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Echocardio Sonographer - Advanced

Description

Are you interested in working for a hospital that has won an Environmental Excellence Award? Look no further than UPMC Magee-Women's Hospital! In 2020 they received this prestigious award from Practice Greenhealth for their commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainability achievements! 

UPMC Magee-Women's Hospital is hiring a full-time Advanced Echocardio Sonographer! This Sonographer role will work mainly rotating daylight shifts, and weekday/weekend call rotating.  Flexibility to work occasional weekdays is a plus!

UPMC offers a competitive benefits package that few employers can match, a generous sign-on bonus of $6,000 to those who qualify, and has a career ladder in place that allows you 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! 

 Sign-On Bonus Details: 

  • $6,000 for 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 RequiredCPR/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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