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Cardiac Sonographer - Iowa Heart Center - Ultrasound Ottumwa - PRN

Posted on Apr 8, 2019 by Mercy Health

Ottumwa, IA 52501
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Position Type: PRN
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 0
Primary Location: IA > OTTUMWA > IHC OTTUMWA

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

  • Maintains proficiency with all cardiac ultrasound equipment and procedures performed at the IHC.
  • Performs echocardiograms on Iowa Heart Center patients according to established protocol.
  • Administers IV contrast agents.
  • Instructs and educates patient regarding the ordered test and prepares the patient for the procedure.
  • Maintains and completes all necessary paperwork and charting for the business office and medical records.
  • Maintains equipment in designated testing areas.
  • Assists in occasional dispensing of medications.
  • Attends required meetings and participates on committees as requested.
  • Operate required vehicle(s) in a safe manner to perform required duties of the position.


  • 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 obtained by 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.

Additional Information
  • Requisition ID: 2019-R
  • Schedule: Part-time
  • Market: Mercy Medical Center

Reference: 689958352