Vascular Technician Job Description

Vascular Technician Job Description

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Vascular technician provides competent and proficient technical skills in the performance of STAT and routine vascular procedures implementing procedural standards and protocols.

Vascular Technician Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective vascular technician job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included vascular technician job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Participates in the evaluation of new equipment and procedures
Complete all phases of exams and assist with other Heart Institute procedures and patients as needed
Competently performs vascular ultrasound diagnostic procedures of specified body areas by properly positioning patients
Performs all procedures in the Vascular Lab, , Echo's Carotid, venous and arterial studies
Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices
Ensures that all patient files are kept in compliance with the Hospital Policies and Procedures
Schedule tests and procedures with other departments, documents appropriately and notifies nurse of scheduling changes
Documents the echocardiogram according to departmental procedures
Provides for patient comfort and arranges equipment for procedures
Consistently demonstrate adherence to the principles and requirements outlined in the Commitments and Compliance Integrity Program and any other organizational or departmental materials related to compliance with laws and regulatory requirements

Vascular Technician Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Vascular Technician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: RVT, CPR, BLS, ICAVL, ARDMS, BCLS, RDMS, VT, GYN, OB

Education for Vascular Technician

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the vascular technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Education, Department of Education, Allied Health, Associates, Science, Medical, Graduate, Technology, Interpretation, Patient Care

Skills for Vascular Technician

Desired skills for vascular technician include:

CLIA
ICAVL
OSHA
State/government regulatory standards/ requirements
Anatomy and physiology pertaining to vascular examinations
Practices
Principles
Techniques of vascular sonography
Ultrasonic diagnostic procedures
Procedures

Desired experience for vascular technician includes:

Performs ultrasound studies specific to veins and arteries, including but not limited to carotid, aorta, mesenteric, renal, and celiac
Evaluates images and makes preliminary decisions on patient findings
Maintaining department records, reports, charts and files
Remains in appropriate work area for duration of shift
This position is a full-time day shift with rotating weekends
Participates with RN in counting all sponges, instruments, , at appropriate times during the surgical procedure

