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Sonographer III-Cardiology

Requisition #: 184859
Location: Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Category: Allied Health/Clinical Professional
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: April 25, 2019

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At Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital located in St. Petersburg, FL, we offer first-class pediatric care, along with the best lifestyle anyone could imagine. In the heart of Tampa Bay our main campus and state-of-the-art facility is located in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida and just minutes from restaurants, beautiful beaches, sports arenas and a multitude of family activities.

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POSITION SUMMARY:

The Sonographer III demonstrates advanced knowledge and skills in the management of diagnostic testing. Demonstrates focused critical thinking, integrates multi-system implications and provides anticipatory observation and management for predictable events. Demonstrates interdisciplinary collaboration and an outcome-oriented approach to care.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  1. Ability to independently work in all applicable work settings to ensure high quality patient care and safety
  2. Ability to use independent judgement to accommodate the needs of the organization by determining proper corrective action or by referring problems to the other appropriate personnel
  3. Serves as a clinical resource/preceptor to Sonography staff and is capable of conducting peer education to help meet department goals and patient care standards
  4. Participates in organized department or hospital multi-disciplinary groups to increase interdisciplinary collaboration and to help meet department and organizational goals
  5. Triages and prioritizes patient care and ensures clinical data is correct and appropriate for exam/test requested to maintain patient safety and quality
  6. Selects appropriate equipment independently and consistently to optimize diagnostic quality and meet the patient’s specific needs.
  7. Demonstrates critical thinking to ensure patient safety and maximize diagnostic efficiency
  8. Demonstrates an awareness of cultural/ethical issues and recognizes patient and family diversity in accordance with JHACH diversity goals
  9. Performs accurate diagnostic sonography on patients with and without complex disease processes in a segmental approach as outlined in departmental procedure with excellent diagnostic image results
  10. Produces optimal images and accurate data to best support the providers’ diagnostic efforts

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of an approved diagnostic medical sonography program with minimum of three years’ experience
  • Specialty registry through ARDMS or CCI
  • Dual registries preferred (ex. Fetal Echo, Pediatric Echocardiography, Nuchal Translucency, Advanced Cardiac Sonographer, Registered Cardiac Sonographer, or Adult Echo)
  • Current BLS certification, AHA
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • __X__ Ability to move freely (standing, stooping, walking, bending, pushing and pulling) and lift up to a maximum of twenty-five (25) pounds without assistance
  • __X__ Category 1: Job classification is exposed to blood borne pathogens (blood or bodily fluids) while performing job duties

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Uses computers throughout the day
  • Consistently moving between patient/exam rooms and hospital floors and travel to OCC’s

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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