Imagine how good it would feel to provide state-of-the-art care to people who really need it.
We are seeking a Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) to join our outpatient Vascular Surgery team located in Albany, NY!
The RVT is proficient in all noninvasive diagnostic testing to detect vascular disease and reports findings of exams to medical staff. Must perform clinical assessment of patients and provide basic patient care while testing is being performed.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:
Independently conducts all vascular testing including but not limited to reflux studies, visceral examinations, pulse volume recordings (PVR), deep venous thrombosis (DVT) studies, carotids, bypass grafts, aortic ultrasounds, vein mappings, and dialysis access scans
Performs patient assessment of signs and symptoms including documentation of patient’s medical and surgical history and presenting symptoms
Performs vascular testing at various on-site locations (vascular clinic/lab, nursing units, ER, OR, etc.) and responsible for the transportation, loading and unloading of equipment (ultrasound, PVR, etc.) to and from the various locations from the vascular laboratory vehicle
Responsible for accurate and reproducible data collection, ensuring that laboratory policies and protocols are followed
Reports findings of diagnostic tests, in a timely manner, to physicians, hospital staff and others
Completes necessary documentation of tests including reports for hospital and laboratory records, billing forms, and laboratory logs
Responsible for appropriate care of PVR and imaging equipment; clean equipment (cuffs, probes, etc.) after use and keep lab equipment clean and restock supplies when necessary; inform Chief Technologist or Lab Director of any equipment malfunction
Proactive approach to obtain necessary CME’s to maintain individual credentials
Assists with general clerical duties of the laboratory including filing, copying and scheduling appointments, as needed
Assists with the transportation and safety of patients to and from vascular lab when necessary
Available for backup coverage on occasional weekends, holidays and on-call to cover inpatients
Associate’s degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography is required, Vascular Technology is desired
Certification as a Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) or Registered Vascular Specialist is required
Minimum of 1 - 2 years of experience in a vascular laboratory is desired, we will consider new grads
Effectively communicate on a wide range of issues with patients, staff and visitors
Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability; must be respectful of workforce diversity
Coordinate resources with patient demands; set priorities for work assigned and achieve desired results
Collect and analyze ultrasound data and report findings, plethysmographic data and report findings
Albany Med’s Vascular Surgery has one of the most highly regarded vascular teams and is the largest provider in the northeast. The team is visited regularly by colleagues worldwide and has pioneered numerous procedures that are now standard in the field.
Our team is comprised of physicians who are experts in both traditional open surgery and minimally invasive techniques for managing a wide range of vascular conditions. In fact, we are a national leader in the number of surgical and endovascular procedures performed.
Albany Med is the premier health care system in Northeastern New York. It is the region’s only academic health sciences center, comprised of Albany Medical Center Hospital, Albany Medical College, the Albany Med Physician’s Group, and affiliate hospitals Saratoga Hospital and Columbia Memorial Health.
Anchored in the beautiful and historic City of Albany, New York, Albany Med is the regional safety net hospital. It is the region’s only Level I trauma center for more than three million people in 25 counties and is home to the region’s only level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), and the region’s only pediatric emergency department and children’s hospital. Albany Med employs the largest group of world-class specialists and subspecialists in northeastern New York.
Albany Med’s mission is to provide unparalleled adult and pediatric patient care, high-quality medical education, and biomedical research that results in medical innovations.