Registered Vascular Technologist-PM Shift
Northwestern Memorial Hospital - Chicago, IL

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The following information in red applies only to Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern Memorial Physician Group applicants for staff level positions.

As part of completing the application process, you will be required to complete an online-assessment which will be sent to your e-mail following the submission of your resume. This questionnaire should take you approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour to complete. Please note that your application will not be considered until there is a finalized assessment on file. If you have previously taken this assessment, you will not be required to take it again. We appreciate your interest in Northwestern Memorial HealthCare.

Northwestern Lake Forest applicants will not be required to take the assessment at this time.

THIS POSITION IS A PM SHIFT, 12:30-9:00PM Monday through Friday

QUALIFICATIONS: Required: RVT; Bachelor's degree in Vascular Technology or Health Science Field. Desired: ACLS; 2 or more years experience as a Vascular Technologist.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The Registered Vascular Technologist functions as a vascular ultrasonographer under the direction of the Resource Coordinator, and/or the Clinical Instructor of the Vascular Laboratory. The technologist is responsible for performing the full range of clinically acceptable vascular procedures, which are of consistently acceptable quality as defined by departementa; qia; out assireamce creoteroa. Performs all commonly applied vascular procedures as listed: duplex venous ultrasound examinations to determine the venous anatomy and to determine the presence of thrombus within the vein. Anatomical variants anre noted. Commonly, the common femoral to popliteal veins are examined, but the vena cava, iliac veins and calf veins may be examed. Evaluates for the presence of valvular incompetence in all segments of the venous system. Performs color duplex examination of the upper extremity veins, including the subclavian, jugular, axillary, brachial and radial veins. Performs Doppler ultrasound examinations of the upper and lower extremity arteries. This includes analog waveforms and segmental pressures. Performs color duplex examinations of the extracranial carotid and vertebral arteries to assess for plaque formation and degree of stenosis. Performs color duplex examination of the abdominal aorta and the branches of the aorta, including the mesenteric and renal arteries. Performs Transcranial Doppler exams to determine the presence of occlusive disease, collateral pathways or vasospasm. Performs most of the lesser performed studies including vein mapping perforator imaging, renal allograft examination, cavernosal color duplex studies, dialysis access graft evaluation, exercise testing. Obtains pertinent medical history on all patients. Records all patient information required for charting, charge entry and departmental record keeping in a timely manner. Establishes a preliminary report on all patients and writes this result in the inpatient chart and on the history form on all patients. Contacts the attending physician on all significantly abnormal studies as determined by departmental policy and procedure. AA/EOE.

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