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Adult Congenital Cardiac Sonographer - Full-time, HUP

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Job ID: 203107
Category: Technician/Technologists
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?


  • The incumbent will provide high quality echocardiographic studies for our highly complex Adult Congenital heart disease population as well as our general echo population, including all services that the department provides. Accurate analysis and evaluation will be provided to interpreting physician for review. Will fulfill responsibility to HUP by adherence to hospital and department policies and procedures while pursuing goals for professional growth.


  • Verifies patient identification prior to initiating study.Monitors patient's behavior and general physical condition to ensure continued stability and to assess study's effects.Prepares necessary supplies and sets up echocardiographic equipment to prepare for scheduled studies.Performs Adult congenital and general echocardiographic studies according to ASE and department guidelines, using skilled techniques and equipment operation to ensure accurate results under supervision of attending physician or Echo lab manager.Analyzes and evaluates results of studies for review by interpreting physician and or department manager.Works with not only the adult echo lab supervisor and medical director but also the congenital echo program director and medical director to ensure the lab protocols and policies are being followed. Compile records and maintains files on all tests performed according to procedure as required for accurate and up-to-date records and reports. Keep up to date with imaging guidelines pertaining to congenital and Adult patientsProvides emergency assistance as required and or directed by the appropriate authority.Attend Pediatric echo and Adult congenital conferences at CHOP and HUP to ensure continuing education on the congenital population.Organizes personal work activities to ensure proper completion in a timely manner. Displays continued development of skills in the operation of sophisticated mechanical and electronic instruments and computers correctly in the performance of work activities.Fulfills responsibility to HUP in adherence to hospital and department policies and procedures while also fulfilling personal goals for professional growth.Reviews daily schedule to determine specifications for supplies and equipment.Perform routine equipment checks according to lab policy to prevent possible equipment malfunctions.Ensure that equipment and all peripherals are stored appropriately on echo machine to prevent breakage of cables/ transducers at all times.Knows lab emergency procedure routine and the location of all emergency supplies and equipment.Initiates correct calls or contacts appropriate resources necessary to provide or obtain emergency services.Consistently acts as resource for equipment. Improves clinical effectiveness through quality improvement process.Participates in the process of evidence-based research utilization leading to practice changes. Participates in unit-based and/or entity committees and programs


  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (Required)
  • ARDMS or CCI (Required)

Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • Bachelor of Arts or Science (Required)
  • Or 5+ years Clinical experience in a IAC accredited Echo Lab in Adult Congenital Education Specialization: Radiologic Science and/or related filed such as biology
We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

   Current UPHS employees must apply HERE
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