Ultrasound Tech PRN at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/8/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    11/8/2019
  • Job ID:
    19018905
  • Job Family
    Radiology/Imaging
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    N - N/A
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Carrollwood

Job Description


Description

Ultrasound Tech PRN AdventHealth Carrollwood

Location Address: 7171 North Dale Mabry Highway Tampa, Florida 33614

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Carrollwood

  • Family-like culture

  • Teamwork driven both inter Dept and multidisciplinary

  • Positive working climate to support a well-balanced work life balance

Work Hours/Shift:

PRN/Flexible Schedule

 

Note: This position will travel between the main hospital and the off-site emergency department in West Chase. 

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Consistently acquire the highest quality scans possible in relation to patient body habitus and/or condition in accordance to established protocols, safety standards, and infection control guidelines.

  • Proficiently and safely perform emergency, outpatient, inpatient, and OR exams in a timely manner including interventional procedures with the radiologist in accordance to Florida Hospital standards of care.

  • Provide imaging procedures to all patients, regardless of age, race, or sex, with efficient and courteous care.

  • Proficiently operate and maintain ultrasound equipment using proper technical factors and positioning.

  • Proficiently perform portable exams/procedures when necessary.

  • Recognize and report malfunctions in equipment and discontinues use as a safety precaution before a more costly repair is needed.

  • Always verify patient identification and reconfirm ordered/requested exams for accuracy.

  • Monitor and assess patients during exam/procedure in accordance to established guidelines.

  • Utilize Radiology computer systems to properly perform, complete, update, cancel, or charge exams and transmit images for interpretation.

  • Demonstrate effective communication skills with all staff, patients, families, and physicians.

  • Demonstrate Florida Hospital’s core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship, and Teamwork as outlined by the organization.

  • Work closely with radiology staff, coworkers, and other departments to facilitate patient care across modalities and develop positive working relationships.

  • Resolve customer service issues in a timely, courteous, and efficient manner and communicate those issues to the Supervisor.

  • Maintain satisfactory participation and attendance at required meetings, in-services, staff developmental programs.

  • Effectively utilize department supplies and resources.

  • Demonstrate evidence of continuous professional development.

  • Follow and comply with appropriate JCAHO standards and directives.

  • Respect patient privacy, confidentiality, and dignity.

  • Help ensure a safe environment for patients, guests, and staff.

  • Participate in Quality and Performance Improvement activities to improve processes and patient care.

  • Perform additional duties as required or assign

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Abdomen, Abdominal Doppler, OB/GYN, Small Parts, Vascular, and Interventional Sonographic Procedures.

  • Ability to learn and use Radiology software packages such as Cerner, Radworks, and PACS.

  • Ability to quickly learn and follow departmental policies and procedures.

  • Ability to communicate effectively and work with people of various diverse backgrounds and ages.

  • Must maintain all required registries/licenses to perform diagnostic ultrasound imaging.

  • Maintain responsibility for all FHC continuing and annual education

  • Breast, Prostate, and OR ultrasound imaging skills

  • Good organizational skills

  • High School Graduate AND Graduate of accredited diagnostic medical sonography program

  • Associate or Bachelor’s Degree preferred

  • One year of ultrasound experience in a hospital setting preferred

  • Registry eligible or registered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) in at least one specialty registry.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR certification from the American Heart Association.

  • ARDMS licensed in Abdomen, OB/GYN, Vascular, and/or Breast preferred

Job Summary:

The Diagnostic Medical Sonographer uses Ultrasound to locate, evaluate, and record pertinent anatomical, pathological, and functional data to aid the physician in the diagnosis of disease and/or injury while maintaining the highest standard of care.



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

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