Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Produce ultrasonic recordings of internal organs for use by physicians.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Attention to Detail * Integrity * Independence * Concern for Others * Cooperation * Stress Tolerance * Self Control * Initiative * Adaptability/Flexibility

Representative Tasks * Observe screen during scan to ensure that image produced is satisfactory for diagnostic purposes, making adjustments to equipment as required. * Observe and care for patients throughout examinations to ensure their safety and comfort. * Select appropriate equipment settings and adjust patient positions to obtain the best sites and angles.



Job Family Healthcare Practitioners and Technical

Sample Job Titles Cardiac Sonographer, Cardiac/Vascular Sonographer, Cardiovascular Sonographer, Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, Echo Tech (Echocardiographic Technician), Medical Sonographer, Polysomnographic Technician, Polysomnographic Technologist, Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer, Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS), Sonogram Technician, Sonographer, Sonography Technician, Staff Sonographer, Ultra Sound Technician, Ultrasonic Tester, Ultrasonographer, Ultrasound Technician (Ultrasound Tech), Ultrasound Technologist (Ultrasound Tech), Ultrasound Tester, Vascular Sonographer.