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Henry Ford Health System Vascular Ultrasound Tech - Contingent Day Shift - Henry Ford West Bloomfield in West Bloomfield, Michigan

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Under direct supervision, performs non-invasive vascular testing utilizing a variety of ultrasonic and plethysmographic equipment to obtain diagnostic images and blood flow data.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Operates ultrasonic and plethysmographic equipment to obtain diagnostic images and blood flow data following established protocols.

  • Manually controls the equipment to obtain proper information from the area of the body being studied.

  • Ability to decipher normal from abnormal pathology in order to obtain appropriate tests and to show the abnormality in its entirety.

  • Reviews clinical data from the medical record and a brief patient history and physical assessment to ensure that the appropriate test is performed.

  • Completes a work sheet on each patient and record and initial impression to aid in diagnosis. Reviews study with the physician, clarifies any discrepancies and performs additional testing if necessary.

  • Help coordinate OPD & IPD patient scheduling. Establish good rapport with the patient, ensuring his/her cooperation.

  • Assures patient comfort with positioning, pain medications, etc.

  • Maintain a safe environment for the patient with stretchers, side rails, oxygen, therapy, IV therapy etc.

  • Maintains clean and neat work area and insures proper supplies are available for use.

  • Prepares exam room for the patient and regularly restocks with linen and other required supplies.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

A minimum of one year experience working in a vascular laboratory/diagnostic facility is

required.

LICENSURES AND CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

National Accreditation as a Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) required.

Students that have trained in the Vascular Lab can be hired but must become RVT

within six months or their position will be eliminated.

Overview Under the leadership of President and CEO Wright L. Lassiter, III, Henry Ford Health System is a $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one of the nation’s oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region’s major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and remaining Michigan’s fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses, pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visitHenryFord.com. Benefits Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice. Henry Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice Rewards. My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves. There are dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life. As an employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness, and a whole host of other benefits and services. Employee's classified as contingent status are not eligible for benefits. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.
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