NJ - Elizabeth (07202)
Registered Vascular Technologist perform vascular testing procedures under the supervision of the physician(s) and practice manager. Assists physician both in office and intra-operatively during vascular procedures. Operates testing devices to conduct non-invasive peripheral vascular studies; ensures that the equipment and records for these tests are properly maintained and that the necessary supplies are available. Responsibilities: Greets patients and visitors in a prompt, courteous and helpful manner. Smiles, making patients/visitors feel welcome and important; makes direct eye contact; responds promptly to patients' needs; monitors ultrasound appointment schedule and makes patients and team members aware of delays. Obtains required demographic information from patient. Must be a team player. Completes pertinent patient history and accurately records data into ultrasound equipment. Keeps exam and ultrasound rooms and equipment clean and in working order. Proactively reviews chart in advance of patient intake. Completes authorized patient chart documentation according to standard established by the physician, in an accurate, legible and timely manner. Performs the following functions, including, but not limited to: Prepares patient for examination and treatment; takes brief patient history that includes chief complaint, vital signs, and weight Competently performs vascular ultrasound diagnostic procedures of specified body areas by properly positioning patients; locating/scanning areas for interpretation as directed by the physicians. Recognition of and attainment of adequate standardized views, and identification of abnormal structures or findings.
Previous Cardiac Cath Lab OR Special Procedures experience; Graduate from A Radiologic Technologist or RCIS program; BLS certified.