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CommonSpirit Health Echo Technologist in Des Moines, Iowa

Echo Technologist

MercyOne Des Moines Medical CenterDes Moines, Iowa

Requisition ID 2022-253804 Employment Type PRN Department Cardiology Hours/Pay Period 0 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Days Remote No Category Technician

Overview

MercyOne Central Iowa operates four not-for-profit Catholic medical centers in Des Moines West Des Moines Newton and Centerville and two specialty hospitals – MercyOne Children’s Hospital in Des Moines and MercyOne Rehabilitation Hospital in Clive (965 beds total) – along with more than 20 additional facilities that house more than 50 primary care pediatric internal medicine and specialty clinics. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893 MercyOne Central Iowa has the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines and is also one of the largest employers in the state with more than 7000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1000 physicians and allied health associates. MercyOne Central Iowa is a member of MercyOne which was founded in 1998 through a collaboration between CommonSpirit Health and Trinity Health – two of the country’s foremost not-for-profit Catholic health organizations. MercyOne has more than 20000 colleagues in Iowa and surrounding states.

Responsibilities

  • Maintains and is proficient with all cardiac ultrasound equipment and procedures performed at MercyOne.

  • Instructs and educates patients regarding the ordered test and prepares the patient for the procedure.

  • Performs cardiac sonography procedures using sterile technique in the OR setting.

  • Uses the hospital and department information systems to complete patient testing records and billing procedures.

  • Transports and manipulates patients as necessary to complete echocardiography studies.

  • Monitors patient status during testing.

  • Injects ultrasound contrast media when indicated.

  • Maintains department records.

  • Covers on-call shifts as scheduled including nights, weekends and holidays.

  • Attends required meetings and participates on committees as requested.

Qualifications

  • High school graduate or G.E.D.

  • Graduate of an accredited 2-year Cardiac Sonography training program or an equivalent on the job training program.

  • ARDMS registry as a Cardiac Sonographer. Preferred in the first year of employment.

  • Mandatory Reporter within 3 months of hire.

  • Current BCLS certification.

  • Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within three (3) months of hire.

Equal Opportunity

CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to

a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for

employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender

identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status,

ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected

by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant,

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CommonSpirit Health™ will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

CommonSpirit Health™ participates in E-Verify.

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