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Ultrasound Technologist

Send to my Email Email a friend Job ID 75429 Date posted 08/16/2016
Requisition ID: 75429
  • Facility: Sharp Grossmont Hospital
  • City: La Mesa
  • Department: Vascular Lab
  • Category: Radiology Jobs
  • Job Status: Per Diem
  • Shift: Variable
  • FTE: 0.0
  • Shift Start: Variable
  • Shift End Time: Variable
Location
This position is located in La Mesa, CA, San Diego County
 
Hours
8 hour shifts; per diem position to work variable shifts and days of the week to include weekends; Vascular Lab is staffed 24 hours a day; position is for shift coverage, medical leaves, sick and vacation coverage; opportunity for extra shifts.
 
Required Skills and Qualifications 
  • Graduate of an accredited ultrasound program with an emphasis in Vascular Technology
  • Current RVT or equivalent certification
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
  • Skill to perform and interpret: carotid, upper / lower venous and arterial, visceral vascular, dialysis grafts
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Advanced computer knowledge
  • Able to abide by Sharp behavior standards
  • Strong and effective communicator
  • Skill to work in a fast paced environment and triage work load effectively

Preferred Skills and Qualification

  • One or more years of experience as Vascular Tech.

Summary
The Vascular Technologist understands and applies appropriate imaging techniques to achieve the highest quality study obtainable. Performs exams according to written protocols, and uses critical thinking skills when necessary. The RVT will triage patient load and perform routine and special procedure exams as assigned.  Manages tests performed in the PAC's system, Prosolv and EMR, Cerner. Demonstrates commitment to providing safe and efficient quality care.  Adheres to all Sharp HealthCare practices and policies. Complies with all regulatory requirements including licensing, certification, and other mandatory training.  Provides excellent Patient/Customer Service to all patients, co-workers, physicians and staff.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital's Non-invasive Cardiology department performs EKG’s, stress tests, cardiac and vascular ultrasounds for both outpatients and inpatients. Our diagnostic center performs a high volume of non-invasive procedures. We have dedicated and compassionate staff that provide quality patient care and exceptional customer service. Our patient satisfaction scores are consistently above the 90th percentile.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is the largest not-for-profit, full-service acute care hospital in the region with 536 beds. The hospital has outstanding programs in heart care, orthopedics, rehabilitation, robotic surgery, mental health, stroke care and women’s health. In addition, the hospital’s Emergency and Critical Care Center is one of the most technologically advanced emergency and intensive care facilities in the nation.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is nationally recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for patient care and nursing practices. This designation is the “gold standard” for patient care and nursing excellence and is the highest honor awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Essential Physical Requirements may include
  • Sitting
  • Walking
  • Standing
  • Twisting (trunk)
  • Twisting (neck)
  • Bending (waist)
  • Flexing/Extending (neck)
  • Gripping/Grasping
  • Reaching below shoulder level
  • Keyboarding
  • Mousing
  • Bed mobilization (scooting / rolling)
  • Lateral transfers (bed to gurney)
  • Bed to chair/wheelchair/commode transfer
  • Lifting up to 10 pounds
  • Push/Pull over 100 pounds
  • Carrying up to 10 pounds
Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.
Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.
Keywords: Ultrasound Technologist, Vascular Tech, RVT
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