The primary responsibilities for Ultrasound Technologists include, but are not limited to, performing all necessary ultrasound scans and assist in treating patients at the direction of the Physician, advise Physician and monitor treatment quality and safety, educate and motivate patients and participate in practice building and administrative activities as time permits.
Perform patient evaluation and assessment prior to ultrasound examination
Complete all appropriate forms at time of each scan to ensure that we are compliant with IAC’s written ultrasound protocols
Ensure that all maps and ultrasound forms are properly scanned into software system under each patient until the time an electronic medical record is available to capture this information.
Perform ultrasound examination of patients to create a Venous Flow Map for purposes of the physician recommending a safe, effective treatment plan
Perform all additional scans indicated by the treatment plan at the direction of the Physician to ensure the efficacy of treatment and safety of the patients
Within the limits of safety, adhere to the standard time allotments for each type of scan in order to maintain the smooth and efficient flow of patients throughout the course of the scheduled day.
Working with the operations staff, review and update the ultrasound schedule to ensure good patient care and safety and to maintain the patient load at an efficient and productive level.
Maintain equipment and manage the supply inventory to ensure continued and effective operations
Clean and maintain ultrasound room after each treatment and at the end of the day to ensure smooth patient flow throughout the day.
When not actively engaged with a scheduled patient, assist other staff members with their duties in the spirit of teamwork in order to maintain an effective and efficient operation
Maintain flexibility with given schedule and in the nature of team spirit provide support and coverage for other clinics in need of Ultrasound coverage
Build rapport with patients by instilling a high level of confidence in our providers’ ability to fully address their medical concerns
Develop efficiencies that will allow clinic to increase patient flow and still provide the highest quality of care to patients
Assist the Physician in the following
Helping to re-explain the physician’s treatment plan to the patient and how that treatment plan addresses the patient’s specific needs if needed.
Assist during Image Guided Injection treatment sessions with the appropriate directions regarding needle placement and recommendations for volume and strength of solution to be injected.
Ensuring the technical ultrasound training of trainees to ensure patient care is not compromised and the trainee is benefitting from the training
Ensuring optimal operation and maintenance of equipment
Minimum 2 year’s experience in diagnostic ultrasound, preferably vascular ultrasound.
Current registration as a Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) through American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) or current registration as a Registered Vascular Specialist (RVS) through Cardiovascular Credentialing International or RPhS ( granted by CCI).