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Ultrasound Technician (Abortion Services)- Des Moines+ Ames, IA

Company: Planned Parenthood North Central States
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Details Description Planned Parenthood North Central States Ultrasound Technician Des Moines+ Ames, IA Starting salary for candidate who meets minimum requirements: $30+ (Experience will be compensated) $2 Weekend shift differential provided when shift requirements are met. additional differential of $1-$3 per hour depending on care provided Typical Schedule: Part-Time 26 hours/week About Us: At Planned Parenthood North Central States (PPNCS), we believe all people deserve the right, the freedom, and the opportunity to follow their personal ambitions and choose their own path toward a healthier, more meaningful life. That s why we protect, promote, and provide comprehensive and progressive sexual and reproductive health care for generations of young people and families with empathy, care, and respect. We are looking for passionate, dedicated staff who are eager to make positive contributions to their community and to the Planned Parenthood mission. Click here to learn more: Our Mission Under direct supervision of the Health Center Manager, the Ultrasound Technician performs a wide variety of functions. 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. Schedule: Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays approx. 26 hours a week with travel time. Travel weekly will be required to Ames and Des Moines. Reimbursement for miles and gas is available. (There is always opportunities for more travel/hours) Responsibilities: This position will impact us 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 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
  • Comply with state laws governing abortion services. Minimum Qualifications:
    • High School diploma or equivalent education
    • Current CPR certification
    • A current, valid driver s license and reliable method of transportation
    • 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). We Offer This position is eligible for:
      • A comprehensive benefits package, including:
        • Medical, Dental, Vision With equity-based premium tiers
          • NICE HEALTHCARE free, virtual primary care for entire household (in-home available for qualifying locations) Services include: 80 free labs, free x-rays, and physical tests, live, virtual physical therapy, 550+ free medications
          • Flex Spending Account
          • Life insurance
          • Eligibility for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness
          • PTO, Float holidays, Volunteer Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays
          • 403(b)
          • Eight weeks paid Parental Leave
          • One Week Paid COVID leave, if necessary
          • Pet Insurance Please note: We require all PPNCS employees, volunteers, interns, and fellows to have a current, up-to date, COVID vaccine (Exemptions may be provided for medical, disability (ADA) or religious reasons.) IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS The position you are applying for is in a health center with direct patient care, therefore, if you were to be offered and accept employment, we would require the following documents from you prior to your first day of employment. Please do not bring this documentation to your interview you will have forms to complete that require the documentation should you be offered the position.
            • Hepatitis B vaccination records
            • Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccination records or proof of immunization
            • Tuberculosis PPD Skin Test that is no older than 12 months 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 regarding public assistance. Planned Parenthood is committed to encouraging and promoting diversity as well as 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 regardless of initial skill set. Any job offer will be contingent upon the results of a background investigation. Questions? Contact for more information. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Planned Parenthood North Central States, Des Moines , Ultrasound Technician (Abortion Services)- Des Moines+ Ames, IA, Professions , Des Moines, Iowa

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