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Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Vasc Ultrasound Tech III in Boston, Massachusetts

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Vasc Ultrasound Tech III

Department Description:Our division's accredited Vascular Laboratory provides patients with a full range of non-invasive diagnostic services for all vascular conditions.

Job Location:Boston, MA

Req ID:34626BR

Job Summary:Performs all required ultrasound and clinical at a technical level not requiring direct supervision. Assists the Supervisor with the daily operations of the vascular laboratory and training staff as needed.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Performs clinical assessment and diagnostic vascular laboratory examinations.

  • Uses cognitive sonographic skills to identify and record appropriate anatomical, pathological, and diagnostic images.

  • Coordinates work schedule with Supervisor/Director and/or scheduling desk to assure workload coverage.

  • Responsible for the safety, mental and physical comfort of patients while in the technologist/sonographers care.

  • Assists with the daily operations of the vascular laboratory

Required Qualifications:

  • Vocational or Technical training in Vascular Technology required. Bachelor's degree in Vascular technology preferred.

  • Registration Reg Diagnostic Med Sonographer required., and Certificate 1 Basic Life Support required., and Registered Vascular Tech (RVT) or Registered Vascular Specialist (RVS)

  • 5-8 years related work experience required.

  • New hires will have 30 days to provide BLS certification. Certification has to be with the American Heart Association (AHA).

  • Experience with computer systems required, including web based applications and some Microsoft Office applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access.


  • Decision Making:Ability to make decisions that are guided by general instructions and practices requiring some interpretation. May make recommendations for solving problems of moderate complexity and importance.

  • Problem Solving:Ability to address problems that are varied, requiring analysis or interpretation of the situation using direct observation, knowledge and skills based on general precedents.

  • Independence of Action:Ability to follow precedents and procedures. May set priorities and organize work within general guidelines. Seeks assistance when confronted with difficult and/or unpredictable situations. Work progress is monitored by supervisor/manager.

  • Written Communications:Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in written English with internal and external customers.

  • Oral Communications:Ability to comprehend and converse in English to communicate effectively with medical center staff, patients, families and external customers.

  • Knowledge:Ability to demonstrate full working knowledge of standard concepts, practices, procedures and policies with the ability to use them in varied situations.

  • Team Work:Ability to work collaboratively in small teams to improve the operations of immediate work group by offering ideas, identifying issues, and respecting team members.

  • Customer Service:Ability to provide a high level of customer service to patients, visitors, staff and external customers in a professional, service-oriented, respectful manner using skills in active listening and problem solving. Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.

Age based Competencies:

Employees in this job must be competent to provide patient care to the following age groups: Young adult: 16-30 years, Middle Age: 30 - 60 years, Elderly: 60 -.

Physical Nature of the Job:

Heavy work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or 50 pounds of force frequently. Work is physically demanding and requires extended periods of standing and/or moving.