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Vascular Tech

Company: Cambridge Health Alliance
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Location: CHA Cambridge Hospital

Work Days: 7am-3:30pm

Category: Allied Health

Department: Heart Station

Job Type: Full time

Work Shift: Day

Hours/Week: 40.00

Union: Yes

Union Name: CH Laborers 380

$ 7,500.00 Sign On Bonus for Newly Hired Staff


The CHA Cardio-vascular department, under the direction of the Cardiology Medical Director and Network Cardiovascular Manager provides a variety of diagnostic testing services, including Stress Tests, Cardiac ultrasound, vascular testing, event and holter monitors.

Summary:Performs the full range of vascular procedures within the department scope of care and with a high level of competency. Maintains US imaging services in accordance with standards established by the department leadership to insure compliance with all federal, state, local and JC standards

Responsibilities:---Demonstrates competence and proficiency in: ---Performing all required vascular examinations in accordance with established protocols & correct positioning of patient and equipment ---Selecting appropriate protocols and parameters ---PACS image management and documentation Identifies each patient, reviews each patient requisition for completeness of demographic data and consistency of examination ordered with clinical diagnosis. ---Serves as a resource for correcting unclear or erroneous information. ---Obtains and relays pertinent clinical information to the vascular MD Ensures patient safety through the course of their stay in the vascular lab ---Records all pertinent data in PACS. (Technologists initials, explanation for limited procedure etc.) Evaluates each image/examination for technical accuracy assuring quality exam, releases completed examinations to the reading vascular MD Communicates pertinent data to nurse responsible for the care of the patient as needed Identifies anatomical orientation on all images, and insures proper marker identification on every image ---Coordinates imaging examinations to ensure the quality and continuity of patient care ---Manages the workflow through the department to ensure the timely completion of all work. ---Demonstrates ability to organize care and set priorities by providing critical care first and by implementing physician's orders ---Responds appropriately to abrupt changes in work schedule, handles interruptions by reallocating resources to the area of greatest need. ---Performs proper computer skills to include ---procedure editing ---status changes ---ability to reprint requisitions, labels ---ability to reorder procedures ordered incorrectly ---ability to print "Daily Log" list ---ability to utilize Electronic Medical record (EMR) & EPIC to review patient data ---ability to print signed report as needed ---ability to operate PACS


Other information:HS/GED requiredRequirements: Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) RVS.

In keeping with federal, state and local laws, Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) policy forbids employees and associates to discriminate against anyone based on race, religion, color, gender, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to establishing and maintaining a workplace free of discrimination. We are fully committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not tolerate unlawful discrimination in the recruitment, hiring, termination, promotion, salary treatment or any other condition of employment or career development. Furthermore, we will not tolerate the use of discriminatory slurs, or other remarks, jokes or conduct, that in the judgment of CHA, encourage or permit an offensive or hostile work environment.

Cambridge Health Alliance brings Care to the People - including your neighbors, friends and family. Our local hospitals and care centers serve our vibrant, diverse communities, and play an integral role in improving health. As passionate advocates for the underserved, we actively partner with our communities to take on challenging public health issues, and conduct important research to help reduce barriers to care. We believe that everyone deserves access to high quality, convenient health care. This is why our employees believe in where they work and why many build long, rewarding careers at CHA.

Healthcare is changing rapidly. CHA has a strategic plan that charts a proactive course for our future. It is built on a vision of equity and excellence for everyone, every time. It also recognizes that our workforce is our most valuable asset and prioritizes competitive salaries, benefits and professional development opportunities for employees. The strategic plan is changing the way we provide care and improving the health and experience of our patients; we are looking for smart, committed, compassionate people who want to be part of making our vision of better health and equity a reality.

At CHA, you can believe in where you work and go home every day knowing you made a difference. Join our team and help us bring Care to the People.

Keywords: Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge , Vascular Tech, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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