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Listowel & Wingham Hospitals Alliance / LWHA
Listowel ON

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
where appropriate
 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

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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.