Ultrasound Tech Women's Health Full Time at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 9/17/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    9/17/2019
  • Job ID:
    19009021
  • Job Family
    Radiology/Imaging
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    N - N/A
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Tampa

Job Description


Description

Ultrasound Tech Women’s Health 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

  • Building a brand new, 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.

Schedule/Shift:

Full time day shift

   

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?

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

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.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

Abdomen, OB/GYN, Small Parts, Vascular, Invasive Procedures

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

High School Graduate, Satisfactory completion of approved medical sonography program

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

1 year experience in hospital environment

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

Registered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in one discipline including Abdomen, OB/GYN, Small Parts, Breast or RVT or registry eligible with 12 months to become registered.

BLS required


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

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