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CommonSpirit Health Cardiac Sonographer in West Des Moines, Iowa

Cardiac Sonographer

MercyOne Des Moines Medical CenterWest Des Moines, Iowa

Requisition ID 2022-253802 Employment Type PRN Department Cardiology Services 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

MercyOne Des Moines provides you with the same level of care you provide for others. We care about our employees' well-being and offer benefits that complement work/life balance.

We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:

  • $10,000 sign-on bonus!

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance/Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft

  • Employee Assistance Program for you and your family

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Tuition Assistance and Education Reimbursement (applicable positions) supporting career growth and development

  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs

  • Wellness Program

As our Cardiac Sonographer at MercyOne, you’ll help to discover the issue behind what’s ailing a patient and get us one step closer to successfully treating that illness or injury.Under supervision, you will perform echocardiograms according to established protocol for patients of MercyOne Iowa Heart Center.Using your organizational skills, you will follow clinic procedure for the organization and management of documentation within the electronic medical record system.

In order to be successful in this role, you’ll need to build trust in all your interactions through your professionalism and work ethic. You are very knowledgeable in all areas of your role but always eager to learn more. You keep impeccable records and knowledge of the current electronic medical record system. Confidentiality is of utmost importance to you. Most of all, you understand how vital your role is in the diagnosing and treating of our patients and you’re eager to help us succeed in making them better.

Day-to-day overview:

  • Maintains proficiency with all cardiac ultrasound equipment and procedures performed at MercyOne Iowa Heart Center

  • Performs echocardiograms on Iowa Heart Center patients according to established protocol.

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

  • Demonstrates customer service/interpersonal skills

  • Appropriately documents in EHR and billing system

  • Adheres to all Joint Commission and IAC accreditation guidelines

Qualifications

  • Successful completion of an accredited two year Ultrasonography or Radiologic Technologist program or must meet the educational requirements of the ARDMS for ultrasound training. (ie: 2-year allied health degree or bachelor’s degree)

  • Registered or registry eligible by the ARDMS Maintains active registry status in ARRT and/ or ARDMS

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

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider certified or obtained by the end of the orientation period (approximately six (6) weeks).

  • Valid Iowa Driver’s/Chauffeurs License required, must meet Mercy’s Motor Vehicle Safety Standards, must be at least 18 years of age and be eligible to drive per Iowa state law.

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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