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Vascular Tech

Company: Dignity Health Medical Foundation
Location: Carmichael
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Job Description:

Dignity Health Medical Foundation, established in 1993, is a California nonprofit public benefit corporation with care centers throughout California. - Dignity Health Medical Foundation is an affiliate of Dignity Health - one of the largest health systems in the nation - with hospitals and care centers in California, Arizona and Nevada. Today, Dignity Health Medical Foundation works hand-in-hand with physicians and providers throughout California to provide comprehensive health care services to the many communities we serve. As Dignity Health Medical Foundation continues to grow and establish new premier care centers, we provide increasing support and investment in the latest technologies, finest physicians and state-of-the-art medical facilities. We strive to create purposeful work settings where staff can provide great care, while advancing in knowledge and experience through challenging work assignments and stimulating relationships. Our staff is well-trained and highly skilled, qualities that are vital to maintaining excellence in care and service.
Position Summary:The Vascular Technologist is responsible for the performance of a variety of noninvasive diagnostic vascular procedures including carotid duplex ultrasound scan, arterial duplex scan, venous duplex scan, pressure measurements and other methodologies to evaluate patients suspected of having vascular disease in accordance with the requirements of the Intersociety Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories (ICAVL). This position reports to the Supervisor, Vascular Surgery Department. Evaluates test results for technical quality and accuracy and provides complete and accurate preliminary written reports for physician review. Demonstrates competency in patient care and maintains patient confidentiality.
Minimum Qualifications:- One (1) year of clinical experience as a Vascular Technologist required.- High school diploma or equivalent; Completion of a training program accredited by the American Medical Association Committee on allied Health Education (AMA-CAHEA)- Current registration as a Registered Vascular Technologist (RG VT) through the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS); and Current BLS certification through American Heart Association. Maintain current CMEs/CEUs.- Special Skills:Vascular ultrasound studies, general ultrasound, and pressure measurements. Human body anatomy and vascular anatomy, disease, and treatment. Evaluation and interpretation of test results. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation. General filing procedures. Electrical safety standards and common safety precautions. Typing and office skills. Proper phone techniques. Aseptic techniques. ABILITY TO: Perform quality vascular studies including ultrasound, doppler, duplex, and pressure measurements. Work with computer and billing system. Establish and maintain a good working relationship with a wide variety of medical personnel. Act courteously and with tact in dealing with patients, visitors and the public. Explain procedures to patients. Maintain patient confidentiality. Follow established procedures. Develop and maintain department quality assurance. Work effectively under stress and adjust priorities as circumstances require. Organize work assignments, maintaining accurate and complete records. Maintain a high degree of accuracy regarding all details. Remain calm and reassure distressed patients. Work with minimal supervision. Respond effectively in emergency situations. Read and comprehend technical instructions. Communicate effectively in both oral and written communications. -Preferred Qualifications:- Two (2) years of clinical experience as a Vascular Technologist preferred. -***This position is represented by SEIU-UHW

Keywords: Dignity Health Medical Foundation, Carmichael , Vascular Tech, Other , Carmichael, California

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