Vascular Technologist

Lowell General Hospital Boston , MA 02298

Posted 7 months ago

Under the direction of the Technical Director, this position performs non-invasive, peripheral vascular testing on inpatients and outpatients referred to Tufts Medical Center and provides preliminary interpretation to the referring physicians.

Responsibilities:
Performs non-invasive, peripheral vascular examinations.# Must be proficient in peripheral venous testing, (DVT # VI), carotids, peripheral arterial duplex and physiological exams.# Experience in TCD is preferred, but not required.

Responsible for generating preliminary reports for reading physicians and relaying preliminary interpretation to house staff and referring physicians.# As a team, must be able to manage the daily schedule of outpatients and inpatients, by coordinating transport, add-on cases, and portable exams.# Assist with the training of sonography students when they rotate through the lab. Records bills for processing for all Vascular Laboratory procedures performed.# Ensures that all pertinent information is appropriately filed for each patient. Notifies Medical Engineering of any equipment problems. Limited weekend on-call hours.# All weekend cases must be approved by the on-call surgery fellow/resident.


Requirements:


RVT or equivalent required. Bachelor#s Degree or successful completion of an allied health associate or certificate program. 1-2 years of experience in vascular testing.

Ability to operate equipment and provide accurate preliminary interpretation of test results. Interpersonal skills sufficient to interact with patients, physicians and students. Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to assess the needs of both pediatric and adult patients and to provide care appropriately.#



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