Job Description

Job Title: PVL Technologist
Job ID: 92375245
Status: Casual
Regular/Temporary: Limited
Hours: Varies
Shift: Variable
Facility: UPMC Shadyside
Department: Non-Invasive Vascular
Location: 5230 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15232

Description

Whether you are an experienced imaging professional looking to pick up extra hours or a new graduate trying to gain experience, this could be your opportunity! UPMC Shadyside is hiring a casual PVL Technologist. This role will have a varied schedule and will involve some weekend, holiday and on-call responsibilities as needed and occasional coverage at UPMC Presbyterian as needed. Apply today to learn more! 

Purpose:

Perform noninvasive Peripheral Vascular studies including (but not restricted to) arterial and venous duplex imaging with color flow Doppler, noninvasive arterial testing (pulse volume recordings/segmental limb pressures), visceral abdominal duplex imaging with color flow Doppler, extracranial duplex imaging with color flow Doppler, and other noninvasive vascular tests assigned. This goal must be achieved within 6 months to 1 year of starting date. Patient testing is performed on adolescent, geriatric and adult patients.

Responsibilities:
  • Display knowledge of Doppler and Ultrasound physics when performing vascular exams.
  • Provide general information to patients and their significant others while performing vascular testing.
  • Enter data in computer and maintains data integrity.
  • Participates in the training of new technologists and students.
  • Participates in continuing education within the department.
  • Provide support to staff to assure competency in all phases of vascular diagnostic services.
  • Obtain detailed, accurate history on vascular patients.
  • Display ability to troubleshoot problems with equipment and computer terminals and make minor repairs.
  • Assist other staff members and hospital personnel in completion of needed tasks. 
  • Make patient care and/or interdepartmental service the number one priority.
  • Maintain safety of vascular patients while in the department.
  • Obtain and calculate tracing, spectral analyses and analog waveforms for vascular tests.
  • Perform all studies offered in the Peripheral Vascular lab within twelve months of starting date.

Qualifications

  • Completion of formal training in an accredited Vascular Technology or Ultrasound program required or RVT or equivalent credential required.
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Registered preferred, or registry eligible with a minimum of physics portion or registry completed.
    • Must obtain registry within 12 months of graduation date.
  • Must be credentialed in Vascular Technology within 18 months of employment.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) required.
  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (ARDMS) OR Registered Vascular Technologist
  • Act 34
  • Act 33, 34, 73 or as required by business unit.
UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Salary Range: $22.90 to $36.63 / hour

Union Position: No

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