Vascular Sonographer Job Description

Vascular Sonographer Job Description

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Vascular sonographer provides the care requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the units/areas departments policies and procedures.

Vascular Sonographer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Perform diagnostic procedures by producing, assessing and evaluating ultrasound images and related data used by physicians in rendering a diagnosis in accordance with established protocols
Ensure patient safety by following organizational procedures and protocol
Maintain and clean equipment as directed by suggested manufacturer guidelines
Evaluate new equipment maintaining confidentiality of information, and other duties
Perform and analyze exams on patients using independent judgment to tailor exams relative to the patients’ clinical presentation
Analyze research data, write scientific abstracts, submit manuscripts to medical journals and present scientific and clinical findings at medical professional meetings
Interpret and present preliminary examination findings to patients and discuss the severity of the findings and potential treatment options to prepare the patient for discussions with his/her physician
Interpret and present preliminary examination findings to referring physicians
Select and perform appropriate examinations as necessary based on the patient assessment and initial physician order, to provide accurate representation of patient's anatomy and pathophysiology as determined during the ongoing examination
Ensure examination equipment is maintained and functioning appropriately before the onset of an examination

Vascular Sonographer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Vascular Sonographer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BLS, VS, RVT, ARDMS, CCI, ARRT, HCP, ACLS, CPR, BCLS

Education for Vascular Sonographer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the vascular sonographer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare, Associates, Education, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Graduate, Technology, Allied Health, Technical, Cardiovascular Technology, Medical

Skills for Vascular Sonographer

Desired skills for vascular sonographer include:

PACS and associated equipment
Medical terminology
Her age-specific needs
To provide the care needed as described in the units/areas departments policies and procedures
To provide the care requirements relative to his
Vascular ultrasound imaging equipment
Radiation safety
Safety precautions and infection control practices
Information Systems used in the Ultrasound department
Vascular anatomy and physiology

Desired experience for vascular sonographer includes:

Maintains the confidentiality of information acquired pertaining to patient, physicians, associates, and visitors to St
I will assume the best of intentions and embrace differences
Performs all studies according to policy and procedures and standards established by Accrediting body
Ensures comfort of patient
This position is Vascular focused
Perform intracranial cerebrovascular exams on inpatients and outpatients with complex cerebrovascular pathology

