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Reg Vascular Tech II, Vascular Surgery Office, Albany

companyAlbany Medical Center
locationScranton, PA, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Department/Unit:

Surgery Vascular Tech

Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) - Full Time
Vascular Surgery Office – Albany, NY
Work schedule: Monday – Friday

We are seeking a Registered Vascular Technologist to join our outpatient Vascular Surgery team located in Albany, NY!

Albany Med’s Vascular Surgery has one of the most highly regarded vascular teams and is the largest provider in the northeast. The team is visited regularly by colleagues worldwide and has pioneered numerous procedures that are now standard in the field.

Our team is comprised of physicians who are experts in both traditional open surgery and minimally invasive techniques for managing a wide range of vascular conditions. In fact, we are a national leader in the number of surgical and endovascular procedures performed.

The Registered Vascular Technologist performs a variety of noninvasive diagnostic tests to detect vascular disease and is 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. Assist with training of students, residents and staff when necessary.

Responsibilities:
•    Must follow AMC policies, procedures and protocols
•    Able to independently conduct all vascular testing including but not limited 
        to reflux studies, visceral examinations, pulse volume recordings (PVR), 
        deep venous thrombosis (DVT) studies, carotids, bypass grafts, aortic 
        ultrasounds, vein mappings, and dialysis access scans
•    Perform patient assessment of signs and symptoms including 
        documentation of patient’s medical and surgical history and presenting 
        symptoms
•    Perform vascular testing at various on-site locations (vascular clinic/lab, 
        nursing units, ER, OR, etc.) and  responsible for the transportation, loading 
        and unloading of equipment (ultrasound, PVR, etc.) to and from the various 
        locations using personal transportation
•    Responsible for accurate and reproducible data collection, insuring, that 
        laboratory specific policies and protocols are followed
•    Report findings of diagnostic tests, in a timely manner, to physicians, 
        hospital staff and others
•    Complete necessary documentation of tests including billing CPT and ICD 
        codes on reports for hospital and laboratory records
•    Responsible for appropriate care of PVR and imaging equipment; clean 
        equipment (cuffs, probes, etc.) after use and keep lab equipment clean and 
        restock supplies when necessary;  inform Chief Technologist or Lab 
        Director of any equipment malfunction
•    Proactive approach to obtain necessary CME’s to maintain individual 
        credentials
•    Provide a safe and positive experience for the patient, while creating a 
        professional, positive atmosphere
•    Available for backup coverage on occasional weekends, holidays and on- 
        call to cover inpatients 
•    Perform other related duties as required
•    Maintains competent high-quality imaging skills while adhering to IAC 
        standards and protocols
•    Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability; must be respectful of workforce 
        diversity
•    Coordinate resources with patient demands; set priorities for work 
        assigned and achieve desired results  
•    Collect and analyze ultrasound data and report findings, plethysmographic 
        data and report findings 

Key Skills:

•           Effectively communicate on a wide range of issues with patients, staff and visitors

•           Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability; must be respectful of workforce diversity

•           Coordinate resources with patient demands; set priorities for work assigned and achieve desired results

•           Collect and analyze ultrasound data and report findings, plethysmographic data and report findings

Qualifications:
•    Certification as a Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) or RVS 
         recommended
•    Associates in sonography program in vascular technology strongly 
        preferred
•    New graduates, or cross-trained technologists must obtain RVT or RVS 
        within one year from hire 

•    Has less than 2 years experience in the Karmody Vascular Laboratory, or 
        less than 5 years experience in a general or vascular ultrasound 
       department at an outside facility

Salary Range: $33.55/hr - $46.03/hr

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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