Job location: Perelman Center-FL11
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-02-18
University OverviewThe University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.Posted Job TitleTechnician, UltrasoundJob Profile TitleTechnician, UltrasoundJob Description SummaryTechnician, UltrasoundJob Description
This position is contingent upon favorable funding.
We are looking for a qualified ultrasound technician to be part of an active and productive clinical research team. He/she will be responsible for scanning echocardiographic studies, performing basic vascular and basic abdominal ultrasound studies, and performing specialized offline quantitation of echocardiographic images according to the American Society of Echocardiography guidelines. Sonographer will compile and maintain files according to department procedures. Sonographer will engage in continuing education related to state-of-the-art ultrasound techniques for the assessment of cardiovascular physiology. There will be opportunities for learning new skills and techniques (flow mediated brachial artery dilation for assessments of endothelial function, arterial tonometry, shear wave elastography) and for academic development (intellectual participation in research studies, abstracts and manuscripts).
Associate’s Degree or Two-Year College equivalent required (CVT or equivalent) with 1-2 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required
Office, Library, Computer Room; Requires extensive safety
Typically sitting at a desk or table; Occasional lifting 25 lb. or less.
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.Special Requirements
Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.