diagnostic medical sonographer resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Advanced Diagnostic Medical Sonographer serving as a Banner team member for over 25 years acquiring extensive clinical experience. Critical thinker possessing the ability to identify problems requiring efficient, effective resolution. Works independently, or as a valuable team member collaborating with staff, management, and physicians to develop and implement change. Serve as mentor and trainer to students and staff. Exceptional patient communication skills and advocate.

  • Organization, Detail, and Time Management
  • Planning and Coordination
  • Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology Knowledge
  • Patient Advocacy, Education, and Confidentiality
  • Training and Development
  • Verbal and Written Communication Skills
  • HIPPA, Universal Precaution, Patient, and Staff Safety Centered
  • Equipment Maintenance and Repair
  • Budget Conscious
  • Cerner, OnBase, Synapse/Fuji PACS, FirstNet, All Scripts, Word, Google Sheets, Modlink
Work History
12/2004 to Current Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Adventhealth | Fort Wainwright, AK,
  • Perform abdominal, ob/gyn, small part, vascular, neonatal, and pediatric exams, appropriately labeled matching patient identification
  • Perform ultrasound-guided procedures including paracentesis, thoracentesis, biopsies, aspirations, drain placements, and OR surgery cases
  • Submit diagnostic images with written reports to radiologists and physicians to support accurate medical decision making
  • Develop or modify imaging and procedure protocols
  • Review physicians' orders to determine appropriate medical imaging needs, scheduling accuracy, and coordination of exams with other facility departments
  • Educate patients on procedure details, provide instructions, and answer questions to minimize anxiety
  • Budget-minded while monitoring and managing inventory levels of sterile and non-sterile items, invasive devices, and chemicals.
  • Train staff and students
  • Identify areas of improvement to optimize patient experience and safety
  • Past projects include collaboration with the Department of Veteran's Affairs, Hearing Impaired Interpreter Services Education, Observation Turn-Around Times, Pathology-Laboratory Process Education, Equipment Super-User
05/1998 to 12/2004 Computerized Tomography Technologist Banner Thunderbird Medical Center | City, STATE,
  • Performed computed tomography exams on GE equipment to take images of patient anatomy from different angles forming a complete picture of condition and providing firm foundation for accurate diagnosis
  • Complied with departmental policies regarding issues of employee, patient and environmental safety, heeding appropriate reporting requirements
  • Communicated with radiologists, physicians, nurses, and other team members concerning patient status, diagnoses, and related information
  • IV insertion and safe contrast injection in accordance with department policy.
  • Calibrated, maintained, and troubleshot radiologic equipment to minimize operational downtime
  • Trained and supervised new radiologic technologists
  • Assisted radiologist in performing special imaging procedures
  • Evaluated images for technical quality and accuracy
  • Utilized knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and radiation protection to produce quality exam
  • Prepared and mixed contrast agents for enhanced imaging
  • Worked with Radiologist and supervisor to develop protocols of all exams resulting in continuity of care
  • Learned and adapted quickly to new technology and software applications
01/1988 to 05/1998 Dental Radiographer and Assitant, Front Office Smile Fitness Dental Center / Dentahealth Of AZ | City, STATE,
  • Performed chair-side duties assisting dentist in diagnostic, preventative, and restorative treatments
  • Worked independently to achieve high-quality radiographic images and assess quality assurance
  • Sanitized trays, instruments, and surfaces for patient safety and office cleanliness
  • Scheduled appointments for new and existing patients, factoring in multiple provider availability and scheduling loads.
  • Obtained patient health history, symptom evaluation, and other pertinent information
  • Confirmation of dental benefits through employers and insurance companies
  • Dental insurance coding and billing including follow-up of claims
  • Accounts receivable
  • Accounts payable
  • Developed procedures to establish accurate and organized check-in and check-out processes
Expected in 02/2021 Master of Science | Public Health University of Arizona Global Campus, Tucson, AZ, GPA:
Expected in 12/2014 Bachelor of Science | Diagnostic Medical Sonography And Therapy Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ GPA:
Expected in 12/2005 Associate of Applied Science | Diagnostic Medical Sonography Gateway Community College, Phoenix, AZ, GPA:
Expected in 05/1998 Associate of Applied Science | Medical Radiologic Technology Gateway Community College, Phoenix, AZ, GPA:
  • RDMS - Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, Abdomen, OB/GYN, Pediatrics
  • RVT - Registered Vascular Technologist
  • ARRT (R) (CT) - Radiologic Technologist, Computed Tomography
  • BLS - Basic Life Support
  • Arizona State License of Dental Radiography

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School Attended

  • University of Arizona Global Campus
  • Northern Arizona University
  • Gateway Community College
  • Gateway Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
  • Computerized Tomography Technologist
  • Dental Radiographer and Assitant, Front Office


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Associate of Applied Science

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