Sonographer Adv

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Sunbury, PA
Job Description

Job Title: Sonographer Adv

Job ID: 698632

Status: Part-Time

Regular/Temporary: Limited

Hours: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Shift: Evening Job

Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Sunbury

Department: ULTRASOUND

Location: 350 N 11th Street, Sunbury PA 17801

Description

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 initiative to apply prescribed ionizing radiation for diagnostic purposes.

Responsibilities:

* Assist with the training of staff and student sonographers.

* Conveys results to patients and ordering clinicians where appropriate and when given permission by attending physician.

* 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.

* 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.

* Participates in standardization activities with system-level workgroups.

* Performs all job responsibilities of Level I Sonographer.

* Performs or assists Clinical Specialist in performing QA, regulatory testing, and other technical and research initiatives.

* Works directly with Radiologists regarding protocol development.

Qualifications

Completion of formal training in an Ultrasound program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) required. 2 years of ultrasound experience required. Performance review consistent with minimum of strong/ Solid performance on last performance review.

Board Certified in Vascular US preferred

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

RDMS Registered CPR or BLS Preferred Act 33, 34, 73 CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

* Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal

* Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal

* Act 73 FBI Clearance

* Basic Life Support

* Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

* Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities Salary Range: $28.33 to $43.91

Union Position: No

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