Catholic Health Initiatives Pasadena , TX 77502
Patients Medical Center (PMC) provides inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical services to residents of Pasadena, Deer Park, La Porte, Baytown, and Clear Lake. The facility includes 53 medical/surgical beds, eight ICU beds and three endoscopy rooms, and offers a range of primary and specialized serviceswound care, general surgery, gastroenterology, occupational health, heart and vascular, women's services, diagnostic imaging, outpatient rehab services, and sleep disorders.
Operates ultrasound equipment and Performs a variety of technical diagnostic procedures which encompass the specialty areas of Peripheral Vascular Imaging. Provides a preliminary report of procedure completed.
Provides patient orientation, procedure explanation, and pre and post diagnostic care to completion of test. Performs complete diagnostic tests inclusive of positioning patient, calibration of equipment, documentation of findings, under the direct supervision of the supervisor and/or Non-Invasive Cardiology Manager. Assists patients with basic patient care needs. Provides emergency care, notifying appropriate personnel and Ensures that patient safety is not jeopardized.
Education and Licensure
Associate's Degree health related program in a related medical field, which include seminar course training in cardiac ultrasound OR one year certificate preferred
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1.Performs all duties of a Peripheral Vascular Tech I
2.Prepares equipment ensuring that equipment is operational, safe and functioning according to diagnostic standards.
3.Actively Participates with patient testing, performing routine, non-routine, urgent, and emergent patient requests.
4.Communicates with Patient Transportation, Nursing Units, Physician Offices, other diagnostic areas to ensure that the patients receive their diagnostic procedures in a smooth, efficient and safe manner.
5.Performs portable examinations at the bedside to ensure patient safety as well as provide immediate diagnostic testing when needed.