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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Vascular Ultrasound Technologist II in Lithonia, Georgia

Overview

This role is Monday - Thursday and is 4, 10 hour shifts.

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Operates vascular US equipment to produce scans and physiologic equipment to produce plethysmographic and Doppler waveforms and segmental pressure data for diagnostic procedures in the Vascular Lab.

  • Operates other medical equipment as needed.

  • Provides quality patient care to patients having vascular procedures.

  • May participate in more complex procedures.

  • Communicates and explains various procedures to patients and families.

  • Processes required paper work, and has knowledge of all supplies, and stocks rooms.

  • Assists in training vascular staff and students.

  • Responsible for clinical care of patient.

  • Assesses patient's condition and vascular status to determine and perform appropriate exam and obtain specific diagnostic results.

  • Performs vascular procedures and analyzes data with minimal physician supervision.

  • Sets up procedure rooms including equipment and supplies in a comfortable environment for patients.

  • Obtains, films, and records optimum vascular US scans and physiologic exams; analyzes relevant data prior to interpretation by Vascular Lab physician.

  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of vascular anatomy and physiology as evidenced in the performance of examinations.

  • Uses investigative skills to evaluate appropriateness of physician's orders in relation to patient's vascular condition and clinical indication.

  • Provides physician with oral or written preliminary report to aid in patient diagnosis and management.

  • Explains procedures to patients to reduce anxiety and to obtain patient cooperation.

  • Assists with patient/family education.

  • Keeps patients and families abreast of patient's progress.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of ultrasound technology, vascular technology or a cardiovascular program.

  • Two years of ultrasound experience with at least one of those years in an area of vascular technology.

  • RVT, RVS or RT (VS) required.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification in accordance with the American Heart Association required.

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Division Hillandale Hosp Emory

Campus Location Lithonia, GA, 30058

Campus Location US-GA-Lithonia

Department HILL-Vascular Lab

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 80987

Job Category Imaging & Radiology

Schedule 7a-5:30p

Standard Hours 40 Hours

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