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UnityPoint Health Cardiac Sonographer II (Echocardiographer) - Cardiology at Methodist Plaza in Des Moines, Iowa

Cardiac Sonographer II (Echocardiographer) - Methodist Cardiology

Full Time w/Benefits

Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm

** $20,000 sign-on for external candidates. Paid out over 3 yrs as follows: 3 mo: $3,000 / 1 yr: $5,000 / 2 yrs: $5,000 / 3 years: $7,000

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.

  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.

  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.

  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

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Cardiac sonographers, or echocardiographers, use non-invasive cardiovascular technology equipment to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with heart and blood vessel conditions. The ideal candidate for this career has excellent communication skills in order to convey scientific information to doctors, as well as a good bedside manner for dealing with patients.

Cardiac sonographers perform echocardiograms, or ultrasound imaging, to evaluate different aspects of the heart, such as chamber size, valve function and blood flow. They review patient files and must be familiar with basic cardiac conditions in order to recognize and identify any abnormalities.

While cardiac sonographers do not themselves diagnose patients, they work with physicians in doing so or may assist in other diagnostic procedures. Other duties may include scheduling appointments, explaining procedures to patients and maintaining ultrasound equipment.

  • Graduate of an accredited cardiac sonography program.

  • Minimum of one year, experience in specialty field of echocardiography. Vascular training and experience secondary.

  • Current registry in either cardiac and/or vascular sonography through the ARDMS/CCI.

  • BLS


Requisition ID: 2023-128811

Street: 1215 Pleasant st

Name: 3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines

Name: Cardiology- Methodist Plaza PB

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 1.0

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: 7:30-4:00 Monday thru Friday

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