Sonographers are highly skilled professionals who use specialized equipment to create images of structures inside the human
body that are used by physicians to make a medical diagnosis. Sonographers require independent judgement, ingenuity and
initiative in the application of diagnostic ultrasound as well as excellent communication skills and the ability to describe
details in a precise manner.
Graduate of an accredited ultrasound program
Registered with American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (A.R.D.M.S.) and/or Sonography Canada
Effective January 1, 2019 all sonographers must be registered with the College of Medical Radiation Imaging
Technologists of Ontario to practice.
Preferred registration with the Ontario Association of Medical Radiation Sciences (OARMS)
Completion of required 30 hours of continuing education per triennium to maintain registration
Requirement of vascular Doppler and NT skill or willingness to learn these skills upon hire – to be oriented in the
Relevant clinical experience is preferred
Moderate/high degree of physical effort
High degree of mental effort and analysis
POSITION-specific responsibilites and tasks:
Assists Radiologist, or other designated consultants with special procedures and seeks assistance from Medical Staff
Ensures the patients have been properly prepared prior the examination and have been informed about the nature of
study. Gains patient cooperation by reducing anxieties, providing explanations of treatments; answering questions.
Maintains proper records for Quality Assurance and statistical reporting purposes
Recognizes the significance of all structures that are visualized on the images at all times differentiating artifact
from normal or pathological process.
Records pertinent patient history, documents impression and observations of the examination for the Radiologist
Selects proper technical factors to produce optimal examination
HOURS OF WORK: Ability to work rotating shifts, holidays, weekends is required and on call is compensated when
Listowel & Wingham Hospitals Alliance / LWHA
Established in 2003, LWHA is a provider of inpatient and outpatient care through the Listowel Memorial and Wingham & District Hospitals.