Sanford Health Vascular Sonographer - Echo / Vascular Lab - FT in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Facility: Vascular Center
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 1305 W 18th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57105, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Varied Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Position is full time 80 hours per pay period.
Performs all required ultrasound and clinical evaluations at a technical level. Maintains a high standard of medical ethics at all times and is self-motivated to increase level of understanding and knowledge of the field of vascular disease and new producers, as they evolve. Performs clinical assessment and diagnostic vascular laboratory examinations. Uses cognitive sonographic skills to identify and record appropriate anatomical pathological, and diagnostic images. Responsible for the safety, mental, and physical comfort of the patient while in the sonographer's care.
Assists with the maintenance of laboratory accreditation via Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories (ICAVL), American College of Radiology (ACR), and Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).
Establishes and maintains ethical working relationships and good rapport with all customers (i.e. patients, co-workers, physicians, peers, etc.). Possesses a thorough knowledge and understanding of cardiac and/or vascular anatomy, physiology, and hemodynamic principles. Knows two-dimensional color flow and doppler wave form analysis. Understands age-related protocols for the various testing.
Possesses excellent communication skills to work with patients and families, physicians, and other healthcare workers. This position may have access to medications for purposes of distribution to licensed personnel. May perform ultrasound procedures for our mobile outreach program as well as perform vascular screenings at various locations. This may include driving Sanford vehicles, flying by aircraft, and occasionally an overnight stay at a hotel.
Associate degree in Cardiovascular Technology or two years equivalent experience is required.
Registration or eligible to be registered with the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) with Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) certification or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) with Registered Vascular Specialist (RVS) certification. Obtain RVT or RVS within 24 months into position. Leadership may require this be obtained in less than 24 months depending on needs of the department. Department needs may shorten this time frame if applicable.
When applicable, maintenance of a valid driver’s license and good driving record is required. Employees are held to the Sanford category driver's license policy and medical guidelines when applicable for job duties.
Basic Life Support (BLS) required within six weeks of employment and re-certification as necessary is required.
Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .
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Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.
Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-46157
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