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Registered Vascular Technician - Full Time

Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Location: Quakertown
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.
The Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) is responsible for performing non-invasive diagnostic ultrasound examinations as ordered for patients with peripheral arterial, venous, carotid artery and renal artery disease.JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participates in establishing and implementing the department vision and mission statement.
  • Performs and records results of ultrasound evaluations. - Evaluates results of ultrasound exams and writes a preliminary report.
  • Schedules exams to coordinate with other patient examinations and/or other departments.
  • Maintains records of examination data and other pertinent information on patients.
  • Maintains orderliness and cleanliness in work areas.
  • Positions and transfers patients properly and comfortably.
  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in hospital educational programs, current literature, inservice meetings, workshops, department meetings, and local chapter meetings.
  • Operates equipment as directed according to policy and procedure manuals.
  • Demonstrates competency in the assessment, range of treatment, and knowledge of growth and development appropriate to age of the patient treated (neonate, pediatric, adolescent, or geriatric).
  • Assists in gathering and recording Q.A. data as required for the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Labs.
  • Assists in gathering and recording Q.I. data for the Clinical Vascular Lab and Hospital Quality Improvement Process.
    PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:Sitting or standing up to 6 hours a day, or up to 2 hours at a time. - Frequently uses hands. - Uses upper extremities to occasionally lift up to 40 pounds. - Frequently stoops, bends, or reaches above shoulder level. - Hearing as it relates to normal conversation. - Seeing as it relates to general vision, near vision, and peripheral vision. - Lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients weighing up to 350 lbs. with assistance.
    EDUCATION:Registry by Cardiovascular Credentialing International or American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers. - - - -
    TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: - - - - - - - - - - - Experience in ultrasound technology.
    Please complete your application using your full legal name and -current home address. -Be sure to -include -employment history for -the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. - Additionally, you are -encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and -licenses, if applicable. -It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. -Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!

Keywords: St. Luke's University Health Network, Bethlehem , Registered Vascular Technician - Full Time, Professions , Quakertown, Pennsylvania

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