Sonography Technologist

Ascension Health Evansville, IN
Job ID: 254300Sonography TechnologistEvansville, IndianaRegular / Day

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Additional Job Information

Title: Sonography Technologist

City, State: Evansville, IN

Location: St.Vincent Health System

Department: Ultrasound

Additional Job Details: FT Days; rotate days, evening, weekends, holidays and on call.

About Us

St. Vincent, part of Ascension, is a nonprofit, faith-based health system that is guided by our mission to provide compassionate, personalized care, especially for those who are vulnerable. St. Vincent is one of Indiana's largest employers with 22 ministries serving 57 counties in central and southern Indiana. Our 134-year-old health system includes a wide range of services including cardiovascular care, women's and children's health, neurosciences, cancer care, orthopedics, bariatrics, primary care, emergency medicine, imaging, general surgery and long-term acute care.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Sonography Technologist performs diagnostic procedures on patients using ultrasound waves to examine tissue and body structure, providing quality images for interpretation.

Responsibilities:

* Sets up and adjusts all equipment and manually maneuvers transducers to perform exams.

* Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures.

* Performs routine and complex studies and assists in a variety of imaging procedures.

* Recognizes significant structures, artifacts, pathology and equipment limitations.

* Ensures equipment is properly functioning. Reports potential problems or equipment malfunction to appropriate personnel. Lock/tag out equipment if appropriate.

* Ensures prompt submission of high-quality of all images and documents sent to PACS (image quality, correct lead markers and patient data/history).

* Assists in maintaining a clean, and orderly department to include procedure rooms, storage areas, dressing rooms, film storage area and any other areas in department.

* Maintains compliance with regulatory agencies.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

* Required Credential(s):

* Registration by American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography ( ARDMS) or the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS) obtained within one year of hire date or job transfer date.

* BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

* Minimum Qualification: Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent required

* Preferred Qualifcation: Master's degree in a related field, or combination of Bachelor's degree and related experience preferred

Work Experience:

* Preferred Qualifcation: 3 Years Technical Experience.

How To Apply

Service of the Poor. Reverence. Integrity. Wisdom. Creativity. Dedication.These are the Core Values we uphold at St.Vincent.If they describe you, you may be a good candidate to join our team!

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