Performs carotid, peripheral arterial and venous duplex, AAA/EVAR, LE arterial bypass, vein mapping, UE arterial and mesenteric duplex exams as requested by referring physicians. Completes other vascular services or office functions requested by the manager of the vascular lab. Shadows senior techs to learn advanced procedures such as standing venous exams, pseudoaneurysm injections, intraoperative scanning, and renal artery exams. Rotates to both in-patient and out-patient settings and covers call shifts as the schedule dictates.
Performs basic and intermediate level exams including AAA (EVAR), LE arterial bypass grafts, UE arterial duplex, vein mapping, and mesenteric duplex exams as prescribed by ICAVL-approved scanning protocol with minimal supervision or assistance. - 25%
Learn standing venous, pseudoaneurysm injections, intraoperative scanning, and renal artery exams as prescribed by ICAVL-approved scanning protocol with support from lab manager, clinical coordinator and/or senior level sonographers. Prepares for Vascular Sonographer III career ladder promotion by compiling studies and documentation according to career ladder planning policy. It is the employee's responsibility to demonstrate readiness to challenge career ladder requirements. - 25%
Reviews images and paperwork to ensure quality exams are complete, thorough and prepared for review by reading physicians. - 20%
Operates all testing equipment including annotation and calculation packages, PACS system, order entry software, reporting software, scheduling software. Reports issues/calling in repairs, performs basic maintenance, requests needed supplies, etc. - 10%
Rotates to in-patient and out-patient facilities as scheduled. Participates in portable studies as needed. Participates in call rotation as needed. - 10%
Participates as a productive team member of the department by participating in staff and departmental meetings as well as correlation/teaching conferences. Acts as a role model/preceptor for Clemson CVT students. - 10%
This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor, director or executive.
Associate's Degree - Graduate of an accredited ultrasound or radiology program
Minimum Experience - 2 years experience working in a vascular lab environment performing noninvasive vascular sonography.
In lieu of the experience and/or educational requirements indicated above a combination of education, training, and/or experience will be considered an equivalent substitution:
Other Required Skills and Experience
Basic Computer Skills
Knowledge of office equipment (fax/copier)
Proficient computer skills (word processing)
Other Qualifications or Experience
Thorough knowledge of vascular anatomy and hemodynamics - Required
Experience as a clinical preceptor for sonography students - Preferred
Additional In Lieu of Statement
Team members employed in this job prior to July 1, 2020 are grandfathered under prior educational and experience requirements. In addition, team members must be certification eligible and will have one year to obtain required certification(s).
Internal Number: R1005164
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