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Sanford Health Vascular Sonographer (Part-Time) | Radiology Ultrasound in Fargo, North Dakota

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Facility: Broadway Clinic
Location: Fargo, ND
Shift: Varies
Job Schedule: Flex
Weekly Hours: 24.00

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 producers, as they evolve. Performs clinical assessment and diagnostic vascular laboratory examinations.

This position includes variable shifts primarily at Sanford Medical Center Fargo for evening coverage. This includes participation in call and holiday coverage.

This position will receive full-time benefits and work part-time hours, ranging from 32 to 64 hours a pay period. 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.

Department Details

Part-time, 48 hours per pay period. This will be a flex position working mainly evening shift from 1:00pm to 9:00pm 3 days a week. Could be used more or less. Position is eligible for full-time benefits.

Qualifications

Graduate of and accredited school of Diagnostic Imaging, Allied Health Certificate/Diploma or a minimum of one year equivalent work experience is preferred.

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.

If working in North Dakota and performing medical imaging or radiation therapy procedures, licensure through the North Dakota Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy (NDMIRT) Board is required.

Basic Life Support (BLS) required within six weeks of employment and re-certification as necessary is required.

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-11982
Featured: No