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CDI US Technologist PRN in Carmel, Indiana

As a Sonographer/Ultrasound Technologist you will independently operate sonographic equipment, and perform and communicate the results of diagnostic examinations using sonography. Day in and day out, you'll be part of a team providing a wide range of screening, diagnostic and interventional procedures with compassion and integrity to ensure the highest quality, access, service and value to our patients, referring providers and partners.  You'll play an important part of that process by taking a patient centered approach, you will assure that services are provided within professional standards and that a high standard of medical ethics is maintained. You'll also remain self-motivated to increase your level of understanding and knowledge of the field, disease, and new procedures as they evolve. Essential Duties: Creates a positive experience for every customer, every day by believing in and practicing our core values of accountability, compassion, drive, excellence, and integrity. (85%) Sonographic Examination * Performs clinical assessment and diagnostic sonography examinations, including breast,ABI and a full range of other sonography examinations * Screens patient before exam for any precautions or contraindications pertaining to theexamination * Obtains and reviews the requisition for examination in order to be aware of informationsuch as procedure requested, clinical history, patient condition or any other specialrequirements * Uses cognitive sonographic skills to identify, record, and adapt procedures asappropriate to anatomical, pathological, diagnostic information and images * Uses independent judgment during the sonographic exam to accurately differentiatebetween normal and pathologic findings * Independently initiates additional ultrasound imaging procedures to facilitate optimumdiagnostic results (e.g., endovaginal exam, Doppler, etc.) * Analyses sonograms, synthesizes sonographic information and medical history, andcommunicates findings to the appropriate physician * Maintains positive attitude and working relationships with radiologists, referring officesand other associates and peers * Converses with doctors, nurses, patients and family members as required * Accurately maintains patient records within Radiology Information System (RIS) * Provides interpreting physician with an oral or written summary of technical findings * Identifies problems, secures relevant data to identify possible causes; generatesalternative courses of action and possible consequences * Assists with the daily operations of the sonographic laboratory * Maintains an orderly and clean work area promoting good safety habits for patients andco-workers (10%) Operational Support * Demonstrates responsibility and accuracy for electronic data entry and maintenance * Completes exam billing * Maintains ultrasound equipment and work area, and maintains adequate supplies * Participates in continuous quality improvements activities * Assists with training new associates, providing resource and technical expertise * Establishes and maintains ethical working relationships and good rapport with allinterrelating hospitals and referring physicians * Helps supervisor gain support for unit goals and plans (5%) Performs other duties as assigned Required * Graduate of a formal Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program or CardiovascularTechnology Program that is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of AlliedHealth Education Programs (CAAHEP) * Active certification by American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS)in the specialty(ies) as appropriate Preferred: * Bachelor of Science degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography * Advanced registry in Vascular, Abdomen, OB, and Breast imaging * Bilingual At Center for Diagnostic Imaging (CDI), we specialize in answers. CDI is a leading national network of outpatient medical imaging and related services with a team of more than 2,000 associates across the country working together for one purpose: to provide valuable answers that providers and their patients need to make critical health care decisions. CDI is an EO Employer/Vets/Disabled Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled