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UnityPoint Health FT/PT Heart Center Nurse, Cardiac Sonographer, Ra`diographer (Cardiac and Vascular) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Become a member of the interdisciplinary Cardiology Team, contributing professional knowledge and skills in the provision and management of care to adult and pediatric patients undergoing cardiac exams and procedures.

Clinical Excellence/Patient Care

· Assesses the needs of patients and families undergoing procedures, providing appropriate teaching and making the necessary referrals to provide continuity of care.

· Assists the physician with the development of an individual plan of care using a collaborative approach with the patient/family and health care team.

· Promptly completes documentation to assure an accurate legal record of patient’s care.

· Delivers high quality care while demonstrating knowledge and clinical skills of the specialty required in the department in accordance with established policies, procedures and standards of care.

· Utilizes holistic approach (considering biopsychosocial, spiritual, educational, safety, and related criteria) appropriate to the age of the patients and families served in the assigned service area.

· Utilizes critical thinking in making judgments, and maintains responsibility and accountability for the knowledge of conditions of the patient.

· Demonstrates and maintains proficiency in the manual skills and techniques required in the safe performance of exams

· Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of radiation safety and practice including the use of radiation protection devices and exposure levels for both the associate and patient.

Development & Patient Education

· Continues professional development and involvement in professional activities that enhance Cardiac Sonographer practice by sharing knowledge through networking and research.

· Assess and chooses teaching strategies appropriate to the patient’s and their families’ age specific needs, culture, gender, readiness to learn and level of comprehension.

· Consults appropriate resources within the hospital to provide specialized education.

· Demonstrates knowledge that patient and workplace safety is a priority by preventing errors, accidents and infections and reporting potential or actual concerns immediately.

Department Support

· Hspotal based professionals must meet requirements for standby call which includes a 20 minute response time from primary residence to hospital

Must meet all state or national professional licensure or certification requirements

Requisition ID: 2019-56802

Street: 1026 A Ave NE

Name: 1010 UnityPoint Health CR St Lukes Hospital

Name: EKG

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.9

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Primarily Days

External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org

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