Ultrasound Technologist (Sonographer)

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Details: Posted on: 7th December 2017

  • Company Name: International Hospitals Recruitment Inc
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Monthly Salary: Unspecified
  • Job Role: Ultrasound Technologist
  • Minimum Work Experience: 2-5 Years
  • Minimum Education Level: N/A
  • Listed By: Employer
  • Career Level: Mid-level


Duties / Responsibilities:

Performs ultrasound studies ( i.e, obstetrical, abdominal, retroperitoneal, pediatric and vascular )

Consults with physician regarding patient’s medical history and the selection of appropriate procedures and equipment required for proper diagnosis

Prepares patient for exam and explains the procedure

Performs ultrasound exam, maintains appropriate records and completes financial information for each study

Assists radiologists with invasive exams and related procedures requiring sterile technique

Performs checks on ultrasound equipment to ensure proper functioning of equipment and notifies clinical engineers of any equipment malfunctions

Ensures that exam rooms are adequately supplied with linen and related medical supplies

Schedules emergency patients for diagnostic ultrasound procedures

Monitors all appointments scheduled for ultrasound exams

Assists with clinical instruction of ultrasound students and residents

Assists in new investigation techniques, procedures and equipment

Qualifications Required:

A. Bachelor’s degree in Radiography plus a program certificate in Sonography (minimum one (1) year syllabus)

B. Bachelor’s degree in Sonography accredited program (minimum three (3) year syllabus

C. Associate’s degree in Sonography (minimum two (2) year syllabus) and registered with the American Registry of Radiological Technologists, the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologist, UK-HPC, Australian Sonographer accreditation Registry, Ireland Department of Health and Children, New Zealand - Australian Society for ultrasound in Medicine, South African Health Professional Council (as Radiographer)

Current national license is required

Master’s degree in Medical Imaging or relevant clinical field is preferred (will reduce one (1) year from the required years of experience)

Experience Required:

Minimum of two (2) years post graduate experience in ultrasound in an acute care hospital, including doppler, obstetrics/gynecology and abdominal sonography (of which at least two (2) years experience is as a senior ultrasound radiographer in an acute care hospital) is required

Minimum of four (4) years post graduate experience in ultrasound in an acute care hospital, including doppler, obstetrics/gynecology and abdominal sonography

For UAE Nationals: upon completion of an internship

Ability to identify and resolve problems using critical thinking and decision-making skills

Strong attention to detail

Ability to interpret clinical data for the establishment and implementation of appropriate patient treatment

Strong interpersonal skills

Strong oral and written communication skills

Ability to speak and write in English is required

Ability to speak and write in both English and Arabic is preferred

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