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POST DATE 8/27/2016
END DATE 10/22/2016

Valley Health System Ridgewood, NJ

Company
Valley Health System
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
6429893
AJE Ref #
575995757
Location
Ridgewood, NJ
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Description:

* Job Summary:

* Reporting to and functioning under the general supervision of the Supervisor, the Ultrasound/Vascular Technologist prepares for and operates an ultrasound scanning unit following specific ACR and IAC standards, departmental protocols and physician orders. Produces detailed imaging of patients anatomy for diagnostic information. Assists patients onto a stretcher, verifies patient identification prior to ultrasound scan, selects patient from work-list, ensures exam is archived on the PACS and completed in ITS. Maintains facilities in proper order. Must keep abreast of all new vascular and general ultrasound technology. To perform a variety of diagnostic ultrasound and vascular examinations ranging from OB/Gyn, abdomen and small body parts to intra-cavity and color Doppler, various invasive procedures, Transcranial Dopplers and peripheral exams on patients arterial, venous, cerebrovascular circulation using specialized ultrasound equipment to detect stenosis, obstructions, thrombus, aneurysms, pseudoaneurysms, AV malformations, venous valvular incompetence, vasospastic disease or occlusions in the peripheral vascular and cerebrovascular systems.

* Education:

* Completion of an accredited ultrasound program and ARDMS and /RVT or CCI registered.* Current CPR certification thru the American Heart Association required.

* Special Skills:

* Registered Ultrasound Technologist with ARDMS or CCI . Current CPR certification thru the American Heart Association. Physical dexterity to operate sensitive equipment and to be able to ability to perform a variety of Ultrasound exams on patients. Physical and cognitive requirements: Position`s physical requirements necessitate a full range of body motion including but not limited to, physically assisting patients, requiring stretching, bending, lifting, sitting, kneeling, stooping, standing, walking, pushing and pulling. Manual and finger dexterity and hand-eye coordination are also required as is constant talking, writing and listening in English. Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and vascular systems. Effective excellent interpersonal interaction and communication (oral, writing written, presentation presenting) skills. Ability to perform tasks accurately and with attention to detail details, changing from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure. Ability to function independently and competently in stressful situations. and Responds positively to changes in the work environment and has ability to work well in various settings, adjusting according to patient needs. changing work environment related to changing patient needs. Ability to work cooperatively within the health-system, and with patients, family members, co-workers, and multidisciplinary team members (i.e., physicians, Patient Care Services staff members, etc.). Ability to utilize effective time management to set priorities, perform job related responsibilities, and respond quickly to emergency situations. Ability to use analytical and critical thinking skills to effectively problem-solve.

Valley is an equal opportunity employer. Valley does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability, liability for military service, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other basis made unlawful by federal, state or local law or ordinance or regulation.