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PVL Technologist

  • Job ID: 882167086
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Flex
  • Hours: Varied
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Shadyside
  • Department: Peripheral Vas Lab
  • Location: 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh PA 15213
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $24.13 to $37.83 / hour

Description

We are hiring a flexible full-time PVL Technologist to join our team to support the Peripheral Vascular Lab at UPMC Presbyterian!  This role will be working varied daylight shifts with on-call responsibilities.

Are you looking for a meaningful career with endless opportunities?  UPMC offers a competitive benefits package and has a career ladder in place that allows you to grow professionally and provides the ability to progress from both a technical and managerial standpoint. Apply today to find out where your career can take you!

Purpose:
Performs 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 the computer and maintains data integrity.
  • Participate in the training of new technologists and students.
  • Participate 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
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (ARDMS) OR Registered Vascular Technologist
  • Act 34

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   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct