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Vascular Sonographer

Company: Inova Health System
Location: Fairfax
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Vascular Sonographer Inova Health System's Fair Oaks Hospital is looking for a Vascular Sonographer to join our Ultrasound team. This role is PRN, on an as needed basis . Featured Benefits: Tuition reimbursement Student loan assistance - up to $10,000! State-of-the-art medical and training facilities Paid parental leave for birth/adoption of a child Retirement benefits with match from day one

Responsibilities: Communicates effectively with patients to obtain clinical history and informed consent from patients or patients' chart to assist physicians in optimizing the performance and interpretation of examinations. Explains procedures to patients/families and answers any questions to ease anxiety and ensure patient cooperation. Assists physicians in performing a variety of examinations by using standard department protocols, isolation precautions and/or sterile technique. Demonstrates the ability to recognize clinical and/or emergent problems that may interfere with exams, takes appropriate action to resolve them and produces the most desirable outcomes. Demonstrates a thorough understanding of intravenous (IV) heparin locks and central line usage as they pertain to Sonography. Demonstrates proper technique for injection of IV contrast, or other test enhancing solution, under the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography Standards. Correctly identifies patients and their files by ensuring a high degree of accuracy. Identifies errors and takes immediate action for corrections. Tracks patients according to department procedures. Participates in department/hospital performance improvement initiatives, in-services, and meetings. Requirements: Work schedule: PRN, shifts and days vary. Location: Inova Fair Oaks Hospital, 3600 Joseph Siewick Dr, Fairfax, VA Education: Graduate of an accredited school of Diagnostic Medical Sonography. Experience: Recent experience in a hospital/healthcare environment as a sonographer or sonographer student Certification: BLS; CPR; ARRT, ARDMS or RVT or registry eligible. Must be registry eligible and obtain certification within one year of hire date into position. About Inova Health System: Inova's hospitals are consistently recognized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals and Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades for excellence in healthcare.We are proud to be named one of Forbes' 2022 Best Employers for Women, of 5,000+ facilities on NurseJournal's national 2023 Best Places to Work as a Nurse list, and a Top Performer in the 2022 Healthcare Equality Index for LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality.Pay: $36.32 - $45.40 per hourBenefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Vision insuranceSchedule: Weekends as needed

License/Certification: BLS Certification (Required)

Work Location: In person

Keywords: Inova Health System, Washington DC , Vascular Sonographer, Healthcare , Fairfax, DC

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