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University of Iowa Heart and Vascular Center
Iowa City, Iowa, United States
13 days ago


UI Heart and Vascular Center is seeking a Sonographer to perform a variety of adult cardiac ultrasound procedures and assist in invasive procedures, participate in teaching, evaluating and/or advising students, residents and fellows in areas of expertise.

Duties to include:

  • Perform adult cardiac ultrasonography procedures and other complex invasive procedures to include: two-dimensional echo, M-mode, pulse wave and continuous wave Doppler, color flow Doppler, 3D, Strain, Exercise and Dobutamine Stress Echo studies
  • Assist physicians with acquiring images during TEE studies. And perform contrast and saline bubble studies as needed. 
  • Provide and maintain quality diagnostic adult echocardiographic exams.
  • Perform equipment calibration and sterilization as prescribed by standard accepted methods of operation.
  • Maintain quality control in accordance with accepted departmental standards.
  • Assist cardiologist or other physicians with non-invasive, invasive or Doppler procedures.
  • Recognize basic equipment malfunction and contact the Technical Director/Supervisor.
  • Provide information and instruction to patients, patient’s family, or others regarding the nature of requested diagnostic procedures.
  • Maintain continuing education as specified by the ARDMS and ICAEL.
  • Contribute to preparation for ICAEL accreditation.
  • Instruct Cardiology, Anesthesiology fellows, medical residents and other students on scanning techniques and proper equipment operation.
  • Follow general policies and procedures in accordance with the regulations of UI Health Care, the College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, and UI Heart and Vascular Center.
  • Assist with policy development and review.
  • Function as a preceptor for orientation of new team members and students.
  • Establish and maintain standards of collaborative interaction among peers and employees that is characterized by respect, honesty and service; assure that all unit members are held to similar standards and ethics.
  • Provide coverage for the UI Heart and Vascular Center at Iowa River Landing (IRL) as needed/assigned.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics—recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States—is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives.®

Percent of Time: 100%

Schedule:  40 hours per week, 8-4:30PM, Monday through Friday

No call, no weekends

Required Qualifications

Education Requirement:

Requires completion of one of the following educational pathways:

  • Completion of CAAHEP accredited or equivalent program in Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography or Vascular Technology or
  • Completion of a two-year or more accredited health science program (i.e. Radiologic Technology, Medical Technology, Nursing, etc.) plus completion of a twelve-month formal education program in Sonography or
  • Completion of a bachelor’s degree plus completion of a twelve-month formal education program in Cardiac Ultrasonography.

Experience Requirement:

  • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills with patients/families, nursing staff and other multi-disciplinary team members.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and meet University’s Fleet Safety Program.

Certification/Licensure Requirement:

  • Registration by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) in Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography required within nine (9) months following the start of employment.
  • Current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) is required by start of employment.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Completion of a bachelor’s degree plus completion of a twelve-month formal education program in Cardiac Ultrasonography.
  • AART (CI) certification.

Application Process: To be considered, candidates need to apply online through the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics careers page.  Sonographer (Adult Echocardiography Lab) – UI Heart and Vascular Center - Jobs@UIOWA Careers (

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 58568179
  • Location:
    Iowa City, Iowa, United States
  • Position Title: Sonographer (Adult Echocardiography Lab)
  • Company Name: University of Iowa Heart and Vascular Center
  • Job Function: Sonographer

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