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Echocardio Sonographer Adv - UPMC Harrisburg

  • Job ID: 596970714
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Pinnacle Hospitals
  • Department: Echo - HH
  • Location: 111 South Front Street, Harrisburg PA 17105
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $29.78 to $43.72 / hour

Description

UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg is hiring a full-time Echo Sonographer to join our team! We are currently offering a Sign-On Bonus for Echo Techs:
$20,000 for a three-year commitment or a $10,000 sign on bonus for a two-year commitment.

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.

Position works from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and rotating weekends, holidays and on call.

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 requiredAct 33, 34, 73 as required by business unit
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more. 

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