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Trinity Health Cardiac Sonographer in WEST DES MOINES, Iowa

Employment Type:

Full time



Maintains proficiency with all echocardiographic testing equipment and procedures performed at Mercy One Iowa Heart Center

Screens patient's medical record for appropriate diagnosis and orders for procedures. Instructs and educates patient regarding the ordered test and prepares the patient for the procedure.

Performs echocardiograms according to established protocols.

Positions patients as necessary to complete echocardiograms

Monitors patient's status during testing.

Accurately and completely documents in EHR and billing system in a timely manner

Responsible for maintaining strict confidentiality of patient information

Maintains equipment in designated testing areas.

Maintains a clean and well-organized work environment

Demonstrates customer service/interpersonal skills.

Takes personal responsibility for work, actions, and attitudes

Respects patients, peers, clients, students, physicians, service representatives, and other hospital staff

Demonstrates positive and effective communication skills

Cooperates with peers and leaders to build and maintain an effective healthcare team.

Serves as mentor for cardiovascular sonography students.

Acts as a resource and helps to orient and develop new staff

Participates in QA activities as directed by technical and medical director

Adheres to all Joint Commission and IAC accreditation guidelines

Completes department competencies in the required timeframes.

Attends required meetings and participates on committees as requested.

Operates required vehicle(s) in a safe manner to perform required duties of the position.

Travels to other Mercy One Iowa Heart Center offices or Mercy One campuses as needed.

Performs other work related duties as required

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