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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
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).
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.
Evaluates any contra-indications, such as medications,
insufficient patient preparation or the patient's inability, or
unwillingness to tolerate the procedure.
Performs the ultrasound procedure under general or direct
supervision, as defined by the procedure and/or physician.
Recognizes sonographic characteristics of normal and abnormal
tissues, structures, and blood flow.
Analyzes sonography findings throughout the course of the
examination so that a comprehensive exam is completed and
sufficient data is provided to the physician.
Recognizes situations or abnormalities that require the direct
observation of the real-time scan by the radiologist.
Images structures while simultaneously obtaining Doppler signal
and recording images and Doppler shift recordings along with
patient information for interpretation by a radiologist.
- Advises radiologist and/or referring physician of results of
the examination and provides preliminary information regarding
Completion of a twelve (12) month program in Diagnostic Medical
Sonography / General Ultrasound or equivalent certificate program
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
Professional Experience Requirements:
Three (3) years of experience performing complex ob/gyn or
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:
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