Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the 327-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus as well as at 10 Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis.
Job Role Summary
The Radiologic Technologist Specialist 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 Functions and Responsibilities
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 to define reason for diagnostic examination
Educates each patient concerning ultrasound procedures with assistance
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.
Must remain in compliance with all American College of Radiology, Indiana State Department of Health and The Joint Commission education, license and certification requirements.
Graduation from an AMA approved Radiologic Technology Program. Bachelor's degree in Ultrasound-related major preferred.
Certification as a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) or ARRT specialty certification within the first year of employment which includes compliance with Professional CEU requirements
Appropriate credentialing is required for Vascular Ultrasound Department within 1 year of graduation of a vascular program OR within 2 years of hire if cross-training which includes compliance with Professional CEU requirements
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 four 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.