SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem
Are you looking for a rewarding career as an Ultrasound Technologist? Become part of an award winning team of healthcare professionals at South Bay Hospital! We are currently accepting applications for an ARDMS (AB)-registered Ultrasound Technologist on a PRN/per diem basis. RVT required within 6 months of hire if not currently held. Apply today for immediate consideration.
Be Exceptional. Every Person. Every Time.
South Bay Hospital and its team members live by this message, and we have strived to deliver exceptional care and service to the residents of Hillsborough and Manatee Counties since 1982. Located in the corner of southern Hillsborough County, our hospital is a member of the HCA West Florida Division. South Bay Hospital is a 138-bed community hospital, nationally recognized by the Joint Commission for Stroke, Total Hip and Knee, Sepsis and Heart Failure. In addition, we are proud to offer a wide variety of patient-centered services to our community including 24-hour Emergency Services, Cardiology, General Surgery, and Orthopedics. As a long-standing leader in the Southshore community, South Bay Hospital remains committed to providing advanced medical services, expert healthcare providers and a dedicated care team focused on creating an exceptional experience for every patient, every time.
We are proud of our team members and the exceptional care they provide our patients:
- Top Workplace in Tampa Bay (2019) by the Tampa Bay Times
- Accredited by the Joint Commission: Hospital, Laboratory, Primary Stroke Center, Joint Replacement Hip, Joint Replacement Knee, and Sepsis
- American College of Radiology Accreditation in CT, Nuclear Medicine, Mammography, MRI, Ultrasound, and Nuclear Medicine
- Healthgrades® Top 10% in the Nation for Patient Safety, Patient Safety Excellence Award™, Five Star Recipient For Hip Fracture Treatment, Pacemaker Procedures, Small Intestine Surgeries, and Gallbladder Removal Surgery
- Ethisphere® lnstitute's World's Most Ethical Companies - HCA Healthcare
The Ultrasound Technologist provides ultrasound services to patients as ordered by physicians and follows established standards and practices under the direction of a Radiologist. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Demonstrates responsibility and accountability in recognizing and identifying potential and actual patient problems, collecting accurate data and implementing the patient's Plan of Care in accordance with department/unit standards.
- Recognizes and reports signs and symptoms of abuse and neglect.
- Prioritizes patient care activities based on accurate patient information and staff capabilities.
- Demonstrates knowledge of the specific conditions, diseases, and treatment therapies for the specific patient population of the department.
- Utilizes restraint with appropriate justification and documentation with regard to patient safety.
- Evaluates patient's response to the Plan of Care, communicates to members of the health care team and implements necessary changes to care.
- Demonstrates awareness of responsibility and accountability for completion of assignments and delivery of safe, effective and appropriate care in a timely and accurate manner.
- Reports patient safety issues/errors timely; demonstrates compliance with hospital patient safety initiatives and policies.
- Conduct reflects “Putting Patients First” while performing job duties.
- Demonstrates awareness and respect to the patient, family and/or significant other as an individual and family unit (identifies cultural and religious needs, language barriers, physical and psychological limitations and education limitations, etc.).
- Serves as an advocate for patients, family and significant others in regards to decisions affecting the Plan of Care.
- Verbalizes the process for resolution of ethical dilemmas in the facility.
- Identifies and documents patient, family and significant other education needs in collaboration with other disciplines and implements initial and on-going education relevant to these needs.
- Familiar with the safety requirements for operating ultrasound equipment and assists with the orientation and education of staff within the environment
- Graduate of a School of Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound
- ARDMS (AB) registered; ARDMS (RVT) required within 6 months if not currently held
- American Heart Association certification in Basic Life Support (BLS)
- One year of post-graduate experience, preferably in an acute-care hospital setting
- Must be able to lift 50 pounds/carry 25 pounds
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