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Echo Vascular Technologist - Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

Job ID: 150091
Category: Technician/Technologists
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 13, 2022
Work Schedule: Day

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Description

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center has a Echo Vascular Technologist opportunity.
Position Description:

The individual in this position will be responsible for performing highly skilled, specialized non-invasive echocardiograms and vascular tests used to diagnose cardiovascular abnormalities; including 2-D and M-Mode, Spectral Doppler and color flow Doppler studies in the inpatient/outpatient laboratories, patient rooms, intensive care units, ER and OR, without physician supervision. This position will work with physicians and notify attending of EKG changes, or 2D/Doppler findings requiring immediate action and provide EMR preliminary reports in vascular patient charts. Also, assist physicians with transesophageal echocardiograms performed under conscious sedation in the laboratory and units and STAT TTE in OR, and perform exercise stress and pharmacologic stress echocardiograms.

Minimum Requirements:

H.S. Diploma/GED required

Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) or Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) and registered

or registry eligible Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT)

or Registered Vascular Specialist (RVS)

Must have visual acuity

Basic computer knowledge and skills

Ability to effectively and safely utilize all equipment

Ability to use skilled techniques and equipment operation to ensure accuracy 

    We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

    Live Your Life's Work

    We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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