Vascular Ultrasound Technician FT Rotating Afternoons Sinai-Grace Hospital
DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Internal Number: 2205000215
Under general supervision, performs noninvasive peripheral vascular imaging
and Doppler procedures; interprets and reports preliminary results of
peripheral vascular imaging procedures to aid in the diagnosis of arterial,
venous and cerebral vascular disease and disorders in patients.
Performs all types of arterial and venous examinations with noninvasive
equipment for the purpose of aiding in diagnosis and evaluation of vascular
disease in the head, abdomen, upper and lower extremities and anatomical
and functional assessment as required (for example: Dialysis Access and
Interprets and reports preliminary results of tests in patient's charts;
confers with physician regarding test results as required. Evaluates and
interprets vascular studies performed in laboratory, assessing the need for
further testing. Performs additional tests as necessary and /or confers
with supervisor to determine if additional testing is required.
Participates in vascular research studies; gathers research data, conducts
studies, analyzes and reports findings to principal investigator.
Participates in teaching vascular procedures to residents, fellows and
Schedules patient tests and answers telephone as necessary.
Operates, cleans and performs minor maintenance and repairs of testing
equipment and machinery to maintain them in proper operating condition
according to established standards. Inventories departmental supplies;
orders and restocks supplies as needed.
Participates in process improvement and quality improvement initiatives.
Maintains a professional knowledge base through conference attendance and
Associate's degree in science or applied sciences from an
accredited College or University, or equivalent, in order to be
familiar with the anatomy and physiology of the vascular system and
to comprehend theoretical and conceptual basis of related test
Certification as a RVT (Registered Vascular Technologist) ARDMS
(American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography) or CCI
(Cardiovascular Credentialing International) Registered Vascular
Specialist (RVS) or registry eligible. ARDMS is preferred.
Registry-eligible candidates must be registered as a RVT or RVS
within 12 months of hire.
Concentration in extra-cerebral and peripheral vascular strongly
BLS (Basic Life Support) Required
Analytical and clinical skills necessary to perform assigned
clinical procedures recognize unusual symptoms or reactions and
take appropriate action.
Visual, aural and perceptual acuity necessary to analyze variations
in clinical findings, monitor data and recognize and measure
variations in procedure results.
Mechanical skills necessary to perform minor maintenance, repair
and calibration of diagnostic equipment.
Interpersonal skills necessary to work productively with a variety
of patients and hospital personnel in a sensitive patient care
Skills necessary to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Knowledge of effects of vascular drugs and pathologies on procedure
Job: Cath Lab
Primary Location: Detroit, Michigan
Facility: DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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