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registered diagnostic medical sonographer resume example with 19+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Summary

Senior-level Sonographer with 20 years of progressive expertise in Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound, encompassing a variety of clinical settings. Highly knowledgeable in multimodality imaging including general, Vascular and limited MSK examinations. Skilled in providing patients with educational information and instruction to ease anxiety and produce high-quality, high-resolution images.

Skills
  • Abdomen, Pelvis Doppler/Duplex
  • OB-1st, 2nd & 3rd Trimester; Fetal viability/anatomy, Biophysical Profile
  • Breast, Small Parts
  • Carotid Doppler, Peripheral Arterial/Venous, ABI
  • MSK-limited evaluation of Achilles tendon, Ankle Complex, Infant Hips, Infant Spine, Plantar Fascia, Patellar tendon, Rotator Cuff
  • Neonatal Head
  • Ultrasound-guided interventional procedures-Breast BX, Cryoablation and Microwave Ablation, Needle localization/Savi Scout placement, Arthrocentesis, Paracentesis, Thoracentesis
  • Clinical Preceptor
  • Quality Control
  • Patient Safety
  • HIPAA compliant
  • Working collaboratively
  • Friendly-positive attitude
Experience
Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, 07/2022 - Current
San Antonio Regional Hospital Upland, CA,
  • Used ultrasound equipment to produce and record images of internal structures, blood movements, bodily masses and target concerns such as fluid accumulations in high volume, fast paced outpatient setting
  • Helped patients feel at ease and monitored behaviors throughout examinations to maintain safety and comfort.
  • Provided oral, written and evidentiary summaries of scans to help physicians make accurate medical diagnoses.
  • Performed general, vascular, breast, soft tissue and limited MSK exams, Pediatric evaluations including Infant hips, neonatal head surveys for IVH, Infant Spine
  • Assisted Interventional Radiologists with special procedures such as Renal and Liver Biopsies, Renal Cryoablation studies as well as Liver Microwave Ablations
Senior Sonographer, 11/2019 - 02/2021
Children's Hospital Boston Boston, MA,
  • Used ultrasound equipment to produce and record images of internal structures, blood movements, bodily masses and target concerns such as fluid accumulations.
  • Made independent decisions about appropriate length and scope of examinations based on physician directives and findings during scans.
  • Provided oral, written and evidentiary summaries of scans to help physicians make accurate medical diagnoses.
  • Reduced patients' anxiety and enhanced cooperation by educating on procedure details, instructions and expectations.
  • Applied ultrasound guided interventional expertise to support clinicians and surgeons during simple and complex procedures such as Paracentesis, Thoracentesis, Arthrocentesis and Breast Biopsies.
  • Obtained written consent from patients to perform procedures and upheld HIPAA, legal and facility standards in all actions.
  • Maintained inventory and supply levels for contrast materials, film, catheters and other medical items, checking inventory stock and reordering items running low.
Ultrasound Sonographer, 09/2016 - 11/2019
Grand View Hospital Souderton, PA,
  • Maintained highest levels of quality, safety and patient confidentiality by following hospital and regulatory guidelines when collecting patient information and conducting imaging procedures.
  • Operated mobile imaging equipment to capture medical information at patients' bedsides, operating and emergency rooms.
  • Utilized 2D, 3D and 4D ultrasound machines to capture images of varying complexity.
  • Applied independent judgment during exam process to accurately differentiate between normal and pathological findings.
Ultrasound Coordinator, 09/2015 - 05/2016
Children's Hospital Boston Boston, MA,
  • Function as a technical/clinical leader in Sonography
  • General supervision and evaluation of staff sonographers
  • Ensure staff compliance with clinical and operational protocols, policies, procedures and new technologies
  • Oversight of clinical experience for student Sonographers
  • Serve as ambassador and advocate with other internal or external members of the healthcare team
  • Ensure timely access to equipment, supplies and logistical support
  • Provide pre-scanning support to staff Sonographers when appropriate
  • Develop and implement quality assurance protocols and quality improvement measures
  • Ensure that appropriate accreditation is secured and maintained
  • Perform advanced Sonography services or other tasks (e.g. PICC line, interventional procedures, biopsies, etc.) delegated by the supervising physician, consistent with education, training and facility protocols, policies and procedures
  • Ensure that examination results meet the facility standard for quality assurance before findings are released for interpretation
  • Assist with the orientation and training of new staff Sonographers; Team building, promoting positive morale and performance
  • Direction and guidance for departmental workflow and work load scheduling
  • Ensure that staff professional education requirements are met, maintained, including applicable licensure, certification, and/or accreditation standards
