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Job Definition: Under supervision of Lead Sonographer provides diagnostic patient care services using ultrasound and related diagnostic procedures. The scope includes procedures, acts and processes permitted by law.
Minimum Qualifications: Graduate of formal vascular ultrasound technology training accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). Active certification by American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) in the specialty of RVT or registry eligible as appropriate. Must complete registry within one year of hire. BLS certification.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Knowledge of anatomy/physiology and disease process, of quality control in the Vascular Ultrasound Department. The incumbent should be skilled in building interpersonal relationships with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public and health care team and have the ability to work efficiently and cope with emergency situation. The incumbent should also have the ability to assess and prioritize multiple tasks, projects and demands and have experience in operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of software applications. The Ability to integrate diagnostic vascular sonograms, laboratory results, patient history and medical records, and adapt sonographic examination as necessary is also preferred.
Working Conditions: May occasionally be exposed to infectious diseases or hazardous materials.
Physical Requirements: Constantly walk, see/visual acuity, handle/grasp/feel, bend/twist, talk/hear. Frequently stand, reach, push/pull, stoop/kneel/crouch, lift/carry 50+ lbs.