Vascular Sonographer Job Description

Vascular Sonographer Job Description

October 30th, 2020

Vascular sonographers, also called vascular technologists, use high-frequency sound waves to generate images of patients' blood vessels. They ensure that patients are prepped for examinations, perform ultrasound scans, and analyze the sonograms for diagnostic purposes.

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Vascular Sonographer Job Description Template

We are looking for a skilled vascular sonographer to perform ultrasound examinations for our practice. As a vascular sonographer, your duties will include preparing patients for scans, operating the ultrasound equipment, and working with physicians to review the vascular images.

To be a successful vascular sonographer, you should be able to interpret sonograms accurately and provide an excellent level of patient care. A skilled vascular sonographer will demonstrate acute attention to detail and the ability to explain technical diagnoses in understandable terms for patients.

Vascular Sonographer Responsibilities:

  • Preparing and updating patients' medical records.
  • Ensuring that the lab, examination rooms, tools, and equipment are properly sterilized and maintained.
  • Preparing patients for ultrasound examinations.
  • Operating and maintaining ultrasound and plethysmography equipment.
  • Performing sonographic examinations on patients to develop vascular images.
  • Generating analytical reports and documentation from sonogram results.
  • Assisting physicians with reviewing and interpreting ultrasound images.
  • Communicating and explaining sonography examinations and results to patients.
  • Performing administrative tasks such as managing patient schedules and filing diagnostic reports.
  • Staying up to date with the latest advancements in sonography technology and techniques.

Vascular Sonographer Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in vascular technology, sonography, radiology, or similar.
  • Relevant ARDMS credential such as registered vascular technologist (RVT).
  • Advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) certification is preferred.
  • A minimum of two years' experience as a vascular sonographer.
  • Excellent knowledge of sonography technology such as plethysmographs and ultrasound equipment.
  • Familiarity with patient medical software such as NueHD, DrChrono, and CareCloud Charts.
  • Excellent diagnostic and interpretive abilities.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
  • The ability to provide an excellent level of patient care.

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