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Registered Vascular Technologist, Miners Campus (Full Time)

Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Location: Coaldale
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.The Vascular Technologist (RVT) is responsible for performing non-invasive diagnostic ultrasound examinations as ordered for patients with peripheral arterial, venous, carotid artery and renal artery disease. The intent of this job description is to provide a summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this position and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position. JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participates in establishing and implementing the department vision and mission statement.
  • Performs and records results of ultrasound evaluations.--
  • Evaluates results of ultrasound exams and writes a preliminary report.
  • Schedules exams to coordinate with other patient examinations and/or other departments.
  • Maintains records of examination data and other pertinent information on patients.
  • Maintains orderliness and cleanliness in work areas.
  • Positions and transfers patients properly and comfortably.
  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in hospital educational programs, current literature, inservice meetings, workshops, department meetings, and local chapter meetings.
  • Operates equipment as directed according to policy and procedure manuals.
  • Demonstrates competency in the assessment, range of treatment, and knowledge of growth and development appropriate to age of the patient treated (neonate, pediatric, adolescent, or geriatric).
  • Assists in gathering and recording Q.A. data as required for the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Labs. Assists in gathering and recording Q.I. data for the Clinical Vascular Lab and Hospital Quality Improvement Process.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all materials handled within the Network/ Entity as well as the proper release of information.-- Complies with Network and departmental policies regarding issues of employee, patient and environmental safety and follows appropriate reporting requirements.
  • Demonstrates/models the Network's Service Excellence Standards of Performance in interactions with all customers (internal and external).----
  • Demonstrates Performance Improvement in the following areas as appropriate: Clinical Care/Outcomes, Customer/Service Improvement, Operational System/Process, and Safety.
  • Demonstrates financial responsibility and accountability through the effective and efficient use of resources in daily procedures, processes and practices.
  • Complies with Network and departmental policies regarding attendance and dress code.
  • Demonstrates competency in the assessment, range of treatment, knowledge of growth and development and communication appropriate to the age of the patient treated..PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:Sitting or standing up to 6 hours a day, or up to 2 hours at a time.-- Frequently uses hands.-- Uses upper extremities to occasionally lift up to 40 pounds.-- Frequently stoops, bends, or reaches above shoulder level.-- Hearing as it relates to normal conversation.-- Seeing as it relates to general vision, near vision, and peripheral vision.-- Lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients weighing up to 350 lbs. With assistance. QUALIFICATIONS Education:Registry by Cardiovascular Credentialing International or American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers. Training and Experience:Experience in ultrasound technology. Work Schedule:Primarily Monday through Friday day shift but may require other hours as necessary.------ On call evenings, weekends and holidays as scheduled. Please complete your application using your full legal name and--current home address. --Be sure to--include--employment history for--the past seven (7) years, including your present employer.-- Additionally, you are--encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and--licenses, if applicable. --It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. --Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!

Keywords: St. Luke's University Health Network, Allentown , Registered Vascular Technologist, Miners Campus (Full Time), Other , Coaldale, Pennsylvania

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