Cardiovascular ECHO Sonographer at AdventHealth in Orlando, Florida

Posted in General Business 5 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:


Description

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:


  • Benefits from Day One
  • Paid Days Off from Day One
  • Career Development
  • Debt-free Education* (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)
  • $7,500 Sign-on Bonus*
  • Relocation Bonus*

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Location: 7727 Lake Underhill Road, Orlando, FL 32822

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Monday-Thursday (7:00am – 5:30pm)

The community you’ll be caring for:


  • AdventHealth East Orlando, a 265-bed community hospital, has been serving East Orlando residents since 1941 as an innovative local leader that fills a vital need in a fast-growing area
  • A recent 200,000 square-foot expansion project upgraded the hospital to 265 beds, with a spacious patient tower and 80 new private rooms designed to enhance the holistic care experience
  • Annual number of emergency cases: 89,018

The role you’ll contribute:

The Cardiovascular Sonographer II independently performs all ultrasound exams per his/her registries. The cardiovascular ultrasound procedures may be performed on patients that range from neonate through gerontology age. The sonographer takes ownership of the department and work areas as well as assists physicians and hospital staff when necessary. The sonographer also participates in the AdventHealth performance improvement program and performs additional duties as requested. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

The value you’ll bring to the team:


  • Quality: Performs ultrasound exams per registry in accordance with established and accepted industry-wide published guidelines, as well as within the CVUS departmental protocols and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s). Utilizes knowledge of anatomy and physiology related to Cardiovascular Ultrasound. Utilizes knowledge of ultrasonic physics. Optimizes all ultrasound images with utilization of the Ultrasound System capabilities.
  • Effective and Efficient Care: Completes exams in a timely manner. Works as a team member to provide the best patient care. Explains exams to patients in a way they can understand. Offers additional assistance to patients as warranted. Fulfills required scheduled call duty assignments and responds to facility and starts exam within 60 minutes of notification.
  • Assessment: Accesses all available pertinent patient information as it pertains to the exam ordered including, but not limited to, exam appropriateness, progress notes and/or consults found in patient’s chart, patient history, previous diagnostic exam images and/or reports, documented signs and symptoms for exam. Adapts all exams to each patient’s medical situation obtaining all available necessary information for proper interpretation. Performs ongoing monitoring of the patient while their ultrasound exam is in progress.
  • Documentation: Accurately documents pertinent information to aid in exam interpretation by reading physician. Completes task list and enters charges as necessary. Documents communication with hospital staff and physicians as it pertains to exam.
  • Safety: Maintains patient confidentiality. Ensures performing exam on correct patient by following the two patient identifiers of name and date of birth. Follows hospital Infection Prevention and Hand Washing policies and procedures. Utilizes appropriate PPE during cleaning and high-level disinfection of trans-esophageal echocardiogram (TEE) transducers.                                                      
Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:


  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • Graduate of a sonography program
  • Echocardiography
    • Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) or
    • Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) 
  • Vascular Ultrasound
    • Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) or
    • Registered Vascular Sonographer (RVS)

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.





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