Orange City, Florida
Altamonte Springs, Florida
Land O' Lakes, Florida
Daytona Beach, Florida
Location: Deland, Florida
Internal Number: 22025252
Cardiovascular Tech II
Facility Address: 701 Plymouth Avenue, Deland, FL
All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:
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.
Schedule: Full Time
The community you’ll be caring for:
The role you’ll contribute:
The Cardiovascular 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 sonographer takes ownership of the department and work areas as well as assists physicians and hospital staff when necessary. The sonographer also participates in the AdventHealth 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.
The value you’ll bring to the team:
•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 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.
•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 and 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. Follows hospital Infection Prevention and Hand Washing policies and procedures.
•Communication: 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.
•Process Improvement: Supports and assists with data collection for process improvement while understanding the department performance trends and established standards.
•Professional Growth: Learns new clinical skills as the department needs and demands change.
The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:
Please be advised that all licenses and certifications listed are not required. If you only have one or some of those listed, you may still be eligible for this position.
•Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Diagnostic Sonographer Credentialing Accepted from:
•American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS)
•Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI)
•Must possess two of the following registry certifications (one from each category): •Echocardiography
•Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) or
•Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) and
•Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) or
•Registered Vascular Sonographer (RVS)