serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America
AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country
We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year
Work Hours/Shift: Full Time, Mon - Fri, 8:00am - 5:00pm
You Will Be Responsible For:
Demonstrates, through behavior, AdventHealth's core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship, and Teamwork.
Conducts AdventHealth Cardiovascular System training, innovation, development, adoption and integration of diagnostic cardiovascular pediatric sonography techniques. Continually improves the program by utilizing research, registry, professional practice guidelines and best practices.
Acts as a resource for cardiovascular surgeons, anesthesiologists, allied health professionals. Trains staff sonographers and sonography students in pediatric cardiovascular modalities and protocols according to accreditation standards.
Effectively collaborates with the multi-campus system Cardiovascular Institute and Children's Hospital leadership regarding the AdventHealth Pediatric Program.
Ensures cardiovascular imaging guidelines are appropriately adhered to and are relative to the diagnosis for the various ultrasound modalities.
Implements and designs programs for the pediatric sonography areas.
What You Will Need:
5 Years of experience performing complex pediatric sonography
Experience providing pediatric sonographer training
Pediatric accreditation process experience
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Diagnostic Sonographer Credentialing accepted from: American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI).
One registry for Adult AND one registry for Pediatric:
Echocardiography - Adult
Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonography (RDCS AE) OR
Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) AND
Echocardiography - Pediatric
Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonography (RDCS PE) OR
Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RCCS)
Knowledge and skill in organizing and maintaining Pediatric Sonography Training Program
Knowledge of the Pediatric Accreditation Process
Associate Degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography OR Bachelor's Degree in Education
Experience in Fetal Sonography AND Vascular Ultrasound
Prior leadership experience
Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) OR
Registered Vascular Sonographer (RVS)
Registered Diagnostic Sonography (FE)
The Pediatric Cardiac Sonography Specialist is responsible for the education, innovation, guideline development, adoption, and integration of Pediatric Cardiac Sonography Specialist modalities to guide and direct Cardiovascular Pediatric and Congenital therapy for AdventHealth. The specialist acts as Cardiovascular Pediatric Ultrasound resource and mentor to the AdventHealth Ultrasound Sonographers and students. The Specialist collaborates with Cardiovascular Pediatric Cardiologists, Surgeons and Cardiovascular Institute Leadership. Designs and implements sonography programs at different sites. Develops and conducts training and education. Participates in the development of imaging standards and integrating new procedures for advanced quaternary cardiovascular care that requires the highest level of non-invasive imaging skill. Participates in research and incorporates evidence-based practices to advance the program. Organizes and maintains the Pediatric Sonography accreditation process. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.