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CommonSpirit Health Sonographer- Perinatal Center in 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

MercyOne Perinatal Center is looking for a Sonographer to join their team! The Sonographer independently 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 Will Be Doing:

  • 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.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 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.

  • 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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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).

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Requisition ID 2020-140277

Employment Type Full Time

Department Women's Imaging Center

Hours Per Pay Period 80

Facility MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center

Shift Day

Standard Hours 8am-4:30pm

Work Schedule 8 Hour

Location IA-DES MOINES

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