Job Summary: Responsible for the performance of vascular assessment and the performance of specific diagnostic testing as prescribed by the physician. Promotes the smooth and efficient operation of the Vascular Department through the appropriate utilization and management of all clerical functions within the department document handling and disposition, interpersonal relationships and information gathering and dispersion.
Education and Experience:
• BLS at time of hire (CPR)
• Ultrasound technologist license in Ohio
• Additional education in vascular
• Maintain ongoing skills, assessment, imaging, vascular testing procedures according to IAC standards
• Demonstrate competency in management of patients
• Knowledgeable with department policies and procedures; thorough knowledge of departmental forms, and protocols.
• Ability to provide proper patient care and education in a variety of settings.
• Demonstrated knowledge of proper positioning of patient. Able to position patient to optimally visualize cardiac structures.
• Competency in working with computerized systems. Obtains patient identification information into the echocardiogram computer.
• Ability to expand scope of examination according to any abnormalities observed.
• Obtains patient clinical information from the patient, chart and physician.
• Selects the appropriate transducer and settings for the machine for optimal visuals.
• Maintains records of all procedures performed, sends reports to requesting physicians and archives patient examinations.
· Excellent analytical and writing skills.
· Strong computer skills to include Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and database products.
· Must be highly motivated and willing to assume additional jobs and duties as needed.
· Must be able to handle stress of working efficiently with frequent interruptions and distractions.
· Hours must be flexible to accommodate for needs of patients other unscheduled events.
· Must be able to prioritize tasks and adhere to strict deadlines.
· Sitting 3-6 hours a day
· Wrist deviation (side to side and up and down) 3-6 hours a day
· Occasionally lift/carry up to 35 pounds
· Occasionally be exposed to hazardous chemicals or infections