Career Awareness


 Daily Tasks
Performs diagnostic ultrasound imaging procedures on patients, under the supervision of a radiologist. Sonographers review the patient history and clinical data, perform procedures and provide an oral or written summary of findings to the physicians.
Communications skills, positive personality, human relations skills, multitasking, self-motivated, ability to work independently, ability to work with a team, professional image, respect diversity, flexibility, honesty and caring attitude towards people.
 Work Setting
Ultrasound procedure rooms on campus.
 Work Hours
Primarily day shifts, Monday-Friday. May require occasional nights and weekends. Also on-call requirements.
Graduate of an accredited sonography program.
Candidates must become registered within six months of Mayo employment.
 Recommended High School Classes
College prep, computer applications, anatomy/physiology, advanced math, and advanced science

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