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Sonographer (Part-Time)

  • Job ID: 777489997
  • Status: Part-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Various
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: University of Pittsburgh Physicians
  • Department: 65363 POP13 CFRE
  • Location: 300 Halket St, Pittsburgh PA 15213
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $24.13 to $37.83 / hour

Description

University of Pittsburgh Physicians is seeking a full-time Sonographer to support the Center for Fertility and Reproductive Endocrinology in Pittsburgh, PA! Hours for this position will be 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; with rotating weekends 6:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.!


Travel for this position is 25%-50% to cover at the Penn Hills site occasionally. Some of the major responsibilities include but are not limited to Transvaginal scanning, Sonohysterograms, assist with transfers, and occasional OR scanning. Completing U/S reports accurately. Work as a team player, and help out in department where needed. REI is a unique, rewarding U/S opportunity. Our patients are wonderful women trying to conceive and we are part of their pathway to success. 

Up for the challenge? Apply today!

 

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:

 

  • Assists physicians with invasive procedures as necessary and adheres strictly to the universal protocol standards.
  • Ensures all exams within his/her area of responsibility are properly coded and tracked through RIS system, all exams are properly networked to ISITE for archiving and interpretation, and all charges are adequately entered for the exams performed.
  • May be responsible for High Level Disinfection of devices, supplies and/or equipment
  • Demonstrates the ability to communicate instructions to patients in a clear and concise manner and explain procedures to help allay the patient?s fears and solicit their cooperation.
  • Identifies all patients properly by using two patient identifiers and utilizes universal protocol when performing procedures. Reviews patient history and assesses physician orders, applying specific departmental protocols for optimal results in the acquisition of data. Documents patient history in electronic record as required.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrates a strong ability to interact with both patients and co-workers, while displaying a high level of caring, listening, dignity and respect. Able to work as team member within the department and all other departments to expedite patient care efficiently.
  • 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 and obtains and correlates ultrasonic measurements of structures/organs with data charts, anatomical normal measurements and computer data programs, where applicable.

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 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.
 

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

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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