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Albany Medical Center Ultrasound Technician in Albany, New York

Ultrasound Technician

Req. Number: 35630

Category(s):

Imaging (CareerCenter.cfm?event=listPostingsByCategory&CategoryID=Imaging)

Department:

Surgery Vascular Tech

Full Time / Part Time:

Full time

Shift:

Day

Requirements / Description:

Medical Sonographer/ Ultrasound Tech

Vascular Surgery Office – Albany, NY

Work schedule: Monday – Friday

Imagine how good it would feel to provide state-of-the-art care to people who really need it.

Our Vascular Surgery outpatient practice is seeking a Medical Sonographer/ Ultrasound Technician to join our team located in Albany, NY!

Under guidance and supervision, the Ultrasound Tech performs a variety of noninvasive diagnostic procedures to detect vascular disease and reports findings of exams to medical staff. Must perform clinical assessment of patients and provide basic patient care while testing is being performed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Independently conducts all vascular testing including but not limited to reflux studies, visceral examinations, pulse volume recordings (PVR), deep venous thrombosis (DVT) studies, carotids, bypass grafts, aortic ultrasounds, vein mappings, and dialysis access scans

  • Performs patient assessment of signs and symptoms including documentation of patient’s medical and surgical history and presenting symptoms

  • Performs vascular testing at various on-site locations (vascular clinic/lab, nursing units, ER, OR, etc.) and responsible for the transportation, loading and unloading of equipment (ultrasound, PVR, etc.) to and from the various locations from the vascular laboratory vehicle

  • Responsible for accurate and reproducible data collection, ensuring that laboratory policies and protocols are followed

  • Reports findings of diagnostic tests, in a timely manner, to physicians, hospital staff and others

  • Completes necessary documentation of tests including reports for hospital and laboratory records, billing forms, and laboratory logs

  • Responsible for appropriate care of PVR and imaging equipment; clean equipment (cuffs, probes, etc.) after use and keep lab equipment clean and restock supplies when necessary; inform Chief Technologist or Lab Director of any equipment malfunction

  • Proactive approach to obtain necessary CME’s to maintain individual credentials

  • Assists with general clerical duties of the laboratory including filing, copying and scheduling appointments, as needed

  • Assists with the transportation and safety of patients to and from vascular lab when necessary

  • Available for backup coverage on occasional weekends, holidays and on-call to cover inpatients

Minimum Qualifications:

  • NYS Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer.

  • ARDMS Certification required.

  • Must be a graduate of an approved school for Ultrasound under the ARDMS guidelines.

  • Registered Vascular Technologist or Registered Vascular Specialist preferred but will consider: RT-VS, RDMS – AB, ASN, CRVS.

Key Skills:

  • Effectively communicate on a wide range of issues with patients, staff and visitors

  • Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability; must be respectful of workforce diversity

  • Coordinate resources with patient demands; set priorities for work assigned and achieve desired results

  • Collect and analyze ultrasound data and report findings, plethysmographic data and report findings

Albany Med’s Vascular Surgery has one of the most highly regarded vascular teams and is the largest provider in the northeast. The team is visited regularly by colleagues worldwide and has pioneered numerous procedures that are now standard in the field.

Our team is comprised of physicians who are experts in both traditional open surgery and minimally invasive techniques for managing a wide range of vascular conditions. In fact, we are a national leader in the number of surgical and endovascular procedures performed.

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