Diagnostic Cardiovascular Sonographer II - Echo - Kissimmee - Per Diem(
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Diagnostic Cardiovascular Sonographer II - Echo - Kissimmee - Per Diem
Florida Hospital Kissimmee seeks to hire a Diagnostic Cardiovascular Sonographer II who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.
Florida Hospital Kissimmee is a 163 bed community-focused hospital, conveniently located near Walt Disney World. The team here is dedicated to bringing mission-focused, faith-based care to residents and visitors of Osceola and Orange Counties. At the heart of our latest expansion is a new, three-story tower featuring 80 expansive, private patient rooms and a host of modern amenities and technologies. Because we believe family support is an essential part of health and healing, we've included large, beautifully decorated family waiting areas with the comforts of home. Plus, each patient room includes ample space for visiting loved ones to relax, work and sleep.
Our Cardiology and Neurodiagnostics Departments are located in one of the fastest-growing communities in Osceola County. We are a small, but growing unit, which provides stress tests, EKG, Echo, EEG, and a variety of other services. We serve over 12,000 patients per year, providing high quality, personal care to every patient, every time.
Per Diem; Monday - Friday, Variable Shifts, 7:00am-5:30pm or 10:00am-8:30pm
The Cardiovascular Ultrasound CVUS Sonographer II independently performs all ultrasound exams per his/her registries. The cardiovascular ultrasound procedures may be performed on patients that range from neonate through gerontology age. The CVUS sonographer takes ownership of the department and work areas as well as assists physicians and other hospital staff when necessary. The CVUS Sonographer also participates in the Florida Hospital performance improvement program and performs additional duties as requested. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or
Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI)
Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital's Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization's Performance Excellence Program
Performs ultrasound exams per registry in accordance with established and accepted industry-wide published guidelines, as well as within the CVUS departmental protocols and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's)
Utilizes knowledge of anatomy and physiology related to Cardiovascular Ultrasound.
Utilizes knowledge of ultrasonic physics
Optimizes all ultrasound images with utilization of the Ultrasound System capabilities
Effective and Efficient Care
Completes exams in a timely manner
Works as a team member to provide the best patient care
Explains exams to patients in a way they can understand
Offers additional assistance to patients as warranted
Fulfills required scheduled call duty assignments and responds to facility and starts exam within 60 minutes of notification
Accesses all available pertinent patient information as it pertains to the exam ordered including, but not limited to: exam appropriateness, progress notes and/or consults found in patient's chart, patient history, previous diagnostic exam images and/or reports, documented signs and symptoms for exam
Adapts all exams to each patient's medical situation obtaining all available necessary information for proper interpretation
Performs ongoing monitoring of the patient while their ultrasound exam is in progress
Accurately documents pertinent information to aid in exam interpretation by reading physician
Completes task list and enters charges as necessary
Documents communication with hospital staff and physicians as it pertains to exam
Maintains patient confidentiality
Ensures performing exam on correct patient by following the two patient identifiers of name and date of birth
Follows hospital Infection Prevention and Hand Washing policies and procedures.
Utilizes appropriate PPE during cleaning and high-level disinfection of trans-esophogeal echocardiogram (TEE) transducers
Follows Florida Hospital Compassion Behaviors and Image Standards
Communicates and collaborates with multidisciplinary teams. Keeps lead sonographer, supervisor and manager informed and seeks assistance from appropriate individuals when confronted with complicated procedures to ensure safe and effective patient care.
Receives instructions and guidance from the lead sonographer, supervisor and manager and is compliant with special requests as situations dictate
Attends all mandatory department meetings
Supports and assists with data collection for process improvement while understanding the department performance trends and established standards
Participates in department PI and Gallup-based action planning and patient satisfaction initiatives
Learns new clinical skills as the department needs and demands change
Provides documentation of Continuing Medical Education (CME) when asked
Participates in aiding fellow sonographers, students, and interns through direction and teaching
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 Cardiovascular Sonographer II opportunity with Florida Hospital Kissimmee and apply online today.
Florida Hospital is dedicated to improving lives not only in Central Florida, but also around the world. As a destination hospital, we are committed to serving the health care needs of our patients with a holistic approach to ...heal the mind, body and spirit. We strive to be the hospital of choice for patients, physicians and employees. Over the last 100 years, Florida Hospital’s mission remains unchanged: to extend the healing ministry of Christ.