  • Working lead Sonographer, varied and rotating shifts including on call coverage when necessary
Senior OB/GYN Sonographer, 05/2013 - 09/2015
Aya Hamilton, NJ,
  • Performed advanced Sonography services or other tasks (e.g amniocentesis, IUD insertion/placement under ultrasound guidance, endometrial/cervical biopsies, saline Sonohysterogram, etc.) orchestrated by the supervising specialist, consistent with education, training and private practice protocols, policies and procedures
  • Apply independent, professional, ethical judgment and critical thinking to safely perform diagnostic Sonography procedures
  • Ensure that appropriate anatomical, pathological and clinical conditions are accurately captured in the examination images
  • Maintain patient privacy and confidentiality in accordance with privacy laws (e.g. HIPAA) and facility policies and procedures
  • Prepare examination room and ultrasound equipment to conduct examinations in accordance with infectious disease, sterilization and patient safety protocols, policies and procedures
  • Responsible for the preventative maintenance program for ultrasound equipment
  • Exercise responsibility for day to day operation of facility's Sonography services as well as patient scheduling
  • Preparation, maintenance and accuracy of reports, database records and logs
  • Accountable for the creation, oversight and implementation of scanning protocols and quality control activities
Senior Sonographer, 11/2008 - 05/2013
Canyon Vista Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Function as a technical/clinical leader in Sonography
  • General supervision and evaluation of staff sonographers
  • Ensure staff compliance with clinical and operational protocols, policies, procedures and new technologies
  • Oversight of clinical experience for student Sonographers
  • Serve as ambassador and advocate with other internal or external members of the healthcare team
  • Ensure timely access to equipment, supplies and logistical support
  • Provide pre-scanning support to staff Sonographers when appropriate
  • Develop and implement quality assurance protocols and quality improvement measures
  • Ensure that appropriate accreditation is secured and maintained
  • Perform advanced Sonography services or other tasks (e.g. PICC line, interventional procedures, biopsies, etc.) delegated by the supervising physician, consistent with education, training and facility protocols, policies and procedures
  • Ensure that examination results meet the facility standard for quality assurance before findings are released for interpretation
  • Assist with the orientation and training of new staff Sonographers; Team building, promoting positive morale and performance
  • Direction and guidance for departmental workflow and work load scheduling
  • Ensure that staff professional education requirements are met, maintained, including applicable licensure, certification, and/or accreditation standards
  • Working lead Sonographer, varied and rotating shifts including on call coverage when necessary
Travel Sonographer, 04/2004 - 08/2008
Titan Medical (aka) RSI Medical Staffing City, STATE,
  • Serve as ambassador and advocate with other internal and/or external members of the healthcare team
  • Establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with co-workers, administrators and other members of the healthcare organization
  • Direction and guidance for departmental workflow when necessary
  • Assist with workload scheduling
  • Prepare exam room and ultrasound equipment to conduct examinations in accordance with infectious disease, sterilization and patient safety protocols, policies and procedures
  • Compassionately communicate with the patient in a manner appropriate to the patient's ability to understand (age specific)
  • Apply independent, professional, ethical judgment and critical thinking to safely perform diagnostic sonography procedures
  • Varied shifts with on call coverage provided as needed
Sonographer-Entry Level, 09/2001 - 10/2005
Memorial-Hermann Healthcare Systems, Northwest City, STATE,
  • Prepare exam room and ultrasound equipment to conduct examinations in accordance with infectious disease, sterilization and patient safety protocols, policies and procedures
  • Compassionately communicate with the patient in a manner appropriate to the patient's ability to understand (age specific)
  • Apply independent, professional, ethical judgment and critical thinking to safely perform diagnostic sonography procedures
  • Varied shifts with on call coverage provided as needed
Education and Training
Certificate: Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Expected in 10/2001
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Sanford Brown College - Houston, TX,
GPA:
Status -
Certifications
  • Licensed ARDMS (AB, BR, OB/Gyn), RVT #106844
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School Attended

  • Sanford Brown College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
  • Senior Sonographer
  • Ultrasound Sonographer
  • Ultrasound Coordinator
  • Senior OB/GYN Sonographer
  • Senior Sonographer
  • Travel Sonographer
  • Sonographer-Entry Level

Degrees

  • Certificate

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