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Catholic Health Initiatives Vascular Technologist I in Houston, Texas


Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center is an internationally recognized leader in research and clinical excellence that has given rise to breakthroughs in cardiovascular care neuroscience oncology transplantation and more. Our team’s efforts have led to the creation of many research programs and initiatives to develop advanced treatments found nowhere else in the world. In our commitment to advancing standards in an ever-evolving healthcare environment our new McNair Campus is designed around the human experience—modeled on evidence-based practices for the safety of patients visitors staff and physicians. The 27.5-acre campus represents the future of healthcare through a transformative alliance focused on leading-edge patient care research and education. Our strong alliance with Texas Heart® Institute and Baylor College of Medicine allows us to bring our patients a powerful network of care unlike any other. Our collaboration is focused on increasing access to care through a growing network of leading specialists and revolutionizing healthcare to save lives and improve the health of the communities we serve.

Position summary:

Operates ultrasound equipment and Performs a variety of technical diagnostic procedures which encompass the specialty areas of Peripheral Vascular Imaging; Performs complete diagnostic test including positioning of the patient, calibration of equipment, and documentation of findings under the direct supervision of the supervisor or Non Invasive Cardiology Manager


Position Responsibilities:

  • Prepares equipment ensuring that equipment is operational, safe and functioning according to diagnostic standards

  • Ensures that daily equipment and room maintenance is performed and that special precautions and measures are performed to ensure infection control standards

  • Actively Participates with patient testing, performing routine, non‐routine, urgent, and emergent patient requests

  • Reviews the physician request to verify the type of diagnostic test requested and that the indication for the procedure is consistent

  • Provide specific diagnostic test information to the patient ensuring that the patient is aware of the diagnostic test involvement and Provides patient education about the procedure

  • Obtain patient history according to specific departmental procedural protocol

  • Perform physical assessment and tests according to specific departmental protocol

  • Position the patient for the examination according to specific departmental protocol

  • Select the specific equipment pre‐sets and modifies the settings to ensure that optimal image; Doppler and color Doppler information is obtained

  • Ensure that all recording equipment is operational

  • Complete the diagnostic examination according to specific departmental procedural protocols. Specific procedures each have defined protocols

  • Completes supporting documentation demographic and diagnostic information required for departmental, hospital and patient record documentation

  • Complete preliminary diagnostic reports and communicates with staff and physicians as needed to assure proper patient care

  • Other Responsibilities involving QA monitoring, new procedures, continuing education and students


Minimum Requirements:

Education and Licensure:

  • Associate’s Degree health related program in a related medical field, which include seminar course training in cardiac ultrasound OR one year certificate; Registered by American Diagnostic

  • Registry for Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) as RVT or RDCS ‐OR‐ Registered by Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) as RVS or RCS

Minimum Experience:

  • None required

Pay Range

$30.55 - $44.30 /hour

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.