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Trinity Health Cardiac Sonographer- Diagnostic Cardiology - Full Time - Days in Mason City, Iowa

Employment Type:

Full time


Day Shift


Position Purpose:

This individual is primarily responsible for the performance of adult and pediatric echocardiograms (TTE), transesophageal echoes (TEE), stress echo and other noninvasive cardiovascular testing such as occasional EKG and holter monitors. Colleague will be responsible for using critical thinking to thoroughly assess and quantify cardiac pathology as well as independently decide when contrast is needed.

What you will Do:

  • Performs adult and pediatric transthoracic, transesophageal, stress and contrast echocardiograms.

  • Informs patient of procedures to be performed and facilitates consent.

  • Provides mobile cardiovascular sonography services to outreach sites.

  • Provides on call services for echo in the Medical Center.

  • Maintains the ability to increase work hours during high department volumes and decrease work hours when volumes decrease. Maintains a functioning telephone to facilitate communication with the department when needed.

  • Receives and records telephone requests for service and schedules patients for diagnostic studies. Performs all office related duties including chart preparation, collection of patient information, and recording of daily charges. Uses various types of computers and keyboards.


40 Hours/Week; Day Shift

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Registered Diagnostic Cardiovascular Sonographer with active registration thru American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS). In the event of colleague being a new graduate, colleague must be registered within 12 months of graduation per Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) guidelines. Credentialing through Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) is acceptable if applicant can demonstrate thorough knowledge and competence of cardiac pathology.

  • No previous work experience required if student is a graduate of an accredited cardiac sonography program.

  • Must be able to work comfortably with patients of all ages

  • Must provide proof of Basic Life Support ( BLS Provider -American Heart Association or Professional Rescuer-American Red Cross) prior to employment or within 30 days of hire and maintains current status.

  • Must provide proof of Mandatory Reporting for Child and Dependent Adult Abuse training prior to employment or within 6 months of hire and maintain current status per State of Iowa guidelines

  • MercyOne Vehicle: If required to operate MercyOne vehicle, will need to have proof of and maintain valid driver's license on file with Human Resources.

Position Highlights and Benefits:

  • Education Assistance offered

  • Effective Day 1 Benefit Package (Medical, Dental, Vision, and more) for positions 16 hours per week or greater

  • Competitive wages; including weekend and night differentials

  • Generous paid time off program

  • Retirement Savings program with employer match starting on Day 1

Ministry/Facility Information:

MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center provides expert health care to 15 counties. MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center is a 342 bed, regional referral teaching hospital in Mason City, Iowa. MercyOne New Hampton Medical Center is an 11 bed, rural access hospital in New Hampton, Iowa. Our service area spans 15 counties across northern Iowa and southern Minnesota. We serve a population over 260,000.

With more than 3,000 colleagues and a medical staff of almost 500 physicians and allied health professionals, MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center is the largest employer in the region.

MercyOne Medical Group – North Iowa is part of Iowa’s largest multispecialty clinic systems. In north Iowa, our clinics are made up of more than 25 primary care, pediatric, internal medicine and specialty clinics.

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