This is a part-time position w/ rotating shifts (D/E/M) and will include Saturday evenings
The primary responsibility involves all phases of peripheral vascular testing of the extremities. The work is performed on hospital patients and outpatients in accordance with established procedures and protocols of the department under the direct supervision of the interpreting vascular surgeon.
Perform all diagnostic vascular procedures and operate all vascular equipment such as ultrasound images, treadmill, segmental limb pressure and pulse volume recordings, responsible to differentiate normal from abnormal pathology.
Performs a thorough review of the patient charts to verify the physician orders and obtain pertinent clinical history relating to the examination.
Responsible for recognizing characteristic changes related to age spans and chronic disease.
Performs other related duties as required including, but not limited to, rotating through satellite locations.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Must be a graduate of an AMA-approved program in ultrasound or other allied health profession or possess equivalent training.
Must be RVT registered. If a new graduate of an approved ultrasound program, RVT registry is required within one year of hire date.
Must demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of all vascular procedures/
Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification
Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) credential or Registered Vascular Specialist (RVS)
Internal Number: 45251BR
About Christiana Care Health System
Christiana Care Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are... positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.