Ultrasound Tech FT Nights in Tampa, FL at Florida Hospital Tampa

Date Posted: 9/15/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    9/15/2018
  • Job ID:
    18010207
  • Job Function
    Radiology/Imaging
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    3 - Night
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Florida Hospital Tampa

Job Description


Description

Work Hours/Shifts 

2 Positions

Sunday-Wednesday (8:30PM-7AM)

OR

Wednesday-Saturday (W/7:30PM-6AM,Th/ 8:30PM-7AM,Fr/Sat 8PM-6:30AM)

Florida Hospital Tampa

   

You will be responsible for:

  • The Diagnostic Medical Sonographer is responsible for the independent operation of sonographic equipment, and for performing and communicating results of diagnostic examinations using sonography.   He/She is responsible for daily operations of the sonographic laboratory, patient schedule, equipment maintenance, the report of equipment failures, and quality assessment (QA). The sonographer maintains a high standard of medical ethics at all times and is self-motivated to increase level of understanding and knowledge of the field, disease, and new procedures as they evolve.
  • Performs clinical assessment and diagnostic sonography examinations.
  • Uses cognitive sonographic skills to identify, record, and adapt procedures as appropriate to anatomical, pathological, diagnostic information and images.
  • Uses independent judgment during the sonographic exam to accurately differentiate between normal and pathologic findings.
  • Analyses sonograms, synthesizes sonographic information and medical history, and communicates findings to the appropriate physician.
  • Coordinates work schedule with Departmental Director and/or scheduling desk to assure workload coverage.
  • Assumes responsibility for the safety, mental and physical comfort of patients while they are in the sonographer's care.
  • Assists with the daily operations of the sonographic laboratory.
  • Maintains a daily log of patients seen / completes exam billing forms.
  • Maintains ultrasound equipment and work area, and maintains adequate supplies.
  • Participates in the maintenance of laboratory accreditation.
  • Establishes and maintains ethical working relationships and good rapport with all interrelating hospitals, referral or commercial agencies.
  • Performs all requested sonographic examinations as ordered by the attending physician.
  • Prepares preliminary reports and contacts referring physicians when required, according to established procedures.
  • Coordinates with other staff to assure appropriate patient care is provided.
  • Addresses problems of patient care as they arise and makes decisions to appropriately resolve the problems. Organizes daily work schedule and performs related clerical duties as required.
  • Assumes responsibility for the safety and well-being of all patients in the sonographic area/department.
  • Reports equipment failures to the appropriate supervisor or staff member.
Qualifications

What will you need?

  • Individuals must possess these knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and to demonstrate that s/he can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
  • Ability to learn and use Radiology software packages such as Citrix, Radworks, Current PACS application.
  • Ability to quickly learn and follow departmental policies and procedures.
  • Maintain responsibility for all FHT continuing and annual education.
  • Must maintain all required registries and licenses to perform imaging procedures.
  • Abdomen, OB/GYN, Small Parts, Vascular, Invasive Procedures (preferred)
  • High School Graduate, Satisfactory completion of approved medical sonography program
  • 1 year experience in hospital environment (preferred)


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

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