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Vascular Sonographer - $41-61 per hour

Company: Inova Health System
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: November 18, 2023

Job Description:

Inova Health System is seeking a Vascular Sonographer for a job in Alexandria, Virginia.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Vascular Sonographer
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Shift: days
  • Employment Type: StaffFeatured Benefits:- Tuition reimbursement- Student loan assistance - up to $10,000!- State-of-the-art medical and training facilities- Paid parental leave for birth/adoption of a child- Retirement benefits with match from day one- Sign - on bonus available for those that qualify!The Cardiovascular Sonographer 3 ensures the safety of patients by administering sound patient care practices according to hospital/department policies and procedures. Completes ancillary tasks to ensure efficient and consistent departmental operations. Maintains equipment, exam rooms and work areas in a neat and safe condition, to ensure the safety of the patients and employees. Provides clinical services according to diagnostic echo vascular principles, theory and practice standards to ensure optimal department functions.Job Responsibilities- Communicates effectively with patients to obtain clinical history/informed consent from patients or patients' charts to assist the physician in optimizing the performance and interpretation of the examination.- Assists the physician in performing a variety of examinations using standard department protocols, isolation precautions and/or sterile technique, as evidenced by Radiologist's satisfaction.- Demonstrates the ability to recognize clinical and/or emergent problems that may interfere with exams and takes appropriate action to resolve them and produce the most desirable outcome.- Demonstrates proper technique for injection of IV contrast, or other test-enhancing solution, under the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography Standards. Operates imaging and other related equipment according to manufacturer's specifications.- Identifies errors and takes immediate action for corrections, as evidenced by the EMR and PACS Systems reports. Assist departmental leadership in obtaining or maintaining ICAL accreditation.- Demonstrates a thorough understanding of echo vascular principles/theory, anatomy and pathology processes utilizing the most appropriate techniques and/or positioning for optimal examinations.- Act as a preceptor and resource for students, echo vascular sonographers and fellows.- Demonstrates advanced imaging skillsets such as 3D, Strain, contrast use and assists cardiologist with TEE studies. Performs 3D imaging with manipulation of 3D image analysis independently or with physician assistance.- May perform additional duties as assigned.Additional Requirements- Work schedule: Full-time, Monday - Friday, with weekend & on-call coverage requirements- Location: Mount Vernon Hospital- Education: Graduate of an accredited school/program of diagnostic medical sonography or five years of specialized training in a hospital/healthcare setting- Experience: Three years or more of experience in a hospital/healthcare environment in the performance of cardiac or vascular sonography.Inova Job ID #650297. Posted job title: cardiovascular sonographer 3 - ft - mt. vernon

Keywords: Inova Health System, Alexandria , Vascular Sonographer - $41-61 per hour, Healthcare , Alexandria, Virginia

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