Mercy Health

  • Vascular Technologist

    Requisition ID
    2019-791724
    Category
    Radiology/Imaging
    Position Type
    PRN
    Shift(s)
    Varies/Rotating
    Department
    Cardiology Op Ancil Mob 2nd Fl
    Location
    US-MO-Joplin
  • Overview

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    We’re a Little Different

     

    Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  

     

    We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.

     

    At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.

     

    Responsibilities and Qualifications

    Patient assessment is managed by using the appropriate policy, protocols and
    standards of practice.


    Evaluates the appropriate documents, therapies, medications and patient responses to
    interventions. Interprets and initiates appropriate actions to changes in patient
    condition and monitoring data, including; vital signs, lab, diagnostic tests and monitor
    readings. Recognizes limitations, and seeking additional assistance if necessary.

    Exhibits clinical expertise by demonstrating or developing proficiency in performing and/or assisting in procedures according to policy and procedures on all equipment in all areas of Peripheral and Cardiac Cath Lab. Ensures limited exposure to ionizing radiation to self, patient, and other staff.

    Provides patient education by assessing and utilizing methods based on the patient and significant other's knowledge base, communication skills, developmental age, ability and readiness to learn.

    Documentation is provided by ensuring that the order for procedure, contrast order, consent and appropriate screening documentation is completed accurately and in a timely manner, while working with a high degree of organization to record and resolve problems, and follow through on any outstanding issues. Ensures that the information is legible, concise, accurate, objective and timely, while meeting hospital standards.

    Leadership is provided by directing and coordinating assignments and care given by
    team members based on staff competencies, experience and scope of responsibility.
    Identifies opportunities to improve patient care delivery. Enhances the learning
    opportunities to other staff, and by effectively contributing to the orientation of team members and students. Processes and collects data for performance improvement and monitoring outcomes. Remains informed by utilizing the Intranet, Email, policies/procedures and other written or oral communication methods.

    Develops others by actively encouraging and supporting the professional training and
    development of staff members. Motivates others and communicates goals and
    objectives clearly, demonstrating personal
    commitment and enthusiasm, providing adequate and appropriate information and
    recognizing achievements.


    Takes prompt action to accomplish objectives, going beyond what is required and/or
    expected, identifies and acts on ways to improve existing conditions and processes.

     

    Qualifications:

     

    Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:

     

    Education: (Minimum) High School diploma or equivalent. 

    Qualifications:  Registered sonographer.

    Licensure:

    Experience: Minimum of two years recent clinical experience preferred.

    Certifications: ARDMS/RVT or ARDMS/RDCS or CCI/RCS. Must receive vascular registry within 18 months of hire. BLS/CPR within first year of employment.

    Other: Excellent communication skills needed as well as patient empathy. Call required.

    Preferred Education: College degree.

    Preferred Licensure:

    Preferred Experience:

    Preferred Certifications: ARDMS/RVT and ARDMS/RDCS or CCI/RCS

     

    We’ll Support You at Work and Home

     

    Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.

     

    What Makes a Good Match for Mercy

     

    Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.

     

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