Ascension Health Vascular Sono Technologist I in Austin, Texas
Additional Job Information
Title: Vascular Sono Technologist I
City, State: Austin,TX
Location: Dell Children's Medical Ctr
Department: Ultrasound 001
Additional Job Details: PT Weekends, 48 Hours Bi-Weekly, PT Weekends, 48 Hours Bi-Weekly
At Seton, we’re using the power of purpose to change healthcare for the better.
We do this through collaboration. Seton brings great minds and proven results from the across the nation together. From the best hires and strategic plans for growth, to the proactive connections we make within our community, we reach out to move ahead. Now, partnering with the University of Texas to build the new Dell Seton Medical Center, our future looks brighter than ever.
We do this in force. With more than 12,800 associates, Seton is the leading healthcare service provider in Central Texas as well as its second largest employer. We serve an eleven county area of more than 1.8 million people. We have five urban acute care hospitals, two rural hospitals, a mental health hospital, three primary care clinics for the uninsured, and an increasing number of storefront care locations.
We do this with vision. Since our founding in 1902, Seton has led the way in Austin --- expanding thoughtfully and with purpose; caring for our neighbors, because we know them so well. As a non-profit with a mission --- rather than a bottom line --- guiding us, improving health at a community level is our number one priority.
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Located at the center of Texas hill country --- just a few hours from Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio --- Austin offers an appealing blend of hometown comfort and high-tech care. Whether you are looking for a vibrant nightlife and live music, recreational areas and activities, family-friendly fun, or educational offerings, Austin is a city that not only calls to you, but gently encourages you to sit down and stay awhile.
With cultural diversity, a mild climate (and truly great outdoors), attractive and affordable housing options, and no state income tax, Austin is a feel-good choice for a rewarding way of life.
The way we connect,
the lives we affect.
The Seton Healthcare Family is always looking for dedicated, talented professionals willing to share their hearts with those we serve. Being part of our close-knit team means performing to a higher standard. Embracing innovation, while understanding the importance of individual connections. And continually collaborating, learning and growing to realize new levels of personal and professional satisfaction.
The Vascular Sono Technologist I performs vascular diagnostic procedures to detect peripheral vascular disease or obstructions.
Evaluates patient for presense of perppheral vascular disease by selecting most effectcive procedures within regulator and compliance guidelines.
Performs appropriate diagnostic procedures, records patient test results and reports results to physician.
Monitor patient's comfort and safety during tests, alerting physicians to abnormalities or changes in patient responses.
Maintain adequate supplies and monitor/verify all equipment is in proper working condition; report deficiencies or failures.
Performs procedural quality assurance. Ensures any individual present within procedure performance area observes safety procedures. Assesses patient and family need for education and assistance specific to departmental procedure and coordinates service.
Monitors protocols and recommends updates or refinements as warranted. Assists with staff development, orientation to departmental procedure, training and education. Employs critical thinking skills to ensure client service, patient safety and quality images.
Determines need for equipment maintenance and reports malfunctions. Charges examinations, supplies and completes documentation promptly and properly Reviews procedural charges and coding, recommending adjustments as protocols change or new procedures are added.
Performs other duties as assigned. May be required to perform other sonography or imaging studies in addition to Vascular component. May be required to work additional site / locations. May be required to be "on call" and return for emergency call-back.
Certified Basic BLS Provider specializing in Basic Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
Registered Radiology Technician specializing in Sonography credentialed from the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) .
Education & Experience:
HS or Equivalent is required upon hire or job transfer date
Graduation from a CAAHP accredited program in Sonography is preferred
Degree in Sonography or Imaging is preferred
Once in position, must actively perform vascular sonography as part of routine job duties.
Registry alone does not qualify for role.
- Pediatric experience, specifically with the following exams: appendix, intussusception, pyloric stenosis, and cranial. Vascular experience in the following exams: abdominal Doppler, renal Doppler, lower extremity and upper extremity Doppler. Comfort level with working independently. Ability to work on GE Logic E9 equipment, PACS, and electronic medical records.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Seton Healthcare Family is an equal employment opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and complies with all applicable federal, state and local equal employment regulations and laws. It is the policy of the Seton Healthcare Family to afford equal employment opportunities to all employees and prospective employees without regard to their race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic or status that is protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all personnel actions, such as hiring, promotion, transfer, demotion, termination, layoff and all other conditions and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.
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