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Ultrasound Technician

Company: Planned Parenthood
Location: Ames
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Planned Parenthood North Central States Float Ultrasound Technician - Float between Cedar Falls, Ames & Des Moines Starting wage for candidate who meets required qualifications - $26.50/hour Salary commensurate with experience Under direct supervision of the Health Center Manager, the Ultrasound Technician provides compassionate, confidential, and quality ultrasound medical care, as well as excellent customer service. Ultrasound Technicians are advocates in implementing our mission of "To affirm the right to reproductive and sexual health and freedom for all by providing excellent care, trusted education, and fierce advocacy." They may perform other related duties to support health center operations as assigned. This position will impact our mission with the following contributions * Perform ultrasound medical services in accordance with Planned Parenthood North Central States (PPNCS) Medical Standards and Guidelines (MS&G) * Perform transvaginal and abdominal ultrasound for gestational age dating, abortion follow-up, and Intrauterine Contraceptives (IUC) localization * Maintain clear and accurate medical records, utilizing the select electronic health record system * Assist in the maintenance of facility for cleanliness, appropriate instruments, and optimum supply levels * Assist maintaining ultrasound equipment for proper functioning in accordance with the policies and standards of PPNCS and regulatory agencies * Participate in the quality assurance/risk management process for medical protocols, regulatory agency compliance, HR policies, and workplace safety policies * Provide appropriate and accurate information to patients related to the ultrasound procedure * Maintain patient and health center confidentiality * Adhere to all Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and patient privacy regulations * Follow all state laws regarding mandatory reporting and comply with state laws governing abortion services Typical Work Hours Full time position working approximately 30 hours per week (plus travel time). Tuesdays 9am-3pm in Cedar Falls; Weds 9am-4pm in Des Moines and Thurs 9am-4pm in Ames. * Will be paid for travel time consistent with the PPNCS Travel practice. This position is eligible for a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, flex accounts, long-term disability, life insurance, PTO, extended illness leave, volunteer time off, paid holidays, and a 403(b)-retirement plan. Required Qualification * High School diploma or equivalent * Current CPR certification * American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS), or graduate of an Ultrasound Technologist program that is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or the American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT). Planned Parenthood North Central States supports people of all ages in making responsible choices and planning their futures. We are an organization committed to creating and fostering an environment that leads to engaged employees, and we believe engaged employees results in satisfied customers and exceptional experiences. When you work for Planned Parenthood you make a difference in the lives of those we serve by affirming the human right to reproductive health and freedom. Planned Parenthood is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, sex, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, age, veteran status, marital status, religion, sexual orientation, size, disability, socioeconomic status, or status with regard to public assistance. Planned Parenthood is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities Planned Parenthood is dedicated to an equitable and inclusive work environment and encourages all interested candidates to apply. Diverse candidates welcome. Any job offer will be contingent upon the results of a background investigation.

Keywords: Planned Parenthood, Ames , Ultrasound Technician, Professions , Ames, Iowa

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