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UT Health Vascular Technologist III- Practice Plan (CV Surgery) - Katy Area in Texas

Vascular Technologist III- Practice Plan (CV Surgery) - Katy Area

Texas

Allied Health

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 190001GG

Position Summary:

Operates ultrasound equipment and performs a variety of cardiovascular procedures to produce images for patient diagnosis. Coordinates a wide variety of technical activities to ensure the efficient operation of these diagnostic services. Provides care to patients in an outpatient setting.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Assists the physician in explaining treatment plans and how the treatment plan addresses the patient's specific needs.

  2. Performs patient evaluations and assessments prior to ultrasound examination.

  3. Performs all types of peripheral vascular ultrasound examinations. Assists the physician during image-guided procedures.

  4. Within the limits of safety, adheres to the standard time allotments for each type of examination in order to maintain the smooth and efficient flow of patients throughout the course of the scheduled day. Maintains equipment and manages supply inventory to ensure continued and effective operations.

  5. Communicates diagnostic findings to the surgeon in a useful manner.

  6. Alerts the physician to abnormalities or changes in the patient’s condition or responses.

  7. Performs non-invasive vascular testing independently involving the carotid, arterial, and venous systems. Assists the physician with minimally invasive procedures, complicated wound dressing, scheduling procedures.

  8. Mentors lower-level Vascular Technologists, shares information and provides assistance as required.

  9. Other duties as required/assigned.

Certification/Skills:

Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) by the ARDMS or Registered Vascular Specialist (RVS) by the CCI.

Must have excellent oral and written skills; must adequately document procedures in a timely manner; ability to effective communicate and provide education to patients and family members.

Minimum Education:

Associate’s degree/graduate of an AMA-approved school of Radiologic Technology or its equivalent.

Minimum Experience:

Four years of job related experience. May substitute required experience with equivalent years of education beyond the minimum education requirement.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds frequently and/or up to 20 pounds constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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