Job Description

Harris Health System is the public healthcare safety-net provider established in 1966 to serve the residents of Harris County, Texas. As an essential healthcare system, Harris Health champions better health for the entire community, with a focus on low-income uninsured and underinsured patients, through acute and primary care, wellness, disease management and population health services. Ben Taub Hospital (Level 1 Trauma Center) and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital (Level 3 Trauma Center) anchor Harris Health’s robust network of 39 clinics, health centers, specialty locations and virtual (telemedicine) technology. Harris Health is among an elite list of health systems in the U.S. achieving Magnet® nursing excellence designation for its hospitals, the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered clinics and health centers and its strong partnership with nationally recognized physician faculty, residents and researchers from Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine at the University of Houston.

Skills / Requirements

JOB SUMMARY:  

The Vascular Technologist I (VT I) performs carotid, peripheral arterial and venous duplex, AAA/EVAR, LE arterial bypass, vein mapping, ABIs and segmental pressure examination. The VT I completes other vascular services or office functions as requested and works in conjunction with the senior technologist to learn and perform with limited supervision advanced procedures such as pseudo aneurysm injections, intraoperative scanning, and arteriovenous fistula exams.  The VT I retrieves, communicates and presents information in a written, oral or visual fashion.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  
Education/Specialized Training/Licensure:  Graduation from a CAHEP accredited Diagnostic Vascular
            Ultrasound Sonographer program. Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) /Registered Vascular
            Specialist (RVS) through ARDMS or CCI Basic Life Support.

Work Experience (Years and Area):  Current work experience in Vascular Lab preferred.

Equipment Operated:  Ultrasound machine and various Vascular Lab equipment.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Communication Skills:  Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact); Writing/Composing Reports

Other Skills:  Analytical; Medical Terms; P.C.

Advance Training/Specialty:  Current Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) /
             Registered Vascular Specialist (RVS) through ARDMS or CCI.

Work Schedule:   Flexible

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