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Ultrasound Tech - Ultrasound - FT - Days

MercyOne

1 Positions

ID: TRHEUS00460753MERCYO

Posted On 02/17/2024

Job Overview

Employment Type:

Full time

Shift:

Day Shift

Description:

POSITION PURPOSE:

Under limited direction of the Director/Supervisor and with medical direction of the radiologist, carries out appropriate ultrasound procedures and maintains related records; provides general assistant to the radiologist in interpreting studies and provides technical instruction to students and hospital staff.  The age of the patients served range from infants to geriatrics.

Details:

Your best life. Our one purpose.

At MercyOne, we own our actions to achieve our larger goals. We invest in great people and ask that you make each experience your responsibility.

What we offer:

We care about your well-being, both physical and mental, which is why our benefit package includes:

  • Wellness programs
  • Education reimbursement
  • Personalized health insurance plans including dental and vision
  • Paid time off
  • Long- and short-term leave
  • Retirement planning
  • Life insurance coverage

What you will do:

  • Adheres to the principles of caring and expected behaviors outlined in Mercy Medical Center's Model of Caring and Trinity Health's Code of Conduct, fostering a climate where all customers are treated in a manner consistent with Mercy Medical Center's Mission and Values.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of applicable Federal, State and local laws and regulations, Trinity Health’s Organizational Integrity Program, Standards of Conduct, as well as other policies and procedures in order to ensure adherence in a manner that reflects honest, ethical and professional behavior.
  • Performs other duties consistent with purpose of job as directed.
  • Demonstrates a customer focused/professional behavioral at all times.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of office procedures and duties within the Radiology Department.
  • Performs quality ultrasound procedures by utilizing proper positioning skills and technical factors, as well as, a knowledge of anatomical structures pertinent to the patient population of infants to geriatrics.
  • Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with prescribed safety standards in regards to self, patients.
  • Checks requisitions and charts to confirm the correct examination and obtain any other information needed prior to performing the examination.
  • Verifies correct patient using two patient identifiers before beginning a procedure.
  • Maintains daily supplies in assigned work area and recommends reordering of items.
  • Informs patients of examinations being performed and obtains consent to perform procedure.
  • Transports patients to and from Radiology as needed.
  • Demonstrates activities to impact change within the department and with other departments.
  • Promotes and establishes effective relationships within the department, with other departments, physicians, and with hospital guests and clients.
  • Takes an active role in enhancing abilities to carry out job functions through personal and professional/job-related growth and development.
  • Maintains the standard continuing education requirements.

What we are looking for:

  • Must be registered with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS).  If not registered, just be board-eligible and pass sonography boards (abdomen and OB) within one year of hire.
  • Must be ARDMS registered in vascular technology or obtain within 12 months of hire.
  • Prefer prior sonography experience.
  • Competencies, and Aptitudes:
  • Must have advanced knowledge of radiation safety standards.
  • Must be certified in Basic Life Support.
  • Must be able to provide direction to and supervision of other employees.
  • Must have minimum typing skills.
  • Must have a high degree of independent decision-making ability.
  • Must be able to work well with patients, visitors, and staff and possess good communication skills.
  • Must have knowledge of sterile technique.
  • Must be able to perform basic math.
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills and demonstrate the ability to effectively work with other hospital employees and guests in a helpful, courteous manner.
  • Must be competent to provide care within assigned unit to the population described in the unit's description of services.

MercyOne Eastern Iowa provides exceptional, personalized care to Dubuque, Dyersville, Elkader, Clinton and surrounding areas providing more than 300 licensed beds. MercyOne Eastern Iowa operates four medical centers in Dubuque, Elkader, Dyersville and Clinton. Our facility in Clinton has branches in DeWitt, Fulton and Morrison specializing in family medicine and Savanna Home Health & Hospice Care based in Illinois.

With a history dating back more than 130 years, MercyOne Eastern Iowa has grown through expansions, acquisitions and consolidations to help provide exceptional, personalized care to our communities. Our four medical centers employ over 2,000 colleagues and medical staff improving access and creating an even higher level of care coordination to benefit patients and communities throughout the region.

Our Mission:

We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the gospel, as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities.

Our Core Values:

  • Reverence
  • Commitment to Those Who are Poor
  • Safety
  • Justice
  • Stewardship
  • Integrity

Our Vision:

  • We will be the most trusted health partner for life.

Our Actions:

As a Trinity Health colleague, I will:

  • Listen to understand.
  • Learn continuously.
  • Keep it simple.
  • Create solutions.
  • Deliver outstanding service.
  • Own and speak up for safety
  • Expect, embrace and initiate change.
  • Demonstrate exceptional teamwork.
  • Trust and assume good intentions.
  • Hold myself and others accountable for results.
  • Communicate directly with respect and honesty.
  • Serve every person with empathy, dignity and compassion.
  • Champion diversity, equity and inclusion.

Our Promise:

  • We Listen.
  • We Partner.
  • We Make it Easy.

MercyOne Dubuque Medical Center and all its affiliates are proud to be equal opportunity employers. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, physical disability or any other classification protected under local, state or federal law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
 

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

Primary Contact

1682448195899

Jennifer Smith and Jessica Schleuning

Talent Acquisition Partners, Human Resources

563-589-9673 or 563-589-9671

Phone

Phone

Phone

563-589-9671 or 563-589-9673

Fax

jessica.schleuning@mercyhealth.com or jennifer.smith009@mercyhealth.com

Email

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Job Details

Categories

Health Care
Sciences

Location

Dubuque, IA

Job Type

Employee

Full/Part

Full Time

Company ID

1154

Job REQ #

TRHEUS00460753MERCYONEENUS

# Positions

1

Start Date

20240217

End Date

20240218

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About the Company

MercyOne Dubuque/Dyersville Medical Center is a not-for-profit Catholic hospital serving the tri-state area of Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin since 1879.  MercyOne – Dubuque has 263 beds while MercyOne – Dyersville is a critical access hospital with 25 beds and a 40-bed nursing home.

MercyOne offers a full range of acute care services, including invasive cardiology and open-heart surgery, Level II trauma center, Level II regional neonatal intensive care unit, general and orthopedic surgery, psychiatric services and inpatient physical rehabilitation.  MercyOne also operates two hospital-based skilled nursing units, extensive outpatient rehabilitation services, home health care, retail pharmacy and a wide range of outpatient, community and business services.  MercyOne’s 1,500 full- and part-time employees and medical staff of 230 care for more than 56,000 inpatients and outpatients each year.

The hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission and achieved Magnet designation, the gold standard of patient care, in 2004 and was redesignated a Magnet hospital for the fourth time in 2019.

MercyOne Dubuque/Dyersville Medical Center is a ministry organization of Trinity Health based in Novi, Michigan. MercyOne is an organization that values and encourages diversity.  To learn more about MercyOne and opportunities for employment, please see the postings listed on this site or visit our website mercyone.org.