A sonographer, or diagnostic medical sonographer, uses ultrasound equipment to view the inside of the human body and assist physicians in making diagnoses. Typically, a physician issues a medical order for an ultrasound, which the sonographer carries out using special ultrasound equipment to produce diagnostic images.
Maintain equipment and follow safety regulations.
Interpret and add electronic notes to diagnostic images.
Operate and adjust ultrasound and other equipment to obtain diagnostic images.
Complete paperwork and route tasks and images to appropriate staff.