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Alexandria, Fairfax, Rockville, Baltimore, United States
36.00 - 39.00
Full Time - Experienced
Outpatient Care Center
Fantastic Ultrasound Technician/Registered Vascular Sonographer Opportunity!!! Are you looking for a rewarding position in a setting that will allow you to enjoy work life balance as well? Chamberlain Advisors is looking for an Ultrasound Technician/Registered Vascular Sonographer for a large Healthcare client in the Fairfax, VA, Baltimore, MD, Rockville and Chevy Chase, MD and Charlotte, NC areas. This is a perfect opportunity for those looking to join a good team, help build the business of the practice and provide outstanding patient care. The clinics are open Monday-Friday with no nights, weekends or holidays. A competitive salary and generous benefits are provided. All applications must have a valid RVT or RVS certification.
The primary responsibilities for Ultrasound Technologists include, but are not limited to, performing all necessary DUS scans and assist in treating LVD and MVD patients at the direction of the Physician, advise Physician and monitor treatment quality and safety, educate and motivate patients and participate in practice building and administrative activities as time permits.
Perform patient evaluation and assessment prior to ultrasound examination.
Complete all appropriate forms at time of each scan to ensure that we are compliant with clients written ultrasound protocols.
Ensure that all maps and ultrasound forms are properly scanned into VPA under each patient until the time an electronic medical record is available to capture this information.
Perform ultrasound examination of patients to create a Venous Flow Map for purposes of the physician recommending a safe, effective treatment plan.
Assist the Physician by helping to re-explain the physician’s treatment plan to the patient and how that treatment plan addresses the patient’s specific needs.
Assist the Physician during Image Guided Injection treatment sessions with the appropriate directions regarding needle placement and recommendations for volume and strength of solution to be injected.
Assist the Physician during Endovenous Laser Treatment (ELT) procedures for catheter placement and withdrawal, and assist the Physician in the set up and clean-up of the ELT treatment room before and after each procedure.
Perform all additional scans indicated by the treatment plan at the direction of the Physician to ensure the efficacy of treatment and safety of the patients.
Within the limits of safety, adhere to the standard time allotments for each type of scan in order to maintain the smooth and efficient flow of patients throughout the course of the scheduled day.
Working with the operations staff, review and update the ultrasound schedule to ensure good patient care and safety and to maintain the patient load at an efficient and productive level.
Develop and maintain a high level of skills commensurate with the standards set by the National Medical Director through continued education and interaction with other Ultrasound Technologists. Maintain equipment and manage the supply inventory to ensure continued and effective operations.
Clean and maintain designated DUS room after each treatment and at the end of the day to ensure smooth patient flow throughout the day.
Assist staff members with taking photographs of patients when schedule allows.
When not actively engaged with a scheduled patient, assist other staff members with their duties in the spirit of teamwork in order to maintain an effective and efficient operation.
Maintain flexibility with given schedule and, in the nature of team spirit, provide support and coverage for other clinics in need of Ultrasound coverage.
Build rapport with patients by instilling a high level of confidence in our providers’ ability to fully address their medical concerns.
Develop efficiencies that will allow clinic to increase patient flow and still provide the highest quality of care to patients.
Assume the role of US Technical Director in their office for the purposes of obtaining and maintaining ICAVL accreditation, which includes:
Supervising and assisting others, such as trainees, performing the examinations
Reporting to the medical physician, or the Regional or National Medical Director for clinical aspects, including quality and safety issues
Ensuring quality of patient care and working with the Director of Quality or his or her delegate to improve quality of care
Participating in a minimum of 2 annual ultrasound quality conferences to review ultrasound quality and discuss difficult cases
Ensuring the technical ultrasound training of trainees to ensure patient care is not compromised and the trainee is benefiting from the training.
Ensuring direct medical or technical staff supervision of trainees performing ultrasound examinations Ensuring optimal operation and maintenance of equipment
Complying with ICAVL standards
All other duties as assigned.
• Act in compliance with legal rules and regulations applicable to the position.
• Adhere to both the spirit and the language of the Sarbanes–Oxley Act of 2002 (“SOX”) in order to avoid any conduct that would be in violation of SOX or give the appearance of violating SOX.
• Understand SOX rules under the Company’s compliance policies and procedures, and the penalties for not complying with the policies and procedures and the law.
US EDUCATIONAL/LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
• Two years allied health background in an AMA approved program and/or associate degree. Must be RVT or RVS.
• Current registration as a Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) through American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) or registry eligible, or current registration as a Registered Vascular Specialist (RVS) through American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT) or registry eligible. Required to obtain this certification within six months of date of hire.
• Ongoing maintenance of RVT or RVS registration and currency in Basic Life Support (CPR) certification is required. This includes obtaining a minimum of 15 CME hours every 3 years to show evidence of maintaining current knowledge in vascular testing with course content addressing:
principles, instrumentation, techniques, or interpretation of non-invasive vascular testing.
Chamberlain Advisors partners with our clients, companies and like minded professionals, to help our corporate partners solve their human capital needs while allowing individuals to excel in the cultural and technical environment that fits their skills and personality. This collaborative process is founded in the principles and lessons our team first refined in the crucible of combat and counterin...surgency while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan along with decades of experience as account managers, recruiters, corporate teams and leading talent acquisition at a large enterprise company. Our system helps identify the technical and cultural fit necessary for individuals and corporate teams to accomplish their goals. Additionally, Chamberlain's knowledge of technology trends and the unique skills of Veterans, allows us along with our partners, to create full-cycle opportunities for companies to hire Veterans with hard to find technical skills and unique leadership skills and potential for growth within their organization.
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