Echo Tech / Cardiac Sonographer

Job Ref
1708364
Category
Allied Health
Schedule
Per Diem
Facility
Community Hospital East

1500 North Ritter Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46219
United States

Shift
Day Job
Hours
7:00am - 4:30pm
PRN hours as needed
Job Location
The Echo Technician position is located in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Job Duties

  • The Echo Technician or Registered Cardiac Sonographer provides ultrasound diagnostic tests for patients.
  • Performs 2-D/Doppler/Colorflow ultrasound, as directed by physician.
  • Performs transesophageal echo, stress Echos and contrast Echos.
  • Schedules patients and explains procedures.
  • Positions patients and selects appropriate transducer.
  • Maintains equipment.
  • Orders and stocks ultrasound supplies.
Experience
See Licenses below.

Education
Associate's Degree, Bachelor's preferred, with completion of course in ultrasonic technology.

License

This position requires certification in diagnostic ultrasound through American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) and/or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) and to be a Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) or a Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS).

Skills
  • Knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy and physiology to pinpoint area of imaging
  • Skills in operating ultrasound equipment
  • Skills in establishing and maintaining effective working relationship with patients and medical staff
  • Ability to adapt easily and appropriately apply guidelines and procedures
  • Demonstrate teamwork and strong communication skills
Additional Information
This position will work primarily at Community Hospital South and be available for on call weekend emergencies.

Keywords

Cardiac; diagnostic ultrasound; echo; sonographer; cardiac imaging, cardiac sonographer

Ranked among the nation's most integrated healthcare systems, Community Health Network is Central Indiana's leader in providing convenient access to exceptional healthcare services, where and when patients need them – in hospitals, health pavilions and doctor's offices, as well as workplaces, schools and homes. Exceptional care, simply delivered.

Community is a non-profit health system that is deeply committed to the communities we serve with more than 200 sites of care and affiliates throughout Central Indiana. Guided by our PRIIDE Values – Patients First, Relationships, Integrity, Innovation, Dedication and Excellence – our team of caregivers is committed to providing an exceptional experience with every life we touch.

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