UnityPoint Health- Marshalltown
A Cardiac sonographer is under the direction of the Supervisor of Diagnostic Imaging, is responsible for performing echocardiograms that require independent judgment, ingenuity, and initiative.
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Perform quality Echocardiograms on Outpatients, ER patients and Inpatients.
Demonstrates the ability to meet the department work schedule.
Creates an environment that promotes staff empowerment. Displays creativity and innovation when making recommendations for improvement in the delivery of services to the hospital.
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.
Understands correct machine settings to produce accurate appearing images.
Selects technical factors and imaging modes. Informs supervisor or calls for service in absence of supervisor when needed.
Certified and holds current registration with ARDMS or the ARRT in Cardiac Sonography or will have it within six months of graduating a cardiac sonography program.