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Vascular Ultrasound Technologist - Saint Vincent Hospital

Company: Allegheny Health Network
Location: Erie
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Company :
Allegheny Health Network
Job Description :

This role offers a $5,000 sign-on bonus to eligible candidates!

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Performs vascular sonography in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice and with the policies, values, and mission of the organization.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Positions patient and performs imaging procedure(s). Analyzes results and identifies issues with the quality of imaging results. Takes appropriate action to resolve image quality issues, including repositioning patient and repeating procedure. Enters, transmits and reports scan results. (50%)
Reviews patient history and physician's orders. Educates patient regarding procedures, equipment and exam to ensure patient's understanding and cooperation. (20%)
When ordered, prepares and administers contrast media and/or medications within scope of practice. Monitors patient condition continually and reports/responds to changes in status as appropriate. (15%)
Prepares equipment and supplies. Selects appropriate exposure factors and imaging parameters. Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment. Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary. (15%)
Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

Associates Degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school OR six months to one year experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
RVT required. RVT certification is to be achieved within 12 months of hire for new graduates
Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) OR Registered Technologist (RT) in Vascular Sonography (VS)
Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider

Preferred

Registered Nurse RN

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Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement : This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.

As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times. In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Companys Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy.

Furthermore, it is every employees responsibility to comply with the companys Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

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Keywords: Allegheny Health Network, Erie , Vascular Ultrasound Technologist - Saint Vincent Hospital, Healthcare , Erie, Pennsylvania

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