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CommonSpirit Health Vascular Technologist - Iowa Heart in WEST DES MOINES, Iowa

Overview

MercyOne’s Central Iowa Region includes 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 – 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.

Responsibilities

GENERAL SUMMARY :

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

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :

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

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

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

  • Uses the Hospital and Department information systems to complete patient testing records and billing procedures.

  • Maintains equipment in designated testing areas.

  • Demonstrates customer service/interpersonal skills.

  • Serves as mentor for ultrasound students.

  • Completes department competencies in the required timeframes.

  • 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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Requisition ID 2021-155202

Employment Type Full Time

Department Cardiology Services

Hours / Pay Period 72

Shift Day

Standard Hours Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Facility / Process Level : Name MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center

Location IA-WEST DES MOINES

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.

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