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AdventHealth Lead Diagnostic Medical and Vascular Sonographer in Orlando, Florida

Description

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Debt-free Education* (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)

  • $7,500 Sign-On Bonus*

  • Relocation Bonus*

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Location: AdventHealth East Orlando - 7727 Lake Underhill Road, Orlando, FL 32822 (ability to travel to Waterford ED & Lake Nona ED)

Schedule: Full Time

Shift : 6:30am to 3:00pm - to include on call

The community you’ll be caring for:

  • AdventHealth East Orlando, a 265-bed community hospital, has been serving East Orlando residents since 1941 as an innovative local leader that fills a vital need in a fast-growing area

  • A recent 200,000 square-foot expansion project upgraded the hospital to 265 beds, with a spacious patient tower and 80 new private rooms designed to enhance the holistic care experience

  • Annual number of emergency cases: 89,018

The role you’ll contribute:

The Lead Diagnostic Medical and Vascular Sonographer, under general supervision, performs general Sonography and Vascular Sonography procedures in accordance with department protocols while adhering to all rules and regulations of applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Oversees daily schedule and is the first point of contact for all issues including patient flow, image quality and other matters pertaining to patient care when Supervisor or Manager are not available. Rounds with staff quarterly (performance tracers) and performs monthly staff image quality assurance (QA) as assigned. Assists with the training and orientation of new employees. Ensures equipment is properly maintained and performs ultrasound equipment quality control (QC) testing including daily monitoring of GUS (Glutaraldehyde User Station) and/or Trophon units where applicable. Orders clinical supplies ensuring adequate par levels. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Demonstrates, through behavior, AdventHealth’s core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship, and Teamwork.

  • Clinical Competence: Performs a full range of diagnostic general and vascular Sonography procedures. Utilizes 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). Acquires knowledge and skills through in-service, continuing education and/or experience. Adapts to new technologies and protocols and assists in developing the knowledge and competency of coworkers and students.

  • Image Quality and Documentation: Consistently obtains the highest quality scans possible in relation to patient body habitus and/or prep status as observed by Radiologists and Ultrasound Manager. 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 in 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, department Manager and/or department Educator.

  • Data Processing: Utilizes computer system to update exam status, cancel/update orders as needed. Ensures charges match procedure completed. Confirms proper exam/patient assignment in PACS prior to tech completing the study. Corrects erroneous accession numbers in PACS when needed. Notifies Radiologist Facilitator (RF) and transmits required worksheet and requisition for all after hour’s cases.

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you'll need to succeed:

  • Graduate of Ultrasound Program

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

  • ARDMS/ARRT and/or CCI credentials to include:

  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer RDMS (AB) AND Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer RDMS (OB/GYN)

  • Registered Vascular Technology RVT (VT) OR Registered Vascular Sonographer RVS (VS)

  • One additional registry specialty examination to include: Breast (BR), Fetal Echocardiography (FE), Musculoskeletal Sonographer Examination (MSKS), or Pediatric Sonography (PS)

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Radiology/Imaging

Organization: AdventHealth East Orlando

Schedule: 1 - Day

Shift: AdventHealth East Orlando

Req ID: 22037073

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.