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Vascular Ultrasound Technologist, Cardiology

High Point, NC, United States
Job ID: 112886
Job Family: Radiology Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: 4-10 hour days (weekends included)
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12511085232058-Cardiology


Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologist assists the provider in the delivery of health care by performing diagnostic ultrasound exams by producing, assessing, and evaluating images and related data used to determine a medical diagnosis. 

Requirements for the Job:

  • Associate's degree (or Two-Year Professional Program) in ultrasound training from an AMA approved school. 
  • One-year clinical experience in the field of study to be performed. 
  • Currently Certified as a Registered Vascular Sonographer with ARDMS. 
  • Current CPR certification 
  • Maintains minimum continuing education credits. 

Position Highlights:

  • Schedule: Full time, days; 4,10-hour days, including weekends.
  • Location: Heart & Vascular-High Point in High Point, NC

What You'll Do:

  1. Takes a thorough vascular history and assesses the patient's vascular status as it relates to the type of testing ordered.
  2. Writes preliminary reports on IP charts and calls preliminary reports OP to referring provider when necessary.
  3. Performs tests ordered by the provider in a timely and professional manner. 
  4. Assists the reading provider by analyzing and evaluating the results of the study. 
  5. Selects appropriate transducers and adjusts controls for examinations to optimize consistently image quality according to patient's size and the objective of the exam. 
  6. Explains to patients and family members each examination to be performed and professionally answers any questions they may have. Provides the patient with comfort, privacy, and instructions to assure a high quality result. 
  7. Ensures efficient and proper functioning of ultrasound equipment and cleaning according to manufacturer's specifications. Provides input for equipment and supply purchases. Communicates equipment malfunctions as appropriate. 
  8. Responsible for specific quality assurance and control duties in the assigned area. 
  9. Generates a work atmosphere that maintains a positive attitude toward teamwork. 
  10. Maintains a work area that is clean, orderly, and stocked with necessary supplies. 
  11. Communicates with referring offices as necessary. 
  12. Practices universal precautions. 

Skills for Success:

  • Knowledge of ultrasound exam policies and protocols 
  • Knowledge of operating PC and accessing applicable programs 
  • Knowledge of organizational policies, procedures and protocols 
  • Knowledge of common safety hazards and universal precautions to establish a safe work environment