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  • Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Alternate Occupation Titles

  • Medical Instrument Technologist/Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist (as Hybrid)
  • Medical Instrument Technician
  • Medical Sonographer
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonographer and Vascular Technician
  • Diagnostic Medical Ultrasonographer
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist
  • Echosonographer Technologist (Echo Tech)
  • Lead Technologist
  • OB/GYN Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (Obstetrics and Gynecology Diagnostic Medical Sonographer)
  • Radiologic Technologist
  • Radiologic Technologist and Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS)
  • Registered Ultrasound Technologist
  • Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT)
  • Senior Echo Tech (Senior Echosonographer Technologist)
  • Staff Medical Sonographer
  • Staff Sonographer, Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (Staff Sonographer, RDMS)
  • Staff Ultrasound Technologist (Staff Ultrasound Tech)
  • Ultrasound Technologist (Ultrasound Tech)
  • Ultrasound Technologist, Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (Ultrasound Technologist, RDMS)
  • Ultrasound Technologist, Sonographer
  • Ultrasound Technician, Medical Sonographer
  • Ultrasound Vascular Technologist (Ultrasound Vascular Tech)


  • Perform medical procedures, such as administering oxygen, inserting and removing airways, taking vital signs, or giving emergency treatment, such as first aid or cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
  • Provide sonogram and oral or written summary of technical findings to physician for use in medical diagnosis.
  • Supervise or train students or other medical sonographers.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Adjust settings or positions of medical equipment.
  • Clean medical equipment or facilities.
  • Communicate test or assessment results to medical professionals.
  • Examine medical instruments or equipment to ensure proper operation.
  • Explain medical procedures or test results to patients or family members.
  • Gather medical information from patient histories.
  • Maintain medical facility records.
  • Maintain inventory of medical supplies or equipment.
  • Monitor video displays of medical equipment to ensure proper functioning.
  • Order medical supplies or equipment.
  • Perform clerical work in medical settings.
  • Prepare medical supplies or equipment for use.
  • Prepare patients physically for medical procedures.
  • Process x-rays or other medical images.
  • Record patient medical histories.
  • Repair medical facility equipment.
  • Train medical providers.
  • Treat medical emergencies.