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(Per Diem) Ultrasound Technologist - Vascular Lab - UMH
Company: University of Miami
Location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 10/12/2021
Expire Date: 02/05/2022
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Job Description
(Per Diem) Ultrasound Technologist - Vascular Lab - UMH

Current Employees:

If you are a current Staff, Faculty or Temporary employee at the University of Miami, please click here to log in to Workday to use the internal application process. To learn how to apply for a faculty or staff position using the Career worklet, please review this tip sheet.

Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The University of Miami Hospital Vascular Lab has an exciting Job Opportunity for a Per Diem Ultrasound Technologist. The Individual in this role will perform routine and specialty sonographic procedures in cases involving all levels of difficulty. Operates complex and highly technical equipment including 2-D, power and spectral Doppler modalities for various types of Vascular ultrasound examinations. The Vascular technologist must demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of Vascular Technology and display a broad application of this knowledge. The position requires experience operating Doppler, PVR'S and imaging systems. Diagnostic images and appropriate Doppler angles for the reading physicians. The Vascular technologist must be able to differentiate Doppler sounds and bruits. Ensures the diagnostic quality of all scans through extensive knowledge of Vascular ultrasound techniques, disease processes, and technical pitfalls. Makes preliminary interpretations of the ultrasound examination to bring areas of suspected pathology to the attention of attending physician or fellow. Reviews and obtains patient's pertinent clinical information via the patient's electronic medical record system or other available sources. Explains to patients and nurses correct preparations for procedures to be performed. Cleans, sanitizes, and maintains ultrasound equipment, assures proper operation of instruments, reports equipment malfunction to appropriate staff, and performs quality assurance tests. Performs portable bedside examinations. Train's co-workers, ultrasound students, residents, fellows, and visiting personnel. Participates in quality improvement activities to ensure continuous improvement of services provided. Test patients for vertebral artery, and carotid disease among other vascular modalities using color Flow imaging. Able to perform physiological testing using pulse volume recording among other. Performs the clinical and technical aspects of care in accordance with established policies and procedures. Follows safety and infection control standards. Completes all required paperwork, and performs computer functions, such as entering reports, recording completed procedures, logging studies, and ordering procedures. Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.

CORE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education:

  • Vascular Ultrasound certification

  • Certification and Licensing:

  • RVT (Registered Vascular Tech) by ARDMS

  • Experience:

  • Minimum 1 year of relevant experience

  • Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes:

    • Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail.

    • Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines.

    • Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.

    • Ability to work evenings, nights, weekends, and on call via pager as necessary.

    • Commitment to the University's core values.

    • Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment.

    • Proficiency in computer software (i.e. Microsoft Office).

***The Position requires flexibility in shift scheduling and after hours on call

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

Job Status:

Part time

Employee Type:

Temporary-Intermittent

Pay Grade:

U11
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