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Per Diem / PRN Vascular Sonographer - $20+ per hour

Company: Detroit Medical Center
Location: Detroit
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Detroit Medical Center is seeking a per diem / prn Vascular Sonographer for a per diem / prn job in Detroit, Michigan.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Vascular Sonographer
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Up to 40.00 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours, days
  • Employment Type: Per Diem
    DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital, Michigan's first Level I Trauma Center, helped pioneer the evolution of emergency medicine and currently has one of the busiest and most well-equipped emergency departments anywhere. The first and largest verified burn center in the state is at Receiving, and it is one of only 43 in the nation. Receiving also offers the state's leading 24/7 hyperbaric oxygen program, Metro Detroit's first certified primary stroke center, and the nationally recognized and accredited DMC Rosa Parks Geriatric Center of Excellence. Summary Description Under general supervision, performs noninvasive peripheral vascular imaging and Doppler procedures; interprets and reports preliminary results of peripheral vascular imaging procedures to aid in the diagnosis of arterial, venous and cerebral vascular disease and disorders in patients. Performs all types of arterial and venous examinations with noninvasive equipment for the purpose of aiding in diagnosis and evaluation of vascular disease in the head, abdomen, upper and lower extremities and anatomical and functional assessment as required (for example: Dialysis Access and Transcranial Doppler). Interprets and reports preliminary results of tests in patient's charts; confers with physician regarding test results as required. Evaluates and interprets vascular studies performed in laboratory, assessing the need for further testing. Performs additional tests as necessary and /or confers with supervisor to determine if additional testing is required. Participates in vascular research studies; gathers research data, conducts studies, analyzes and reports findings to principal investigator. Participates in teaching vascular procedures to residents, fellows and student technicians. Schedules patient tests and answers telephone as necessary. Operates, cleans and performs minor maintenance and repairs of testing equipment and machinery to maintain them in proper operating condition according to established standards. Inventories departmental supplies; orders and restocks supplies as needed. Participates in process improvement and quality improvement initiatives. Maintains a professional knowledge base through conference attendance and professional organizations.Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications 1. Associate's degree in science or applied sciences from an accredited College or University, or equivalent, in order to be familiar with the anatomy and physiology of the vascular system and to comprehend theoretical and conceptual basis of related test procedures. 2. Certification as a RVT (Registered Vascular Technologist) ARDMS (American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography) or CCI (Cardiovascular Credentialing International) Registered Vascular Specialist (RVS) or registry eligible. ARDMS is preferred. Registry-eligible candidates must be registered as a RVT or RVS within 12 months of hire. 3. Concentration in extra-cerebral and peripheral vascular strongly preferred. 4. BLS (Basic Life Support) Required Skills Required 1. Analytical and clinical skills necessary to perform assigned clinical procedures recognize unusual symptoms or reactions and take appropriate action. 2. Visual, aural and perceptual acuity necessary to analyze variations in clinical findings, monitor data and recognize and measure variations in procedure results. 3. Mechanical skills necessary to perform minor maintenance, repair and calibration of diagnostic equipment. 4. Interpersonal skills necessary to work productively with a variety of patients and hospital personnel in a sensitive patient care environment. 5. Skills necessary to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation. 6. Knowledge of effects of vascular drugs and pathologies on procedure results Job: Imaging and Radiology Primary Location: Detroit, Michigan Facility: DMC Harper University/Hutzel Women's Hospital Job Type: PRN Shift Type: Days Detroit Medical Center Job ID #4369-2305001526-12. Posted job title: Vascular Ultrasound Tech Per Diem DaysAbout Detroit Medical Center
    The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) is the leading academically-integrated hospital system in Metro Detroit, and one of the largest health care providers in Southeast--Michigan.--During our 150+ years of caring for the community, we have been recognized nationally with top awards in many aspects of hospital operations and patient care.--The DMC is able to achieve these awards because of our exceptional employees.The Detroit Medical Center is one the largest academic medical centers in the United States, with a long and rich history of medical education, for more than 100 years. We train more physicians than any other hospital in Detroit.Our evidence-based approach inspires confidence and spurs innovation. It ensures that we are making treatment decisions based on our experience, on the best available research and our understanding of each patient as an individual.
    Our commitment to our patientsOur commitment to patient care and improving patient outcomes is part of everything we do. It's our mission. It's our promise to every patient and every family who entrusts their care to us.To meet the needs of our community, we operate 8 hospitals and more than 140 clinics and outpatient facilities across southeast Michigan, including a nationally recognized dedicated pediatric hospital (Children's Hospital of Michigan) as well as a nationally recognized rehabilitation hospital (Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan). We offer an inclusive, diverse and supportive environment.--Knowing that we are better together, our teams are highly collaborative and integrated to deliver the high quality and compassionate care our patients expect and deserve.--Staff members have a voice in forming our culture; one that is often referred to as "my forever family" and "colleagues who have my back".--The DMC has a proud legacy of caring for the people and the families that call Metro Detroit home; they're our neighbors, our friends, and our community. That's why the DMC serves everyone in the community who needs us; no one gets turned away who comes to us for care. From local food drives to our long-standing commitment to educate and empower our community towards better health, you can count on the DMC. There's a spirit of caring and togetherness that you will experience when you join the DMC family. We are a community build on care.At the DMC, we are committed to maintaining an environment of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action. If you need a reasonable accommodation to access the information provided on this web site, please contact the DMC facility where the position is available, for further assistance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual disability.
    Employee BenefitsAt the DMC, health and well-being are important to us, so we provide a range of benefits and options to help meet the needs of all eligible employees. In addition to a range of healthcare plans, including higher and lower deductible options, we offer dental, vision and an employee assistance plan. Basic life insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment insurance are provided for free to eligible plan members.--Employees can also choose to participate in one of several supplemental life insurance and/or disability plans, a legal services plan and an identity protection plan.--For those employees who are looking for support to care for family members, we also offer child and elder care programs.To help employees prepare for retirement, we offer a 401K savings plan, and an employee discount plan that includes discounts for a wide variety of products, including auto and home insurance and mobile plans.Benefits
    • Medical benefits
    • Dental benefits
    • Vision benefits
    • Employee assistance programs
    • Life insurance
    • Discount program

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