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Lead Sonographer - West Mifflin

Description

Are you a Sonographer who is interested in working at a world renowned medical center with an up-beat environment?  Are you looking for a meaningful career with endless opportunities?  Do you enjoy working hands on with patients, their families, and a supportive team to provide excellent patient care? If so, you might be a great fit for a role at UPMC!

UPMC is currently hiring a fulltime Lead Sonographer to support our West Mifflin facility.  This position will initially work daylight shifts, Monday thru Friday (hours/days may be adjusted over time). 

UPMC offers a competitive benefits package and has a career ladder in place that allows you to grow professionally and offers the ability to progress from both a technical and managerial standpoint. Apply today and find out where your career can take you!

Purpose:
In addition to performing imaging procedures at an advanced level, coordinates workflow, assists with projects and coordinates educational activities. Functions as a working technologist and distributes workload to ensure efficient operations.

Responsibilities:

  • Leads orientation and training for new hires, students and other medical personnel; ensures competencies are completed in the required time frame. Responsible for offering remediation with sonographers when necessary
  • Performs ultrasound diagnostic examinations in accordance with Level I and Level II Advanced sonographer.
  • Assists in talent acquisition interviews for successful recruitment of sonographer candidates and provides feedback for annual performance reviews.
  • May be responsible for High Level Disinfection of devices, supplies and/or equipment
  • Coordinates daily workflow and schedule of the department while maintaining staffing levels based on, but not limited to, call offs, vacations, patient volumes, and training needs.
  • Assists with quality assurance projects and assists in the development of exam protocols along ide of or in place of advanced sonographers and communicates results back to departmental leadership.
  • Assumes the leadership role in the absence of the supervisor.

 

Qualifications

  • Completion of formal training in an Ultrasound program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) required.
  • 3 years of ultrasound experience required - experience in Vascular Ultrasound preferred.
  • Pervious experience with ACR Accredidation preferred.
  • Performance review consistent with minimum of strong/Solid performance on last performance review.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • CPR or BLS Preferred.CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS)
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal
  • 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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   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct