Ultrasound Technologist / Sonographer

Ultrasound Technologist / Sonographer

  • Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
  • Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Summary

Responsible for performing diagnostic sonographic imaging through the application of non-ionizing, high frequency sound waves for patients of all ages and maintaining safety at all times.

Education / Qualification Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Radiography or Sonography from an accredited program
  • Registration with one of the following professional boards:
    • The American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS)
    • The American Registry of Radiological Technologists (AART)
    • The Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologist (CAMRT)
    • Health and Care Professional Council in UK (HCPC)
    • Australian Sonographer Accreditation Registry (ASAR)
    • Irish Health and Social Care Regulatory Body (CORU)
    • New Zealand – Australian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine (ASUM)

Experience:

  • Minimum of Two (2) years of post-graduate experience in Ultrasound, including experience in Abdominal (small parts), Gynecology, and basic Vascular.
  • Strong Experience in Vascular Ultrasound to assist in the transplant program or strong experience in Breast Ultrasound is a must.

License:

Valid and in a good Standing License in current country or practice.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs ultrasound studies (Gynecology, abdominal, retroperitoneal and basic vascular).
  • May ask for some Obstetrics studies.
  • 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 during own duty time.
  • Assists with clinical instruction of ultrasound students and residents.
  • Assists in new investigational techniques, procedures and equipment.