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Trinity Health Perinatal Sonographer in DES MOINES, Iowa

Employment Type:

Part time

Shift:

Day Shift

Description:

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

MercyOne Central Iowa sets the standard for personalized and radically convenient care in the Des Moines metro area and surrounding counties. MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center (https://www.mercyone.org/desmoines/find-a-location/) , founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893, is the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines and Iowa’s largest medical center, with 802 beds available. The hospital is one of the Midwest’s largest referral centers. Other centers associated with MercyOne Central Iowa include:

MercyOne West Des Moines Medical Center (https://www.mercyone.org/desmoines/location/mercyone-west-des-moines-medical-center)

MercyOne Centerville Medical Center

MercyOne Newton Medical Center (https://www.mercyone.org/newton/)

MercyOne Children’s Hospital

MercyOne Clive Rehabilitation Hospital (https://www.mercyrehabdesmoines.com/)

House of Mercy

Clive Behavioral Health (https://clivebehavioral.com/)

With more than 7,000 colleagues and a medical staff of almost 1,500 physicians and allied health professionals, MercyOne Central Iowa is one of Iowa’s largest employers.

MercyOne Medical Group – Central Iowa is one of Iowa’s largest multispecialty clinic systems, made up of more than 50 primary care, pediatric, internal medicine and specialty clinics located throughout Dallas, Jasper, Polk, Wapello, Warren and Webster counties.

GENERAL SUMMARY :

Independently performs ultrasound procedures under the direction of a Perinatologist in a highly technical and professional manner to meet daily and on-call patient care needs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :

  • Performs ultrasound exams, procedures and reports on scheduled shifts including shifts for physician reporting/review.

  • Provides care to obstetrical and occasional gynecological patients.

  • Works within a sterile field as needed.

  • Provides patient/family or caregiver education and bereavement counseling in recognition and solution of physical, emotional, and environmental health problems.

  • Demonstrates proficiency in performing all exams and procedures. Maintains the physical environment of the department in a clean, well-stocked, orderly manner. Orders supplies and restocks rooms.

  • Maintains and operates clean equipment and transducers according to procedures.

  • Complies with all regulatory agency recommendations and guidelines.

  • Maintains confidentiality regarding all patient/personnel information.

  • Ensures the appropriate consents and/or declinations are obtained.

  • Submits accurate and complete information to ensure documentation for services performed.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED :

  • Successful completion of an accredited two year Ultrasonography program.

  • Within six months of hire obtains and maintains active registry status in ARDMS, minimum registration in OB/GYN.

  • Participates in professional society.

  • BLS for the Healthcare Provider certified or obtained within three (3) months of hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.

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

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

EOE including disability/veteran

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