Johns Hopkins Medicine Sonographer II - Cardiology in St. Petersburg, Florida

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Sonographer II - Cardiology

Requisition #: 178105

Location: Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital,

St. Petersburg, FL

Category: Allied Health/Clinical Professional

Work Shift: Day Shift

Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)

Weekend Work Required: Yes

Date Posted: Dec. 7, 2018

Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. When joining the Johns Hopkins Health System, you became part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. Great careers continually advance here.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Sonographer II demonstrates an expanding knowledge base in the management of diagnostic testing for specific types of patient populations. The Sonographer II applies more in-depth clinical reasoning and critical thinking skills. Demonstrates an increased capacity to problem-solve through application of testing modalities. Demonstrates and completes unit-specific Competent Clinical Pathway.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  1. Proficiency to work independently and perform department specific procedures, as applicable to ensure quality images and patient care

  2. Possesses ability to triages and prioritize patient care, ensure clinical data is correct and appropriate for exam/test requested to minimize the need for clinical oversight

  3. Selects appropriate equipment with minimal oversight to optimize diagnostic quality and meet the patient’s specific needs

  4. Identifies problems and offers solutions by bringing issues to the appropriate leaders for solution

  5. Demonstrates critical thinking skills to ensure patient safety and maximize diagnostic efficiency

  6. Works closely with peers and physicians to ensure high quality patient care and diagnostic imaging

  7. Differentiates need for assistance and immediate action to maintain patient and team member safety

  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 one year experience

 Specialty registry through ARDMS or CCI

 Current BLS certification, AHA

 Ability to read, write, speak and understand English

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

 Ability to move freely (standing, stooping, walking, bending, pushing and pulling) and lift up to a maximum of twenty-five (25) pounds without assistance

 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 as applicable

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