Ultrasound Tech PRN

Work Hours/Shift
Florida Hospital North Pinellas
You will be responsible for:
+ Demonstarates the knowledge and skills required to collect and document data related to physical, psychosocial and developmental stages and complete interventions according to Ultrasound procedures.
+ Communicates with patient/parent/guardian/significant other regarding procedural issues and/or concerns based on level of comprehension, understanding and readiness to learn.
+ Maintains a safe environment utilizing appropriate equipment and safety devices, based on patient?s age and level of cognition.
+ Performs Ultrasound procedures utilizing approaches and equipment appropriate to patient?s age and size.
+ Demonstrates ability to interpret age specific data; plan and implement Ultrasound procedures based on interpretation of findings.
+ Provides educational support based on patient?s Ultrasound procedure.
+ Plans care for each patient while in the department in collaboration with other health care professionals as needed based on the patient history and exam to include safety, activity, diet, testing, treatments, respiratory needs, medications, clinical consults, psychosocial needs, social work services, teaching and discharge planning.
+ Implements Ultrasound interventions and physician orders in an accurate, timely manner and documents according to policy.
+ Demonstrates proficiency in performing technical Ultrasound procedures safely according to standards of care.
+ Demonstrates awareness of patient rights and functions as a patient advocates.
+ Instructs and documents patient/family teaching based on interdisciplinary assessment of learning needs.
+ Evaluates and documents patient?s response to Ultrasound procedures.
+ Communicates patient progress and care to all health team members, as appropriate.
+ Performs Additional Duties as Required or Assigned
What will you need?
+ Individuals must possess these knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and to demonstrate that s/he can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
+ Basic Life Support Certification
+ High School graduate or equivalent.
+ Graduate of an approved School for Medical Sonography.
+ Basic Life Support Certification
+ ARDMS (Preferred)
+ 1-3 years scanning in a hospital environment (Preferred)
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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