Cardiac Sonographer OH CV Surgery FT Days in Tampa, FL at Florida Hospital Physician Group

Date Posted: 9/13/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    9/13/2018
  • Job ID:
    18011473
  • Job Function
    Cardiology
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Florida Hospital Physician Group

Job Description


Description
Work Hours/Shift
FT Days
Florida Hospital Physician Group: 

Florida Hospital Physician Group (FHPG) is the Tampa Bay area’s premier, multi-specialty physician group, dedicated to improving the health and wellness of local communities throughout West Central Florida. With more than 100 physicians and providers representing over 25 medical specialties in 40+ locations, we have a broad range of medical and surgical specialties to meet patients’ needs.
Our neighborhood physician practices are conveniently located throughout Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas counties. Our physicians provide care at their 40+ practices as well as five Florida Hospitals located in Carrollwood, North Pinellas, Tampa, Wesley Chapel and Zephyrhills.
Backed by Florida Hospital, one of the country’s largest not-for-profit health care providers with 22 hospitals in the state of Florida and more than a century of experience in health care, Florida Hospital Physician Group is expanding and transforming all aspects of health care with innovative advancements and leading edge technology. Our heritage of a unique, whole-person health approach to care – achieving wellness of the mind, body and spirit for our patients – is shared by our Florida Hospital Physician Group partners.


You will be responsible for:
  • Performs at a technical level a variety of cardiovascular ultrasound procedures on neonatal through gerontologic patients.
  • Has the latitude for independent judgment, ingenuity, and initiative.
  • Assists physicians.
  • Selects practical applications and technical factors. Is knowledgeable in and carries out all applicable processes of the dept.
  • Assumes responsibility for designated areas or procedures.
  • Performs, properly documents and reports all procedures in accordance with departmental policy. Adapts procedure to each patient’s medical situation obtaining all available necessary information for proper interpretation. Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac anatomy and physiology. Calculates information accurately. Follows through with all details to ensure a smooth and timely flow of procedures.
  • Accurately documents, completes and charges procedures to ensure quality standards set by the department and hospital.  Participates in Performance Improvement projects as requested, and proactively initiates process improvement ideas.
  • Keeps supervisor informed and seeks assistance from appropriate individuals when confronted with complicated procedures to ensure safe and effective patient care. 
  • Communicates abnormal findings to the reading physicians and notifies the physicians of procedures to be interpreted. 
  • Communicates with patients and family members appropriate to age and understanding. Manages time and equipment effectively and works as a team member to provide the best patient care. Carries out assignments in a timely manner. 
  • Receives instructions, and guidance from the supervisors and is compliant with special requests as situations dictate.
Qualifications
What will you need:

  • Basic EKG knowledge
  • BLS upon hire or within 90 days.  CPR skills check bi annually.
  • Must be able to function independently with little or no supervision.
  • Must be able to read, write legibly and perform basic mathematics skills.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
    • High School Graduate or Equivalent.
    • Graduate of two-year Cardiovascular Ultrasound program or registered in appropriate modality. 
    • Must have three (3) years’ experience in adult echocardiography, including transesophageal echocardiography and stress echocardiography. Pediatric proficiency within 1 year of hire.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

    • Bachelor of Science Degree in Echocardiography or Diagnostic Medical Sonography.
    • Pediatric echocardiography experience. 
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
  • Must be registered in two (2) or more modalities relevant to field.    


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

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