New collaborations are taking place across the Lower Mainland Health Authorities in order to share resources, and optimize care and service.
Medical Imaging at Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH), Fraser Health (FH), Providence Health Care (PHC) and Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) delivers integrated diagnostic services and programs that include general radiography, angiography, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, nuclear medicine, ultrasound, breast imaging, and other specialty imaging procedures.
We employ all levels of Medical Imaging professionals across the Greater Vancouver Region, Fraser Valley, Sea-to-Sky Corridor and Sunshine Coast — new grads welcome!
|Job Title: ||Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, General Procedures |
|Work Site: ||Vancouver General Hospital |
|Status: ||Regular Full-Time - Baseline |
|Start Date: ||As soon as possible |
|Salary: ||$29.13 - $36.31 per hour |
|Hours: ||0800-1800 or 0800-1600 (4X9.5 hr days over 7 day rotation, or 5X7.5 hr days over 7 day rotation) |
|Reference#: ||059103-mta |
Practices in accordance with the standards of professional practice as well as within a client and family centred care model and the vision and values of the department across the Lower Mainland Integration (LMI) health authorities (Fraser Health Authority, Providence Health Care, Provincial Health Services Authority, and Vancouver Coastal Health). Performs abdominal, obstetrical, pelvic, peripheral vascular, and small parts ultrasound examinations, observing patient safety practices. Duties include receiving and completing requisitions, entering relevant data into the diagnostic imaging information system, preparing patients for specific procedures, and conducting examinations utilizing ultrasound and Doppler techniques. Participates on committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned.
Education & Experience:
American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) certified or Canadian Association of Registered Diagnostic Ultrasound Professionals (CARDUP) certified. Must be a graduate of a recognized training program in Diagnostic Medical Sonography.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Comprehensive knowledge of theory and practice for Diagnostic Medical Sonography procedures including abdominal, obstetrical, pelvic, peripheral vascular, and small parts. Comprehensive knowledge of the aseptic techniques. Broad knowledge and practice of safe work procedures with diagnostic sonographic and medical imaging equipment. Demonstrated ability to perform sonographic examinations in compliance with departmental standards. Demonstrated ability to communicate (orally and in writing) and deal effectively with clients and their families, co-workers, physicians, other health care staff, and staff of external agencies. Demonstrated ability to operate related equipment. Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration with others. Demonstrated ability to establish workload priorities in collaboration with others. Demonstrated ability in CPR techniques. Demonstrated computer skills including the ability to effectively use a computerized client care information system. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. ***Employees of VCH must apply via the "Internal Application Process". Current VCH staff who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered with other external candidates. Seniority will not apply.***
Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.