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Using ultrasound machines, this position performs a variety of non-invasive hemodynamic evaluations to be used by physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of patients.Job Description
Education: Graduate of an accredited school of Radiologic Technology or Sonography Technology
Certified in Basic or Advanced Life Support, required
One (1) of the following required:
Registered Vascular Sonographer by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT-VS) or
Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers or
International Registered Vascular Specialist (RVS) by Cardiovascular Credentialing
Ability to lift and/or maneuver patients in conjunction with others in order to perform job functions
Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of "we advance health" through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann.
Performs vascular sonography procedures on patients: Prepares patients for the exam, explains procedure, positions patients for the exam, selects appropriate imaging techniques, and ensures technical quality of the images
Enters and monitors patient data
Performs quality assurance on the ultrasound equipment. May assist with initial and renewal application for ACR and other accreditation.
Identifies and reports any accidents, complaints or equipment malfunction to department management
Takes emergency call within the department.
Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.
Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.
Other duties as assigned