Vascular Technologist/Sonographer- Surgical Care

MaineHealth | Portland, ME

Posted Date 6/14/2019
Description
  • Position Summary
    • Responsible for performing ultrasound testing to assist in the diagnosis of peripheral vascular disease, maintaining the highest standards of patient care and proficiency with appropriate clinical protocols.
    • Qualified candidates will perform carotid studies, segmental pressures, bypass graft surveillance examinations, and extremity venous studies.
    • This is a fulltime, day shift position without any requirement for nights, weekends and Call.
  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Degree in sonography/vascular technology from an accredited school.
    • Registered Vascular Technician credentials required.
    • Minimum two years practice or hospital vascular/ultrasound experience.
    • Current BLS certification.
    • Graduation from an accredited Vascular Technology program with RVT credentials required.
    • Minimum of 3+ years experience as Vascular Technologist with at least 1 year in a hospital setting.
    • Experience dealing with Q/A and accreditation programs preferred.
    • Knowledge of anatomy, physiology, instrumentation, patient care and medical ethics.
    • Skill in performing mathematical and scientific calculations.
    • Ability to explain technical procedures and results to patients in user-friendly manner.
    • Knowledge of safety, infection control, quality assurance and confidentiality regulations.
    • Knowledge of crash cart emergency procedures and contents and proper response to emergency situations.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills necessary for interacting with patients, physicians, supervisors and other staff.
    • Ability to project a pleasant and professional image even under stressful situations.
    • Ability to demonstrate compassion and caring in dealing with others.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
    • Proficient computer skills.
Geographic Region
Greater Portland/Casco Bay
Industry
Healthcare

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