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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Ultrasound Tech-Specialty Area.
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.
Maintains equipment in proper functions 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.
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.
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 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 the require immediate attention. Compares present echocardiograms to previous studies to monitor changes in present status. Carries out assignments within a realistic time frame.
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 identify 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.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a Registered as an American Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer or Registered as a Vascular Specialist (RVS) if position is within a Vascular department. Experience in specialty capacity required. Completion of an approved ultrasound technology educational program.
Required Licenses: American Registry Diagnostic Medical Sonography.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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NYU Langone Medical Center, a world-class patient-centered integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals – Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of... only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center – plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.NYULMC.org.