Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist - VAMC Coatesville, PA

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Global Health Care Group is looking for a Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist to provide services at the Department of Veterans Affairs, Coatesville VA Medical Center in Pennsylvania.

Available Position(s): Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist.

Work to be performed at:
Department of Veterans Affairs

Coatesville VA Medical Center

1400 Blackhorse Hill Rd

Coatesville, PA 19320

Work Schedule: The Ultrasound Technologist will work 8 hours per day, Monday through Friday, except during Federal Holidays. Normal Work hours are from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

Period of Performance: One base year and it may be extended upon acceptable performance and all necessary state reviews and approvals.

Description of Services (includes but it is not limited to):
The services to be performed by the Contractor will be under the direction of the Chief Technologist and the Chief, Radiology Services.
Performs quality control procedures on all instruments, to include voltage checks, test on uniformity and resolution daily to ensure that all equipment is in proper working and record results in the proper log books .
Reviews and abstracts data from patient's chart to assist the physician in interpreting the studies and enters any pertinent data into the patient's chart.
Interpretation is required of a broad range of knowledge on medical conditions, equipment capabilities, examination process and other variables .
Technologists shall be responsible for compliance with all procedures in accordance with applicable VA written policies and procedures .
Technologists shall not introduce new procedures or services without prior recommendation and approval by VA's Chief of Radiology Service, Contracting Officer's Technical Representative (COTR ), Chief Technologist or the Contracting Officer.
Technologist shall be willing to be put on the stand-by pager call coverage for the ultrasound section.

Technologist Proficiency requirements:
The Technologist must review previous related studies in PACS prior to beginning a study.
The Technologist must complete patient exams in a timely manner.
The Technologist must review all exams with a radiologist prior to releasing patient.
The Technologist must be proficient in use of a variety of ultrasound equipment.
The Technologist must perform all general ultrasound exams, i.e. gallbladders, spleen, kidneys, and so forth.
The Technologist is responsible for performing all vascular studies such as carotids, ABIs, and upper and lower extremities.
The Technologist must perform all echocardiogram exams.

Documentation requirements:
The Technologist will accurately complete patient study work sheets prior to reviewing the exam with the radiologist.
The Technologist will review vendor time keeping document with Program Manager at week's end to ensure accuracy.
Per VA 6500 Handbook all personnel will complete VA Privacy and Information Security Awareness and Rules of Behavior training in TMS prior to start date and before all computer access will be granted.

Position Requirements/Qualifications:
License: The Ultrasound Technologist shall have and maintain a national registry in Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS), and a minimum of Two (2) RDMS Specialty Certifications, preferably in Abdomen and Small parts.

Education: Must have graduated from a certified Ultrasound Technologist program and possess at a minimum a High School Diploma or equivalent. A Bachelor Degree is desired, but not required.

Certifications: Must possess and maintain a valid Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification.

Experience: Shall have provided ultrasound services a minimum of three (3) years of experience within the past thirty-six months, preferably in a hospital setting.

Language Skills: Must speak English proficiently.

Credentialing of Healthcare Professionals: In accordance with VHA Directive 2012-30, Ultrasound technicians shall privileged and credential prior to the commencement of any work on this contract. It is VHA policy that all health care professionals who claim licensure, certification, or registration, as applicable to the position and who are not currently credentialed in accordance with VHA Handbook 1100.19, must be credentialed.

Citizenship: Must be a US citizen.

Background Check (The following investigative procedures may apply):

1) National Crime Information Center (NCIC) Check

2) DOJ (Name Check)

3) FD - 258 (Fingerprint checks)

4) Law Enforcement Agency checks

Professional References: Minimum of two to three references regarding related work with contact information. Must provide names and phone numbers to be used by the government to verify actual experience.

HOW TO APPLY: You must apply online at the GLOBAL Careers Website.

JOB APPLICATION LINK: http://globalempirellc.catsone.com/careers

Documentation to support education, license, training, and experience must be provided to support your stated qualifications.

You may upload copies of these documents online with your application, or you can send them to me by fax to 717-412-2100 or by email to ana@globalhealthcaregroup.com

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