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RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGIST SPEC II - US/VAS in Indianapolis, IN at Eskenazi Health

Date Posted: 4/30/2019

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Organization: HHC

Eskenazi Health is an organization that celebrates diversity, and seeks to employ a diverse workforce. We actively encourage all individuals to apply for employment and to seek advancement opportunities. Eskenazi Health also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities as required by law. For additional questions please contact us at: 317-880-3344.

JOB SUMMARY:   The Radiologic Technologist Specialist II - Ultrasonographer/Vascular Ultrasonographer is responsible for preparing and performing ultrasound examinations under the direction of a specialized physician. This includes scheduling patients, reviewing medical history, preparing patients and equipment, administering procedure, and relating results to supervisor.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  

  • Proactively contributes to Eskenazi Health’s mission: Advocate, Care, Teach, and Serve with special emphasis on the vulnerable population of Marion County; models Eskenazi Health’s values   • Schedules patients and performs ultrasound examinations of designated body regions, under direction of a physician specializing in diagnostic medical sonography   • Reviews requisition, patient's medical chart, and records oral history from patient todefine reason for diagnostic examination   • Educates each patient concerning ultrasound procedures   • Prepares ultrasound examination including: positioning and preparing patients for examinations, determining appropriate equipment to be used, setting and modifying controls during procedure for optimal scanning results, and observing patients   • Performs ultrasound examination by: using interpretative skills during procedure to identify and record normal/abnormal test results and real/potential medical problems, relating atypical results/problems to supervisor for assessment and action, and may be required to transport imaging equipment 

     to patient bedside   • Maintains supplies required for daily use   • Assists physicians in performing special examinations, emergency medical care and research projects   • Must remain in compliance with all Indiana State Department of Health and The Joint Commission education, license and certification requirements.   • Trains and precepts students and/or new employees   • Must remain in compliance with all American College of Radiology, Indiana State Department of Health and The Joint Commission education, license and certification requirements.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:     One year of work experience in radiologic technology with emphasis on Ultrasound. 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Ultrasound-related major strongly preferred   • Certification as a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) or ARRT specialty certification required   • Appropriate credentialing is required for Vascular Ultrasound Department   • Maintains and shows proof of current CPR Certification

Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation’s 150 best places to work by Becker’s Hospital Review for three consecutive years and Forbes list of best places to work for women, and Forbes list of America’s best midsize employers’ Eskenazi Health’s programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city’s primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana, the first community mental health center in Indiana and the Eskenazi Health Center Primary Care – Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, just to name a few.