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Echo/Vascular Technologist

2021-12-21
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  • Northwest Health - Porter Northwest Health - Porter

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  • Part Time

Job Description

Echo/Vascular Technologist

Echo/ Vascular Technologist 

Who are we?

Northwest Health - Porter includes two hospital campuses as well as outpatient facilities serving Northwest Indiana. We endeavor to provide you and your family with appropriate and safe care in a friendly, welcoming environment.

As a healthcare provider committed to quality and compassionate care, Northwest Health - Porter emphasizes patient experience, quality outcomes, and respect for the dignity and comfort of our patients and their visiting family members. 

 Overview:

Join our Radiology Team as Echo/ Vascular Technologist, reporting to the manager and leadership of Radiology. As Echo/ Vascular Technologist, you will perform a variety of exams and procedures including specialized diagnostic testing on patients to identify various issues related to organs and soft tissue as ordered by physicians for use in patient diagnosis and treatment. 

Job Summary:

Dual registered Echo/ Vascular Technologist under general supervision according to established policies and procedures, performs routine and complex echocardiography and vascular duplex ultrasound examinations, and performs and provides a preliminary interpretation of studies performed.  Examinations performed may include, but are not limited to, trans-thoracic, trans-esophageal, stress and contrast echocardiograms (utilizing commercially prepared contrast agents), peripheral venous and arterial exams, extracranial cerebrovascular exams, visceral vascular and/or renal vascular exams. Graduate of an approved program of echocardiography and vascular technology/sonography, non-invasive cardiovascular technology. 

 

  • Actively demonstrates the organization’s mission and core values, and conducts oneself at all times in a manner consistent with these values.
  • Knows and adheres to all laws and regulations pertaining to patient health, safety, and medical information.
  • Reviews patient’s chart/order/previous procedures and records information for interpreting physician viewing and accurate interpretation prior to beginning procedure.
  • Performs all procedures according to departmental policies in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Selects appropriate equipment and transducer settings, adjusts equipment controls by hand or manipulation according to specific orders and part of the body to be examined.
  • Assists appropriate patients in assuming the proper physical position and explain the procedure to patients to elicit cooperation and calm apprehensions.
  • Observe display screen to determine if images are satisfactory for diagnostic purposes and then save for permanent record.
  • Discusses examination with interpreting physicians, ordering physicians, or other departmental personnel and seeks input from the interpreting physician to enhance technical skills.
  • Performs transportation duties, scheduling duties, clerical duties, and ordering duties as needed.
  • Participates in on-call scheduling as needed, adjusts the schedule to meet the needs of patients, and flexes up/down when necessary.
  • Routinely cleans equipment according to policies.
  • Maintains all necessary documentation for exam completion.
  • Assists with the orientation of new staff when needed.
  • Performs other duties consistent with the purpose of the job as directed

Qualifications:

Education: Completion of two/three years of occupationally specific education beyond high school in radiologic technology, ultrasonography, other related education, or on-the-job training/education.

Licensure: ARRT, ARDMS, RDCS, Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI), equivalent certification or Registry eligible. Registry-eligible candidates must obtain registry status within 3 years of hire. CPR certification.

Experience: Completion of at least two years of occupationally specific education beyond high school in radiologic technology, ultrasonography, other related education, or on-the-job training. 

Equal Employment Opportunity

                                                                 

Northwest Health is an equal opportunity employer and committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status.

 

 

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“To apply, please email ryan_kiner@chs.net

 

 

 

 

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