Performs outpatient and inpatient exams; performs upper and lower extremity venous evaluations, carotid artery exams, upper and lower extremity arterial evaluations, hemodialysis vein mapping procedures, transcranial Doppler studies, abdominal vascular evaluations including renal artery duplex and physiologic arterial exams including ppgs. Assist doctors as needed while they dictate exams by supplying necessary measurements and preliminary reports in PACS. Supply vascular ultrasound exams with appropriate annotation/documentation in a digital format. Provide preliminary reports to ordering physicians
EDUCATION: Successful completion of an accredited program in vascular or ultrasound technology
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: R.V.T., registry; if not registered must be registered eligible and must take registry within 3 months of being hired, A.R.D.M.S. NM Ultrasound Licensure required. Current BLS certification.
SKILLS: Ability to communicate effectively and demonstrate strong organization skills. Manual dexterity to actively perform non-invasive vascular examinations.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of one year experience as a vascular or ultrasound technologist preferred.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
-Responsible to: Radiology Manager and Chief Vascular Tech NON-registered technologists must work with registered technologist until they have obtained there R.V.T licensure.
Bloodborne Pathogen C
Requires universal precaution in the handling of contagious infectious and otherwise hazardous materials, diseases, tissue, chemicals, body fluids, etc.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Lifting patients, pushing heavy equipment, beds, carts, and computer literacy. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.