Ultrasound Tech Breast PRN Tampa at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 9/21/2021


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    Per Diem
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    Tampa, FL
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    1 - Day

Job Description

Breast Ultrasound Technologist AdventHealth Tampa

Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Tampa
  • Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.
  • Surgical Pioneers – the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery
  • Six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come
  • Awarded the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.
Work Hours/Shift:
PRN varied hours M-F 7:30a-4:30p; No call or weekend coverage at this time
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Consistently obtains the highest quality scans possible in relation to patient body habitus and/or NPO prep status as observed by Radiologists, Ultrasound Trainer, and Ultrasound Supervisor. Always follows proper exam protocols as outlined in department Policy and Procedure manual. Utilizes two patient identifiers to confirm patient/exam accuracy before administering exam. 
  • Reviews all images on Ultrasound machine and PACS and thoroughly fills out Ultrasound worksheet in a timely manner.  Is open to critique of exams by Radiologist and/or department Supervisor. 
  • Completes exams in a timely manner.  Properly and consistently evaluates patient prep status and schedules exam accordingly. Demonstrates ability to coordinate acceptable patient throughput in either an IP and/or OP setting keeping the department on schedule and maintaining desired productivity. Follows direction from Lead Sonographer. All ultrasound employees will participate in the call rotation.
  • Utilizes computer system to update exam status, cancel/update orders as needed.  Ensures charges match procedure completed.  Confirms proper exam/patient assignment at QC before releasing images to PACS for interpretation.  Effective knowledge of all information systems used in the Ultrasound department.
  • Operates and maintains Ultrasound equipment in a safe manner.  Adheres to all infection control standards. Follows all protocols relating to proper cleaning of gel bottles. Follows guidelines for proper use of TROPHON unit.  Washes hands before and after every patient encounter.
  • Performs a full range of diagnostic ultrasound procedures and operates all ultrasound equipment in assigned department.  Demonstrates the knowledge and skills for age-specific factors necessary to perform safe and effective procedures on patients of all ages (neonate/infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatrics).  The knowledge and skills are acquired through formal training in an Ultrasound school, in-service, continuing education and/or experience.  Demonstrates a willingness to learn/adapt to new technologies and protocols and help develop the knowledge and competency of coworkers and students. 
  • Assists with data collection for process improvement initiatives while understanding the department performance trends and established standards.  Contributes toward process improvement by serving on process improvement teams as assigned.  Participates in department employee engagement and patient satisfaction initiatives.  Utilizes patient service recovery resources when appropriate. 
  • Attends department meetings consistently and promotes positive dialogue with respect to department objectives.  Listens and is responsible to understand all agenda items. Attends all other meetings as required. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the department.

Job Duties & Responsibilities Specific to Department 5000065200 (Mammography):

  • Perform high quality ultrasound procedures/scans and support services necessary to provide quality Breast Health Services in accordance with American College of Radiology (ACR) and the Mammography Quality Standards ACT (MQSA). Supervision under the breast center manager.

What You Will Need:
  • Graduate of Diagnostic Ultrasonography Program and/or Associates of Science Degree
  • ARDMS licensed in either Abdomen and OB/GYN upon hire or within 1 year of hire date
  • Must have previous breast ultrasound experience
  • Experience with biopsies and needle localization

Licensure, Certification or Registration Required Specific to Department 5000065200 (Mammography):

ARRT licensed Breast Sonography upon hire or within 1 year of hire date.

ARDMS licensed in Breast upon hire or within 1 year of hire date.

Job Summary:

Under general supervision performs General Sonographic procedures in accordance with department protocols. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all. Adheres to the Advent Health Tampa Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state, and federal agencies and accrediting bodies.

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

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