Registered Vascular Technologist (S1936)
Holy Cross Hospital of Maryland - Silver Spring, MD

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- Technical Program or Degree required
General Summary : Assures proper and professional care of the patient while in the Medical Imaging department. Produces high quality sonograms while assisting Radiologist in selected procedures. This position requires the application of precise positioning and scanning techniques combined with accurate settings of technical factors as well as the monitoring of equipment to insure proper functioning. Constant mental attention is required while performing studies and proper sterile technique. Must demonstrate the capability of maintaining effective and cooperative working relationships consistent with the Holy Cross Mission. Accountable for the operation of imaging equipment, to make images of designated areas of the body under the supervision of the Radiologist. Supports mission philosophy and policy/procedures of Holy Cross Health Systems and the Medical Imaging Department. Maintains confidentiality of patient and organization-related information. Adheres to standard precautions. Maintains current CPR and ARDMS certification. Completes annual mandatory training, in-services, competency documentation and any other departmental documents. Identifies care needs of patients/significant others and implements interventions and utilizes equipment necessary to meet the specific needs of the patient population served to include: Neonates, infants, pediatric, middle adults and late adults. Supports the Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Hospital.

Minimum Requirements: Graduate of AMA approved Ultrasonography Program. Certification by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers or registry eligible. One year experience in ultrasonography preferred, to include OB GYN, abdominal, small parts, Doppler and preferably vascular.

WP 12/10/2012