Echo Supervisor - Iowa Heart (Cardiac Testing Department)

Requisition ID
Employment Type
Full Time
Cardiology Clinic
Hours / Pay Period
Standard Hours
7:30AM - 4:00PM
Work Schedule
8 Hour



CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.



Assumes accountability for maintaining the Cardiac Testing Department, adheres to the operating and capital budgets with guidance from the director/manager, and performs general business activities, which support efficient, cost effective services for the Cardiac Testing Department.



  • Assumes responsibility, authority and accountability for the Cardiac Testing Department.
  • Provides care to adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.
  • Develops and implements department objectives in collaboration with staff.
  • Maintains open and positive communication with staff, physicians, and other departments.
  • Presents a positive image to community and professional contacts.
  • Promotes staff compliance of objectives and the implementation of procedures and policies.
  • Assists in enforcing and providing education pertaining to all regulatory requirements including Joint Commission Standards, OSHA, Bloodborne Pathogens, etc.
  • Assists Department Manager with supervision of staff, including performance evaluations, competency coordination, timekeeping, disciplinary actions, hiring, job training, counseling and terminations in coordination with Human Resources.
  • Promotes professionalism with the department, hospital, and community; acts as a role model.
  • Participates in meetings and on committees as requested.
  • Monitors the physical environment of the department.
  • Manages and coordinates the activities of the Cardiac Testing Department with other areas of the department and hospital to insure and maintain patient care.
  • Responsible for the management of work assignments, schedules, development and orientation of the staff.
  • Participates in the purchase/maintenance of equipment and contracts/meetings with vendors.
  • Attends hospital and department meetings and in-services.
  • Keeps abreast of current trends, new equipment/procedures and informs manager/director.
  • Maintains confidentiality regarding all patient/personnel information.
  • Manages efficient workflow of the department.
  • Mentor to new employees
  • Develops/maintains competencies for respective area
  • Travels to all Iowa Heart Center Ultrasound departments as needed.
  • Operate required vehicle(s) in a safe manner to perform required duties of the position.



  • Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS)
  • Minimum of two years of Cardiovascular experience
  • Valid Iowa Driver’s/Chauffeurs License required, must meet Mercy’s Motor Vehicle Safety Standards, must be at least 18 years of age and be eligible to drive per Iowa state law.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider certified or obtained within three (3) months of hire.
  • Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within three (3) months of hire.


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