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Lead Sonographer - Maternal Fetal Medicine

  • Job ID: 677868367
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Pinnacle Health Medical Services - Specialty
  • Department: Maternal Fetal Medicine
  • Location: 100 South Second Street, Harrisburg PA 17101
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $31.58 to $45.96 / hour

Description

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.
  • Performance review consistent with minimum of strong/Solid performance on last performance review.

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

Clearances must be dated within 90 days

  • 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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