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The Vascular Ultrasound Technologist uses ultrasound equipment to view and take pictures of patients' vasculature. The incumbent also schedules and performs exams, takes patient histories, and reports results to physicians for interpretation and diagnosis.
Further, the Vascular Ultrasound Technologist (U) looks for abnormalities in blood flow to the body such as blood clots, blockages, aneurysms, etc.Detects defects or irregularities using ultrasound equipment. Positions patients and explains procedures. Performs quality control functions.
Evaluates ultrasounds for diagnostic quality. Prepares and sets up medical supplies using aseptic techniques. Develops ultrasound images and ensure that it matches with the appropriate paperwork for interpretation.
Assists in maintenance and compilation of statistical data. Provides orientation to new vascular ultrasound technologists. Provides education and training to vascular ultrasound technology students. Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
Associate degree in relevant field
Certification and Licensing:
RVT register or eligible to test by ARDMS within 1 year of hire.
Minimum 1 year of relevant experience
Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:
Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail.
Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines.
Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.
Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary.
Commitment to the University's core values.
Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment.
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