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Vascular Technologist II-Diagnostic Imaging (Days) PRN

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   6/14/2017
Job Title: 
Vascular Technologist II-Diagnostic Imaging (Days) PRN
Job Category:   Clinical:Cardiac/Catheter/Perfusion/EKG/EP Lab
Location:   The Woodlands
Job Description:   **Vascular Technologist II-Diagnostic Imaging (Days) PRN** **Description** **The Woodlands Hospital** A primary and secondary care hospital serving North Harris and Montgomery counties. Clinical services include cardiovascular services, diagnostic imaging, women’s services (digital mammography and bone density studies), neurosciences, pediatric care (Newborn and Level II nurseries) and surgery, pathology and pulmonary services, and sleep disorders. Clinical affiliations include The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Radiation Treatment Center, and Texas Children’s Hospital. **Position Summary:** Operates ultrasound equipment and performs a variety of technical diagnostic procedures which encompass the specialty areas of Peripheral Vascular Imaging. Provides a preliminary report of procedure completed. Provides patient orientation, procedure explanation, and pre and post diagnostic care to completion of test. Performs complete diagnostic tests inclusive of positioning patient, calibration of equipment, documentation of findings, under the direct supervision of the supervisor and/or Non-Invasive Cardiology Manager. Assists patients with basic patient care needs. Provides emergency care, notifying appropriate personnel and ensures that patient safety is not jeopardized. **Position Responsibilities:** 1. Prepares equipment ensuring that equipment is operational, safe and functioning according to diagnostic standards 2. Ensures that daily equipment and room maintenance is performed and that special precautions and measures are performed to ensure infection control standards 3. Actively participates with patient testing, performing routine, non-routine, urgent, and emergent patient requests 4. Reviews the physician request to verify the type of diagnostic test requested and that the indication for the procedure is consistent 5. Provide specific diagnostic test information to the patient ensuring that the patient is aware of the diagnostic test involvement and provides patient education about the procedure 6. Obtain patient history according to specific departmental procedural protocol 7. Perform physical assessment and tests according to specific departmental protocol 8. Position the patient for the examination according to specific departmental protocol 9. Select the specific equipment pre-sets and modifies the settings to ensure that optimal image; Doppler and color Doppler information is obtained 10. Ensure that all recording equipment is operational 11. Complete the diagnostic examination according to specific departmental procedural protocols. Specific procedures each have defined protocols 12. Completes supporting documentation demographic and diagnostic information required for departmental, hospital and patient record documentation 13. Complete preliminary diagnostic reports and communicates with staff and physicians as needed to assure proper patient care 14. Other responsibilities involving QA monitoring, new procedures, continuing education and students 15. Prepares equipment ensuring that equipment is operational, safe and functioning according to diagnostic standards. 16. Actively participates with patient testing, performing routine, non-routine, urgent, and emergent patient requests. 17. Communicates with Patient Transportation, Nursing Units, Physician Offices, other diagnostic areas to ensure that the patients receive their diagnostic procedures in a smooth, efficient and safe manner. 18. Performs portable examinations at the bedside to ensure patient safety as well as provide immediate diagnostic testing when needed. **Qualifications** **Education:** Associate’s Degree Required **Licensure/Certification:** Registered by American Diagnostic Registry for Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) as RVT or RDCS -OR- Registered by Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) as RVS or RCS **Minimum Experience:** Three (3) years related experience **Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:** Good communication and written skills **Job** Radiology/Imaging **Primary Location** TEXAS-THE WOODLANDS-ST LUKE WOODLANDS **Daily Schedule** PRN **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 0 **Weekends Required** Occasional **Req ID:** 2017-R0115616
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Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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