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CommonSpirit Health Cardiac Sonographer - Iowa Heart - PRN in WEST DES MOINES, Iowa

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 7,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,000 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 20,000 colleagues in Iowa and surrounding states.

Responsibilities

GENERAL SUMMARY :

Under supervision, performs echocardiograms or peripheral vascular testing according to established protocol for adult patients of the Iowa Heart Center (IHC).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :

  • Maintains proficiency with all cardiac ultrasound equipment and procedures performed at the IHC.

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

  • Administers IV contrast agents.

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

  • Maintains and completes all necessary paperwork and charting for the business office and medical records.

  • Maintains equipment in designated testing areas.

  • Assists in occasional dispensing of medications.

  • Attends required meetings and participates on committees as requested.

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

Qualifications

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED :

  • 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 obtainedby 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.

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Equal Opportunity

CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity 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.

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.

Requisition ID 2020-120242

Employment Type Part Time

Department Adult Clinic

Hours Per Pay Period 0

Facility MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center

Shift Varied

Standard Hours Varied

Work Schedule Varies

Location IA-WEST DES MOINES

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