Vascular Sonographer Examples

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Vascular Sonographer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a vascular sonographer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for vascular sonographer
  • Prepare preliminary findings based on physiological and anatomical imaging data
  • Utilizes patient chart in obtaining pertinent history as necessary
  • Of renewal of certifications in Workday on a yearly basis
  • Prioritizes and schedules exams
  • Performs ultrasound exams consistent with related protocols and in a timely manner
  • Appropriately documents exam results and other needed information
  • Utilizes cardiac and vascular ultrasound equipment to perform 2D & M-Mode Echocardiograms, (including cardiac Doppler evaluations utilizing colorflow imaging, continuous wave and pulsed wave analysis)
  • Performs cardiovascular stress testing procedures including Dobutamine Stress Echocardiograms and Exercise Stress Echocardiograms
  • Utilizes physiologic recorders and follows accepted techniques for assessment of extremity arterial blood flow assessments
  • Assists the physician in the performance of transesophageal echocardiograms
Qualifications for vascular sonographer
  • Registered as a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS), Vascular Technologist (RVT), or Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) by American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) or registered Technologist (RT) and certified in sonography (S) by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT)
  • Associate Degree in Science or Allied Health Field required (Nursing, Radiology, Respiratory Therapy, Cardiovascular Technologist)
  • 2 years experience in Vascular Sonography procedures preferred
  • Credentialed as a Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) or Registered Vascular Sonographer (RVS)
  • 1 year experience working in an outpatient center with interventional radiologists, interventional cardiologists and/or vascular surgeons a plus
  • Experience working in an outpatient center with interventional radiologists, interventional cardiologists and/or vascular surgeons a plus
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Vascular Sonographer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of vascular sonographer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for vascular sonographer
  • Utilizes independent judgment to contact reading physicians to relay preliminary technical findings consistent with acute and potentially life threatening situations
  • May assist in orientation and training of new employees and students in cardiovascular techniques and procedures
  • Performs related duties such as stocking supplies, maintaining files and patient logs, preparing reports of activity and cleans and maintains work area and imaging equipment
  • The CardioVascular Technologist –Vascular, provides timely and accurate non-invasive peripheral ultrasound studies as required by Mainland Cardiology and Radiology Department approved protocols and procedures
  • Prepare examination rooms and equipment for scheduled procedures
  • Follow prescribed sonographic, echocardiograhy and vascular examinations
  • Perform general office duties, schedules exams, instructs patients on preparations, files and maintains patient folders and reports computer records
  • Responsible for accurately completing daily records including QA and QI information necessary to meet accreditation standards
  • Responsible for calibrating, maintaining and basic troubleshooting of sonographic equipment
  • Correctly maintains images on various electronic media, exports studies to physician reading station and maintains image data files
Qualifications for vascular sonographer
  • This position requires verifiable current Healthcare Provider or Professional Rescuer CPR certification
  • Hearing/Listening, Lifting, Manual Dexterity, Seeing, Standing
  • Pediatric sonographer experience
  • Various clinical procedures
  • Completion of a specialized course in Echocardiography and/or Vascular Technology or minimum of 1 year (preferably hospital based) experience in cardiac or vascular ultrasound imaging required
  • ARDMS licensed Cardiac Sonographer/RDCS, or RVT
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Vascular Sonographer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of vascular sonographer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for vascular sonographer
  • Recognizes normal and abnormal anatomy and physiology relevant to vascular exams
  • Vascular exams include cerebrovascular, transcranial, arterial and venous modalities
  • Demonstrates safe, proactive patient care skills
  • Demonstrates proper utilization and upkeep of equipment
  • Employs relevant guidelines set forth by SVU and SDMS, including scope of practice
  • A Certified Primary Stroke Center
  • Pathway to Excellence® Designation
  • World Class Heart Care
  • To perform noninvasive diagnostic vascular studies using ultrasound imaging and non-imaging physiological instrumentation
  • Recognizes normal and abnormal vascular and cardiac documentation
Qualifications for vascular sonographer
  • Minimum of 2 years cardiac or vascular sonographer experience
  • Strong organizational and communications skills required
  • Graduate of an approved School of Sonography Technology or Radiology Technology
  • Minimum of 1 year experience as licensed Vascular Sonographer
  • Graduate from an ultrasound school with a cardiac US degree, RDCS or CCI Registered
  • Knowledge of computer systems, programs and applications
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Vascular Sonographer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of vascular sonographer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for vascular sonographer
  • Communicates openly and effectively with all team members
  • Responsible for call with 24-hour accountability when assigned
  • Assist with student instruction and supervision
  • Performs High Level Disinfection (HLD) on TEE probe(s)
  • Inspects ultrasound equipment and rooms and reports any malfunctions within his/her shift
  • Participates in ICAEL Accreditation activities and adheres to guidelines and requirements as indicated
  • A Certified Primary Stroke Center, Creighton University Medical Center - Bergan Mercy follows nationally recognized standards and guidelines for stroke care
  • CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center - Bergan Mercy has achieved Pathway to Excellence® designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • Perform all the essential functions of the Registered Sonographer
  • Perform and evaluate sonographic examinations and physiologic vascular testing
Qualifications for vascular sonographer
  • Proficient at all functions required to schedule, perform and process echo and vascular ultrasound examinations
  • Graduation from a formal program or 2 years' experience to either echocardiography and/or vascular sonography
  • Certified in CPR or certified within 3 months of employment
  • Registered (ARDMS or CCI) in Echocardiography and Vascular Technology
  • Approved by the Medical Director of his designee to independently perform studies at this institution
  • Candiate must be willing to cover multipule sites
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Vascular Sonographer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of vascular sonographer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for vascular sonographer
  • Provide a technical interpretation of sonographic and physiologic data to aid physicians in rendering a medical diagnosis
  • Perform a variety of diagnostic sonographic and non-invasive vascular procedures in accordance with department, hospital, and national standards
  • Review the patient record prior to examination, and obtain a history from the patient
  • Be responsible for accurately completing daily records, Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement information, necessary to meet accreditation standards
  • Registered Cardiac Sonographer credentialed from ARDMS or CCI
  • Cleans and disinfects Echo room and equipment
  • Performs High Level Disinfection of TEE probe
  • Ensures room is properly set up for each type of Echo procedure(s)
  • Prepares patient for Echo exam – explains procedures, transfer patient to table, position patient and assist patient at the end of the procedure
  • Follows prescribed techniques in administering general and specific imaging
Qualifications for vascular sonographer
  • Registered Vascular Specialist (RVS) through Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) and
  • Must have basic PC skills to operate the database and office programs used in the department
  • Must be able to work and communicate with all managers, employees, physicians, and customers with which Cardiovascular Services Department does business
  • Must treat everyone in a professional manner
  • High school diploma or equivalent, diploma or certification from an ANSI accredited ultrasound program
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within 90 days of date of hire

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