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Diagnostic Medical Sonographer II - Ultrasound - Waterford Lakes - Eve

Company: AdventHealth Greater Orlando
Location: Orlando
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Job Description:

Diagnostic Medical Sonographer II - Ultrasound - Waterford Lakes - Evenings AdventHealth East Orlando seeks to hire a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile: AdventHealth East Orlando, a 293-bed full service community hospital that serves as one of AdventHealth's seven satellite facilities, became part of the AdventHealth system in 1990. At AdventHealth East Orlando, we strive to improve our patients' quality of life through a holistic approach to health care- mind, body and spirit - while remaining at the forefront of medical innovation. During the past ten years, we've invested more than $122 million in facility improvements to serve the growing community. Among the recent additions and openings, we have an expanded emergency room, a center for Medical Simulation and Education, a Children's Emergency Center, a Renovated Cancer Institute, and a new 40-bed inpatient nursing unit. The hospital is also home to the AdventHealth Orthopaedic Institute at East Orlando as well as a comprehensive urology program.

Department Profile: AdventHealth East Orlando provides imaging services to our community in a wide range of modalities, including MRI, CT, Ultrasound, DXA, Mammography, X-ray, and Nuclear Medicine. Our department is comprised of over 100 highly-skilled team members that include technologists, schedulers, radiologists, nurses, medical records, and other support positions. We are proud to feature two 1.5 Tesla MRI machines, three CT scanners, as well as multiple X-ray and Ultrasound units. Conveniently located in the Medical Office Building on the East Orlando campus is the Women's Health Pavilion specializing in Outpatient Screening and Diagnostic Mammography, Ultrasound, and DXA services. Our goal is to create a World-Class environment so that our team consistently creates a World-Class patient experience. We accomplish this through our reliance on the CREATION Health model.

Work Hours/Shifts: Full Time, Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs; 11:00am - 9:30pm

Job Summary: Under general supervision performs General Sonographic procedures in accordance with department protocols. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all. Adheres to the AdventHealth Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state, and federal agencies and accrediting bodies.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Abdomen, Abdominal Doppler, OB/Gyn, Small Parts, and Interventional Sonographic Procedures
  • Ability to learn and master new tasks related to the computer and AGFA Pacs system
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work with people of diverse backgrounds
  • Knowledge of PACS and associated equipment (Preferred)
  • Good organizational skills (Preferred)
  • Breast sonography (Preferred)
  • Pediatric and Neuro sonography (Preferred)
  • Arm and Leg Venous Doppler (Preferred)
  • Graduate of Ultrasound Program
  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree in healthcare-related field (Preferred) Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:
    • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
    • A minimum of the following two American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) specialty examinations:
    • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) - Abdomen (AB)
    • AND Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) - Obstetrics & Gynecology (OB/GYN) Job Responsibilities: Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth's Core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it as outlined in the organization's Performance Excellence Program.
      • Consistently obtains the highest quality scans possible in relation to patient body habitus and/or NPO prep status as observed by Radiologists, Ultrasound Educator, and Ultrasound Manager. Always follows proper exam protocols as outlined in department Policy and Procedure manual. Utilizes two patient identifiers to confirm patient/exam accuracy before administering exam.
      • Reviews all images on Ultrasound machine or IMPAX (PACS) and thoroughly fills out Ultrasound worksheet in a timely manner. Rescans patient as requested by Radiologist. Is open to critique of exams by Radiologist and/or department Manager/ Educator.
      • Completes exams in a timely manner. Properly and consistently evaluates patient prep status and schedules exam accordingly. Demonstrates ability to coordinate acceptable patient throughput in either an IP and/or OP setting keeping the department on schedule and maintaining desired productivity. Follows direction from Manager and Lead Sonographer. All FT and PT dayshift/weekday employees must participate in the System back up call rotation.
      • Utilizes computer system to update exam status, cancel/update orders as needed. Ensures charges match procedure completed. Confirms proper exam/patient assignment at QC before releasing images to PACS for interpretation. Corrects erroneous accession numbers in PACS when needed. Notifies Radiologist Facilitator (RF) and transmits required worksheet and requisition for all after-hours cases. Effective knowledge of all Information Systems used in the Ultrasound department.
      • Operates and maintains Ultrasound equipment in a safe manner. Adheres to all infection control standards. Employee job duties may include handling and disposal of hazardous material (Hazmat) waste. Employee will be required to complete initial training (prior to handling Hazmat waste) and refresher training to include proper handling and disposal of Hazmat waste, and proper selection, use and disposal of personal protective equipment. Follows guidelines for proper use of GUS unit. Washes hands before and after every patient encounter.
      • Performs a full range of diagnostic ultrasound procedures and operates all ultrasound equipment in assigned department. Is willing and able to rotate between multiple campuses/US departments as needed. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills for age-specific factors necessary to perform safe and effective procedures on patients of all ages (neonate/infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatrics). The knowledge and skills are acquired through in-service, continuing education and/or experience. Demonstrates a willingness to learn/adapt to new technologies and protocols and help develop the knowledge and competency of coworkers and students.
      • Assists with data collection for KPI's while understanding the department performance trends and established standards. Contributes toward process improvement by serving on PI teams as assigned. Participates in department patient satisfaction initiatives. Utilizes patient service recovery resources when appropriate.
      • Attends department meetings consistently and promotes positive dialogue with respect to department objectives. Listens and is responsible to understand all agenda items. Attends all other meetings as required.
      • Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the department.
      • P2DS must also agree to the conditions of the AdventHealth (FH) Per Diem Option Agreement (contract) If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Diagnostic Medical Sonographer II opportunity with AdventHealth East Orlando and apply online today.

        Job Keywords: Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, Imaging, Ultrasound, Waterford Lakes, Evenings

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