Echo/Vascular Ultrasound Tech

Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula - California (30+ days ago)3.8


Ultrasound Tech, Vascular and Echo

***Must have Vascular and Echo

Position Highlights

  • Excellent Pay and Generous Benefits including Continuing Education and Pensions
  • Excellent Team Orientated Culture
  • Free Gym for Employees onsite
  • Employee Commissary
  • "Best Place to work in Monterey County" 9 years in a row!

The Cardiac and/or Vascular Technologist is responsible for the completion of daily studies ordered. Duties include performance of cardiac and/or vascular ultrasound studies. Cardiac studies include: 2D doppler/color echo, stress echo, Dobutamine stress echo, and assistance with TEE's (intraop TEE). Vascular studies include: carotid imaging, venous imaging, physiologic arterial testing, hemodialysis access graft imaging, and Intra-operative imaging of vessels using sterile technique. Any findings are reported to the interpreting physician which is important in delivering necessary urgent care. Participation in an on-call rotation is a requisite. Successful candidate will also have the potential to pick up extra weekend on-call.

Required Experience/Skill Set:

  • Cardiac echo tech proficiency must include: Adult echocardiography (following CHOMP ICAEL protocol), stress echo and TEE.
  • Vascular tech proficiency includes: Physiologic testing (rest and exercise); arterial imaging and Doppler (upper and lower extremities); venous imaging (upper, lower and mapping); bypass graft imaging; GSV ablation, and carotid imaging and doppler.
  • Must possess the skills to perform studies independently in at least two of the three modalities: echo, vascular ultrasound, and/or intraoperative TEE.
  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills, both verbal and written.

Preferences:

  • 2 years acute care experience
  • Experience working directly with a vascular surgeon
  • Experience with stress Echo (exercise and pharmacologic) and pediatric echoes
  • Experience with intra-operative imaging and required sterile technique
  • Experience with digital imaging and reporting
  • If a registered Cardiac ultrasound tech: then proficiency in vascular ultrasound is desirable
  • If a registered Vascular ultrasound tech: then proficiency in cardiac ultrasound is desirable
  • Proficiency in intra op TEE

Education:

  • As needed to obtain licensure

Licensure/Certification:

  • Must be registered by ARDMS (RVT) or (RDCS) and/or CCI (RVS) or (RCS)
  • American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certification required

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $46.87 to $56.85 /hour

Experience:

  • vascular: 3 years
  • cardiac: 3 years

License:

  • ARDMS (RVT) or (RDCS) and/or CCI (RVS) or (RCS)