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Vascular Sonographer (CVH)

Company: Stanford Health Care
Location: Pleasanton
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

If you're ready to be part of our legacy of hope and innovation, we encourage you to take the first step and explore our current job openings. Your best is waiting to be discovered. - Day - 08 Hour (United States of America) A Brief OverviewThe Registered Vascular Sonographer Technologist (RVT) reports to the Supervisor or Manager and performs all required ultrasound and clinical evaluations at a technical level requiring limited supervision. The vascular technologist uses ultrasound as well as other diagnostic instruments to image and evaluate the conditions of the arteries and veins in the body. This is a Stanford Health Care job.LocationsStanford Health Care - CVH NetworkWhat you will do

  • Performs clinical assessment and diagnostic vascular laboratory examinations; performs the following procedures: cerebrovascular, peripheral vascular and abdominal duplex, segmental blood pressure and exercise testing, and physiology evaluations and other tests as determined by the Technical and Medical Directors of the vascular lab.
  • Prepares patients for examinations and explains procedures to patients; ensures safety, mental and physical comfort of the patient while in the technologist's care. Assesses the patient and correlate the clinical history with the test to be performed; consults supervisor when necessary to determine appropriate vascular lab procedure and consults with referring MD and/or patient chart regarding patient's history when necessary. Provides technical and nursing aid for surgical, biopsy, and aspiration procedures.
  • Recognizes the significance of all structures visualized on the monitor and is able to differentiate normal from abnormal and recognize artifacts; understands when to seek advice. Recognizes the limitations of electronic equipment. Follows protocols and is able to deviate from normal techniques when clinically necessaryEducation Qualifications
    • Graduate from a diagnostic ultrasound training program (2-4 years)Experience Qualifications
      • Two (2) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experienceRequired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
        • Ability to adapt to and deal with change and ambiguity
        • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
        • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with widely diverse groups, including individuals at all levels both within and outside the organization and gain their cooperation
        • Ability to follow written and oral instructions
        • Ability to understand the physical and psychological needs of the patient
        • Ability to work effectively as a team player
        • Knowledge of cardiovascular principles, procedures, techniques, and equipment involved in the performance of all vascular sonography procedures
        • Skill: Cognitive sonographic skills to identify and record appropriate anatomical, pathological, and diagnostic imagesLicenses and Certifications
          • RVT - Registered Vascular Technologist
          • ARDMS - Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonography
          • BLS - Basic Life SupportThese principles apply to ALL employees:SHC Commitment to Providing an Exceptional Patient & Family ExperienceStanford Health Care sets a high standard for delivering value and an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Candidates for employment and existing employees must adopt and execute C-I-CARE standards for all of patients, families and towards each other. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford's patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions. Simply put, we do what it takes to enable and empower patients and families to focus on health, healing and recovery.You will do this by executing against our three experience pillars, from the patient and family's perspective:
            • Know Me: Anticipate my needs and status to deliver effective care
            • Show Me the Way: Guide and prompt my actions to arrive at better outcomes and better health
            • Coordinate for Me: Own the complexity of my care through coordination Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in -all of -its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.

Keywords: Stanford Health Care, Pleasanton , Vascular Sonographer (CVH), Healthcare , Pleasanton, California

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