VASCULAR SONOGRAPHER TRAINEE, DASHER HEART CENTER PROF FEES
Schedule: 8 HR DAY
Facility: PROFESSIONAL BLDG
Date Posted: Nov 7, 2023
Location: Professional Building
Department: Dasher Heart Center Prof Fees
Schedule: Full Time, 8 HR Day Shift, 8
The Vascular Sonographer trainee functions as healthcare provider who, working under the delegated authority of the supervising physician and staff sonographer, serves as a medical imaging professional providing clinically relevant information to assist the physician with the diagnosis and treatment of patient. Trains to perform a variety of duties in performing ultrasound imaging. Performs initial interpretation and evaluation of procedure. Maintains standards of quality. Assists the vascular sonographers in performing vascular studies or interventional procedures. Operates ultrasound equipment, prepares scanning room, equipment, supplies and medications. Provides patient services using imaging modalities.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
- The applicant must have one of the following: a diploma, associate, or baccalaureate academic program in health science, cardiovascular technology, radiologic technology, respiratory therapy, surgical technology, occupational/physical therapy, or nursing.
- Upon completion of one year full-time or full-time equivalent work experience in vascular ultrasound, with a minimum of 600 vascular ultrasound studies* in their career, which is defined as work experience and/or clinical experience gained during a formal educational program.
- Vascular certification is required within 13 months of hire date. The certification must be one of the following: ⚬RVT – (Registered Vascular Technologist) by the ARDMS ⚬ VS – (Vascular Sonographer) by the ARRT ⚬RVS – (Registered Vascular Specialist aka RCVT) by the Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI)
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of personnel at all levels within and external to organization.
- Ability to communicate clearly with, and care for, a diverse population of patients/family units of all ages, variety of cultures, etc.
- Flexible in work schedule, assignments and work load.
- Ability to document clinical information, etc.
- Ability to interpret the policies and procedures of South Georgia Medical Center, regulatory agencies’ standards and rules, reimbursement rules, etc.
- Strong clinical skills.
WORKING CONDITIONS - ADA INFORMATION
Duties require considerable sitting, standing, stooping bending, lifting (in excess of 50 pounds), and pushing objects (wheelchairs, stretchers). Comfortable conditions, subject to irregular schedules, including weekends, exposed to high levels of stress. Work may require exposure to communicable diseases.