Technical Standards

Sonographers and Vascular Technologists must be able to:


Lift more than 50 pounds routinely
Push and pull routinely
Bend and stoop routinely
Have full use of both hands, wrists and shoulders
Distinguish audible sounds
Adequately view sonograms, including color distinctions
Work standing on their feet 80% of the time
Interact compassionately and effectively with the sick or injured
Assist patients on and off examining tables
Communicate effectively with patients and other health care professionals
Organize and accurately perform the individual steps in a sonographic procedure in the proper sequence