Outside of the NHS or Private hospitals there are a whole range of alternative Ultrasound careers for someone with a clinical Ultrasound background, don’t think for one moment you are limited to the routine hospital scanning you are familiar with.
Today in the UK there is an exceptionally high demand for clinically trained Sonographers to join Ultrasound businesses, your skills and knowledge of diagnostic medical imaging gives you a unique perspective that employers are looking for.
Have you ever considered becoming an Applications Specialist?
No, what are they? Applications Specialists are clinical experts that Ultrasound manufacturers employ to provide high calibre clinical training, education and support to end users of their systems.
What do they do on a day-to-day basis? Being field based these roles usually are asked to support the sales team across a particular region of the UK, by highlighting the clinical benefits of the system’s they are demonstrating.
What makes a good Applications Specialist? There are a number of things that employers look for, but primarily is a positive, driven attitude along with the desire to help other sonographers by providing them with top-class training.
What would I get out of it? With the current shortage for applications specialists you will be offered a highly competitive salary that is usually boosted with the addition of a bonus, private pension, private health cover, life assurance and a company car. Also, since these are field based roles you will be given the independence to plan your own diary and schedule your working week around your goals.
Not to mention the opportunity to progress your Ultrasound careers forward through a manufacturer of Ultrasound equipment!