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Vascular Technologist - Pennsylvania Hospital

Job ID: 130245
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Philadelphia, PA, United States
Apr 22, 2022

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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?

*This position is located at Pennsylvania Hospital.*
Shift - Days

The Vascular Technologist performs all aspects and modes vascular laboratory testing, including arterial, venous, cerebrovascular and visceral according to established procedures and protocols. Prepares preliminary report of test results and communicates results to the referring health care provider and maintain accurate and complete patient records including worksheets, photographs, videotapes, paper and computerized reports. Assist technical director in compilation of quality assurance and improvement programs and maintaining compliance with regulatory agencies and in the ICA accreditation process.

 Accountabilities:

Prepares preliminary report of test results and communicates results to the referring health care provider

Assist in the orientation of new employees

Assist in the proper maintenance and use of equipment

Assist in patient and staff education regarding vascular disease and technology

Perform clinical work flow duties in Penn Chart. Enter charges into Penn Chart as part of clinical work flow

Stock supplies, linens, etc. and assist technical director in ordering supplies

Perform vascular laboratory testing according to department protocols

Assess patients and obtain pertinent vascular history; Utilizes resources to obtain pertinent clinical information: Penn Chart and ProSolv

Performs appropriate testing procedures per orders and/or to obtain clinically necessary information;

Prepare accurate and complete preliminary reports; Works independently without direct physician supervision; Communicates effectively with physicians and other health care providers in relaying test results and in determining specific testing required

Assists in the clerical, reception and billing duties as needed; Maintains equipment and lab supplies appropriately; Exhibits stewardship in the use of equipment and supplies

Perform testing for research studies according to the protocols established by the investigators

Treats patients, family members, other personnel with respect and dignity

Performs duties in accordance with Penn Medicine and entity values, policies, and procedures

Other duties as assigned to support the unit, department, entity, and health system organization


Education/Experience:

  • H.S Diploma/GED required.
  • Graduate of accredited ultrasound technology program Or 1+ years Clinical experience in performing vascular lab testing required.
  • Must possess skills in performing Vascular Lab testing.
  • Certified by ARDMS (RVT) or CCI (RVS) at time of hire, or must obtain within one year of hire and must maintain certification on an annual basis.
  •  Must maintain CPR certification.



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.

   Current UPHS employees must apply HERE
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