Cardiac Sonography and Echocardiography Technologist - FT, Per Diem - Up to $20K Sign on Bonus, On-site Hiring Event on 7/18 @ MHW - GME Center at Memorial Healthcare System

Posted in Other 1 day ago.

Location: Hollywood, Florida





Job Description:

Location:

Hollywood, Florida


Employees in Imaging Services at #teamMHSflorida enjoy participating in an excellent, unrivaled culture. Patient safety, quality and outstanding customer service are valued above all else. Extensive teamwork and collaboration are encouraged across the modalities for the mutual benefit of improving patient outcomes and providing a rewarding experience for our employees involved in their care.



Summary:



Performs diagnostic procedures to assess cardiac structures and hemodynamics in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice and with the policies, values, and mission of the organization.



Responsibilities:



When ordered, prepares and administers ultrasound enhancing agents (UEA) and/or medications within scope of practice. Monitors patient condition continually and reports changes in status as thorough comprehensive preliminary report of study data to Physician staff.Reviews patient history and physician's orders. Educates patient regarding procedures, equipment and exam to ensure patient's understanding and cooperation.May have to travel to satellite locations to perform diagnostic procedures.Positions patient and performs imaging procedure(s). Analyzes results and identifies issues with the quality of imaging results. Takes appropriate action to resolve image quality issues, including repositioning patient and repeating procedure. Enters, transmits and reports scan results.Prepares equipment and supplies. Selects appropriate exposure factors and imaging parameters. Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment. Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary.



Competencies:



ACCOUNTABILITY, ADMINISTRATION OF CONTRAST MEDIA, CLINICAL POLICIES AND STANDARDS, CUSTOMER SERVICE, IMAGE PRODUCTION, ANALYSIS AND ARCHIVAL - SONOGRAPHY/ECHOCAR, PATIENT AND FAMILY CENTERED CARE, PATIENT ASSESSMENT AND CARE - SONOGRAPHY/ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, PATIENT POSITIONING AND PROCEDURES - SONOGRAPHY/ECHOCARDIOGR, PROBLEM SOLVING, RESPONDING TO CHANGE, STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR



Education and Certification Requirements:



Accredited Program: Ultrasound Technologist (Required)American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) - American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), BLS American Heart E-Card (BLS AHA ECARD) - American Heart Association (AMERICAN HEART), BLS Cert American Heart_non ecard (BLS AHA) - American Heart Association (AMERICAN HEART), BLS Certification Grace (BLS GRACE) - Employee Grace Period for Essential Credential (GRACE), BLS Cert Red Cross (BLS RC) - Red Cross (RED CROSS), Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) - American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS)



Additional Job Information:



Complexity of Work: Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Required Work Experience: One (1) year experience imaging congenital heart defect and surgical repair at an accredited ICAEL institution. **Joe DiMaggio Preference: In lieu of one year of experience, will accept new grads (within 1 year of graduation). Other Information: **Appropriate Florida State Licensure depending on modality of supervision. Obtain American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) RDCS (AE) or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) RCS Credential within six months of hire.Must have reliable transportation for roles supporting Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital.Additional Education Info: Graduate of an accredited Ultrasound Technologist or Diagnostic Medical Sonographer program.Additional Credential Info: ARDMS or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) RCS Credential



Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:





  • Bending and Stooping = 60%

  • Climbing = 0%

  • Keyboard Entry = 60%

  • Kneeling = 40%

  • Lifting/Carrying Patients 35 Pounds or Greater = 40%

  • Lifting or Carrying 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient = 60%

  • Lifting or Carrying 2501 lbs - 75 lbs Non-Patient = 0%

  • Lifting or Carrying > 75 lbs Non-Patient = 0%

  • Pushing or Pulling 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient = 60%

  • Pushing or Pulling 26 - 75 lbs Non-Patient = 60%

  • Pushing or Pulling > 75 lbs Non-Patient = 0%

  • Reaching = 60%

  • Repetitive Movement Foot/Leg = 0%

  • Repetitive Movement Hand/Arm = 60%

  • Running = 0%

  • Sitting = 60%

  • Squatting = 40%

  • Standing = 60%

  • Walking = 60%

  • Audible Speech = 80%

  • Hearing Acuity = 80%

  • Smelling Acuity = 0%

  • Taste Discrimination = 0%

  • Depth Perception = 80%

  • Distinguish Color = 80%

  • Seeing - Far = 80%

  • Seeing - Near = 80%

  • Bio hazardous Waste = 40%

  • Biological Hazards - Respiratory = 40%

  • Biological Hazards - Skin or Ingestion = 40%

  • Blood and/or Bodily Fluids = 40%

  • Communicable Diseases and/or Pathogens = 40%

  • Asbestos = 0%

  • Cytotoxic Chemicals = 0%

  • Dust = 0%

  • Gas/Vapors/Fumes = 0%

  • Hazardous Chemicals = 0%

  • Hazardous Medication = 0%

  • Latex = 0%

  • Computer Monitor = 60%

  • Domestic Animals = 0%

  • Extreme Heat/Cold = 0%

  • Fire Risk = 0%

  • Hazardous Noise = 0%

  • Heating Devices = 0%

  • Hypoxia = 0%

  • Laser/High Intensity Lights = 0%

  • Magnetic Fields = 0%

  • Moving Mechanical Parts = 60%

  • Needles/Sharp Objects = 60%

  • Potential Electric Shock = 0%

  • Potential for Physical Assault = 0%

  • Radiation = 20%

  • Sudden Decompression During Flights = 0%

  • Unprotected Heights = 0%

  • Wet or Slippery Surfaces = 40%




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Disclaimer: This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.


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