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Principal Ultrasound Tech - Home Ranch Breast Ctr Image - F/T - Days at Careers | UC Irvine Health - 11673

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Updated: November 15, 2018

Job Description & Salary Range

UC Title:                                     Principal Ultrasound Tech

Position Number:                      10007608

Reports to:                                 Imaging Supervisor Ultrasound

Working Title:                            Principal Ultrasound Tech

Cost Center:                              Home Ranch Breast Ctr Image (7746)

Bargaining Unit:                       EX

FLSA:                                          Nonexempt

Job Code:                                  8965

Date Created:                            10/08/2018

Shift:                                           Day Shift

Hours:                                         40.00


Position Summary: 

Reporting to the Ultrasound Supervisor, incumbent will perform the full range of non-invasive vascular exams, vascular ultrasound, and may perform general ultrasound when needed. This includes M-mode, 2-dimensional, color Doppler, pulsed Doppler, and continuous-wave Doppler. Recognizes and describes abnormal findings, follows protocols and tailors the procedure to provide a comprehensive exam. Will perform exams on adults and pediatric patients. Will prepare and position patients, adjust equipment to best demonstrate area of interest, operate various stationary and portable equipment and imaging systems. May rotate to other areas of the medical center. Hours will include holiday rotation. The vascular technologist will assist in the training of technologists, fellows and students as assigned. Will be responsible for statistics and record keeping. Will maintain equipment and log all reported repairs. Must be able to work independently and provide written impressions for the radiologist and vascular surgeons. The technologist is expected to display professional conduct at all times in their interactions with other staff members, patients and visitors.


Salary Range: 


Rate    Minimum  $41.61   Midpoint  $46.68   Maximum  $51.74


Required Qualifications:

5 years experience as a vascular technologist in a hospital or dedicated lab and two years experience in diagnostic ultrasound

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the HealthSystem

Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload

Competent with the following exams: NICU, Vascular surgery, Elastography, Penile doppler, Breast imaging,  Foam Therapy, Venous reflex exams, dialysis access, arterial upper and lower extremity, carotid Doppler studies, and TIPPS.

Current BLS certification

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Experience with Pediatric ultrasound to include neonatal heads

Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job

Must perform both inpatient and outpatient exams, and all other ultrasound exams as needed.

Must possess A.R.D.M.S. certification

Registered Vascular Technologist Certification (RVT)

Signed off on Vascular and TCD by a UCI designated official. If external, must be signed off within 90 days of hire.


Preferred Qualifications:

A.R.D.M.S. in at least two specialties

Graduate of an accredited vascular or ultrasound school


Physical, Mental & Environmental Demands:

To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.





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