Vascular Technician Examples

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Vascular Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a vascular technician. 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 technician
  • Participate in organization and department specific practices to maintain a clean, safe and comfortable environment for patients and staff
  • Follows accepted radiologic procedures and uses medical information to determine type of protocol required for radiographic examination
  • Completes all phases of exams and assists with other Cardiology procedures and patients as needed
  • Monitor equipment to ensure appropriate working conditions and during procedures
  • Ensure that the rights of all patients are respected and maintained by allowing for privacy, cultural diversity and dignity in the provision of care
  • Set-up and operate equipment to monitor and record patient cardiac/vascular activities and document all patient related data
  • Performs required number of scans per day to maximize utilization of ultrasound equipment and obtain clinical results for increased quality of care
  • Oversees Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Technologies and students, maintains
  • Relies on extensive experience judgement to plan and accomplish goals/ Performs a variety of tasks
  • Perform without immediate supervision
Qualifications for vascular technician
  • Lebanon, PA
  • Other (VAF 10-2850c)
  • Licensure or Certification
  • Knowledge of common consequences of vascular trauma, including hemorrhage, hematoma, false aneurysm and arterio-venous fistulae and how non-invasive testing methods may be used to help identify these abnormalities
  • Advanced knowledge of anatomy and pathophysiology of vascular disease
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in oral communication, written communication, problem solving, interpersonal relations and customer service
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Vascular Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of vascular technician. 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 technician
  • Reviews questionable results with Laboratory Director
  • Submits test results to the appropriate physician for interpretation and signature
  • Ensures that official interpretation of test results are forwarded to nursing units of referring physicians within the standard hospital turnaround time
  • Maintains all equipment and material in proper order in compliance with the hospital policy and procedure
  • Be responsible for providing patient cardiac monitoring and overall clerical support and services to meet the specific needs of the assigned unit, providing high quality service to patients, physicians and staff
  • Maintain charts consistently in prescribed order & notifies appropriate person if information is not current, not correct, or illegible
  • Transcribe physician orders accurately and promptly, and immediately notifies team members of STAT orders
  • Position is responsible to prepare patients and perform tests
  • Interprets test results on a preliminary basis to determine need for immediate interpretation by physician
  • Provision of assistance to department operations
Qualifications for vascular technician
  • Completion of an accredited training program for Vascular Technology Associate Degree program with supervised clinical experience in vascular ultrasound, or over 4 years of full-time vascular ultrasound experience
  • Current registration as a Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) through the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers, OR Registered Vascular Specialist (RVS) through Cardiovascular Credentialing International
  • VA Form 10-2850c, is REQUIRED to apply for this vacancy
  • Most recent NON AWARD SF-50 is REQUIRED
  • Graduate from school of surgical technology, LPN program, RN program, or completion of a military training program that includes surgical technology skills
  • Experience in the clinical setting related to area of specialty (Preferred)
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Vascular Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a vascular technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for vascular technician
  • Sets up and assists in invasive procedures when ultrasound is used as a guidance tool
  • Maintain the medical records according to institutional guidelines, ensuring that all required documents and results are posted properly and timely in the patient’s records
  • Assist in gaining and maintaining IAC certification
  • Under the direction of the Supervisor, the Echo/Vascular Tech performs/is responsible for non-invasive echocardiographic studies, peripheral vascular exams and cerebral vascular exams in accordance with hospital and departmental standards
  • Participates in the departmental on-call rotation for after-hour and weekend coverage
  • Perform diagnostic non-invasive examinations for subsequent evaluation and treatment by attending physician
  • Act as patient educator prior to examination to explain procedure, answer questions and explain steps during the actual procedure
  • Review and evaluate completed tests for quality, completeness, type of test ordered and ensure quality data
  • Subject to electrical and related energy hazards
  • Maintain and update patient device records and document and review daily charges for services provided
Qualifications for vascular technician
  • Minimum 1 year of Hospital experience Preferred but not Required
  • Successful completion of a course in EKG and its clinical implications
  • Successful completion of an approved course(s) in phlebotomy and EKG preferred
  • Successful completion and maintenance of BLS healthcare provider training required
  • Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) from American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography or eligible
  • BLS certification plus must either be registration eligible or registered in echocardiography and vascular
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Vascular Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of vascular technician. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for vascular technician
  • Perform vascular ultrasonic procedures as directed by physicians
  • Scheduling patients for procedures
  • Assessing remote websites daily and interpret basic transmitted data
  • Monitor pacemakers by performing phone checks (TTMs)
  • Help maintain smooth and efficient patient flows by efficiently prepping chart for new and follow-up patients and by obtain patient history, vital signs and current medications
  • Assist physicians and nurses in ordering lab tests and chest x-rays
  • Maintain sterile techniques to prepare room, equipment table, and provide quality care to patients
  • Retrieve supplies under the direction of physicians and nurses during the procedure as needed
  • Maintain stock at par level in the procedure room by restocking rooms after each procedure with items used during the procedure
  • Participate in product evaluations
Qualifications for vascular technician
  • Must be a registered in Echo/Vascular ultrasound technology
  • Bachelor's degree in Sonography or Vascular Technology or foreign degree equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in the U.S. in fields such as biology, nursing, sonography, or vascular technology
  • 12 months of full-time clinical experience as a vascular tech at UCMC OR 3 years of full-time clinical experience as a vascular tech in another healthcare environment
  • One year of experience as a technologist in a Cardiovascular Lab is required
  • Completion of a formal training program and/or two (2) years minimum on the job training in an echocardiography lab
  • Graduate of a vascular training school
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Vascular Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a vascular technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for vascular technician
  • Performs the non-invasive procedures, mounts the findings, readies the results for the physician to read, and completes all paperwork in the MEDITECH & PACS computer system
  • Perform special non-invasive procedures (M-Mode, 2-D, TEE, Doppler, Color-Flow, Stress Echo, Cardiac Stress, Electrocardiograms, signal-averaged Electrocardiograms and Holter Monitoring)
  • Count the number of revolutions during a rotablator procedure
  • Turn on and check all equipment at the beginning of the day
  • Check the monitoring equipment, intravascular ultrasound, pacemakers and IABP pump in working condition
  • Assist in the transport of patients and transfer of patients to the procedure table
  • Greet visitors and answer telephones promptly and courteously
  • Answer physician pagers and refer to appropriate staff
  • Maintain a safe, clean, and functional environment, including removing trash and bringing physical plant equipment problems to the attention of the managers
  • Transport patient on stretchers or wheelchairs, as required
Qualifications for vascular technician
  • Bachelors of Science in Ultrasonography preferred
  • 1-3 years in Vascular Ultrasound Technology or Echocardiography preferred
  • Ability to operate all vascular testing equipment, EKG machines, ultrasound equipment in the unit
  • At least threeyears of experience in the healthcare industry
  • Associates or Degree in Diagnostic Ultrasound Program
  • Vascular Technologist Registered through American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography

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