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Medical Sonographer - Vascular

Company: Provizor Federal
Location: Portsmouth
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job descriptionAre you a Medical Sonographer - Vascular with a minimum of one (1) year of experience in the Portsmouth, VA - Virginia area? We are searching for a Medical Sonographer - Vascular to support needs at the Portsmouth Naval Base located in Portsmouth, VA - Virginia. APPLY NOW!Provizor Federal offers GREAT Perks and Incentives and is constantly adding! We put our PEOPLE first! We have been a recognized leader in providing medical staffing and management services for over thirty years. Provizor Federal is always looking for dedicated individuals who share our values; flexibility, dependability, and quality patient care. When you choose Provizor Federal as your employer, you can be confident that you are working with an organization that values you as an individual, understands your dreams and aspirations, and wants to help you make your career goals real. Come partner with us!Our benefits/perks can include the following: Employee Assistance Program Professional Development Assistance Vacation/Sick days All Federal Holidays Wellness Program 401(k) Insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Referral Bonus Retention Bonus Attendance AwardRequirements:Must be U.S. Citizen or provide a Certificate of Naturalization. Be certified as a Registered Vascular Technician (RVT) by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS); or be registry eligible with application in the current year; or have graduated from a training program in vascular technology or cardiovascular technology that has been accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or the Canadian Medical Association (CMA). Have a minimum of twelve (12) months of full time (at least 35 hours per week) clinical vascular testing experience within the last thirty six (36) months.Have one (1) of the following: Completed a formal two (2) year program or equivalent in another allied health profession; or Completed a bachelor's degree unrelated to vascular technology; or, Completed at least six hundred (600) noninvasive vascular examinations under the supervision of medical and technical staff.Core Duties: Perform direct noninvasive vascular diagnostic studies such as carotid duplex, upper and lower arterial and venous duplex, renal artery, superior mesenteric artery (SMA), celiac artery and portal hepatic duplex. Perform physiologic noninvasive vascular diagnostic studies such as upper and lower extremity arterial pulse volume recording (PVR), segmental pressures, continuous wave Doppler, arterial and venous photoplethysmography (PPG) and treadmill exercise testing. Operate noninvasive vascular diagnostic equipment such as duplex imager, treadmill, PVR, continuous wave Doppler and PPG. Educate patients with peripheral vascular disease to promote health and avoid complication of their disease process. Assist the vascular nurses in the triage, scheduling and follow-up examinations of patients in the Vascular Surgery division, as well as, patients referred for diagnostic studies from other divisions, outpatient clinics and inpatients of the NMC. Provide training for the corps staff of the Department of Surgery and other hospital departments in the use of basic noninvasive vascular equipment. Participate in research projects of the Division of Vascular Surgery to improve the diagnosis and care of the patients with vascular disease. Maintain the diagnostic equipment of the Noninvasive Vascular Laboratory, ensuring appropriate maintenance scheduling and ordering of consumable supplies. Participate in the ongoing quality assurance program of the Vascular Laboratory to maintain standards of accuracy. Demonstrate knowledge in all aspects of noninvasive vascular testing: test purpose and definition, anatomy and physiology, pathology involved, test procedure, instrumentation and test interpretation and communicate all findings both orally and in writing to health care providers. Demonstrate knowledge of Doppler and vascular physics and hemodynamics of arterial and venous systems in normal and abnormal patients. Demonstrate knowledge of computerized data retrieval systems for patient scheduling, organization of laboratory results and quality assurance programs. Maintain a supply inventory, arrange for appropriate and regularly scheduled maintenance of complex diagnostic equipment and arrange for repair or replacement of broken vascular laboratory equipment. Orient physicians, nurses, corps staff and students in the health care disciplines to the scope of diagnostic procedures, treatment, and health care interventions for patients with vascular disease.Start date: As soon as possible pending Federal Security Clearance process completion (typically 4-6 weeks after initiation)Schedule: Services shall be provided Monday through Friday, between the hours of 0600 and 1800 hours. Shifts will normally be scheduled for not more than ten and half (10.5) hours to include an uncompensated thirty (30) minute to sixty (60) minute lunch break, respectively. In no instance will the HCW be required to provide services in excess of eighty (80) hours per two-week period.Ability to commute: Reliably transportation is required and expected for commuting to and from the work site.Provizor Federal, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.by Jobble

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