Reg Vascular Tech II
Company: Albany Medical Center
Posted on: November 20, 2023
Department/Unit:Vascular GF/SaratogaWork Shift:Day (United
States of America)Under general guidance and supervision, the
vascular technologist performs a variety of noninvasive diagnostic
procedures to detect vascular disease. Constant supervision is not
required. Must be able to report findings of exams to medical
staff. Must perform clinical assessment of patients and provide
basic patient care while testing is being performed. Assumes
responsibility to complete all necessary daily laboratory
procedures. Technologist levels II and III assists with training of
students, residents and staff when necessary.
--- Performs patient assessment of signs and symptoms including
documentation of patient's medical and surgical history,
medications, and presenting symptoms.
--- Conducts vascular testing including but not limited to duplex
ultrasound examinations, pulse volume recordings, segmental Doppler
pressure measurements, and treadmill stress studies.
--- Performs vascular testing at various on-site locations
(vascular clinic/lab, nursing units, ER, OR, etc.) and is
responsible for the transportation of lab equipment to and from the
--- Performs vascular testing at various locations off site from
the primary work location and drives to these satellite locations
using personal transportation.
--- Responsible for loading and unloading equipment (ultrasound,
PVR, etc.) from the vascular laboratory vehicle and driving to
various satellite locations as needed.
--- Responsible for accurate and reproducible data collection,
insuring that laboratory policies and protocols are followed.
--- Assists with the transportation of patients to and from
vascular lab when necessary.
--- Reports findings of examination, in a timely manner, to
physicians, hospital staff and others.
--- Completes necessary documentation of tests including reports
for hospital and laboratory records, billing forms, and laboratory
--- Assists with general clerical duties of the laboratory
including filing, copying and scheduling appointments, as
--- Helps maintain orderliness and cleanliness of the laboratory
--- Responsible for storage and routing of supplies and recommends
the purchase of additional supplies as needed.
--- Assists with the performance of clinical research protocols,
including data collection and retrieval.
--- Performs other related duties as required.---
--- Bachelor's degree preferred
--- Successful completion of the American Registry of Diagnostic
Medical Sonography registry examination in both Vascular Technology
and Vascular Ultrasound Principles, thus attaining the
certification as a Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT).
--- Candidates with an Associate's degree may be considered
depending on other qualifications.
--- A minimum of five years experience in a vascular laboratory or
two years experience in a vascular laboratory plus five years
experience in a general ultrasound department.
--- Able to effectively communicate on a wide range of issues in an
age-appropriate manner with patients, staff and visitors.
--- Must be able to work well with others to accomplish work goals.
Must demonstrate flexibility and adaptability. Must be respectful
of workforce diversity.
--- Must be able to coordinate resources with patient demands; sets
priorities for work assigned and achieves desired results.
--- Must be able to collect and analyze ultrasound data and report
findings. Must be able to collect and analyze plethysmographic data
and report findings. Must be able to operate a computer workstation
and understand basic keyboarding commands.
--- Must be able to problem solve. Must be able to adjust staff
schedules as needed. Must demonstrate good judgment skills.This
position is for 2 days a week Tues/Thurs one week and Thurs/Friday
next week.Thank you for your interest in Albany Medical Center!
Albany Medical is an equal opportunity employer.This role may
require access to information considered sensitive to Albany
Medical Center, its patients, affiliates, and partners, including
but not limited to HIPAA Protected Health Information and other
information regulated by Federal and New York State statutes.
Workforce members are expected to ensure that:Access to information
is based on a "need to know" and is the minimum necessary to
properly perform assigned duties. Use or disclosure shall not
exceed the minimum amount of information needed to accomplish an
intended purpose. Reasonable efforts, consistent with Albany Med
Center policies and standards, shall be made to ensure that
information is adequately protected from unauthorized access and
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