Peripheral Vascular Tech at Kaiser Permanente

Posted in Other 14 days ago.

Type: Standard
Location: San Diego, California

Job Description:
Description: Under general supervision, conducts non-invasive vascular studies, prepares and interprets test results, maintains test equipment and vascular surgical database.

Essential Functions:
  • Upholds Kaiser Permanente's Policies and Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities and applicable state, federal and local laws.
  • Performs vascular studies on patients with arterial, venous, carotid, and other vascular problems, both in the clinical vascular laboratory and when necessary in the hospital and Emergency Dept.
  • Determines if disease is present from this evaluation.
  • Performs the Doppler exam and utilizes various ultrasound equipment for testing.
  • Performs Physiologic lower and upper extremity arterial exams.
  • Performs TcPo2 studies.
  • Performs Transcranial doppler evaluations.
  • Performs various office functions including scheduling patients, maintaining equipment, preparing correspondence and ordering supplies.
  • Coordinates monthly vascular conference.
  • Ensures that work area is clean, stocked and orderly; maintains adequate records.
  • Performs other duties, as required.
  • Assume other activities and responsibilities from time to time as directed.


    Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • N/A.
    Education
  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
  • Graduate of an accredited vascular technology program.
  • BLS must be obtained during probationary period.
  • Graduate of a Commission of Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) accredited programs.
    License, Certification, Registration
  • Current American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS-two (2) year program) registration or registry-eligible.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Two (2) years of experience in providing direct patient care for in-patient and out-patient vascular studies; If not already certified, must pass specialized certification within one (1) year.
  • Experience using the following equipment - SIEMENS Sequoia ultrasound, PHILIPS Parks ultrasound, Zonare portable ultrasound.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
  • Strong computer skills.


    Notes:
  • 50% travel, includes weekend & holiday call coverage, and ALL San Diego Vascular Lab locations.
    Primary Location: California,San Diego,Viewridge 1 Medical Offices Scheduled Weekly Hours: 0 Shift: Variable Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: OPEIU - Local 30 Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Patient Care Services (Non RN) Department: Vascular Surgery Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time
    Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
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