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Registered Vascular Technologist Sonographer RVT

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Position Description

This is a Per-Diem, day-shift position. We are seeking a registered vascular technologist (RVT) for our San Diego Vascular Access Center located at 6402 El Cajon Blvd. Suite 100. San Diego, CA 92115.
If you're interested, please apply directly and contact Kathleen.McBride@davita.com
As a credentialed vascular ultrasound sonographer, provide ultrasound images and related data used by physicians to render a medical diagnosis.  PAD coordinator responsibilities to include managing patient flow from risk assessment through non-invasive testing and interventional treatment and follow-up.
Job Responsibilities:


  • Obtain, review and retrieve pertinent patient history, physical exam and supporting clinical data to facilitate the physician in making the diagnosis.
  • Complete paperwork necessary for appropriate billing in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Assist with proper coding of exams for correct diagnosis.
  • Ensure patient safety by following organizational procedures and protocol.
  • Maintain and clean equipment as directed by suggested manufacturer guidelines. Report any equipment difficulties or failures to designated individual(s) as soon as possible.
  • Frequently move equipment/machine for testing purposes.
  • Thoroughly complete all paperwork (i.e. technical log sheets, billing requisitions). Obtain proper exam order with corresponding diagnosis as well as obtain patient’s signature for authorization for performing the test.
  • Report any incidents (i.e. coding of a pertinent, needle sticks, patient falling, etc.) by following the incident report procedures as well as notify your immediate supervisor within 24 hours.

  • Communicate with designated manager on a regular basis regarding work schedules.

  • Attend yearly OSHA and Compliance training as per organizational policy.

  • Participate in on-going training to ensure job competency. 

  • Comply with Corporate policies regarding environmental Health and Safety regulations.


Lifeline Vascular Access works with premier physician practices to develop and manage outpatient centers that provide focused and coordinated vascular access procedures to patients receiving hemodialysis treatment for end-stage renal disease (ESRD).  We currently manage more than 60 physician-owned vascular access centers where we provide physician practices with financial and outcomes reporting, staffing and training, facility operations, regulatory compliance, and insurance billing services.  The Lifeline network of managed vascular access centers is accredited by the Joint Commission.  Lifeline Vascular Access is a business unit of DaVita Inc., the nation's largest independent provider of dialysis services in the United States, dedicated to providing services to patients diagnosed with chronic kidney failure.  DaVita Inc. is a member of the Fortune 500, servicing patients in 43 states and in more than 1,500 outpatient dialysis centers.  DaVita also provides acute inpatient dialysis services to patients in more than 800 hospitals across the country. DaVita's clinical outcomes consistently rank above the national average serving more than one-third of the dialysis population.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma Required
  • Credentialed as a Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) or Registered Vascular Sonographer (RVS)
  • 2 years experience in non-invasive Vascular Ultrasound testing.
  • 1 year experience working in an outpatient center with interventional radiologists, interventional cardiologists and/or vascular surgeons a plus.
  •  Basic Computer skills and proficiency in MS Word and outlook required.
  •  Experience working in an outpatient center with interventional radiologists, interventional cardiologists and/or vascular surgeons a plus.
  •  Specific diagnostic protocol expertise in lower extremity evaluation required.
We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, continuing education support, and tuition reimbursement.  We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. 
Visit our website at www.lifelinevascularaccess.com .  Apply online at www.careers.davita.com .       

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Position Summary

  • Job Title: Registered Vascular Technologist Sonographer RVT
  • Job Function: Radiology
  • Location: 6402 El Cajon Blvd, Suite 100, San Diego, California