Catholic Health Initiatives Sonographer - Perinatal Center of Iowa - FT .9 (Days) in DES MOINES, Iowa

Sonographer - Perinatal Center of Iowa - FT .9 (Days)

Description

GENERAL SUMMARY :

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.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :

  • Performs ultrasound exams, procedures andreports on scheduled shifts including on-call shifts for physicianreporting/review.

  • Provides care to obstetrical and occasional gynecologicalpatients.

  • Works within a sterile field as needed.

  • Provides patient/family or caregiver educationand bereavement counseling in recognition and solution of physical, emotional,and environmental health problems.

  • Demonstrates proficiency in performing all examsand procedures. Maintains the physicalenvironment of the department in a clean, well-stocked, orderly manner. Orders supplies and restocks rooms.

  • Maintains and operates clean equipment andtransducers according to procedures.

  • Complies with all regulatory agencyrecommendations and guidelines.

  • Maintains confidentiality regarding allpatient/personnel information.

  • Ensures the appropriate consents and/ordeclinations are obtained.

  • Submits accurate and complete information toensure documentation for services performed.

Qualifications

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE,SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED :

  • Successful completion of an accredited two yearUltrasonography program.

  • Within six months of hire obtains and maintainsactive registry status in ARDMS, minimum registration in OB/GYN.

  • Participates in professional society.

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

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

Job Professional Clinical/Allied Health

Primary Location IOWA-DES MOINES-MERCY MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule 7:30am - 4:30pm

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0176081

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.