Ultrasound Technician Job Description

ultrasound technician job description includes a detailed overview of the key requirements, duties, responsibilities, and skills for this role.

Last update : July 14, 2023

Ultrasound Technician Job Description

The ultrasound technician or sonographer is a medical professional trained to hear and diagnose problems using ultrasound equipment.

Sonographers often specialize in obstetric and gynecology, vascular, or cardiac ultrasound and can also perform echocardiography.

Job Brief:

We’re looking for Ultrasound Technician to fill a position in our hospital. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a hospital setting and be able to provide excellent patient care.

Ultrasound Technician Duties:

  • Perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures using ultrasound and ultrasound-guided needle techniques
  • Perform technical ultrasound examinations
  • Maintain and update medical charts
  • Perform diagnostic ultrasound
  • Schedule appointments and screening exams
  • Perform patient preparation
  • Advise patients of test findings
  • Record patient information and prepare quality reports
  • Provide indirect patient care
  • Schedule patient follow-up appointments and exam times

Ultrasound Technician Responsibilities:

  • Current ARRT certification in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • 4+ years’ professional experience in sonography
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, and skilled at multi-tasking
  • Strongly motivated and customer-service oriented
  • Ability to make quick, accurate decisions

Requirements And Skills:

  • Perform ultrasound examinations of patient’s anatomy and physiology with the cooperation of the patient and under the direction of physicians.
  • Perform diagnostic ultrasound examinations, and provide continuing medical education to physicians.
  • Perform sonographic examinations using appropriate equipment in accordance with established standards.
  • Oversee patient triage, and assist with clinical procedures, including injection and aspiration of fluid.
  • Perform basic procedural skills, including performance of ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration, biopsies, and venipuncture.
  • Remain current in ultrasound practice and procedures by participating in continuing medical education programs.
  • Be responsible for keeping the clinic clean and sterile.
  • Assist other medical technicians as requested.

At Company Name, we believe that diversity and inclusion are key to building a strong team. We are committed to providing equal opportunity for all employees and encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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