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Ultrasound Tech II (Peripheral Vascular Sonographer)

Company: UNC Health Care Systems
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Description

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Summary:

Responsible for the independent operation of diagnostic medical equipment to expose complex diagnostic conditions, and for performing and communicating results of diagnostic examinations to include but not limited to complex ob/gyn scanning (fetal echo, fetal anomalies, high risk obsetrics) and complex vascular diagnostics

This position is for the Peripheral Vascular Lab department at UNC Rex. The candidate selected for this position will need to be credentialed as a Vascular Sonographer (RVT or RVS).

Responsibilities:

  1. Assists the radiologist in performing invasive diagnostic techniques such as needle biopsies, aspirations, and guided needle-wire placement exams for surgery. Provides standardization and training to residents regarding these exams.

  2. Evaluates any contra-indications, such as medications, insufficient patient preparation or the patient's inability, or unwillingness to tolerate the procedure.

  3. Performs the ultrasound procedure under general or direct supervision, as defined by the procedure and/or physician.

  4. Recognizes sonographic characteristics of normal and abnormal tissues, structures, and blood flow.

  5. Analyzes sonography findings throughout the course of the examination so that a comprehensive exam is completed and sufficient data is provided to the physician.

  6. Recognizes situations or abnormalities that require the direct observation of the real-time scan by the radiologist.

  7. Images structures while simultaneously obtaining Doppler signal and recording images and Doppler shift recordings along with patient information for interpretation by a radiologist.

  8. Advises radiologist and/or referring physician of results of the examination and provides preliminary information regarding diagnostic evaluation.

Other Information

Other information:

Education Requirements:

Completion of a twelve (12) month program in Diagnostic Medical Sonography / General Ultrasound or equivalent certificate program is required.

Licensure/Certification Requirements:

Must be American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) Registered in OB. Current certification with the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) required. Registered in OB GYN . Registered in Fetal Echocardiography (FE). In Nasal Bone; Facial Angle; Ductus Venosus Flow (Required). In Tricuspid Flow and Uterine Artery (Required)

Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider certification

Professional Experience Requirements:

Three (3) years of experience performing complex ob/gyn or vascular scans.

Must complete all departmental specific Sonographer competencies within twelve (12) months from date of hire, as well as complete all annual modality competencies and assigned continual education to maintain Ultrasound Tech II

Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:

Job Details

Legal Employer: NCHEALTH

Entity: UNC REX Healthcare

Organization Unit: Rex HeartandVascular Diagnosti

Work Type: Per Diem

Standard Hours Per Week: 4.00

Work Schedule: Variable

Location of Job: US:NC:Raleigh

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No

Keywords: UNC Health Care Systems, Raleigh , Ultrasound Tech II (Peripheral Vascular Sonographer), Other , Raleigh, North Carolina

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