Sonographer-UltrasoundMercy Medical Center, Dubuque, IA
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Mercy Medical Center is a not for profit Catholic hospital serving the tri-state area of Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin since 1879. Mercy – Dubuque has 263 beds while Mercy – Dyersville is a critical access hospital with 25 beds and a 40-bed nursing home.
Mercy 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 orthopaedic surgery, psychiatric services and inpatient physical rehabilitation. Mercy 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. Mercy’s 1,300 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 in 2009.
Mercy Medical Center is a member of Mercy Health Network in Iowa and is a Ministry Organization of Trinity Health based in Novi, Michigan.
Mercy is an organization that values and encourages diversity. To learn more about Mercy and its opportunities for employment, please see the postings listed on this site or visit our website at www.mercydubuque.com.
PRN, as needed, with no guarantee of hours. Some travel to critical access/affiliated hospitals may be required.
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.
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 3 months of hire. Prefer prior sonography experience.