Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a PD-Ultrasound Technician.
In this role, the successful candidate Responsible for performing all methods of vascular ultrasound testing which include Duplex Scanning, Arterial Doppler and Pulse Volume Recordings, Venous Doppler, and Strain Gauge, Plethysmography, and OPG techniques.
Provides for Patient comfort and arranges equipment for procedure. Prepares equipment and supplies according to established departmental procedures. Interacts with patients by identifying self to patient and verifies the identity of the patient by checking the patients ID bracelet or verbal acknowledgement by patient. Explains the procedure and equipment to the patient clearly. Provides for patient privacy at all times.
Administers vascular procedures by operating computerized ultrasound equipment and recording devices. Utilizes patient chart in obtaining pertinent history as necessary. Demonstrates a working knowledge of normal vascular anatomy and hemodynamics, as well as the major disease processes of the Cerebral Vascular and Peripheral Vascular systems. Performs, assesses, and critiques the patients Doppler deciding what is necessary for a complete diagnostic study based on initial request and preliminary results of procedures. Alerts the appropriate medical staff of abnormalities that require immediate attention. Compares present echocardiograms to previous studies to monitor changes in present status. Carries out assignments within a realistic time frame.
Documents the vascular exam according to departmental procedures. Selects, cuts, and mounts segments of scans in order to visualize flow studies, both normal and abnormal. Enters, maintains, and records all pertinent patient data. Informs physician of any changes in patients condition or pertinent findings from examination.
Maintains equipment in proper functioning order. Cleans and prepares equipment of patient application. Sterilizes equipment after each isolation patient in accordance with nursing and departmental policies. Performs predetermined, preventative maintenance to ensure equipment is operating efficiently.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a Associate's Degree (mininum of two years of college credit courses) and completion of one year program in Ultrasound; eligible to take the Registry exam (ARDMS) or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Registered by ARDMS.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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