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Vascular Technologist - Peripheral Vascular Lab

Company: UCHealth
Location: Peyton
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Description

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

Work Schedule: Full Time
Flex

Responsibilities:
Reviews patient history and physician's orders. Educates patient regarding procedures, equipment and exam to ensure patient's understanding and cooperation.

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.

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.

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 re-positioning patient and repeating procedure. Enters, transmits and reports scan results.

Within
scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the
ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a
fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.

Requirements:

  • Credentials:
    Essential:
    * Registered Sonographer
    * Basic Life Support
    * Registered Radiologic Technologist
    * Registered Vascular Specialist
  • Other information:
    Minimum Required Education: Graduate of an accredited Ultrasound Technologist program.
    Required Licensure/Certification: Registered as a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) or registered as a Technologist (RT) and certified in vascular sonography (VS) by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) or Registered Vascular Specialist (RVS) from Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI). State licensure if required by law. Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider.
    Minimum Experience: Experience is preferred.
  • BLS through the American Heart Association or the
    American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before
    start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of
    hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either
    the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the
    Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only
    good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart
    Association sanctioned course.)

    The
    pay range for this position is: $38.72
    - $58.08 / hour. Pay is dependent on
    applicant's relevant experience.

    An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon organizational and
    individual performance.

    UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards
    package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical,
    dental and vision coverage; retirement plans; paid time off; employer-paid life
    and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and
    continuing education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits such
    as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees and their family
    members have full access to our Employee Assistance Program, which includes up
    to 5 free counseling visits and work/life solutions, such as one free legal
    consultation. In addition, other emotional counseling support is available
    depending upon their need.
    At UCHealth, we do things differently
    We believe in something different: a focus on the individuality of every
    person. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the extraordinary lives of
    all those we serve. As Colorado's largest and most innovative
    health care system, we as a team deliver on the commitment to provide the best
    possible experience for our patients and their families. We foster a true human
    connection and give people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career at
    UCHealth is more than a job, it's a passion.

    Going
    beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive and
    intellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us,
    that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what is
    right, not what is easy. We support creativity and curiosity so that
    each of us can find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth,
    we'll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful
    career. There's no limits to your potential here.

    Be Extraordinary. Join Us Today!

    UCHealth
    recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that
    equal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As an
    affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making
    all employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicant
    shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of
    employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual's
    race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental
    or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender
    status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does not
    discriminate against any "qualified applicant with a disability" as defined
    under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable
    accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.

Keywords: UCHealth, Denver , Vascular Technologist - Peripheral Vascular Lab, Healthcare , Peyton, Colorado

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