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PVL Technologist Advanced

Description

UPMC Presbyterian is hiring a full time Advanced PVL Technologist to join the Peripheral Vascular lab!  This position will be working varied daylight hours with Saturday's and on-call responsibilities. 

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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.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide general information to patients and their significant others while performing vascular testing. Obtain detailed, accurate history on vascular patients.
  • Display ability to troubleshoot problems with equipment and computer terminals and make minor repairs.
  • Assist Director with daily operations of the Peripheral Vascular Lab.
  • Under the supervision of the Director, participates in the planning and implementation of projects for improving Organizational Performance.
  • Assist other staff members and hospital personnel in completion of needed tasks.
  • Make patient care and/or interdepartmental service the number one priority.
  • Obtain and calculate tracing, spectral analyses and analog waveforms for vascular tests.
  • Enter data in computer and maintains data integrity.
  • Participate in the training of new staff and students.
  • Participate in continuing education within the department.
  • Perform all studies offered in the Peripheral Vascular lab within six months of starting date.
  • Maintain safety of vascular patients while in the department.

 

Qualifications

  • Completion of formal training in an accredited Vascular Technology or Ultrasound program required or RVT or equivalent credential required.
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in a progressive Vascular lab is required.
  • Competency in all areas of non-invasive vascular testing.
  • Knowledge of vascular anatomy in order to provide physicians with preliminary test interpretations, to recommend vascular testing and to scan appropriate vessels.
  • Knowledge of Doppler and ultrasound physics when performing vascular exams.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Registry required RVT or Equivalent credential.
  • CPR or BLS Required.
  • Act 33, 34, 73 or as required by business unit.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (ARDMS) OR Registered Vascular Technologist
  • Act 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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