Diagnostic Medical Sonographer - Child Health
Under the general direction of the Manager (or designate), the incumbent:
Performs a wide range of diagnostic ultrasound procedures at a technical level not requiring direct supervision. The type and extent of the procedure varies depending on the client's history and/or direction from the supervising physician. These could include eye, thyroid, breast, testicles, vascular, neck, chest, abdomen, pelvis, extremities and obstetrical studies. Supervises students, in conjunction with the Clinical Instructor, and assists in research and teaching projects. Experience Previous related experience preferred. Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate) Graduate of an accredited program in Diagnostic Ultrasound. Certification/Licensure/Registration Upon hire, must be eligible for registration with the Canadian Association of Registered Diagnostic Ultrasound Professionals (CARDUP) CRGS (Canadian Registered General Sonographer) credential and must become a registered member within three months of hire. The Centre will consider certification with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) with the following specialties: Obstetrical/Gynecological and Abdominal Sonography. Must maintain active status with either or both registries. Current certification in Basic CPR required. Qualifications and Skills Preference will be given to those applicants competent in an Indigenous language and/or knowledge in Indigenous customs, traditions and values.
Position requires a high degree of technical expertise and a thorough knowledge of all specialized areas in diagnostic ultrasound in order to perform a wide range of ultrasound procedures requiring independent judgment and initiative. Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with various levels of personnel, both internally and externally, and within an inter-disciplinary environment. Must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Must have the ability to adapt readily, and respond with initiative, to a changing environment. Demonstrated planning, organizational and time management skills, including the ability to prioritize workload. Must be able to function as an independent, self directed professional. Demonstrated problem solving and critical analysis. Must have the ability to use professional judgment to adapt and apply procedures, protocols and professional standards of care to new and changing technology and needs of others. Physical Requirements Must be in good physical and mental health and be able to stand or walk for extended periods of time without resting. Must demonstrate the use of safe and effective body mechanics while working with clients. Must be able to safely transfer large and/or heavy clients who may have limited or no weight bearing capabilities. Must be able to position clients, some of whom are in a state of unconsciousness. May be required to occasionally work extended hours. May be exposed to infectious diseases, blood and body fluids, toxic materials, noise, allergens, physical and emotional stress. May encounter aggressive and/or agitated clients/visitors/staff. Must be available to return to the Centre within 45 minutes for on call/stand-by coverage.
This term position may end earlier as outlined in the Collective Agreement.
The Collective Agreement this position is covered under, is identified by the Union noted above. As a result of The Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act, the bargaining agent for this position may differ from the Union identified. In the event you have any questions, please contact your site Human Resources Department.
We have a unique ability to work together to make health care better. If you want to make a difference and contribute to supporting the health of your family, friends and neighbours, please apply today.
Interested candidates should selectthe "Apply" icon below to upload their cover letter, resume and copy of licenses/certification.
This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.
Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions in Shared Health that combine to equal more than 1.0 FTE.
Shared Health values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Job Segment: Medical, Medical Technologist, Pediatric, Counseling, Ultrasound, Healthcare