We are seeking a Relief Full Time Cardiac Sonographer to join our team at the Royal Inland Hospital (RIH) in Kamloops, BC.
This position is relief upon the return of incumbent and shifts are rotating days and evenings.
What Will You Work On?
The Medical Imaging department consists of five general ultrasound rooms (Abdominal, OB/Gyne, vascular, small parts, MSK, breast and interventional), four echo rooms (Tee’s, contrast and stress echo), and one vascular lab that performs arterial and ultrasound studies. The number of scans varies per day averaging 10 to 13 for general and 8 for echo. General ultrasound rooms have five Philips IU22’s, echo rooms have GE units and in vascular a Philips IU22, and Falcon Pro arterial machine. All of our sites are connected through our regional Picture Archive and Communication System (PACS) integrated into our single Electronic Health Record providing real-time patient histories anywhere within Interior Health.
How Will You Create Impact?
Many nearby communities rely on our site for imaging resulting in a very busy and diverse atmosphere. The successful applicant will be providing ultrasound services to inpatients and outpatients, making a difference within many communities.
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.
Who Are We Looking For?
The successful application will be a qualified tech with excellent communication skills.
Medical Imaging Careers
• Graduate of a recognized/accredited 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) or be certified with Sonography Canada and have passed the Sonography Canada Skills Assessment (CCSA).
• Eligible for membership with Sonography Canada and/or ARDMS.
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.