Located in beautiful east Tennessee just minutes from the Smoky Mountains and with easy access to numerous lakes and a mild climate offering all four seasons. We are only 3 hours from the major metropolitan hubs of Nashville and Atlanta.
Under general supervision, the sonographer performs routine and complex testing procedures. Studies performed may include but are not limited to: carotid duplex, upper and lower extremity peripheral venous duplex examinations, upper and lower extremity peripheral arterial duplex examinations, physiologic upper and lower extremity arterial examinations, peripheral arterial and dialysis graft surveillance exams, aortic ultrasounds, thyroid and parathyroid ultrasounds, venous ablation procedures and abdominal vasculature. Performs studies in an efficient, accurate and reproducible manner in accordance with protocols.
Required: Basic skills and knowledge in field of vascular sonography as evidenced by certification as a Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) through the ARDMS. Also:
Thorough knowledge of vascular ultrasound testing procedures and pathology normally obtained through completion of a two-year program in health science with emphasis on sonography or cardiovascular diseases, comprehensive equivalent (one-on-one) on the job training in a vascular laboratory.
Basic skills and knowledge in field as evidenced by certification as a Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) through the ARDMS.
At least 30 CME units every three years to maintain a current knowledge base.
Interpersonal skills necessary to relate well with the patients and their families, physicians and fellow employees in order to reflect a positive guest relations image.
Analytical skills required for interpreting technical data and preparing preliminary and final reports for physician review
Ability to stand for extended periods and to assist patients up and down, off the exam table as needed. In addition, may be required to assist in transporting patients to other locations or departments
Performs related job duties as assigned
Additional Salary Information: Bonuses
Internal Number: 101
About Premier Surgical Associates
Skilled Surgeons. Specialized Care.
Premier Surgical Associates is the region’s largest surgical group,
performing general, vascular, bariatric, breast and laparoscopic procedures.