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Trinity Health Student Cardiac Sonographer in WEST DES MOINES, Iowa

Employment Type:

Part time



Under direct supervision, participates in the delivery of patient care that promotes the safety and well being of patients. Participates in all required aspects of the Student Sonography program including academic and hands-on requirements. Performs echocardiograms according to established protocol for adult patients of the Mercy One Iowa Heart Center.

  • Maintains a positive attitude while learning all cardiac ultrasound procedures performed at Mercy One Iowa Heart Center.

  • Performs echocardiograms according to established protocol.

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

  • Appropriately documents in EHR and billing system

  • Positions patients as necessary to complete echocardiographic exams

  • Monitors patients status during testing

  • Responsible for maintaining strict confidentiality of patient information

  • Maintains equipment in designated testing areas.

  • 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.

  • Participates in QA activities as directed

  • 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.

  • Maintains a clean and well-organized work environment

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

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