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ultrasound sonographer resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Outgoing and friendly with strong motivation for success. Eager to lead a team of indivduals to ensure patient satisfaction is acquired with every imaging experience, in hopes of exceeding their expectations.

Skilled Sonographer, acting as interum leader, with more than 22 years of hands-on experience. Expert in providing basic patient care when performing a wide range of diagnostic imaging procedures and producing high-quality images. Adept at managing equipment maintenance schedules, inventory, and patient workflow. Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success. Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking leadership opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth. Personable and professional RDMS (AB,BR); R.T.(R) leveraging exceptional technical and analytical skills. Proficient in use of Philips Epic 5 and Siemens Acuson ultrasound machines. Dedicated to providing patients with comfortable and informative exam experience.

Skills
  • Radiology
  • Diagnostic imaging
  • Staff training
  • Needle localization
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Conflict resolution
  • Critical thinking
  • Patient safety
  • HIPAA
  • Public health
  • Relationship building
Experience
Ultrasound Sonographer, Aug2016 to Current
Genesis Health GroupClinton, IA,
  • Maintained highest levels of quality, safety and patient confidentiality by following hospital and regulatory guidelines when collecting patient information and conducting imaging procedures using ALARA and patient identifiers.
  • Teaches SOVAH Sonography students during their clinical times helping guide them to become the best sonographer they are meant to be.
  • Analyzed sonographic information and communicated findings to our reading radiologists.
  • Applied independent judgment during exam process to accurately differentiate between normal and pathological findings under the guidance of our radiologist.
  • Reduced patients' anxiety and enhanced cooperation by educating on procedure details, instructions and expectations.
  • Captured and sent images following physicians' orders allowing proper diagnosis and treatment by our radiologists.
  • Reviewed diagnostic images' quality and filed diagnostic images in appropriate PACS systems as well as sending images electronically to be read during emergent studies via V-Rad.
  • Operated mobile imaging equipment to capture medical information at patients' bedsides, operating and emergency rooms.
  • Assisting in Radiology, I properly applied ALARA, that reduced exposure to radiation using beam-restrictive devices and patient shielding techniques.
  • Maintained inventory and supply levels for film, catheters and other medical items, checking inventory stock and reordering items running low.
  • Utilized transvaginal scanners to detect particularly obscured abnormalities. Introduced the High Level Disinfection process of the Trophon Unit.
  • Conducted cancer screening using ultrasound tests to detect small abnormalities and monitor blood flow within tissue using Doppler imaging for torsion of ovaries and scrotum, evaluation of patent vessels of portal venous system.
  • Gained knowledge and training of performing Liver elastrography exams.
  • Delivered comprehensive training to students and new technologists on equipment, imaging processing, patient relations and best practices.
  • Reviewed diagnostic image quality and filed diagnostic images in appropriate patient records in MediTech, NOVA PACS, and Vrad.
Ultrasound Sonographer, 05/2012 to 03/2018
Genesis Health GroupEldridge, IA,
  • Maintained highest levels of quality, safety and patient confidentiality by following hospital and regulatory guidelines when collecting patient information and conducting imaging procedures, while using 2 part identifiers and using ADIET.
  • Analyzed sonographic information and communicated findings to our radiologists.
  • Applied independent judgment during exam process to accurately differentiate between normal and pathological findings.
  • Reduced patients' anxiety and enhanced cooperation by educating on procedure details, instructions and expectations.
  • Captured and developed images following physicians' orders and our scanning protocol allowing proper diagnosis and treatment.
  • Utilized 2D ultrasound machines to capture images of varying complexity.
  • Reviewed diagnostic images' quality and filed diagnostic images in appropriate patient records in our PACS system Canopy Partners and knowledge of Epic system.
  • Operated mobile imaging equipment to capture medical information at patients' bedsides, operating and emergency rooms.
  • During my brief assistance during downtime, I reduced exposure to radiation using beam-restrictive devices and patient shielding techniques using ALARA.
  • Generated summaries describing type and content of captured images.
  • Explained image capturing process in entirety to patients and caregivers.
  • Utilized transvaginal scanners to detect particularly obscured abnormalities, evaluated ovaries for torsion. and ectopic pregnancies.
  • Uses and maintains a yearly certifiecate in using HLD Trophon unit to sanitize the ultrasound probes.
Radiologic Technologist/Sonographer, 03/2007 to 03/2012
Georgetown Hospital SystemCity, STATE,
  • Positioned patients and x-ray and OR equipment, and implemented beam-restrictive devices and shielding techniques to minimize radiation exposure.
  • Delivered comprehensive training to students and new technologists on equipment, imaging processing, patient relations and best practices.
  • Reviewed diagnostic image quality and filed diagnostic images in appropriate patient records using Meditech and GE Centricity
  • Operated Shimatzu portable and stationary imaging equipment to capture medical information at patients' bedsides, radiology imaging rooms, fluoroscopy, operating and emergency rooms always keeping ALARA as priority using lead shielding and collimation.
  • Oversaw day-to-day department operations, including scheduling, patient coordination and department and equipment maintenance while supervising 5 other technologists.
  • Maintained highest levels of quality, safety and patient confidentiality by following hospital and regulatory guidelines when collecting patient information and conducting imaging procedures.
  • Captured and developed images following physicians' orders allowing proper diagnosis and treatment.
  • Positioned Shimatzu imaging equipment and adjusted controls to set exposure time and distance.
  • Observed patients' reactions and conditions to report any abnormal signs or discomfort to physicians.
  • Interviewed 9 patients every Tuesday to obtain medical histories, during their Bone Density tests, accurately documenting all information.
  • Provided my ultrasound skills for the sonography department during call outs and maternity leaves.
Education and Training
Associate of Applied Science: Radiography, Expected in 05/1999 to Forsyth Technical Community College - Winston-salem, NC
GPA:
Certifications
  • RDMS - Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
  • Certified R.T.(R), (ARRT) - 1999-CURRENT
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School Attended

  • Forsyth Technical Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Ultrasound Sonographer
  • Ultrasound Sonographer
  • Radiologic Technologist/Sonographer

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science

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