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Vascular Sonographer

Company: WellStar Health System, Inc.
Location: Waleska
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Overview

How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion, pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's lives.

Responsibilities

Wellstar North Fulton Hospital has an exciting opportunity as a Vascular Sonographer PRN opportunity.

PRN Day Shift

This position requires vascular experience with venous studies (duplex, etc ).
This position will work 1 day a week at least with no call, holidays or weekends!
The Vascular Sonographer is responsible for performing a wide variety of technical procedures requiring independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative in the utilization of equipment for the diagnosis and/or treatment of diseases. Able to independently perform job functions. Sets up the equipment to provide imaging service and positions patient for the procedure.

Must be flexible with work hours to meet department needs. Must be dependable, accountable and cooperative. Assists with providing safe, age appropriate care to the patient by performing all exams
provided by the department per department protocols. Has the knowledge and ability to properly and safely obtain a quality diagnostic study.

Qualifications

Required Minimum Education: Graduate of an accredited Sonography Program.

Required Minimum Certification: ARDMS(VT) or ARRT-VS; BLS certified.

Required Minimum Experience: Successful completion of a Sonography Training Program. Prefer one (1) year clinical experience.

Required Minimum Skills: Must exhibit excellent communication skills because this position requires frequent verbal and written communications with: physicians, patients, visitors, departmental staff and nursing staff. The employee obtains, presents and discusses clinical information regarding job responsibilities on a routine basis. Candidate must be able to explain or give directions to maintain goodwill, and obtain cooperation with all contacts. Must possess the ability to function independently and under pressure while still actively participating in a team environment. Position requires the employee to exhibit excellent customer service skills at all times.

Must be able to perform effectively in a stressful and fast paced work environment. Must have the ability to prioritize appropriately. Must be detail oriented and have the capacity to effectively multitask throughout the work shift.

Must have excellent communication skills and the capacity to interact professionally with a variety of "customers", including but not limited to patients, families, co-workers, volunteers, and physicians throughout the work shift. Must possess the ability to function independently, yet productively as a cooperative team member with various work teams associated with the position. Must be compliant, with a willingness to follow all Hospital policies as well as the established practices, protocols and procedures of the position, department and applicable professional standards.

Must be flexible with work hours to meet department needs. Must be dependable, accountable and cooperative. Assists with providing safe, age appropriate care to the patient by performing all exams provided by the department per department procedures. Has the knowledge and ability to properly and safely obtain a quality diagnostic study. Responsible for performing a wide variety of technical procedures requiring independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative in the utilization of equipment for the diagnosis and/or treatment of diseases. Proficient in the performance of all aspects of vascular ultrasound. Able to independently perform job functions. Sets up the equipment to provide imaging service and positions patient for the procedure.
Competent in all aspects of Ultrasound, patient positioning, exposure factors. Must understand anatomy and pathology and how they affect the quality of a procedure.

Keywords: WellStar Health System, Inc., Atlanta , Vascular Sonographer, Healthcare , Waleska, Georgia

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