As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD CARER, and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
Our Cerebrovascular Laboratory, Department of Neurological Surgery, Harborview Medical Center has an outstanding opportunity for a Temporary/Hourly Cerebrovascular Technologist . This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Vascular Technologist to join our team, providing diagnostic testing services utilizing diagnostic ultrasound equipment. The Vascular Tech, following the HMC Cerebrovascular Laboratory Procedures, will perform non-invasive vascular examination with appropriate documentation, reports, and interaction with physicians. Other duties include cleaning and maintenance of equipment, answer the phone, and scheduling patients.
Additionally, the person in this role will :
Perform non-invasive vascular diagnostic procedures
Perform Duplex Scanning of Cerebrovascular (head and neck), and interpret results from various scannings/testings
Write diagnostic reports
Maintain records of lab procedures and results
Conduct and/or Participate in research projects
Maintain lab equipment and supplies
Completion of a training program accredited by the American Medical Association - Committee on Allied Health Education (AMA-CAHEA) for vascular ultrasound AND possess current registration as a Registered Vascular Technologist through the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers OR be currently eligible for test
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Additional Departmental Requirement
TCD and carotid duplex experience
Condition of Employment:
This is a temporary/hourly position.
University of Washington Medical Center - 19 months ago