Vascular Technologist, Surgery

Job Description

Location: UC Medical Center
Department: Vascular Surgery
Hours: Full Time, 40 Hours/Week
Shift: First Shift
Bonus: Bonus up to $15,000.00

At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors.

UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of employment.

Provide diagnostic testing and participate in all operational aspects of the vascular laboratory.

Responsibilities

  • Engages in population appropriate communication. Has knowledge of growth and development milestones and tasks. Gives clear instructions to patients/family regarding treatment. Involves family/guardian in the assessment, initial treatment and continuing care of the patient. Identifies any physical limitations of the patient and deploys intervention when necessary. Recognizes and responds appropriately to patients/families with behavioral health problems. Interprets population related data and plans care appropriately. Identifies and responds appropriately to different needs resulting from, unique psychological needs or those associated with religious / cultural norms. Performs treatments, administers medication or operates equipment safely. Recognizes and responds to signs/symptoms of abuse or neglect.
  • Conduct vascular tests, duplex and physiologic, according to laboratory protocols.
  • Record test data accurately.
  • Recognize significance of normal, abnormal, critical and unusual findings.
  • Produce accurate preliminary reports.
  • Appropriately enter and use information in the electronic medical record.
  • Assist internal and external users of our service with appropriate test / indication selection.
  • Communicate effectively and appropriately with patients, their families and physicians. Manage the testing schedule in an effective and timely manner.
  • Assist in training an supervision of tests for nonregistered vascular technologists or students.
  • Identify and pursue educational opportunities.
  • Maintain daily log and tabulate monthly statistics.
  • Participate in research studies.
  • Maintain a clean work area and report equipment service needs.
  • Sustain professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Work cooperatively with support staff.


Qualifications

Education & Skills:

Education:
  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Must have ultrasound training or a Bachelor's degree in health care-related field with ARDMS registered vascular tech or registry eligible within 12 months
  • Graduate Degree preferred

Skills: One year previous experience in a health care facility or service oriented industry preferred.