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Per Diem Vascular Technologist II

Location: Downey, CA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 737868 Date posted: 05/15/2019

Under general supervision, conducts non-invasive vascular studies including ultrasound; prepares test results; maintains equipment and vascular database.

Essential Functions:
- Explain test procedures & purpose
- Demonstrate equipment for patient
- Assist physician in developing new techniques & procedures
- Assist provider in patient examinations & procedures
- Consult w/ provider concerning procedures & patient condition
- Modify treatment techniques that do not required change in physician orders
- Monitor & evaluate test reading during procedures
- Observe, monitor & evaluate patient condition during & after procedures
- Prepare & position patients for diagnostic tests & medical procedures
- Respond to emergencies (i.e., stat pages, Code Blue) & stat request
- Transport patients to & from procedure area
- Assist physician during ultrasound examinations
- Perform non-invasive peripheral vascular studies
- Assist physician in locating tumors
- Perform ultrasound diagnostic procedures.
- Develop film & make prints
- Clean procedure room & work area
- Dispose properly of laboratory specimens & or waste material
- Sterilize contaminated tubes & materials
- Assign identification number to specimens
- Schedule patient appointments, operations & procedures
- Record & chart patient data
- Interview patients & collect patient data
- Take patient medical & prescription history
- Review patient charts to evaluate patients & identify significant conditions
- Compile data for Quality Assurance
- Complete diagnostic examination requisitions, forms & records
- Prepare exam results for interpretation by physician
- Read and/or interpret tracings & note findings
- Read & assess diagnostic test abnormalities
- Consult w/ physician concerning test results & alert physicians to positive test results or test abnormalities
- Issue report on findings. Look up & report test results as requested
- Prepare lab worksheets. Call provider on positive test results
- Perform accurate measurements & calculations on diagnostic test procedures
- Index studies for future reference
- Scan, read & calculate machine tracings
- Maintain current records of all testing
- Prepare periodic workload statistics
- Ensure equipment is available for procedures & examinations
- Calibrate & adjust equipment in preparation for & during procedures
- Check emergency equipment
- Prepare & process packs, supplies, equipment & instruments
- Prepare procedure & exam rooms
- Restock operating, procedure, cast & examination rooms
- Select & set out appropriate tubes & sterile supplies
- Set up instruments & surgical trays
- Operate ultrasound equipment including B-mode, real-time equipment & mobile ultrasound equipment
- Maintain sterilized supplies, instruments, & equipment for surgical procedures
- Receive, sort & decontaminate equipment; soak instruments; clean & sterilize instruments, supplies & equipment
- Arrange for repair of equipment; maintain equipment in good working order
- Perform minor adjustments and/or repairs on equipment; test equipment
- Fill requests for equipment & supplies; maintain & order supplies
- Dispose of expendable medical supplies, & used syringes & contaminated materials.  Inventory equipment & supplies; maintain solutions, chemicals & automatic equipment; replenish supplies & equipment
- Maintain current licensure & certification; maintain proficiency in clinical skills
- Assume other activities & responsibilities from time to time as directed

Pay Grade: 27

Basic Qualifications:
- One (1) to two (2) years of recent experience in duplex carotid, venous and peripheral arterial scanning
- Current American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS two-year program) registration or registry eligible in Vascular Technologies required 

Preferred Qualifications:

- Bilingual (English/Spanish) Level II preferred. 


- Must be familiar with Sterile technique.  

- May work early morning, late evening and Saturday ACCESS clinics. 

- Team members in this department are expected to provide members and guests with high quality customer service both on the telephone and face to face, demonstrate a patient focused attitude, and partner with co-workers, physicians and management to exceed member expectations.


Primary Location: California,Downey,Orchard Medical Offices Building A 9449 Imperial H Scheduled Weekly Hours: 0 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat Working Hours Start: 7:30 AM Working Hours End: 4:00 PM Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: United Healthcare Workers - West Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Imaging / Radiology Department: General Surgery Travel: Yes, 5 % 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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