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Ultrasound Technologist / Vascular Lab / Sharp Rees-Stealy Frost Street / Variable Shift / Per Diem

Job ID JR120209 Date Posted 07/07/2022
San Diego, California
  • Frost Street Building
  • Variable
  • Per Diem
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Responsibilities

Hours

Shift Start Time:

Variable

Shift End Time:

Variable

Additional Shift Information:

Weekend Requirements:

No Weekends

On-Call Required:

No

What You Will Do

To perform a wide variety of technical procedures with quality patient care, assisting Physicians as needed.

Required Qualifications

  • Satisfactory completion of formal training program in an AMA approved school and meets the requirements of an appropriate State and/or Federal mandated certification or equivalent.
  • AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association
  • Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) - American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography OR
  • Registered Vascular Specialist (RVS) - Cardiovascular Credentialing International


Preferred Qualifications

  • One year related experience


Essential Functions

  • Patient and family education
    Provides pre and post procedure education and reassurance to include but not limited to: type of procedure, length of procedure, physician involved, contrast administration and mode of delivery, positioning, the report, patient satisfaction form, etc.
    Interacts and communicates in a manner to reflect an understanding of the patient's age, culture, state of health, level of comprehension, etc.
    Communicates and interacts with the patient's family in a way that is perceived positive and supportive while maintaining patient confidentiality.
  • Produce high quality exams
    Understands and applies appropriate imaging techniques to achieve the highest quality study obtainable.
    Performs exams and positions according to department imaging, cardiac, or vascular ultrasound protocols.
    Labels and identifies studies correctly using legal marker set.
    Uses imaging equipment proficiently.
    Should be proficient in performing Carotid, Arterial upper and lower, Abdominal Aortic, Venous upper and lower, and hemodialysis exams.
    Performs routine and special procedure exams as assigned.
  • Quality assurance
    Verifies patient identification and pregnancy status if appropriate.
    Assists Surgeons in procedures while practicing sterile techniques to prevent cross-contamination.
    Delivers safe, efficient and therapeutic care.
    Performs proper procedure on proper patient.
    Demonstrates knowledge of universal precautions and sterile techniques.
    Observes the patient, reports any changes in status, and initiates appropriate action to ensure a positive outcome.
    Follows patient's Advanced Directive, if applicable.
    Follows HIPAA guidelines for PHI as appropriate.

Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability or any other protected class.

AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association; Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) - American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography; Registered Vascular Specialist (RVS) - Cardiovascular Credentialing International
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