Company: CHI Memorial
Posted on: August 16, 2019
?Job Details: Facility: CHI MemorialLocation: Chattanooga,
TNDepartment: EchovascularJob Type: Full TimeShift: 7a-5pImportant
Note: Nicotine is part of our pre-employment drug screen?Job
Summary? The Registered Vascular Technologist /Sonographer (RVT)
performs non-invasive vascular sonography exams independently. ?
Job Responsibilities ??1. Uses two patient identifiers ?2. Compares
Doctor?s order to requisition for accuracy. ?3. Obtain accurate
medical history and fill out appropriate worksheet. ?4. Perform
clinical assessment and all diagnostic vascular laboratory
examinations such, carotid duplex, peripheral vascular and
abdominal duplex, segmental blood pressure and exercise testing,
and physiology evaluations and other tests as determined by the
Technical and Medical directors of the lab. ?5. Uses cognitive
sonographic skills to identify and record appropriate anatomical,
pathological, and diagnostic images and able to recognize the
significance of all structures visualized and is able to
differentiate normal from abnormal and recognize artifacts. ?6.
Coordinates work schedule with supervisor and front desk to assure
workload coverage and that studies are performed in proper order
based on whether they are STAT, pending discharge, or held over
from day before. ?7. Responsible for the safety, mental and
physical comfort of the patient while in the technologist?s care.
?8. Maintains a daily log of patients seen and bills each patient
appropriate. ?9. Follow the lab protocols but able to deviate when
clinical necessary. ?10. Prepare a summary of technical findings on
vascular exams and relay preliminary findings to proper referring
physicians or departments according to laboratory policy. ?11.
Completes all measurements, and the structured report accurately.
?12. Maintains ultrasound equipment and work areas and keeps room
stocked with needed supplies. ?13. Establishes and maintains
ethical working relationships and good rapport with coworkers and
with all interrelating hospital, referral or commercial agencies.
?14. Assists in orientation and training of new staff members and
students. ?15. Observe and report to Cardiologist any change in
patient?s condition during testing. ?16. Communicate accurate
patient information in a timely manner to peers, physicians, and
other departments. ?17. Use all diagnostic, computer applications
and communication equipment efficiently and in a safe manner. ?18.
Routinely demonstrates the ability to prioritize workload. ?19.
Other duties as assigned. Education:?High school graduate or
equivalent Graduate of an accredited Sonography institution and
credentialed in Vascular Sonography (RDMS or CCI)
?Licensure/Certification:AHA BLS Credentials from ARDMS or CCI in
Vascular Sonography, or become credentialed within one year from
date of hire Maintain 12 CME credits per year ?Essential
Duties:Knowledge of ultrasound equipment ( Philips IE33,IU22,
EPIC,Zonare, Arterial machines, CX50,3DTEE) Able to learn and use
both RPACS, and CPACS systems, office equipment, basic computer
knowledge, fax, printer, echo tables, wheelchairs and hospital beds
- Requisition ID: 2019-R0242636
- Schedule: Full-time
- Shift: Day Job
- Market: CHI Memorial
Keywords: CHI Memorial, Chattanooga , Vascular Technologist, Other , Chattanooga, Tennessee
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