The Senior Vascular Associate acts as an expert in the performance of all diagnostic vascular studies and the technologist’s component of therapeutic minimally invasive vascular procedures utilizing duplex ultrasound technology, continuous wave Doppler, and other noninvasive vascular assessment technologies. Assists in management of all activities of the noninvasive vascular laboratory including IAC application preparation, comprehensive quality assurance, personnel management and supervision of the training program. Assists in the development of new study protocols and new applications for ultrasound in the vascular lab. Encouraged to conduct research and publish scholarly material related to vascular laboratory functions, testing and test findings and, assists junior technologist in this pursuit.
Prepares patient for examination and explains procedure.
Performs vascular diagnostic studies including extracranial cerebrovascular, intracranial cerebrovascular, peripheral venous, peripheral arterial, and visceral vascular and other studies as requested.
Demonstrates capability of Chief Technologist functions and skills, and undertakes supervisory role, as needed.
Demonstrates thorough knowledge of the pathophysiology of peripheral vascular disease.
Recognizes appropriate indications for requested examinations.
Prepares preliminary study reports that include test data and preliminary interpretation.
Makes necessary revisions to preliminary test reports and provides adequate follow-up to ensure appropriate physicians are notified.
Completes billing procedures for all exams.
Provides solutions to issues related to lab operation, conflicts, productivity and appointment scheduling.
Acts as point-person in the triage of urgent and emergent add-on studies.
Participates in training both employees and fellows in performance of vascular diagnostic studies.
Assumes responsibility for maintenance of laboratory and equipment when needed. Maintains a clean, orderly, safe environment.
Assumes responsibility, in conjunction with the Technical and/or Medical Directors, for the quality and accuracy of tests performed in the Vascular Lab.
Participates in ongoing teaching programs of the Vascular Surgery Section, such as resident teaching conferences.
Participates in research protocols that involve peripheral vascular patients in the vascular laboratory.
Performs other duties as required or assigned.
Associates degree in allied health discipline with a minimum of 5 years of experience as an ultrasound professional with a thorough knowledge of vascular disease and a complete command of noninvasive vascular diagnostic testing.
Required Licensure/Certification Skills:
Active status certification as a Registered Vascular Technologist required.
Certification in Basic Life Support certification required.
Currently Registered with the New Hampshire Board of Registration for Medical Technicians.
The Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system stretches over New Hampshire and Vermont and offers the quintessential New England experience. With no income or sales tax, this beautiful area combines history, industry and business and has been ranked consistently as one of the best places in the US to live and work. With destinations like Boston, New York, the seacoast and ski country within driving distance, the opportunities - both career and personal - truly make New Hampshire the ideal place to work and play.
*Note: Candidates not qualifying at the Senior Vascular Associate Level may be considered for Vascular Technologist 3 (Associate’s degree in allied health discipline with 2 years of experience in duplex ultrasound technology and noninvasive vascular exams, or the equivalent in education and experience required) or for Vascular Technologist 2 (Associates Degree in allied health discipline, or 4 years equivalent experience required. Must have RVT certification or be eligible and complete the exam within one year of date of hire). New graduates are encouraged to apply!
Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 1800046A
How can the lifestyle in New Hampshire and Vermont compliment your career? You can have amazing 4-season living with a career at one of the top health systems in the country. The Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system stretches over New Hampshire and Vermont and offers the quintessential New England experience. With no income or sales tax, this beautiful area combines history, industry and business and has been ranked consistently as one of the best places in the US to live and work. Anchored by the academic Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH, the system includes the NCI-designated Norris Cotton Cancer Center, the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock; 4 affiliated hospitals and 30 Dartmouth-Hitchcock ambulatory clinics across the region. We are close to the urban centers of Boston, New York and Montreal, but also offer proximity to the seacoast and multiple top-tier ski mountains within a short driving distance. Throughout New Hampshire, the opportunities – both career and personal – truly make our area the ideal place to work and play.Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without ...regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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