Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. Itâ™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 â“ 7727 Lake Underhill Rd, Orlando, FL 32822
Shift: Varies - As Needed
The community youâ™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 youâ™ll contribute:
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 hospital staff when necessary. The CVUS Sonographer also participates in the Advent Health 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 youâ™ll bring to the team:
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 (SOPâ™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.
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 patientâ™s chart, patient history, previous diagnostic exam images and/or reports, documented signs and symptoms for exam. Adapts all exams to each patientâ™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.
The expertise and experiences you'll need to succeed:
Graduate of an Ultrasound Program
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Must possess two of the following registry certifications (one from each category):
Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) or Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) and
Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) or Registered Vascular Sonographer (RVS)
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.