Our cardiologists rely on vascular technologists to properly maintain the equipment, administer the test and provide accurate results. The job of the Vascular Technologist is an important one to patients and doctors. Beyond the technology, this role also requires someone who can provide compassionate, pleasant care to patients and communicate well with doctors.
Are you able to accurately follow written orders and procedures? Do you enjoy working with patients? Are you safe, consistent and thorough in your work? We have a special place for your skills.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
Prepare and maintain diagnostic equipment and supplies.
Schedule patients in a timely and consistent manner. Perform STAT and ASAPs as outlined in department guidelines. Respond appropriately to call.
Demonstrate clinical competence.
Make notifications of clinical significance which could affect the interpretation of a test, including patient history and physiological findings.
Compile all paperwork appropriately and in a timely manner. Assures transfer of data to interpreting physician.
Utilize appropriate safety measures for all concerned within area of responsibility.
Verify each patient’s identification by armband or by inquiry of patient that requires certain information known to them to confirm their identity.
Obtain, review and utilize all historical information relevant to the procedure being requested. Educate and inform patients to promote understanding and cooperation to insure optimal quality of procedures.
Instruct and orient employees and students in proper performance of diagnostic procedures and functions of the department.
WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED
Talk to others to convey information effectively.
Actively looking for ways to help people.
Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Monitor/Assess performance of you, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Identify complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Understand the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
About Franciscan Health
Franciscan Health is a member of Mishawaka, Ind.-based Franciscan Alliance, one of the largest Catholic healthcare systems in the Midwest with 14 growing hospitals, approximately 20,000 employees and a number of nationally recognized Centers of Healthcare Excellence. Franciscan Health includes Franciscan Health Lafayette East, Lafayette Central, Crawfordsville and Rensselaer, Franciscan Physician Network with offices in Lafayette, West Lafayette, Monticello, Crawfordsville and Rensselaer, and the St. Elizabeth School of Nursing.
Franciscan Health is accredited by Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program, the Community Health Accreditation Program, the College of American Pathologists, the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer, the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care for Heart Failure and the Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology. The Franciscan Health Lafayette East Trauma Center has received its Level III verification from the Verification Review Committee and the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons. Franciscan Health is also a r...ecipient of the American College of Cardiology Foundation Silver Performance Achievement Award, and its paramedic program has received programmatic accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). The St. Elizabeth School of Nursing is approved by the Indiana State Board of Nursing and nationally accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). For more information, please visit FranciscanHealth.org and FranciscanAlliance.org.
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