Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
Posted on: January 20, 2023
This is specialized clinical work performing and assisting with
diagnostic medical ultrasound imaging. This is and entry level
Diagnostic Medical Sonographer position.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
Education: Knowledge of ultrasound equipment, procedures, and
techniques as well as anatomy and physiology at a level acquired
through completion of an accredited ultrasound program.
License/Certifications: ARDMS certification in at least one of
these specialties; Abdomen, OB/GYN; BLS certified
Experience: Demonstrates competence in Ultrasound imaging as
obtained through clinical training as part of education in an
accredited Diagnostic Medical Sonography program. 1 year experience
as a sonographer in a hospital setting is preferred. Experience as
a sonographer in a large academic/tertiary hospital is a plus.
Proficiencies: Analytical ability to determine the best method to
providing requested images based on the patient's physical state
and pathology in accordance with established protocols.
Interpersonal skills necessary to explaining ultrasound procedures
to patients to allay apprehensions and elicit cooperation. Must
communicate effectively with radiologist. Ability to perform and/or
adapt to the changes associated with different work environments
and different equipment. Demonstrates compliance with the
following: Ultrasound ergonomics. High level disinfection
Other: Required to travel between facilities as needed.
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