East Kootenay Regional Hospital (EKRH) is seeking a qualified Diagnostic Medical Sonographer to join their team. There are multiple permanent full time opportunities available.
What Will You Work On?
As a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, you would be joining a collegial and cohesive Diagnostic Imaging team. EKRH has three General Ultrasound Rooms and two Echo Rooms. Approximately 17,000 General exams are completed per year and roughly 3,000 Echo exams per year. Our community’s in Creston, Fernie and Golden offer Ultrasound services and scan ~3,000 patients per year. We are seeking to expand our services to include an additional Ultrasound room at EKRH and exploring potential ultrasound in Invermere.
How Will You Create Impact?
Serving a catchment area of approximately 80,000 people EKRH is responsible for providing medical and surgical specialty services to patients throughout its service area.
How Will We Help You Grow?
Tailored orientation to successful applicant, position, department and hospital. We will provide opportunities for professional growth. This position is eligible for our comprehensive benefits plan that includes coverage for basic Medical Services, Dental Services, and Extended Health. We offer generous vacation entitlement and Pension Plan. Relocation allowance is offered to eligible new employees We have clinical advisory groups that are working together to ensure best practice throughout Interior Health.
Did you know that recent graduates in select in-demand occupations, like Sonographers, can have their B.C. student loans forgiven by agreeing to work at publicly-funded facilities in underserved communities in B.C.? Learn more here: https://studentaidbc.ca/repay/repayment-help/bc-loan-forgiveness-program.
Who Are We Looking For?
We are looking for a team player with great patient care and exceptional communication skills! The successful applicant needs to be flexible as the environment is ever changing.
• Graduate of a recognized/accredited North American Program in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Ultrasonography).
• Current certification with Sonography Canada as required for the assigned practice area (such as, Generalist and/or Cardiac) and/or current certification with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) as required for the assigned practice area (such as, Abdomen/Small Parts, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Cardiac, and/or Vascular).
• Eligible for membership with Sonography Canada and/or ARDMS.
Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.
This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.
Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.