Diagnostic Medical and Vascular Sonographer - PRN - AdventHealth EAST ORLANDO
You Will Be Responsible For:
Consistently obtains the highest quality scans possible in relation to patient body habitus and/or NPO prep status as observed by Radiologists, Ultrasound Educator, and Ultrasound Manager.
Reviews all images on ultrasound machine or Web and thoroughly fills out Ultrasound worksheet in a timely manner. Re-scans patient as requested by Radiologist.
Completes exams in a timely manner. Properly and consistently evaluates patient prep status and schedules exam accordingly. Coordinates acceptable patient throughput in either an IP and/or OP setting keeping the department on schedule and maintaining desired productivity.
Utilizes computer system to update exam status, cancel/update orders as needed. Ensures charges match procedure completed. Confirms proper exam/patient assignment at QC before releasing images to PACS for interpretation.
Operates and maintains ultrasound equipment in a safe manner. Adheres to all infection control standards. May transport pharmaceutical waste from the point of generation to a designated secure storage area.
ARDMS/ARRT and/or CCI credentials to include: 1. Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer RDMS (AB) and 2. Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer RDMS (OB/GYN) OR 3. American Registry of Radiologic Technologies RT (S) 4. Registered Vascular Technology RVT (VT) OR 5. Registered Vascular Sonographer RVS OR 6. American Registry of Radiologic Technologies RT (VS)
Graduate of Vascular Ultrasound Program (Preferred)
Associate or Bachelor’s degree in healthcare-related field (Preferred)
Breast Sonography knowledge (Preferred)
Pediatric and Neuro Sonography knowledge (Preferred)
The Diagnostic Medical and Vascular Sonographer, under general supervision performs general Sonography and Vascular Sonography procedures in accordance with department protocols. Performs, at a technical level, a variety of ultrasound procedures on neonatal through geriatric patients. Assists physicians with interventional procedures. Selects practical applications and technical factors. Is knowledgeable in and carries out all applicable processes of the department. Assumes responsibility for designated areas or procedures.
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.