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Medical Imaging manager/Supervisor, and Sonographer

River Grove, IL, 60171
November 28, 2022

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*N*** Cloverdale Road

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

Animal market.

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,

Marketing Manager

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

Denver, Colorado

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.

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