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PRN Cardiac Sonographer- Echo Lab HUP
  • Job ID: 87105
  • Job Category: Technician/Technologists
  • Specialty Area: Technician/Technologists
  • Primary Shift: Day
  • Work Schedule: Day
  • Penn Medicine Entity: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Location: Philadelphia, PA
  • Address: 3400 Civic Center Boulevard
  • Education Required: Per Position Description
  • Experience Required: Per Position Description
  • Employment Type: Per Diem


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?

Position Description:
The Echo Lab at the Hospital University of Pennsylvania is very specialized in the patient population that the unit serves. The Echo Lab sees over 120 patients daily in outpatient and inpatient areas combined. This patient population consists of routine echo’s that have sub specialties of inherited disease, congenital, transplant including VAD’s, structural heart, stress Echo’s and TEE’s. Also, the Echo Lab at the Hospital University of Pennsylvania is involved with many research studies that require ECHO’s and therefore special training. The Echo Lab equipment is predominately Philips and GE. The Echo Lab is an IAC certified Lab and follow the ASE guidelines in creating the policy and procedures that govern the lab structure.

The incumbent will provide high quality echocardiographic studies, including all services that the department provides. To ensure patient health, safety and well being. Accurate analysis and evaluation of all studies 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. Incumbent will work on an as needed basis.

Minimum Requirements:
-Bachelor's Degree in Radiologic Science and/or related field such as Biology required.
-2+ years of clinical experience in an IAC accredited Echo lab
-ARDMS/CCI Registered or Eligible
-BCLS certification required within 3 months of employment
-New Graduates of a cardiac ultrasound program who are employed in an accredited facility must obtain an appropriate credential within one year from the date of graduation.

Additional Information:

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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