Entity/Organization: MUHA (Medical University Hospital Authority/Medical Center)
Scheduled Work Hours/Shift: Day
Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Hourly
Job Summary/Purpose: Performs echovascular studies as required, including Echocardiograms, Cardia Doppler studies, Color flow mapping, TEE studies, Carotid Duplex studies, Arterial extremity testing, Benous extremity studies and RAA's. Diligently prepares appropriate paperwork for echovascular studies. Learns the department/hospital routines in the various Hospitals served. Assists with Quality Assurance on an ongoing basis. Maintains rapport with physicians and other hospital staff. Ensures that care is delivered to assigned patients in accordance with medical orders and nursing standards and is documented in clinical records and on plans of care.
Minimum Training and Education: High School graduate. Additional relevant courses and/or degrees preferred. Graduate of an accredited formal program in Echo/Vascular Ultrasound and/or on-the-job training in Echo/Vascular Ultrasound. Must be registered in 1 modality upon hire and in both modalities within 3 months of start date
Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations: Certification by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) as a Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT), or Registered Vascular Specialist (RVS) certification by the Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) ((Vascular)) – and Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RCDS) ((Echocardiography)). Current Basic Life Support (BLS) required
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Physical Requirements: Ability to perform job functions while standing. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while sitting. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while walking. (Frequent) Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Infrequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Infrequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent) Ability to perform ‘pinching’ operations. (Infrequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Continuous) Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous) Ability to reach in all directions. (Frequent) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 15 lbs. unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift/lower objects 15 lbs. from/to floor from/to 36 inches unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift from 36 inches to overhead 15 lbs. (Infrequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to work in a latex safe environment. (Continuous) Ability to deal effectively with stressful situations. (Frequent) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) *(Selected Positions) *Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous) *(Selected Position) *Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. (Continuous) (Selected Positions)
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