Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited 2-year allied health program and two years of post-graduate experience. Graduate of an accredited vascular ultrasound program preferred, or the equivalent vascular experience and active certification by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) as a registered vascular technologist (RVT). Must have solid knowledge base of anatomy, physiology, hemodynamics and pathology and how it relates to non-invasive vascular testing. A minimum of two years' experience post internship performing vascular ultrasounds is preferred however, new grads with strong skills will be considered. Current CPR certification through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross is required. Will consider equivalent combination of education and experience.
Job Standard / Operational Needs: Perform vascular non-invasive studies at both facilitates (UH and Communities Campus) Preparing Reports which includes test data and a written preliminary interpretation; Types of Examinations include, but is not limited to, extra cranial cerebrovascular, upper and lower extremity arterial duplex and physiologic testing (PVR), upper and lower venous duplex, aorto-iliac, renal, mesenteric, dialysis access evaluation and preoperative vein mapping.Provide adequate information pertinent to clinical findings which will assist in interpreting test results. Transcribing, typing and coding results of non-invasive exams.
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SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, is the only academic medical center in Central New York. It is also the region's largest employer with 9,460 employees. Affiliated with the State University of New York, Upstate's mission is to improve the health of the community through education, biomedical research and health care. Upstate Medical University's educational mission is anchored by i...ts four colleges?Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions and Graduate Studies (biomedical sciences). Since 2006, student enrollment has grown by 30% as Upstate responds to the needs of the region. As a biomedical research enterprise, Upstate focuses on the most prevalent human diseases, including cancer, diabetes, heart disease, nervous system disorders, vision, and infectious diseases. The quest for treatments and cures is built upon expertise in structural, molecular and systems biology. Upstate also offers many clinical trials for patients. The Upstate University Health System serves 1.8 million people, often the most seriously ill and injured, and includes Upstate University Hospital; Upstate University Hospital at Community Campus; Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital, and numerous satellite sites.