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Sonographer (Pool) per Diem - Shift Varies

 

Sonographer (Pool) per Diem - Shift Varies - Orlando Health St. Cloud Hospital

Position Summary

Provides quality patient care when performing diagnostic sonographic imaging and related procedures to demonstrate anatomy for interpretation and/or intervention.

Education/Training

Associates in applied science and graduate of an accredited school of sonography and meets American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (ARDMS) eligibility guidelines.

Licensure/Certification

Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) registered through the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS). Maintains current BLS/HealthCare Provider certificate. Maintains current AIDS certification.

Experience

Knowledge of routine ultrasound procedures which may include invasive procedures such as biopsies, amniocentesis, thoracentesis, breast cyst aspiration, and breast localization, and knowledge of Doppler, 3D/4D, and pediatric sonography.

Essential Functions

Works closely with Radiologist to perform diagnostic sonographic exams.

Exercises professional judgment in performance of services and maintains a demeanor complimentary to quality care.

Delivers appropriate care while recognizing patient conditions and ensuring successful completion of procedures.

Complies with all state and federal regulations applicable to each modality.

Adheres to Orlando Health mission statements and commitment to excellence standards.

Assesses the patients physical condition and age specific needs.

Provides instructions that achieve patient cooperation and desired results.

Performs proper patient identification, acquires patients clinical history and assures that the information is accurately documented.

Positions patient, equipment, associated devices and manipulates technical factors to achieve high quality images for interpretation.

Assesses diagnostic images for technical quality, proper annotation and patient identification, ensuring that all relative anatomy is demonstrated.

Comprehends and complies with Quality Control standards and participates in all Quality Control tasks. Administers medical aid as required for any emergency situation.

Applies appropriate standard precautions and personal protective equipment to prevent cross-contamination of contagious diseases.

Assists in supervision of student sonographers.

Utilizes all Corporate Radiology computer systems, effectively and accurately.

Ensures safety of all customers.

Maintains reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with Orlando Health policies, the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.

Maintains compliance with all Orlando Health policies and procedures.

Other Related Functions

Follows established standards of practice for image processing and interpretation.

Maintains cleanliness of work area and equipment.

Maintains well stocked and organized work areas.

May be required to work at any facility.

Provides patient transport.

About Orlando Health St. Cloud Hospital

Located in the heart of St. Cloud, Florida, Orlando Health St. Cloud Hospital (formerly St. Cloud Regional Medical Center) is an 84-bed, full-service, acute care hospital. Its expert medical team provides comprehensive emergency, inpatient and outpatient services to care for the residents of the surrounding Osceola County communities.

Orlando Health St. Cloud is committed to meeting the healthcare needs of our growing community with a broad range of services, modern facilities, advanced technology and a skilled team of care providers. Among the medical and surgical services offered are cardiology, critical care, digestive health, endocrinology, infectious disease, neurology, orthopedics, radiology, rehabilitation, and minimally invasive and robotic surgical procedures.

Our team of medical experts includes skilled, board-certified physicians, nurses and support team members who are dedicated to providing you with the best possible care in the safest environment possible. As a reflection of this dedication to excellence, Orlando Health St. Cloud has earned multiple awards and certifications over recent years. In 2018, the hospital had more than 52,000 patient interactions.

Orlando Health St. Cloud considers it a privilege to care for you and your family.

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