Skills Diagnostic Medical Sonographer in Ontario

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a diagnostic medical sonographer in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Medical sonographers (NOC 3216).


People working in this occupation usually apply the following skill set.

  • Check ultrasound equipment to ensure proper operation
  • Prepare examination reports for physicians
  • Observe and care for patients throughout examinations
  • Record, store and process scanned images by using camera unit connected to the ultrasound equipment
  • Monitor examination to evaluate quality and consistency of diagnostic images, and make adjustments to equipment, as required
  • Operate ultrasound imaging equipment to produce and record images

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.

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