SDMS's core purpose is to enhance the art and science of medicine by advancing medical sonography. As an SDMS member you will join an exclusive network of over 28,000 sonographers and sonography students.
Formed in 2009, the SDMS Foundation is a nonprofit charitable organization affiliated with the SDMS. The SDMS Foundation fosters professional learning and excellence by working to improve the field of diagnostic medical sonography.
Temecula Valley Hospital brings advanced technology, innovative programs, patient-centered and family sensitive care to area residents. The hospital features 140 private patient rooms; emergency care featuring ER Reserve; advanced cardiac and stroke care; orthopedics; general and surgical specialties. TVH is nationally recognized for Patient Safety by The Leapfrog Group, with a 2017 Top Hospital Award and 4 consecutive "A" Grades for Patient Safety. In addition, the hospital has received many awards including; The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award, The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for Certification for Hip and Knee Replacement and a 4 Star Medicare Hospital Compare Rating. We are proud to be a recipient of the Inland Empire's Top Workplaces in 2017. Temecula Valley Hospital has been designated an Aetna Institute of Quality® Cardiac Care Facility for comprehensive heart and vascular treatments-including Cardiac Medical Intervention, Cardiac Rhythm Programs and Cardiac Surgery.
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
The Certified Nursing Assistant is responsible for documenting all activities performed in accordance with established policy. Observes patient behavior, focusing on biophysical, developmental, cognitive, emotional, spiritual and sociocultural needs. Performs the secretarial/clerical aspects of patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse. The CAN must be able to prioritize and process physician orders accurately and within designated time frames; seeking assistance as needed. The CAN is responsible for the answering of patient calls, and receives, greets, and directs patients/visitors; records and delivers messages for patients/staff.