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Echocardio Sonographer Adv

  • Job ID: 20000383
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: WMD00-UPMC Western Maryland
  • Department: Cardiology-echo
  • Location: 12500 Willowbrook Rd, Cumberland MD 21502
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $24.46 to $36.89 / hour

Description

UPMC Western Maryland is searching for an Echocardio Sonographer to support our Cardiology-Echo Department. This is a Day shift; Every 7th weekend; Rotating on call shifts position.

This position is eligible for a generous sign-on bonus! If you are an Echocardio Sonographer seeking a change, now is your moment to find your place at UPMC!

Sign-On Bonus Details 

• $3,500 sign-on bonus with a 1 year commitment OR $7,000 sign-on bonus with a 2 year commitment!

Purpose:
Performs imaging procedures at an advanced level not requiring constant supervision. Competently performs a variety of advanced technical procedures that require independent judgment, ingenuity and a broad knowledge of cardiac pathology.

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.
  • Conduct 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.
  • Performance review consistent with minimum of Strong Solid performance on last performance review.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Registry Required
  • CPR/BLS required
  • Act 33, 34, 73 as required by business unit
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct