Sonographer Interview Questions

When interviewing for a position as a professional sonographer, expect to answer questions about your technical background and experience, including the equipment you are proficient in operating, the types of examinations you can execute and your knowledge of human anatomy. You should also be prepared to answer behavioural questions such as how you would handle a difficult patient or educate a patient about the examination they are undergoing.

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Top Sonographer Interview Questions & How to Answer

Here are three sonographer questions and tips on how to answer them:

Question No. 1: How do you maintain your sonography equipment?

How to answer: An interviewer may ask this question to test your ultrasound maintenance skills. Describe the steps you would take to test equipment, including checking connectors, following sterilisation protocols and performing routine maintenance scans. Make sure you emphasise how proper equipment maintenance ensures smooth testing procedures and clear images.

Question No. 2: How would you handle a patient who was anxious about a diagnostic scan you were performing?

How to answer: This question allows the interviewer to assess your interpersonal communication and patient care skills. List and discuss strategies you may employ to help patients feel at ease during a diagnostic procedure. Share any successes you have had with anxious patients in the past.

Question No. 3: How do you ensure the accuracy and confidentiality of patient records?

How to answer: Sonographers must keep detailed patient records to ensure a proper diagnosis. This question allows interviewers to assess your organisational skills and attention to detail. List and discuss procedures you have used to maintain and protect patient information.

Top Interview Questions

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Bayhealth Medical Center
Diagnostic Medical Sonographer was asked...20 December 2022

Where I saw myself in 5 years

2 Answers

Working and married



Are you married? Do you have children? 'Women with children don't work weekends.'

1 Answers

I prefer not to answer.

Ultimate Diagnostics

Why would you want to work with us?

1 Answers

shortest commute

Susquehanna Health
Sonographer was asked...25 September 2015


1 Answers


Benson Hospital

Can I work weekends and take call

1 Answers


Altru Health
Sonographer was asked...26 September 2017

How do you deal with the patients from a different cultural background?

1 Answers

I mentioned how I deal with them and also had to note that americans are all different too regardless of their culture. Less

Rush University Medical Center

How well did I know ob/gyn

1 Answers

Over 10 years experience

Montefiore Medical

Why did you choose this hospital

1 Answers

'cause it is fast growing and modern hospital


What date can you start

1 Answers

I answered the date which was 2-3 months later and they said it doesnt work which should have been communicated with me before i flew there Less

BJC HealthCare

Why I would fit in to the culture.

1 Answers

I was familiar with another facility, which was smaller, but still had the same feel. I had been a student in a BJC facility for the majority of my time in school and loved it. Less

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