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Echocardio Sonographer Advanced

  • Job ID: 2100002O
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Varied Daylight, M-F
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Presbyterian
  • Department: Echocardiography IP
  • Location: 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh PA 15213
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $25.81 to $41.60 / hour

Description

UPMC Presbyterian is hiring a full-time Echocardio Sonographer Advanced to join our team! This role will be scheduled varied daylight shifts between 7:00am to 5:00pm, Monday-Friday, with occasional nights, on-call, weekend, and holiday responsibilities. UPMC Presbyterian has a Level I Trauma Center designed to treat the most serious life-threatening injuries – and the area’s only Trauma in Pregnancy Center. If you're passionate about providing outstanding patient care, we want to hear from you!
 
The Echocardiography department involves a busy stress echo lab including dobutamine, treadmill and bicycle echoes, and transthoracic studies performed on patients with adult congenital heart disease. There will also be opportunities to be involved in advanced structural heart interventions such as TAVR, MitraClip, Watchman, alcohol septal ablation for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, LVADs/ ECMO and percutaneous closure of PFOs and ASDs.
 
UPMC is Pennsylvania's largest nongovernmental employer with endless opportunities. We offer a sign-on bonus to those who are qualified and have a competitive benefits package that few employers can match. Apply today to find out where your career can take you! 
 
Sign-On Bonus Details:
  • $3,500 for a one-year commitment
  • $7,000 for a two-year commitment
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.
  • Conducts 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.
  • Experience with Stress, Congenitals, or 3D preferred.
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Registry required.
  • CPR/BLS required.
  • Act 33, 34, 73 as required by business unit.
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