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Vascular/General Ultrasound Technologist PRN

Georgetown, TX, United States

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Description

SHIFT: PRN

SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

St. David’s Georgetown Hospital is part of St. David’s HealthCare, one of the largest health systems in Texas, which was recognized with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2014. St. David’s Georgetown Hospital offers a range of services, including a 24-hour emergency department with a level IV trauma center; Certified Primary Stroke Center; Certified Chest Pain Center; inpatient and outpatient surgery; advanced pulmonary intervention; critical care capabilities; acute inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation; and maternity and newborn services with mother-baby couplet care close to home for Georgetown families. In conjunction with its parent campus, St. David’s Medical CenterHealthGrades awarded St. David’s Georgetown Hospital the 2016 America’s 100 Best Hospitals Award™, 2016 Patient Safety Excellence Award™ and the 2016 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™—a unique trio of awards that only three hospitals in the nation were able to achieve—as well as the 2016 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence. Additionally, St. David’s Georgetown Hospital was named to the list of 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics for four years in conjunction with its parent campus, and the facility earned a national distinction for patient safety from The Leapfrog Groupfrom 2012 to 2016.

Position Summary:

Responsible for performing diagnostic procedures through the use of ultrasonography techniques to include to perform Vascular exams. Demonstrates anatomy for interpretation by a Cardiologist/Radiologist. Excercises professional judgment in performance of services.

Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.  Operates and assists in maintaining high technology sonography systems.  Handles confidential patient medical records information.  Maintains high standards of patient care and exceptional customer service skills. Operates H.I.S. computer terminals.  Competent in patient care principles for patients ranging from infant to geriatric.

Must be able to demonstrate understanding of HCA's and St. David's "Patients First" safety initiative by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures.

 

Education and Experience:

Required:  One year  vascular imaging experience/ultrasound experience.

Knowledge and understanding of general anatomy, physiology and medical

terminology. Ability to read and communicate effectively in English.

 

Preferred:  Specific experience and training in Vascular Ultrasound.  Additional languages desirable.

 

Licenses and Certificates:

Required:  American Registry of Radiologic Technologists certification in

Vascular Sonography (ARRT (VS)) or American Registry for Diagnostic Medical

Sonography (ARDMS) - Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT), and current

certification for BCLS Healthcare Provider issued by the American Heart

Association.

 

Preferred:  ARDMS in AB, OB/GYN and/or BR or  RDCS by ARDMS or CCI

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Facility: St. David's Georgetown Hospital
Job ID: 25067-64625
Category: Imaging
Contract: PRN/Per Diem
Shift: PRN
Job Class: PRN

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