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OB Sonographer


UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital, a regional and national leader in innovative women's and infants' health care and research, is hiring an OB Sonographer! If you're someone who has an inquisitive mind and is committed to providing compassionate care, we want to hear from you!
This position will be working daylight hours with weekend, holiday, and call responsibilities.
UPMC is Pennsylvania's largest nongovernmental employer with endless opportunities. We offer a competitive benefits package that few employers can match and have a career ladder in place that allows employees to grow professionally and provides the ability to progress from both a technical and managerial standpoint. Apply today to find out where your career can take you!
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.

  • Performs in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors. Performs other duties as assigned.
  • May be responsible for High Level Disinfection of devices, supplies and/or equipment.
  • Assures all exams within his/her area of responsibility are properly coded and tracked through RIS system; assures all exams are properly networked to STENTOR for archiving and interpretation.
  • Ensures charges are adequately entered for the exams performed.
  • Assists with training of staff, student sonographers, physicians, fellows, residents, and job shadows.
  • Provides exceptional patient experience to facilitate bonding between patients and guests during lengthy exam times.
  • Possesses ability to communicate unfavorable outcomes to patients in caring, respectful, and professional manner.
  • Abnormal diagnosis occurs with more frequency in high risk patient setting.
  • Generates diagnostic preliminary reports sent to ordering physicians prior to final report release by interpreting physician.
  • Obtains appropriate image documentation of cross-sectional anatomy in all body planes demonstrating anatomy, anatomical relationships and ultrasonic characteristics of normal and abnormal tissues for fetal diagnosis without reliance on physician back-scanning assistance.
  • Identify vast number of fetal anomalies and maternal-fetal conditions with academic and technical skills to obtain images needed for diagnosis in high risk patients.
  • Demonstrate recognition of cross-sectional anatomy of the female reproductive system and fetal structures throughout various stages of pregnancy and correlates abnormal findings with underlying physiologic processes.
  • Assists physicians with invasive procedures as necessary and adheres strictly to the universal protocol standards.
  • 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.
  • 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 or registered ultrasound technologist.


  • 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 or registry eligible required.
    • Must have completed Physics portion of registry.
    • Must obtain RDMS in OB/Gyn Ultrasound within 12 months of hire date.
  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS)
  • Act 34
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