Cardiac Sonographer III 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
Company Discount programs
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 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.
Honor's patient's rights by following privacy guidelines and code of ethics with our patients, physicians, co-workers, and guests. Demonstrates honesty and fairness in all that they do and accepts accountability for their actions. Recognize and anticipate the needs of others and go beyond their job to exceed expectations of those we serve. Greets everyone they encounter with a smile, using caring tone during conversations, and makes frequent and appropriate eye contact. Use common courtesy practices such as helping lost individuals, saying please and thank you, and knocking on a patient's door before entering. Proactively support a culture of safety and quality. Listen respectfully and avoid defensiveness in verbal and non-verbal communication. Exhibit willingness to assist co-workers. Display support in organizational decisions in their communication and actions. Refrains from gossiping and spreading rumors. Looks for opportunities to support, recognize and celebrate teamwork.
What You Will Need:
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.
Basic EKG knowledge
BLS upon hire or within 90 days.
Must be registered in two (2) or more modalities relevant to field.
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. Teaches and directs the work of other staff and students as required. Performs additional duties as requested. Participates in the Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute performance improvement program. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to a
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