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Ultrasound Technologist (Sonographer)

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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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