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Ultrasonographer

Medical Associates

1 Positions

ID: oaa4hfwp

Posted On 10/07/2022

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Description

Medical Associates Clinic is hiring a full time Ultrasonographer to join their Radiology Department. This is a high volume department seeking a candidate with strong ultrasound skills

Schedule: Mon-Fri between the hours of 7:00 am-5:00 pm. No weekends, no holidays, no call! 

Location: East Campus (1000 Langworthy) and West Campus (1500 Associates Drive)

Competitive pay with benefits package worth $20,000!

  • Single or Family Health Insurance with discounted premium rates for wellness program participation.
  • 401k with immediate matching (50% on the dollar up to 7% of pay + additional annual Profit Sharing)
  • Flexible Paid Time Off  Program (24 days off/year)
  • Medical and Dependent Care Flex Spending Accounts
  • Life insurance, Long Term Disability Coverage, Short Term Disability Coverage, Dental Insurance, etc.

The Position:

  • Scan appropriate areas of the body and produce images as requested by the ordering physician; recognize and understand the pathophysiologic changes as detected by ultrasound to perform preliminary assessment for the interpreting radiologist/physician.
  • Perform and document a complete patient history as it relates to the procedure ordered inclusive of pertinent clinical indications; review exam procedure with the patient and answer any pertinent questions related to the exam.
  • Review images for technical quality and diagnostic usefulness; process and store images for physician interpretation and permanent archiving.
  • Assist radiologist and other physicians in the performance of interventional/invasive procedures; practice sterile and aseptic techniques as necessary.
  • Perform necessary equipment calibrations and maintenance as recommended by the manufacturer; monitor and maintain appropriate supplies for the department.
  • Complete all other assigned projects and duties.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Experience: One to three years of similar or related experience. Three or more years preferred.

Preference will be given to candidates with outstanding communication, excellent teamwork skills, three or more years of experience, and some Cerner and PACS experience.

Education: Equivalent to a college degree. Certified by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS). Experience in Breast, Vascular, Abdominal and OB/GYN imaging is desirable.

Other Skills: Ultrasound units/equipment, PACS, Cerner, table, wheelchair, Hoyer lift and interventional/invasive instruments.

Interpersonal Skills: A significant level of trust and diplomacy is required, in addition to normal courtesy and tact. Work involves extensive personal contact with others and/or is usually of a personal or sensitive nature. Work may involve motivating or influencing others. Outside contacts become important and fostering sound relationships with other entities (companies and/or individuals) becomes necessary.

Medical Associates keeps a close eye on the COVID-19 pandemic and all related national, state, and local guidance related to vaccination, masking, and the mitigation of disease spread.


Physical Aspects:

Stooping - Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.

Standing - Particularly for sustained periods of time.
Walking - Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances.

Pushing - Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.

Pulling - Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.

Lifting - Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.

Fingering - Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling.

Grasping - Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.

Feeling - Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.

Talking - Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly or quickly.

Hearing - Perceiving the nature of sound with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when making fine adjustments on machined parts.

Vision - 20 / 40 or better in the best eye with or without correction.
Repetitive Motions - Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands and/or fingers.

Medium Work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 pounds force constantly to move objects.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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Job Details

Categories

Health Care

Location

Dubuque, IA

Job Type

Employee

Full/Part

Full Time

Company ID

1148

Job REQ #

oaa4hfwp

# Positions

1

Start Date

20221007

End Date

20221122

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About the Company

Our mission is to provide superior healthcare and an excellent patient experience.

Medical Associates Clinic is a well-established multispecialty group practice with over 170 providers and a staff of over 1,000 health care professionals and support personnel. The group was founded in 1924 and is Iowa’s oldest multispecialty group practice. Today, Medical Associates Clinic is the area’s leading health care provider and only multispecialty group practice.  Medical Associates Clinic has been recognized since 1998 as a “better performing practice” by the Medical Group Management Association.

In 1982, Medical Associates developed the Tri-State’s first health maintenance organization, Medical Associates Health Plans, which offers comprehensive health benefits to over 400 employers and 45,000 members. Medical Associates Health Plans has maintained an “Excellent” rating, the highest level of accreditation possible by the National Committee for Quality Assurance, for 13 consecutive years.

Medical Associates Clinic offers several locations from which to seek medical care, including facilities at 1500 Associates Drive, 1000 Langworthy, and 1940 Elm Street in Dubuque, Iowa; as well as facilities in Bellevue, Cascade, Dyersville, Elkader, and Monona, Iowa; Cuba City, and Platteville, Wisconsin; and Elizabeth and Galena, Illinois.