Sonographer

Organize and perform ultra-sonographic examinations in accordance with accepted protocols as directed by the supervising Radiologist. Document high quality...

Organize and perform ultra-sonographic examinations in accordance with accepted protocols as directed by the supervising Radiologist. Document high quality...

Fursaty

Sonographer

NMC Hospital

Healthcare

Posted on 28 Mar, 2024
Expired


Experience

2 – 5 years

Location

Sharjah

Qualification

Bachelor's Degree

Nationality

Unspecified

Gender

Any

Job Sector

Healthcare

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Unspecified

Vacancies

Unspecified

Job Description

  • Organize and perform ultra-sonographic examinations in accordance with accepted protocols as directed by the supervising Radiologist. Document high quality images and practice good patient care.
  • Check patients identity and examinations required ensuring all examinations are justified.
  • Prepare exam room and select appropriate ultrasound equipment to conduct sonography examinations in accordance with infectious disease, sterilization, and patient safety protocols, policies, and procedures.
  • Obtain and record patient history including prior test results. Review patient medical history and supporting clinical information. Enter test data and patient information into computer of ultrasound equipment to maintain record of test results.
  • Use proper patient positioning tools, devices, equipment adjustment, and ergonomically correct scanning techniques to ensure patient comfort and safety, and to prevent compromised data acquisition and musculoskeletal injury to the sonographer.   Maneuver patients into appropriate position for procedure to obtain the best images.
  • Apply independent judgment during the sonography examination to ensure that appropriate anatomical, pathological, and clinical conditions are accurately captured in the examination images. 
  • Review examination images, synthesize examination results, prepare the preliminary findings and relay findings to Radiologist or Physician. 
  • Ensure that the sonography examination results meet the facility standards for Quality Assurance before findings are released for interpretation. Follow the guidelines provided by the supervising Radiologist for a particular sonographic examination. 
  • Maintain ultrasound equipment and supplies. Perform quality control procedures to ensure that the ultrasound equipment operates at optimal levels. Exercise responsibility to ensure that the ultrasound equipment is functioning accurately. Assist the Radiology Manager in maintaining accurate QC logs, service records etc. 
  • Understand and practice proper use of all equipment; never operates equipment inconsistent with manufacturer’s instruction.
  • Ensure the safety and comfort of the patient throughout the examination and provide care appropriate to condition and age of the patient, including neonate, pediatric, adolescent, geriatric and general population.

Other responsibilities of this post include,

  • Undertake and perform General Radiography, Bone Mineral Densitometry, Mammography, and Fluoroscopy requested to a high level of Radiographic skill as and when required. Due consideration is to be given to the clinical indication, needs and abilities of the patient when tailoring the examination.
  • Check patients identity and examinations required ensuring all examinations are justified and optimized.

Job Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in  Diagnostic Radiography or its equivalent
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Ultrasonography (preferable).
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant experience in ultrasound, mammography and fluoroscopic procedures
  • Valid MOH license 

Job Location

Sharjah

NMC Hospital

NMC Hospital

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