesophageal Echocardiography, Echo Enhancement, Bubble studies and Stress Echocardiography.
  • Complete the billing for ALL Echo procedures performed by utilizing the Hospital's eRecord system and hospital computers by the end of one's shift.

 

Qualifications

Completion of an accredited sonographer program with registration or registration eligibility. Ability to work flexible hours and days of the week to include weekends and holidays. Taking call as scheduled.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) preferred.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS)
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

     

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