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Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RMDS)/ Vascular Technologist (RVT)

Company: Sanford Federal
Location: Washington
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Sanford Federal (SANFORD) headquartered in Stafford, VA., is a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business that provides federal professional services, primarily engaged in providing advanced information technology, cyber security, management systems support, as well as business and infrastructure management services.

We are among the most innovative, respected, and ethical providers of technology solutions to the United States government. Our mission is to provide superior-quality, innovative, information technology solutions that help federal agencies best aid, serve, and protect the American people.

Job Title: Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RMDS)/ Vascular Technologist (RVT)

Location: Washington, D.C

Job Summary: Sanford Federal is looking for a successful Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RMDS)/ Vascular Technologist (RVT) to perform in Washington, D.C. Our ideal candidate succeeds at providing relevant work experience, also, demonstrates an adequate education and background in this field, and fully capable of accomplishing his duties in such an effective and efficient manner.

Requirements: The candidate must meet the following requirements:

  • Current resume to include most recently held positions at other facilities
  • Copies of current held licenses/registrations, including BLS certification
  • Evidence of completion accredited program
  • Three letters of references addressing the status and clinical competence of the Technologist are recommended
  • Maintains knowledge of physical assessment, aseptic techniques, intravenous skills, and universal precautions.
  • Knowledgeable in pre-procedural, procedural, and post-procedural care of patients.
  • Knowledge of Joint Commission and other regulatory requirements.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with employees at varying grade levels.
  • Ability to provide, or provide for, staff development and training.
  • Ability to manage and supervise employees if required.
  • Provide the overall knowledge, skills, and abilities to conduct diagnostic ultrasound examinations in complex and unusual cases.
  • Ability to perform diagnostic ultrasound examination on multiple areas of the body, including, but not limited to, the abdomen, pelvis, transvaginal, chest, small parts, thyroid, breast, and scrotum.
  • Ability to perform vascular studies such as vertebral, renal artery, aortic aneurysm, portal-systemic shunts, etc.
  • Ability to assist radiologists with biopsy procedures determining the location, depth, and required needle angle for the lesion to be sampled.
  • Ability to assist in surgical procedures and fluid aspirations.

    Duties: The candidate must perform the following duties:
    • Balances the needs of the patients and staff while still performing complex scans and procedures.
    • Demonstrates appropriate techniques to gather relevant information from the medical record, significant others, and health care providers.
    • Access factors that may contraindicate the procedure.
    • Advises radiologists of significant abnormalities that would require their immediate attention and visualization while the patient is undergoing examination.
    • Participates in the training of physicians, students, and radiology technicians so that these individuals may acquire an understanding of the principles of ultrasound and how it relates to other diagnostic exams.
    • Makes multiple simultaneous settings and adjustments in operation of equipment to insure accurate results. On the basis of Radiologic findings, determines necessary ultrasonic procedures to yield definitive diagnostic findings.
    • Reviews new developments in the field and recommends to supervisor those that would improve the operation of the section.
    • Performs sonographic exams at the bedside and in the operating rooms providing diagnostic images to the surgeons and professional staff on patients that are unable to be brought to the Imaging Section due to incapacity or surgical procedures.

      Why Sanford Federal?

      You can take pride in working for a company dedicated to serving our government by providing the best, most cost-effective solutions for the US Government. Our work helps the US Government secure our nation, support the efforts of our military and intelligence communities, and provide lifesaving medical services to our soldiers, vets, and their families.

      Please submit your most up-to-date resume. Please be sure to highlight your relevant experience.

      Sanford Federal is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply.

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Keywords: Sanford Federal, Washington DC , Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RMDS)/ Vascular Technologist (RVT), Healthcare , Washington, DC

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