Texas Health Resources Registered Vascular/Cardiac Sonographer – Heart & Vascular Specialists in Fort Worth, Texas
Registered Vascular/Cardiac Sonographer – Heart & Vascular Specialists
Fast-paced, high-volume clinic is looking for top skilled Registered Vascular/Cardiac Sonographer
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Work location: 1300 West Terrell Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76104
Work hours: Full-time, 40 hours weekly, Monday thru Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm
Travel: 50% to surrounding clinics (m ileage reimbursement provided)
Heart & Vascular Specialists Department Highlights:
Strong teamwork and collaboration
Compassion and empathy to our patients and the Team
Join an innovative team working towards making healthcare more accessible, integrated, and reliable
Here’s What You Need
Associates Degree Related field (preferred)
1 year related experience in an Echo/Vascular Laboratory (preferred)
Successfully passed the Echocardiography Registry Exam Upon Hire (required)
Echo Certification (required)
RCS - Registered Cardiac Sonographer Upon Hire (required) OR
RDCS - Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer Upon Hire (required) AND
Vascular Certification (required)
RVT - Registered Vascular Technologist Upon Hire (required) OR
RVS - Registered Vascular Sonographer Upon Hire (required)
Possess an excellent working knowledge of cardiac and pulmonary anatomy/pathology, the cardiac patient, and treatment of cardiac diseases
Working knowledge of vascular arterial and venous anatomy for carotid and peripheral vasculature
Excellent communication skills
Good computer skills
Possess a strong work ethic and a high level of professionalism
What You Will Do
Delivers care to patients utilizing the Registered Vascular/Cardiac Sonographer Process
Will produce two-dimensional ultrasonic recordings and Doppler flow analyses of heart and related structures, using ultrasound equipment, for use by physician in diagnosis of heart disease and study of heart.
Calculates, measures, and documents appropriate values on the tests performed for review and interpretation by physicians.
Performs diagnostic carotid arterials and venous studies of upper and lower extremities and venous studies of patients with suspected peripheral vascular disease by following ICAVL guidelines.
Explains procedures to patient to obtain cooperation and reduce anxieties of patient.
Reviews test results with interpreting physician.
Conducts vascular laboratory studies in accordance with the vascular laboratory protocols.
Ensures that all vascular laboratory studies are scheduled in an appropriate manner to satisfy the clinical situation.
Maintains the vascular laboratory quality assurance database.
Prepares and maintains operational logs.
Calibrates and maintains equipment and orders supplies when needed.
May perform therapeutic procedures such as peripheral compression.
Communicates with physicians, managers, and co-workers as appropriate about changes in patient's clinical conditions while undergoing echocardiogram.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Additional perks of being a Texas Health employee
Benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, Paid Parental Leave, flex spending, tuition reimbursement, Student Loan Repayment Program as well as several other benefits.
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Strong Unit Based Council (UBC).
A supportive, team environment with outstanding opportunities for growth.
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