Ultrasound Technologist

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Contacts for Interviews:

Lynn Imel, Clinical Director,765.660.6200 or lynn.imel@mgh.net

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Interview Questions Answered:

  1. To interview an ultrasound technologist, we will look for the necessary education and professional registration.
  2. Pay range will begin at around $18.95 per hour and wage is determined by experience and education.
  3. Performs a variety of dynamic ultrasound procedures including, but not limited to, OB-GYN, abdominal and small parts.
  4. Negative of career = stressful. Benefit = making a difference in patients' lives every day (rewarding and fulfilling) and opportunity to cross-train in various radiology modalities.
  5. MGH offers a standard benefit package, including paid time off (holidays, sick and vacation time) as well as a comprehensive health insurance plan.
  6. The advancement opportunities and job outlook for almost any career in healthcare are numerous.

Local Educational Institutions:

At least an associate's degree is required as well as registration (certification) from a national credentialing organization. Here are a couple of schools that offer programs for radiation technologist, which is where you begin to get to ultrasound technologist.

Ball State University / www.bsu.edu / 765.285.5571

Ivy Tech State College / www.ivytech.edu
Marion-765.662.9843

General Information about Radiology and Ultrasound:

www.asrt.org

www.radiologyinfo.org