Western Connecticut Health Network is seeking a Vascular Technologist for its Noninvasive Vascular Department at Danbury Hospital. The Vascular Technologist performs non-invasive vascular studies with a high degree of accuracy and analytical skills. Responsible to obtain information in terms of the patient's needs, and knowledge of growth and development.
Admits, observes and discharges patients from the laboratory.
Verifies physician's order on the chart or phone orders specifying procedure to be performed.
Checks patient's ID and verbally confirms identification, if possible.
Introduces self to the patient and explains procedures prior to each vascular study & answers patient's questions.
Tests patients for the following; peripheral arterial disease, carotid and vertebral, vasculogenic impotence, & for venous disease.
Vascular Technologist 2 will be responsible to obtain information in terms of the patient's needs, knowledge of growth & development.
Notifies physician of preliminary results, if a severely abnormal study is obtained, before releasing the patient.
Implements STAT orders within 15 minutes and routine orders within 24 hours.
Attends continuing education programs and mandatory in services on a timely basis.
Fulfills all compliance responsibilities related to the position.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Hours: 40 hours, full time, 8 hour day shifts: 7:30-4:00; 8:00-4:30; 8:30-5:00; 9:00-5:30
Job Requirements: This position requires a minimum formal education of a high school diploma (Bachelor’s degree preferred) and minimum of one year job-related experience. Thorough knowledge in anatomy, physiology, disease process, and complex instrumentation. Converts clinical findings into accurate preliminary results. Must be a registered Vascular Technologist.
License: ARDMS or CCI required.
Internal Number: 1141
About Western Connecticut Health Network
Working for Western Connecticut Health Network (WCHN), comprised of Danbury Hospital; New Milford Hospital; Norwalk Hospital; Western Connecticut Medical Group; and Western Connecticut Home Care, you can make a meaningful difference in the lives of other people. Our Network offers many opportunities to grow your own skills and expertise – we offer competitive pay and a great working environment.