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Class Code: 299F
Category: Health Care


In a laboratory, patient care unit, and/or surgical setting, perform diagnostic vascular examinations independent of physician supervision; interpret and present diagnostic findings to referring healthcare providers.

Distinguishing Characteristics

Under general supervision, perform professional level, highly complex diagnostic vascular examinations independent of physician oversight and provide diagnostic interpretation based on physiological and imaging data.

Typical Work

Perform, evaluate and provide diagnostic interpretation of non-invasive and invasive ultrasound and physiological examinations on patients and research participants in the areas of extracranial cerebrovascular, intracranial cerebrovascular, peripheral venous, peripheral arterial, and abdominal vessels;

Under physician supervision, perform therapeutic procedures, such as pseudoaneurysm compression;

Prepare patient for examination; obtain the patient history through interview and review of the chart, explain testing procedures; perform physical examination;

Interpret and present preliminary examination findings to patients and discuss the severity of the findings and potential treatment options to prepare the patient for discussions with his/her physician; document all discussions with patients;

Interpret and present preliminary examination findings to referring physicians; provide additional information as requested; dictate final report;

Schedule and prioritize patient examinations;

Select and perform appropriate examinations as necessary based on the patient assessment and initial physician order, to provide accurate representation of patient's anatomy and pathophysiology as determined during the ongoing examination; analyze, interpret, record and report findings;

Ensure examination equipment is maintained and functioning appropriately before the onset of an examination; identify and report equipment malfunctions;

Participate in research projects;

Instruct healthcare providers, physicians, residents, staff, and vendors on non-invasive vascular examinations;

Present patient examinations cases at regular medical care conferences for quality assurances purposes;

Complete hospital procedure charge documents;

Calculate accuracy of examinations performed by comparison to radiological or intraoperative findings and submit report to supervisor for review;

Evaluate and critique non-invasive vascular equipment for vendors;

Conduct patient examinations during surgical procedures in the operating room;

Train Vascular Technologist Trainees;

Perform related duties as required.

Legal Requirement(s)

There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.

Persons legally authorized to work in the U.S. under federal law, including Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients, are eligible for employment unless prohibited by other state or federal law.

Desirable Qualifications

Completion of a training program accredited by the American Medical Association - Committee on Allied Health Education (AMA-CAHEA) for vascular ultrasound


Possess current registration as a Registered Vascular Technologist through the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Equivalent education/experience.

Class Specification History

New Class: 5-16-99
Revised new class code: (formerly 6435) effective July 1, 2007

Revised Legal Requirements; effective June 6, 2024, due to adopted legislative action.