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Vascular Sonographer

Company: Tufts Medicine
Location: Lowell
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

This is a great opportunity for a Vascular Sonographer to be part of a Magnet recognized, community hospital, where our mission is to put patients first in everything we do. At Circle Health / Lowell General Hospital we have an ambitious vision to Be One of the Best Community Hospitals in America and the Vascular Sonographer will play a key part in accomplishing this pursuit. Reporting to the Ultrasound Manager the Vascular Sonographer has the following responsibilities:Maintain current knowledge in area(s) of performing diagnostic ultrasound procedures. Demonstrates superior technical skills and proficiency in multiple vascular ultrasound examinations performing all studies according to department protocols. Demonstrates knowledge of anatomy and required documentation to produce high quality, complete ultrasound exams. Documents all measurements and other key clinical information on worksheets and/or PACS.Obtains and documents patient history related to procedures; provides clear and accurate instructions and explanation of exams and procedures to patients to improve patient satisfaction and the quality of the US exam being performed.Monitors the daily patient schedule to direct and optimize staff efficiency and productivity to streamline completion of daily workload.Assists Manager in daily QA and QI processes and participates in department performance improvement activities. Instructs staff in proper QA/QI. Collaborates with the radiologists to identify areas for improvement and communicate and implement those with staff.Communicates completely and in a timely manner with co-workers and other modalities and departments to assure timely, coordinated patient care. Abides by LGH Hand-off policy to assure continuum of care.Performs orientation of new clinical personnel to the department providing daily guidance and instruction to staff and students. Consults with radiologists providing technical interpretation of diagnostic ultrasound images, informs the radiologists of any abnormalities and or critical results as identified to assess exam completeness.Serves as a role model to all staff sharing expertise and knowledge, assists Manager as directed. Perform on-call duties and/or work variable shifts as assigned to meet departmental needs.Perform Examinations including, but not limited to, extracranial cerebrovascular, upper and lower extremity arterial duplex and physiologic testing (PVR), upper and lower venous duplex, venous insufficiency, Aorta, renal artery, mesenteric, dialysis access evaluation and preoperative vein mapping.Requirements:Registered Vascular Sonographer (RVT) license required3-5 years of experience in Vascular Sonography desiredAssociates DegreeWhat We Offer: Competitive salaries & benefits403(b) retirement plan with company matchTuition reimbursementClinical mobility tracksFree on-campus parkingAbout Lowell General Hospital:Lowell General Hospital is an independent, not-for-profit community hospital serving the Greater Lowell area and surrounding communities. With two primary campuses located in Lowell, Massachusetts, we are the second largest community hospital in Massachusetts. We have the latest state-of-the-art technology and a full range of medical and surgical services for patients, from newborns to seniors. Tufts Medicine Lowell General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: Tufts Medicine, Lowell , Vascular Sonographer, Healthcare , Lowell, Massachusetts

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