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Vascular Technologist Lead

Company: MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center
Location: West Des Moines
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

HAH_MercyOne  CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assists staff with difficult exams and answers questions related to Vascular exams.
  • Demonstrates expertise in operating all vascular testing equipment.
  • Involved in demonstrations of new equipment, and interacts with sales representatives regarding the demonstration and sale of vascular equipment.
  • Coordinates vascular presentations for department education meetings.
  • Remains current on vascular testing issues and technology, and disseminates information to the staff as needed.
  • Monitors training of new members of the vascular testing staff.  Mentor to new employees.
  • Develops and implements department objectives, procedures, and policies in collaboration with staff and promotes staff compliance of objectives.
  • Monitors technical performance of staff, provides feedback and promotes staff development.
  • Participates in interviews for prospective employees.
  • Monitors the physical environment of the department and maintains department records.
  • Develops/maintains competencies for respective area.
  • Performs Quality Assurance activities as required.
  • Responsible for IAC vascular accreditation process.
  • Presents a positive image to community and professional contacts and promotes professionalism within Iowa Heart Center and Mercy Hospital.

 

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Participates in the evaluation of equipment and supplies; orders and maintains an adequate supply inventory; and makes recommendations to the department manager and director.
  • Participates in education and continuing education activities as required.
  • Serves on committees as directed.

Qualifications

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Registered Vascular Technologist by the American Registry of Medical Diagnostic Sonographers. Maintain active registry.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider certified or obtained within three (3) months of hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.
  • Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within three (3) months of hire.
  • 4 years experience as a vascular sonographer.
  • No formal disciplinary actions in file.

Keywords: MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center, West Des Moines , Vascular Technologist Lead, Other , West Des Moines, Iowa

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