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Vascular Technologist

CHI Memorial Chattanooga Chattanooga, Tennessee

The posted compensation range of $30.47 - $44.19 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2024-345842 Employment Type Full Time Department Echocardiology Hours/Pay Period 76 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Days Remote No Category Radiology
CHI Memorial Hospital now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health is once again the only hospital in the Chattanooga area to be named a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be the regional referral center of choice providing health care throughout Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia. We offer the following benefits to support you and your family: On-site childcare with extended hours Care@Work premium account for additional support with children pets dependent adults and household needs Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family Paid Time Off (PTO) Health/Dental/Vision Insurance Flexible spending accounts Voluntary Protection: Group Accident Critical Illness and Identify Theft Adoption Assistance Tuition Assistance for career growth and development Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs Wellness Program Additional incentives for eligible full time day shift and night shift opportunities

The Registered Vascular Technologist /Sonographer (RVT) performs non-invasive vascular sonography exams independently.

1. Uses two patient identifiers

2. Compares Doctor’s order to requisition for accuracy.

3. Obtain accurate medical history and fill out appropriate worksheet.

4. Perform clinical assessment and all diagnostic vascular laboratory examinations such carotid duplex peripheral vascular and abdominal duplex segmental blood pressure and exercise testing and physiology evaluations and other tests as determined by the Technical and Medical directors of the lab.

5. Uses cognitive sonographic skills to identify and record appropriate anatomical pathological and diagnostic images and able to recognize the significance of all structures visualized and is able to differentiate normal from abnormal and recognize artifacts.

6. Coordinates work schedule with supervisor and front desk to assure workload coverage and that studies are performed in proper order based on whether they are STAT pending discharge or held over from day before.

7. Responsible for the safety mental and physical comfort of the patient while in the technologist’s care.

8. Maintains a daily log of patients seen and bills each patient appropriate.

9. Follow the lab protocols but able to deviate when clinical necessary.

10. Prepare a summary of technical findings on vascular exams and relay preliminary findings to proper referring physicians or departments according to laboratory policy.

11. Completes all measurements and the structured report accurately.

12. Maintains ultrasound equipment and work areas and keeps room stocked with needed supplies.

13. Establishes and maintains ethical working relationships and good rapport with coworkers and with all interrelating hospital referral or commercial agencies.

14. Assists in orientation and training of new staff members and students.

15. Observe and report to Cardiologist any change in patient’s condition during testing.

16. Communicate accurate patient information in a timely manner to peers physicians and other departments.

17. Use all diagnostic computer applications and communication equipment efficiently and in a safe manner.

18. Routinely demonstrates the ability to prioritize workload.

19. Other duties as assigned.


High school graduate or equivalent

Graduate of an accredited Sonography institution and credentialed in  Vascular Sonography (RDMS or CCI)


Credentials from ARDMS or CCI in Vascular Sonography or become credentialed within one year from date of hire

Maintain 12 CME credits per year


While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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