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POST DATE 2/20/2017
END DATE 6/11/2017

University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles, CA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


Job Description:

The CBF Technologist is under the direction of the Medical Director and Business Manager, responsibilities include independently performing, interpreting and dictating transcranial Doppler studies, intraoperative, CO2 challenge, emboli detection and sickle cell disease screening. Perform inpatient and outpatient transcranial Doppler (TCD) studies including: CO2 challenge, operating room (intraoperative) monitoring, emboli detection monitoring, head-turning maneuvers, and all research applications. Dictate reports on studies performed with entries on patients' graphs and charts and report results to referring physicians daily. Develop and ensure compliance with standards for patient care delivery for the department on an ongoing basis. Coordinate and oversee the scheduling of patients and collaborate with physicians and staff to ensure timely completion of ordered/requested studies. Answer patient and MD inquiries about TCD and CBF studies for inpatient and outpatient studies. Data entry into computerized logging system and research database. Purchase and maintain inventory of all medical supplies, medical equipment, linen and office supplies. Oversee completion of the invoicing process for the department. Continual update of the database with creation of a paperless solution for patient charting and reports. Submit, acquire, and maintain accreditation status for UCLA Cerebral Blood Flow Laboratory.

Job Qualifications:

Working knowledge of Doppler ultrasound principles

Knowledge of physics, anatomy, and physiology

Knowledge and understanding of Doppler ultrasound and cerebral blood flow monitoring equipment

Knowledge of sterile and aseptic techniques

Knowledge of computer word-processing (MS Word), database (Excel, Access), graphics (PowerPoint), and research and literature search (Medline)

Skill in prioritizing completion of assignments and patient studies

Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work independently and in a team

Strong organizational skills

Ability to recognize, spell, and use medical and technical terminology properly

Ability to teach and speak publicly in a small or large group

RVT Certification

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