UnityPoint Health

Ultrasonographer

Requisition ID
2022-112099
Category
Medical Imaging and Radiology - Non-Nursing
Location
US-IA-Waterloo
Address
1825 Logan Ave
Affiliate
2520 UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital
City
Waterloo
Department
Ultrasound- Logan
State
IA
FTE
0.3
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
12 hour shift
Work Remotely within the US
No
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Part Time No Benefits

Overview

UnityPoint Health- Waterloo

Ultrasound

Part-time; 12 hour shifts

 

An Ultrasonographer, under the direction of the Director of Radiology Services or assigned Supervisor, is responsible for performing a variety of procedures that require independent judgment, ingenuity, and initiative.

 

Why UnityPoint Health? 

  • Commitment to our Team – We’ve been named a Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2022 by Becker’s Healthcare for our commitment to our team members. 
  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve. 
  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in. 
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience. 
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

 

Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org/  

Responsibilities

  • Assists in rooms/patient care to compliment staffing needs. Accountable for staffing needs.  Assists with completing schedules, address and review payroll as needed.  Helps with staff education/in-services/specialized skilled training programs.  Assists in the hiring and orientation program of newly hired staff.
  • Provides leadership by coordinating and delegating patient care in an organized manner, allowing for flexibility. Acts as supervisor when supervisor is absent.  Demonstrates the ability to meet the department work schedule.
  • Manages daily operations of patient care. Contributes to the maintenance of high-quality, cost-effective services consistent with the needs of the users and the hospital's budgetary guidelines, identify and explain key variances. Acts as an interdepartmental liaison promoting effective multidisciplinary teamwork. Identify and Implement cost saving ideas.
  • Creates an environment that promotes staff empowerment. Displays creativity and innovation when making recommendations for improvement in the delivery of services to the hospital.  Is able to instruct and lead the staff so that a high level of productivity is maintained, intervening when necessary, to problem solve. 
  • Collaborates with physicians and other health care team members to achieve optimal patient outcomes. Responsible to maintain current professional expertise.  Promotes personal and professional growth among coworkers.  Exhibits discretion and sound judgment in all aspects of the job.
  • Collaborating with the Assigned Supervisor, effectively resolves complex unit situations, such as patient complaints and crises.
  • Researches and recommends short- and long-term strategies to meet the patient care needs. Assists with the achievement of objectives and necessary modifications for attainment of goals.
  • Represents UnityPoint Health (UPH) in a professional manner. Promotes positive interpersonal relations and serves as a role model within the department and with hospital personnel.
  • Evaluates and guides staff with appropriate input of job performance. Demonstrates the ability to interpret, apply and follow personnel policies/procedures fairly and consistently.  Provides immediate feedback (positive and negative) about job performance to supervised personnel.  Provides input to manager on performance evaluations.
  • 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.

Qualifications

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

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