Keeneyville, Illinois 60172-3110
Fred A. Chavez, RVT,RDCS,RDMS
Objective: To promote the most accurate use of diagnostic ultrasound for
For patient care.
Experience: 2013 to present: Titan Medical staffing,Omaha, Nebraska
-Vascular,and General Sonographer, Ultrasound Manager
2012 to present: Medascend, Lisle. I’m Illinois
Vascular and General Sonographer,including OB&GYN
2014-2017: Mt Sinai Medical Center, Chicago,Illinois
Manager of Mammography, Interventional Radiology, General
Ultrasound, High Risk OB & GYN and Vascular Ultrasound
Responsible for a staff of 42, Capital and operating budgets,
Employee reviews, equipment maintenance and staffing schedules.
2006-2012: Delnor Community Hospital, Geneva, Illinois.
Manager of an Ultrasound department that performed all diagnostic
Procedures except Echocardiography.
2004-2006: Diagnostic Health Services, Dallas, Texas.
Performed all ultrasound exams including echocardiography for
This mobile Ultrasound service in northern Illinois.
2002-2004: MSN Staffing Chicago, Illinois
Performed all Ultrasound procedures for this medical staffing
1999-2002: Alexian Brothers Medical Center, Elk Grove, Illinois
Manager for the diagnostic ultrasound department which included
All ultrasound procedures except echocardiography. I was also
Part of the selection team for purchasing a PACS system. After
The installation, i also was the acting PACS manager as well.
During my tenure, I was able to reduce the cost for temporary
Staffing from $250,000 a year to zero, and elevated the staff
Salaries to a leader in the Chicago market.
1991-1999: Holy Family Medical Center, Des Plaines, Illinois
Ultrasound supervisor for Diagnostic Ultrasound and Vascular Lab.
Instituted new diagnostic procedures that increased gross revenue
By over $1,000,000 over 8 years. Helped to establish the first
Hospital in Illinois to get the Vascular Lab accreditation through
ICAVL, and accreditation through ACR for the rest of the
Department. The increased procedures also helped increase staff
From 2.5 FTEs to 5 FTEs.
1983-1991: Equisonics Incorporated, Roselle,Illinois; President and
Established the premier equine veterinary ultrasound system for
Equine pregnancy and equine tendon examinations.
Established a 75% market share in the university equine/large
Expanded sales to the largest privately owned equine veterinary
Practices in the United States.
Assisted in the investigation of embryological development in
Equine and bovine mammals.
Acquired the rights to the Fischer Imaging veterinary product line
And signed an agreement with the manufacturer Tokyo Keiki.
1980-1983: Fischer Imaging Corp, Franklin Park, Illinois,
Developed North American marketing plans to introduce new
Products from the Ultrasound division in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Established a new product line acquired from a Japanese
Manufacturer, then used this product line to develop the equine
And large animal market.
1977-1980: EMI Medical Inc., Northbrook, Illinois
Product Marketing Manager
Sales specialist in CT scan and product specialist in ultrasound,
Promoted to Product Marketing Manager for Ultrasound in north
America In that capacity, I was responsible for assisting in the
Development of the product specifications and market sales
Strategies. Coordinated all exhibitions and display areas for the
Ultrasound products. Designed and created sales literature for the
New Ultrasound line. I also managed the application Specialist team.
1972-1977: University of Colorado Medical Center and School
Chief Sonographer for the Diagnostic Ultrasound and Echo Lab.
Responsible for all clinical research, performed all pediatric and
Adult echocardiograms. I was also responsible for collaborating
With local ultrasound manufacturers on ultrasound equipment
Development. Supervised all clinical training for visiting MD,s,
Sonographers and other students. Appointed clinical Instructor
For the University of Colorado diagnostic ultrasound program.
Co-founder of the Colorado affiliation to the Ultrasound Technical
Specialist national Society ( now known as SDMS)
My mentors in Ultrasound were, Dr. Joseph Holmes, Pioneer in
Ultrasound along with Dr Kenneth Gottesfeld, Obstetrician.
During all of my Hospital positions, I was a clinical instructor. The colleges of affiliation include, University of Colorado, College of DuPage in Illinois, Triton College in Illinois,
Wright Community College Chicago, University of Southern Illinois and Moraine Community College in Illinois.