For over 30 years, Vein Clinics of America (VCA) has been dedicated to the treatment of all aspects of vein disease. Acknowledged as experts in the field, VCA has helped lead advances in the treatment of vein disease. And with over 50 clinics across 15 states, we’re growing!
We are currently seeking skilled and experienced Ultrasound Technologist/RVT to support multiple our clinics in Canton, CT and North Haven, CT
In this role, you will be trained to perform duplex ultrasound scans and vein mapping. You will perform initial scans and consult with the Physician regarding your findings. You will assist the physician in treating the patient, using ultrasound guided injections or endovenous laser treatments, and will be responsible for monitoring treatment quality and safety. You will help to educate and motivate patients and will also participate in some practice building activities.
Specific responsibilities in this role will include the following:
Perform patient evaluation and assessment prior to ultrasound examination.
Perform ultrasound examination of patients to create a Venous Flow Map for purposes of recommending a safe, effective treatment plan.
Assist the Physician in explaining the treatment plan to the patient and how that treatment plan addresses the patient’s specific needs.
Assist the Physician during Image Guided Injection treatment sessions with the appropriate directions regarding needle placement and recommendations for volume and strength of solution to be injected.
Assist the Physician during Endovenous Laser Treatment (ELT) procedures with the appropriate directions regarding catheter placement and withdrawal, and assist the Physician in the set up and clean up of the ELT treatment room before and after each session.
Perform all additional scans indicated by the treatment plan at the direction of the Physician to ensure the efficacy of treatment and safety of the patients.
Within the limits of safety, adhere to the standard time allotments for each type of scan in order to maintain the smooth and efficient flow of patients throughout the course of the scheduled day.
Working with the operations staff, review and update the ultrasound schedule to ensure good patient care and safety and to maintain the patient load at an efficient and productive level.
Develop and maintain a high level of skill commensurate with the standards set by the National Medical Director through continued education and interaction with other VCA Ultrasound Technologists.
Maintain equipment and manage the supply inventory to ensure continued and effective operations.
Other duties as required/assigned.
Certificate of Completion from an accredited Ultrasound program
Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) or Registered Vascular Sonographers (RVS) or RPhs. (If sitting for RVT within the next 60 days please apply.)
Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
Excellent hand/eye coordination
Additional Salary Information: Base hourly, plus bonuses paid out quarterly and mileage for travelers
Vein Clinics of America (VCA) is specializes exclusively in the minimally invasive treatment of vein disorders. Since 1981, VCA has specialized in all aspects of vein disease including varicose veins, spider veins and venous leg ulcers.
Why Vein Clinics of America?
• We’re the largest medical group in the country dedicated to the minimally invasive treatment of varicose vein disease
• You’l...l feel confident knowing we have nearly 30 years of specialized experience in vein care
• We’re still growing!
Vein disease is more than just a cosmetic problem. Ignoring it can result in symptoms such as pain, fatigue, itching, burning and swelling. Sufferers can experience throbbing and restlessness, where they feel the need to constantly keep their legs moving. Vein disease is a progressive condition that will only get worse if left untreated.
VCA’s comprehensive, minimally invasive treatment approach includes Endovenous Laser Treatment (ELT) and Ultrasound-Guided Sclerotherapy. The average patient requires Sclerotherapy in conjunction with ELT to treat the smaller veins. VCA's use of Sclerotherapy, combined with ELT, allows their physicians to treat the smallest spider vein to the largest ropelike varicose vein, and even venous leg ulcers. Neither option requires hospitalization or surgery. Instead each is performed in the physician's office.
Our dedication to vein disease treatment and research has not only helped lead today’s advancements, but allows us to meet the needs of each patient by treating a wide spectrum of vein disease.
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