FT / PT Heart Center Nurse, Cardiac Sonographer, Ra`diographer (Cardiac and Vascular)

UnityPoint Health St. Lukes

Requisition ID
Medical Imaging and Radiology - Non-Nursing
US-IA-Cedar Rapids
1026 A Ave NE
1010 UnityPoint Health CR St Lukes Hospital
Cedar Rapids
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Primarily Days
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits


Become a member of the interdisciplinary Cardiology Team, contributing professional knowledge and skills in the provision and management of care to adult and pediatric patients undergoing cardiac exams and procedures.  


Clinical Excellence/Patient Care

·         Assesses the needs of patients and families undergoing procedures, providing appropriate teaching and making the necessary referrals to provide continuity of care.

·         Assists the physician with the development of an individual plan of care using a collaborative approach with the patient/family and health care team.

·         Promptly completes documentation to assure an accurate legal record of patient’s care.

·         Delivers high quality care while demonstrating knowledge and clinical skills of the specialty required in the department in accordance with established policies, procedures and standards of care.

·         Utilizes holistic approach (considering biopsychosocial, spiritual, educational, safety, and related criteria) appropriate to the age of the patients and families served in the assigned service area.

·         Utilizes critical thinking in making judgments, and maintains responsibility and accountability for the knowledge of conditions of the patient.

·         Demonstrates and maintains proficiency in the manual skills and techniques required in the safe performance of exams

·         Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of radiation safety and practice including the use of radiation protection devices and exposure levels for both the associate and patient.


Development & Patient Education

·         Continues professional development and involvement in professional activities that enhance Cardiac Sonographer practice by sharing knowledge through networking and research.

·         Assess and chooses teaching strategies appropriate to the patient’s and their families’ age specific needs, culture, gender, readiness to learn and level of comprehension.

·         Consults appropriate resources within the hospital to provide specialized education.

·         Demonstrates knowledge that patient and workplace safety is a priority by preventing errors, accidents and infections and reporting potential or actual concerns immediately.


Department Support

·         Hspotal based professionals must meet requirements for standby call which includes a 20 minute response time from primary residence to hospital


Must meet all state or national professional licensure or certification requirements 

Job ID: 72601

Posted 16 days ago

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