Cardiac and Vascular Sonographer PRN AdventHealth Medical Group West Florida
Location Address: Tampa, FL
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Medical Group West Florida
Rollover PDO with service year increases in accrual
Comprehensive benefits package; including tuition reimbursement and matching 403b plan
Patient facing positions receiving company paid initial sets of scrubs
Company Discount programs
PRN Variable Shifts
You Will Be Responsible For:
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 & Vascular anatomy and physiology.
Cardiac Sonography: ability to perform echocardiograms, stress echocardiograms, contrast and agitated saline studies, and assist with TEE procedures.
Vascular Sonography: ability to perform carotid exams, abdominal exams, upper and lower extremity arterial/venous studies with ankle brachial indexes, PVR, post vein ablations procedures, and imaging of pre-operative/post-operative bypass grafts, stents and endarterectomies.
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.
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.
What You Will Need:
High School Graduate or Equivalent.
Graduate of two-year Cardiac or Vascular Ultrasound program and registered in appropriate modalities.
Must have two (2) to five (5) years’ experience in a diagnostic medical sonographer position with cardiac ultrasound, adult vascular ultrasound, including venous and arterial (upper and lower extremities), carotid, and abdominal vascular.
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.
Performs at a technical level a variety of cardiac & vascular ultrasound procedures on neonatal through gerontologic patients. Has the latitude for independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative. Obtains quality diagnostic scans and assists physicians as needed. Selects practical applications and technical factors. Is knowledgeable in and carries out all applicable processes of the department. Assumes responsibility for designated areas or procedures. Teaches and directs the work of other staff and students as required. Performs additional duties as requested. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.