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Vascular/Ultrasound Technologist

Starting in 1909 as a 26-bed facility in the Roanoke Valley, LewisGale has been dedicated to caring for and preserving life for more than a century. Today, our health system has grown to include four hospitals, two cancer centers, six outpatient centers, and 700 affiliated physicians. Our expansive network stretches from the Alleghany Highlands and Rockbridge County to the Roanoke and New River Valleys, giving us the privilege to serve more than 250,000 patients each year.
Our Mission and Vision at LewisGale above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. The vision of LewisGale is to be recognized as the healthcare provider and the employer of choice in Southwest Virginia.
If you are looking to work for a high-quality healthcare organization delivering services in the Southwest Virginia and New River Valley area, apply online and learn more.
Duties Include But Are Not Limited To:

Perform exams according to departmental protocol Performs exam following defined protocols. Assure that exams are placed in ""taken"" status in Meditech with proper data prior to radiologist interpretation.
Completes appropriate documentation for physicians for exams performed Completes data sheet following exam prior to being forwarded to radiologist with pertinent information.
Performs vascular exams Performs carotid studies, peripheral arterial l studies, and peripheral venous studies as assigned.
Maintains appropriate documentation for ICAVICAL. Maintains logs and documentation necessary for ICAVICAL certification.
Must perform quality exams Will be measured through departmental quality control program.
Documents patient teaching Explains various examinations, verifying patient understanding and completion of required documentation. Collects relevant information.
Proper utilization of equipment Competency check off sheets completed for each piece of equipment utilized.
Assures comfort of patient Observe patient condition, assess needs during clinical exam and transport
Other Duties as Assigned Make sure rooms are kept in an orderly and respectable fashion with adequate supplies and other duties as assigned.
Performance Expectations for all Positions:

PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY
Performs Work Accurately Errors or mistakes occur infrequently or are minor in nature. Generally conscientious in completing tasks error-free.
Supports Hospital Policies Follows hospital rules as described in department and hospital policies; seeks out assistance if unsure.
Is Dependable Completes work with minimal supervision. Adjusts to workload variations as assigned
Has Good Attendance Experiences unexceptional number of occurrences (generally no more than 3 per year, excluding bereavement and FMLA). Consistently arrives at work on time. Conscientious about missed work.
Continuously Learns Attends required education and required in-services, attends extra classes if asked. Meets requirements for attendance at department meetings.
Supports Code of Conduct Adheres to company ethics and compliance standards at work, including confidentiality and privacy. Appropriately refers questions.
Follows Safety Rules Follows established safety guidelines in all work related activities; follows standard precautions including hand washing and use of PPE; properly handles hazardous materials within the department.
This position takes call; required to return to the hospital within 30 minutes when on call. (Rotating)
Qualifications:
Position Qualifications:

Type Required Preferred
License (Virginia): None
Degree: Associate Degree from accrediteted radiology program or approved hospital based program or RVT certified
Experience :
Certification/Registry: Certification in Vascular Ultrasound (RVT or RDMS) within 1yr of hire date
Other: CPR
This position takes call; required to return to the hospital within 30 minutes when on call. (Rotating)
Company Description:

At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the nation's first hospital companies. Today, we are the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes about 165 hospitals and 115 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England and employing approximately 204,000 people. Approximately four to five percent of all inpatient care delivered in the country today is provided by HCA facilities. Milton Johnson serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HCA.




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