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Echocardio Sonographer, Advanced

  • Job ID: 061718717
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: University of Pittsburgh Physicians
  • Department: 64580 POP25 HVI Shadyside
  • Location: 5200 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15232
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $25.81 to $41.60 / hour

Description

University of Pittsburgh Physicians is seeking a full-time Echocardio Sonographer - Advanced to support the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute at the UPMC Shadyside Medical Building!

The Advanced Echocardio Sonographer will work daylight hours, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, with no weekends, holidays, or call time!

The Advanced Echocardio Sonographer performs imaging procedures at an advanced level, not requiring constant supervision. This role consists of competently performing a variety of advanced technical procedures that require independent judgment, ingenuity, and a broad knowledge of cardiac pathology.

The ideal candidate for this position will have previous echocardiography study experience, as well as experience performing stress echoes.


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 an 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/themselves 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.
  • Two years of echo experience required.
  • Performance review consistent with minimum of Strong Solid performance on last performance review.
  • Experience with stress echoes preferred.


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)
  • Act 34

 

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