EDUCATION: Required to meet one of the following:
Student in good standing in the last quarter of a CAAHEP accredited School of Diagnostic Sonography.
Graduate from an accredited Allied Health program with an additional requirement of 12 months of
full time Diagnostic Medical Sonography instruction.
Graduate of a Bachelor's program with an additional requirement of 12 months of full time
Diagnostic Medical Sonography instruction.
Demonstrated technical skills to meet entry level standards of routine sonography.
Must achieve RDMS certification for Abdomen (ABD) within 6 months of hire date or completion of a CAAHEP accredited Sonography training program.
It is the expectation that Sonographer Trainees will become RDMS certified in Abdomen and deemed competent to be promoted to a Sonographer within 6 months of hire date. CPR certification also preferred.
Knowledge of anatomy, pathology, ultrasound equipment and routine ultrasound imaging techniques to obtain adequate sonographic images selected for interpretation. Demonstrates basic knowledge of computer / Pacs applications, and good organizational and communication/customer service skills.
Must be able to lift (patient transfers) and push 40 lbs (portable US equipment).