Sonographer Vascular Surgery
Under general direction of a qualified physician, the vascular sonographer will perform a variety of technical procedures that involves the application of high frequency ultrasound waves to patients for diagnostic purpose, will exercise a high degree of precision, skill and judgment, and will demonstrate sound knowledge of vascular anatomy, and physiology, Doppler physics/instrumentation, ultrasound physics and instrumentation. The sonographer is expected to have or pursue the appropriate certifications in vascular technology.
80% Ultra sonographer Technician
Performs clinical assessment and diagnostic vascular sonography, Doppler, and plesmythography examinations including carotid ultrasound, lower extremity venous and arterial exams (including non-invasive segmental blood pressure recordings), upper extremity arterial and venous exams, renal artery exams as well as visceral exams and aortic Doppler and endovascular procedure follow-up exams.
Prepares patients for exams and explains procedures to be performed. Assumes responsibility for the safety, mental and physical comfort of patients while they are in the sonographer's care.
Uses cognitive sonographic skills to identify, record, and adapt procedures as appropriate to anatomical, pathological, diagnostic information and images.
Uses independent judgment during the sonographic exam to accurately differentiate between normal and pathologic findings.
Analyses sonograms, synthesizes sonographic information and medical history, and communicates findings to the appropriate physician and/or referring physicians. Generates preliminary vascular reports and relay final reports of vascular studies to appropriate medical staff and physicians.
Records studies on videotape or other image acquisition for review and permanent storage of patient exam. Able to input exam findings into the department database for interpretation.
Responsibilities include keeping current with new developments in diagnostic vascular
ultrasound, maintaining CMEs per credentialing, as well as assisting with instruction of students, in-service education of medical staff and vascular fellows.
10% Daily Operations
Assists with the daily operations of the sonographic laboratory. Maintains ultrasound equipment and work area, and maintains adequate supplies. Participates in the maintenance of laboratory accreditation. Performs other work-related duties as assigned.
Bachelor of Science degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography. Graduate of a formal Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program or Vascular Technology Program that is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) is required. Active certification as Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) required within 12 months of hire needs to remain in job description.
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How To Apply
All applicants must apply online.
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Location: Medical Faculty Group
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Opening: Full Time 40 hours Grade 094