Also referred to as: Head Ultrasound Technologist
Requirements and Responsibilities

Chief Ultrasound Technologist oversees Ultrasound Technologists and maintains the technical aspects of ultrasound services. Acts as a liaison between technologists, physicians and area support staff. Being a Chief Ultrasound Technologist suggests equipment modification and evaluates accuracy and quality of ultrasound images. May perform duties of Ultrasound Technologist as needed. Additionally, Chief Ultrasound Technologist requires an associate degree. May require completion from an approved one-year program in Ultrasound Technology. Requires registration with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS). Typically reports to a manager or director. The Chief Ultrasound Technologist typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments. To be a Chief Ultrasound Technologist typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience.

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