AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country
We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year
Work Hours/Shift: PRN - Schedule varies - Shifts to be determined
Note : Schedules can be negotiable to some degree
You Will Be Responsible For:
Quality : 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 while optimizing 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.
Assessment : 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 & symptoms for exam.
Documentation : Accurately documents pertinent information to aid in exam interpretation by reading physician. Completes task list and enters charges as necessary.
Safety: Maintains patient confidentiality. Ensures performing exam on correct patient by following the two patient identifiers of name and date of birth.
Communication: Follows Florida Hospital Compassion Behaviors and Image Standards. Communicates and collaborates with multidisciplinary teams. Keeps lead sonographer, supervisor and manager informed.
Process Improvement: Supports and assists with data collection for process improvement while understanding the department performance trends and established standards.
The Cardiovascular Ultrasound (CVUS) Sonographer III 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 hospital staff when necessary. The CVUS Sonographer also participates in the AdventHealth performance improvement program and performs additional duties as requested.
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
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.