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CommonSpirit Health Perinatal Sonographer Wknd Package in DES MOINES, Iowa


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


MercyOne is looking for a Sonographer to work Weekend Package- Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The Sonographer works independently to perform 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.




  • 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.

  • BLS for the Healthcare Provider certified or obtained within three (3) months of hire.

  • Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within three (3) months of hire.

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Requisition ID 2021-166383

Employment Type Full Time

Department Emergency Obstetrics Services

Hours / Pay Period 72

Shift Weekend

Standard Hours F-S-S 7a-7p

Facility / Process Level : Name MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center


Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action 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.