Mercy Health

  • Vascular Technologist--Sign On Bonus Available!!

    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Days, Weekends
    Vascular Lab Whiteside
  • 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.


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    Responsibilities and Qualifications

    Performs ultrasound vascular and cardiovascular procedures at a technical level, not requiring constant supervision. Assumes responsibility for procedures performed. Performs related duties as assigned.


    Self motivated with regard to increasing present level of understanding and knowledge of ultrasound field and procedures as they evolve.

    Capable of working within the guidelines set by Administration.

    Maintains adequate continuing education credits necessary for registration in ultrasound field.

    Properly greets and identifies patients, prepares them for exam, and explains procedures to them.

    Performs ultrasound vascular procedures.

    Performs cardiovascular procedures.

    Assists in training new sonographers/students and directs orientation in new techniques.

    Obtains properly completed examination request, clinical history, ICD code and charges proper CPT code.

    Maintains technical/professional skill and knowledge through continuing education programs and self directed study programs.

    Maintains a clean, orderly and safe work area.

    Responsible for ordering and maintaining supplies for ultrasound area.

    Available to work overtime, hours and/or shifts as deemed necessary by Director of Radiology.

    Observes universal precautions consistently.

    Wears proper personal protective equipment when appropriate.

    Wears clothing and Health System badge consistent with dress code, and attends to personal hygiene to maintain a clean, well-groomed appearance.

    Meets Health System attendance standards.

    Performs other duties as directed.



    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: High school diploma or equivalent. Registry or certification in ultrasound from an accredited two-year allied health program or two years college with emphasis on biological science or equivalent experience.
    Licensure: Registry or registry-eligible by America Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) as Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) with one year experience in vascular and/or echocardiography work.
    Experience: None.
    Certifications: Current CPR certification.
    Other: Working Conditions, Mental and Physical Requirements: This individual must be capable of manipulating mobile and other equipment; selecting and manipulating exposure factors; evaluating images; lifting, moving, and transporting patients; continual standing and walking; recognizing emergency situations; adapting to stressful situations; communicating effectively. Vision capable of viewing video monitors, forms, text, and numbers for prolonged periods. Prolonged walking, standing, and lifting/pushing of patients or equipment in the clinic. Equipment Used: This individual should be proficient in the use of: ultrasound equipment, computers


    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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