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Sonographer I

MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center Des Moines, Iowa
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Requisition ID 2021-193598 Employment Type Full Time Department Multispecialty Clinic Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Varied Standard Hours standard
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

MercyOne is looking for a Sonographer to join their team. The Sonographer performs ultrasound procedures under the direction of a Perinatologist in a highly technical and professional manner to meet daily and on-call patient care needs.

What You'll Do:

  • Performs ultrasound exams, procedures and reports on scheduled shifts including on-call shifts for physician reporting/review.
  • Provides care to obstetrical and occasional gynecological patients.  
  • Works within a sterile field as needed.
  • Provides patient/family or caregiver education and bereavement counseling in recognition and solution of physical, emotional, and environmental health problems.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in performing all exams and procedures. Maintains the physical environment of the department in a clean, well-stocked, orderly manner.  Orders supplies and restocks rooms.
  • Maintains and operates clean equipment and transducers according to procedures.
  • Complies with all regulatory agency recommendations and guidelines.
  • Maintains confidentiality regarding all patient/personnel information.
  • Ensures the appropriate consents and/or declinations are obtained.
  • Submits accurate and complete information to ensure documentation for services performed.

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

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft 
  • Free Premium Membership to Care.com with preloaded credits for children and/or dependent adults
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) 
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
  • Wellness Program

Qualifications

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Successful completion of an accredited two year Ultrasonography program.
  • Within six months of hire obtains and maintains active registry status in ARDMS, minimum registration in OB/GYN.
  • Participates in professional society.

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