Sanford Health Vascular Sonographer - Vascular Sonographer in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Vascular Sonographer | Vascular Sonographer | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Department : Echo/Vascular Lab

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Varies

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr

JOB SUMMARY

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 procedures, as they evolve. Performs clinical assessment and diagnostic vascular laboratory examinations. Use 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 sonographers care. Assist with the maintenance of laboratory accreditation via Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories (ICAVL) 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.).Must have a thorough knowledge and understanding of cardiac and/or vascular anatomy, physiology, and hemodynamic principles. Must know 2 dimensional color flow and Doppler wave form analysis. Must understand age-related protocols for the various testing. Must have good 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.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Employee will 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.

QUALIFICATIONS

Applicant must be registered with the ARDMS (RVT) or registry eligible. Registry eligible staff would need to pass the registry (RVT) within 6 months of hire or will not be able to work within the role. When applicable, the employee must have a current valid Category 1 drivers license, and must meet all medical guidelines for Sanford Health Category 1 drivers. Must have associate degree in Cardiovascular Technology or equivalent experience.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Job Function: Clinical Care

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Varies

Req Number: req9190