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UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital

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ID: 25689144

Posted On 01/06/2023

Job Overview


We are looking for a PRN to join our Ultrasound department. Work hours will be on an as needed basis.

Assists in leading the day-to-day operations of the department. Schedules, supports and develops staff members. Collaborates with physicians/offices and other health care workers, to provide medical imaging and patient care while maintaining professional standards. Communicates with others to ensure correct supplies and staffing requirements are met. Demonstrates effective leadership skills and role models Finley's FOCUS Values. Successful performance of these expectations will contribute to an increase in both quality care and patient/family satisfaction.


Patient Support

  • Coordinates rooms/schedules/staffing to complement patient care needs. Assists with staffing needs and work schedules. Demonstrates the ability to meet the department work schedule.
  • Directs, coordinates and delegates patient care in an organized manner, allowing for flexibility.
  • Collaborates with physicians and other health care team members to achieve optimal patient outcomes.
  • Collaborating with the director, effectively resolves complex unit situations, such as patient complaints and crises.
  • Evaluates sonograms for technical quality.
  • Understands correct machine settings to produce accurate appearing images.
  • Performs equipment calibrations and adjustments.
  • Selects technical factors and imaging modes. Informs supervisor or calls for service in absence of supervisor when needed.

Department Support

  • Helps with staff education/in-services/specialized skilled training programs. Assists in the hiring and orientation program of newly-hired staff.
  • Creates an environment that promotes staff empowerment. Displays creativity and innovation when making recommendations for improvement in the delivery of services to the hospital. Instructs and helps lead the staff so that a high level of productivity is maintained, intervening when necessary, to problem solve.
  • Responsible to maintain current professional expertise. Promotes personal and professional growth among coworkers. Exhibits discretion and sound judgment in all aspects of the job.
  • Contributes to the maintenance of high quality, cost-effective services consistent with the needs of the users and the hospital's budgetary guidelines. Assists in identifying and explaining key variances. Acts as an interdepartmental liaison promoting effective multidisciplinary team work. Identifies and implements cost-saving ideas.
  • Assists with evaluating and guiding coworkers with appropriate input of job performance. Provides immediate feedback (positive and negative) about job performance to personnel on team. Provides input to director on performance evaluations.

Basic UPH Performance Criteria

  • Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.
  • Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.
  • Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.
  • Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.
  • Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.
  • Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff. Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.


Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.


HS diploma or equivalent

Bachelor’s degree preferred


Clinically proficient as a sonographer in performing diagnostic procedures, including vascular ultrasound, on patients of all ages.


· Certified and holds current registration with the ARDMS or the ARRT in Sonography.

· Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.


· Organizational skills

· Verbal, interpersonal/communication skills - comprehend written directions, follow verbal instructions

· Customer relations

· Analytical

· Must be able to read and write English.


Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

  • Area of Interest: Medical Imaging and Radiology - Non-Nursing;
  • FTE/Hours per pay period: .01;
  • Department: Ultrasound;
  • Shift: PRN, as needed.;
  • Job ID: 125935;

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UnityPoint Health team members come for a job, but stay for a career. As a team member, regardless of your position, you'll get the chance to change lives on a daily basis in order to deliver our vision of the Best Outcome for Every Patient, Every Time. That privilege drives employees' passion for making a difference in the lives of our patients, helping them create healthier, more rewarding lives.

At UnityPoint Health - Finley Hospital, we know our collective actions determine the experience we create. Our team members strive to work as one through four key values:

* Foster Unity
* Own the Moment
* Champion Excellence
* Seize Opportunity

If you are interested in joining our team, please visit to learn about our many opportunities and to fill out an online application.


UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital is a 126-bed community hospital. We employ more than 800 full-and-part-time employees.  Finley Hospital is a not-for-profit, locally owned, regional healthcare facility part of the UnityPoint Health system. Finley Hospital is committed to bringing the best medical care to the tri-state area. We offer comprehensive, full service health care that is coordinated around our patients.  We have consistently been recognized as a leader in health care.