Arpita M. Gogoi, RT(R), RDMS.****, ********* **
A career involving Ultrasonography, diagnostic X-rays and other modalities pertaining to
B.S in Health Care Sciences Ultrasonography major
G.P.A. 3.80 George Washington University,
Graduated in May 1998 Washington, D.C.
A.A.S in Radiologic Technology University of District of Columbia,
G.P.A. 3.81 Washington, D.C.
B.A. English Literature University of Calcutta
Minor History and Sociology India
Special Education George Mason University
ED/LD Fairfax, Va
JOB RELATED SKILLS
August 1996 till present
Proficient in using ultrasound machines such as ATL, Acuson, Diasonic GE,for abdominal, ob-gyn, small-parts, vascular ultrasound and echo-cardiography. Completed clinical rotations at the Ultrasound departments of different hospitals in the area:Columbia Pentagon Hospital for abdomen, ob-gyn, vascular(carotid, venous), small parts (thyroid, scrotum, breast, knee) and echocardiography. GWU Vascular Clinic for venous, arterial, carotid scans, segmental pressures.
Veterans Affairs Medical Center for abdominal, pelvic, small-parts, thoracentesis, assisted in trans-rectal biopsies, and vascular ultrasound. Columbia Women’s Hospital for ob-gyn, amniocentesis, chorionic-villi-sampling,biophysical profile and neonatal head scanning. GWU out patient center for abdominal, ob-gyn and small-parts. Also had extensive lab and
practicum courses in school in abdominal, vascular, echocardiography, plethysmography.
August 1994 to May 1996
Completed Clinical Education in the Radiology Departments of DC General, Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center and Howard University Hospital, Washington, D.C.
Performed various job related duties such as :
X-ray of chest, abdomen, hips, pelvis, shoulder spine, skull and facial bones, upper and lower
extremities.Assisted in fluoroscopic examinations such as Barium Swallow or Esophagram, Upper G.I.
and Barium Enema. Performed specials such as Intravenous Urogram, Portables.
Rotated through Angiography, MRI, CT-Scan, Mammography.Other duties included manipulation of various X-ray, tomographic and special equipments. Also operated the portable X-ray machine and was involved in correct advocation of contrast-media, patient care, file room and front desk activities and others. Assisted in OR duties and C-ARM fluoroscopy. Attended a number of hospital in-service meetings on educative topics.
Willing to cross-train in other modalities if required.
EMPLOYMENT RELATED EXPERIENCE
From 1998 to present: work in ob offices Capital Women’s Care in Fairfax, Va and Prince William Ob-Gyn in Manassas, Va doing OB sonograms, first trimester Ob scans, abnormal placenta, interval growth scans, AFI check, BPP, m mode, doppler, cervix check, assisting in hysterosonograms .
From 1995 to 1998:
Worked as Sonographer for “Med-force”, “X-Rays 4 U” and “Maxim Staffing” doing abdominal, Ob, pelvic, vascular and small parts ultrasound
Part-time Sonographer at Dr. Singh’s office in Fairfax, Northern Virginia doing Ob, pelvic, nuchal translucency, first trimester sonogram, second and third trimester sonograms, anatomy survey, hysterosonogram and others
Contract Sonographer at Dr. Camaccho’s office doing abdominal and small-parts sonograms
Ultrasonographer Inova Fairfax Hospital
June 2004 to Sept 2005 Antenatal Testing Center,
Inova Health Systems,
2990, Telestar Court,
Falls Church, VA 22042
Scan high risk OB level 2, early OB, nuchal translucency, middle cerebral artery dopplers, amniotic
fluid index, size and date scans, transvaginal scans to access cervix, biophysical profiles, multiple
gestations and assist perinatologists with procedures such as amniocentesis and others as a
fulltime staff sonographer.
Ultrasonographer Fairoaks Imaging Center
July 2003 to June 2004 4001 Fairridge Drive,
Suite 103, Fairfax, Va 22033
Scan Abdomen, Pelvic, Ob, Thyroid, Scrotal, Small parts, leg dopplers, renal,
hysterosonogram and others as a fulltime staff sonographer using the Siemens Ellegra machine.
Ultrasonographer Fairfax Radiological Consultants,
Dec 2002 to July 2003 8318, Arlington Blvd,
Suite 100B, VA 22031.
Scan Abdomen, Pelvic, Ob, Thyroid, Scrotal, Small parts, leg dopplers, renal and others as a
fulltime staff sonographer using the GE machine.
Ultrasonographer George Wash Univ Hosp,
Apr 1998 to Dec 2002 23rd Street,
Scan Abdomen, Ob, Pelvic, Thyroid, Scrotal, Neonatal Head, Venous, Arterial,
Abdominal doppler, Breast and others. Assist in liver, renal, prostate biopsies,
paracentesis, thoracentesis, intraoperative procedures in OR, transrectal ultrasounds
for rectal wall and prostate and also perform portable sonograms as fulltime staff
sonographer using the ATL machine.
Radiologic Technologist Radiology Department
Jan 1997 till Sept 1998 GWU Hospital, Washington, DC
Perform routine procedures such as chest, abdominal, extremities, spine, shoulder, hip, skull
x-rays, upper GI, barium swallow, video-swallow, barium enema, IVP, portable x-rays.
Also worked in ER and OR.
Optometric Assistant DR. Christopher H. Son, Optometrist
May 1994 to Aug. 1994 Tyson’s Corner, VA.
Performed glaucoma tests on patients using auto-refractor and performed tests to check eye
prescriptions. Other responsibilities included teaching patients to wear contact lenses, billing,
scheduling appointments, taking insurance information, keeping records, filing, answering
phones, maintaining patient charts and customer service related tasks.
Held a number of jobs as sales associate/marketing representative in various organizations,
involved in selling consumer and software products. Also worked in a Montessori school in India as a teacher. Worked as Substitute teacher in Fairfax County Public Schools. Have tutoring experience tutoring in India and an elementary level child here.
AWARDS, SCHOLARSHIPS AND OTHER ACTIVITIES
Dean’s list for all the semesters at GWU.
Created web page on ectopic-pregnancy and did several class presentations with Power Point.
Proficient in using Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Windows and e-mail.
Received the outstanding freshman, top sophomore and academic excellence award and
certificate of high honors from the U.D.C.
Received the National Merit Scholarship for academic excellence from the Calcutta University,
Member of the society of diagnostic medical sonographers, American society of radiological technologists, DC society, Virginia Society and the Potomac District Society of X-ray Technologists, American Institute of Ultrasound In Medicine.
REGISTRY AND CERTIFICATION
ARDMS certified in Abdominal, Ob-Gyn and Ultrasound Physics. ARRT certified in radiologic technology.
Currently working on Nuchal Translucency certification
Available upon request