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Vascular Technologist

Company: MercyOne Des Moines Med Ctr
Location: West Des Moines
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Overview
MercyOne Central Iowa operates four not-for-profit Catholic 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 (965 beds total) - 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 and is also one of the largest employers in the state with more than 7000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1000 physicians and allied health associates. MercyOne Central Iowa is a member of MercyOne which was founded in 1998 through a collaboration between CommonSpirit Health and Trinity Health - two of the country's foremost not-for-profit Catholic health organizations. MercyOne has more than 20000 colleagues in Iowa and surrounding states.
Responsibilities

  • 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
    • 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.

Keywords: MercyOne Des Moines Med Ctr, West Des Moines , Vascular Technologist, Other , West Des Moines, Iowa

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