Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Manchester and Nashua, NH (days of split TBD)
The Vascular Technologist is responsible for performing diagnostic vascular studies and therapeutic minimally invasive vascular procedures utilizing duplex ultrasound technology, continuous wave Doppler, and other noninvasive vascular assessment technologies. This position manages all the day-to-day activities of the noninvasive vascular laboratory including comprehensive quality assurance and personnel management.
To be considered, applicants must have an Associate’s Degree in Allied Health discipline with 2 years of experience in duplex ultrasound technology and noninvasive vascular exams, or must have the equivalent in education and experience. Three years of experience is strongly preferred. Candidates must have RVT certification as well as certification in Basic Life Support (BLS). Lastly, applicants must demonstrate thorough knowledge of pathophysiology of peripheral vascular disease.
As sole technologist at these locations, must be able to act independently and perform the following:
•Performs vascular diagnostic studies including extracranial cerebrovascular, intracranial cerebrovascular, peripheral venous, peripheral arterial, visceral vascular, etc. Performs therapeutic procedures including pseudo aneurysm compression and pseudo aneurysm injection. Performs studies in the vascular laboratory, at bedside in intensive care units, other hospital inpatient units, the operating suites, at satellite services, mobile service sites, and other sites.
•Recognizes appropriate indications for requested examinations. Interacts with ordering physicians/caregivers should the requested examination appear inappropriate based on patient symptoms or findings.
•Prepares preliminary study reports that include test data and preliminary interpretation. Contacts appropriate physician/caregiver to report critical test results.
•Manages the day-to-day lab operation, including assignment of exams to technologists, prioritization of exams, troubleshooting, and acting as point-person in the triage of urgent and emergent add-on studies.
•Supervises and participates in training ultrasonography students, residents and fellows in performance of vascular diagnostic studies.
•Provides educational assistance to patients, medical students, residents, and referring physicians.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an academic health system, serving patients across New England. A national leader in patient-centered health care, D-H is on a path to create a sustainable health system for the region and as a model for the nation. Founded in 1893, the system includes New Hampshire's only Level 1 trauma center and its only air ambulance service, as well as the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, one of only 41 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the nation, and the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, the state's only Children’s Hospital Association-approved, comprehensive, full-service children's hospital. As an academic health system, Dartmouth-Hitchcock provides access to nearly 1,500 primary care doctors and specialists in almost every area of medicine, as well as world-class research with the Audrey and Theodor Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.
Applicants are encouraged to apply online at: http://www.Dartmouth-Hitchcock.org
Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.