Under minimal supervision, performs diagnostic ultrasound procedures as requested by a physician to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of patients. Explains process, instructs and assists patient in assuming physical position for examination. Selects transducer and adjusts equipment controls according to organ to be examined, depth of field, and other specifications of test. Keys test data and pertinent information into computer of ultrasound equipment to maintain record of test results. Moves transducer by hand over specified area of body and observes sound wave display screen to monitor quality of ultrasonic pattern produced. Performs any combination of the following duties depending on the area of assignment.
Completion of an ultrasound training program and registered through the ARDMS. RDMS certification in at least one area (Abdominal, Vascular or Obstetrical) required. Basic Life Support(BLS-CPR) is required.