Catholic Health Initiatives Vascular Technologist I - Diagnostic Imaging (Days) PRN in THE WOODLANDS, Texas

Vascular Technologist I - Diagnostic Imaging (Days) PRN


The Woodlands Hospital

A primary and secondary care hospital serving North Harris and Montgomery counties. Clinical services include cardiovascular services, diagnostic imaging, women’s services (digital mammography and bone density studies), neurosciences, pediatric care (Newborn and Level II nurseries) and surgery, pathology and pulmonary services, and sleep disorders. Clinical affiliations include The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Radiation Treatment Center, and Texas Children’s Hospital.

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:

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

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

  3. Actively participates with patient testing, performing routine, non-routine, urgent, and emergent patient requests

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

  5. 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

  6. Obtain patient history according to specific departmental procedural protocol

  7. Perform physical assessment and tests according to specific departmental protocol

  8. Position the patient for the examination according to specific departmental protocol

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

  10. Ensure that all recording equipment is operational

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

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

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

  14. Other responsibilities involving QA monitoring, new procedures, continuing education and students



Associate’s Degree health related program in a related medical field, which include seminar course training in cardiac ultrasound


One year certificate


Registered by American Diagnostic Registry for Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) as RVT or RDCS


Registered by Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) as RVS or RCS

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Good communication and written skills

Job Professional Clinical/Allied Health


Daily Schedule PRN

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0144750