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Reg Vascular Tech II

companyAlbany Medical Center
locationBay Shore, NY, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Department/Unit:

Vascular GF/Saratoga

Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)Under general guidance and supervision, the vascular technologist performs a variety of noninvasive diagnostic procedures to detect vascular disease. Constant supervision is not required. Must be able to report findings of exams to medical staff. Must perform clinical assessment of patients and provide basic patient care while testing is being performed. Assumes responsibility to complete all necessary daily laboratory procedures. Technologist levels II and III assists with training of students, residents and staff when necessary.
Responsibilities:
•\tPerforms patient assessment of signs and symptoms including documentation of patient’s medical and surgical history, medications, and presenting symptoms.
•\tConducts vascular testing including but not limited to duplex ultrasound examinations, pulse volume recordings, segmental Doppler pressure measurements, and treadmill stress studies.
•\tPerforms vascular testing at various on-site locations (vascular clinic/lab, nursing units, ER, OR, etc.) and is responsible for the transportation of lab equipment to and from the various locations.
•\tPerforms vascular testing at various locations off site from the primary work location and drives to these satellite locations using personal transportation.
•\tResponsible for loading and unloading equipment (ultrasound, PVR, etc.) from the vascular laboratory vehicle and driving to various satellite locations as needed.
•\tResponsible for accurate and reproducible data collection, insuring that laboratory policies and protocols are followed.
•\tAssists with the transportation of patients to and from vascular lab when necessary.
•\tReports findings of examination, in a timely manner, to physicians, hospital staff and others.
•\tCompletes necessary documentation of tests including reports for hospital and laboratory records, billing forms, and laboratory logs.
•\tAssists with general clerical duties of the laboratory including filing, copying and scheduling appointments, as needed.
•\tHelps maintain orderliness and cleanliness of the laboratory facilities.
•\tResponsible for storage and routing of supplies and recommends the purchase of additional supplies as needed.
•\tAssists with the performance of clinical research protocols, including data collection and retrieval.
•\tPerforms other related duties as required.•\t
Qualifications:
•\tBachelor’s degree preferred
•\tSuccessful completion of the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography registry examination in both Vascular Technology and Vascular Ultrasound Principles, thus attaining the certification as a Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT).
•\tCandidates with an Associate’s degree may be considered depending on other qualifications.
•\tA minimum of five years experience in a vascular laboratory or two years experience in a vascular laboratory plus five years experience in a general ultrasound department.
Key Skills:
•\tAble to effectively communicate on a wide range of issues in an age-appropriate manner with patients, staff and visitors.
•\tMust be able to work well with others to accomplish work goals. Must demonstrate flexibility and adaptability. Must be respectful of workforce diversity.
•\tMust be able to coordinate resources with patient demands; sets priorities for work assigned and achieves desired results.
•\tMust be able to collect and analyze ultrasound data and report findings. Must be able to collect and analyze plethysmographic data and report findings. Must be able to operate a computer workstation and understand basic keyboarding commands.
•\tMust be able to problem solve. Must be able to adjust staff schedules as needed. Must demonstrate good judgment skills.

This position is for 2 days a week..Tues/Thurs one week and Thurs/Friday next week.

Thank you for your interest in Albany Medical Center!​

Albany Medical is an equal opportunity employer.

This role may require access to information considered sensitive to Albany Medical Center, its patients, affiliates, and partners, including but not limited to HIPAA Protected Health Information and other information regulated by Federal and New York State statutes. Workforce members are expected to ensure that:

Access to information is based on a “need to know” and is the minimum necessary to properly perform assigned duties. Use or disclosure shall not exceed the minimum amount of information needed to accomplish an intended purpose. Reasonable efforts, consistent with Albany Med Center policies and standards, shall be made to ensure that information is adequately protected from unauthorized access and modification.

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