Vascular Ultrasound Technician III
Department Description: Our division's accredited Vascular Laboratory provides patients with a full range of non-invasive diagnostic services for all vascular conditions.
Hours: M-F, 8am-4:30pm
Job Location: Boston, MA
Req ID: 39887BR
Job Summary: Performs all required ultrasound and clinical at a technical level not requiring direct supervision. Assists the Supervisor with the daily operations of the vascular laboratory and training staff as needed.
- Performs clinical assessment and diagnostic vascular laboratory examinations.
- Uses cognitive sonographic skills to identify and record appropriate anatomical, pathological, and diagnostic images.
- Coordinates work schedule with Supervisor/Director and/or scheduling desk to assure workload coverage.
- Responsible for the safety, mental and physical comfort of patients while in the technologist/sonographers care.
- Assists with the daily operations of the vascular laboratory
- Vocational or Technical training in Vascular Technology required. Bachelor's degree in Vascular technology preferred.
- Registration Reg Diagnostic Med Sonographer required., and Certificate 1 Basic Life Support required., and Registered Vascular Tech (RVT) or Registered Vascular Specialist (RVS)
- 5-8 years related work experience required.
- New hires will have 30 days to provide BLS certification. Certification has to be with the American Heart Association (AHA).
- Experience with computer systems required, including web based applications and some Microsoft Office applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access.
- Decision Making: Ability to make decisions that are guided by general instructions and practices requiring some interpretation. May make recommendations for solving problems of moderate complexity and importance.
- Problem Solving: Ability to address problems that are varied, requiring analysis or interpretation of the situation using direct observation, knowledge and skills based on general precedents.
- Independence of Action: Ability to follow precedents and procedures. May set priorities and organize work within general guidelines. Seeks assistance when confronted with difficult and/or unpredictable situations. Work progress is monitored by supervisor/manager.
- Written Communications: Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in written English with internal and external customers.
- Oral Communications: Ability to comprehend and converse in English to communicate effectively with medical center staff, patients, families and external customers.
- Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate full working knowledge of standard concepts, practices, procedures and policies with the ability to use them in varied situations.
- Team Work: Ability to work collaboratively in small teams to improve the operations of immediate work group by offering ideas, identifying issues, and respecting team members.
- Customer Service: Ability to provide a high level of customer service to patients, visitors, staff and external customers in a professional, service-oriented, respectful manner using skills in active listening and problem solving. Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.
Employees in this job must be competent to provide patient care to the following age groups: Young adult: 16-30 years, Middle Age: 30 - 60 years, Elderly: 60 -.
Physical Nature of the Job:
Heavy work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or 50 pounds of force frequently. Work is physically demanding and requires extended periods of standing and/or moving.