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MEDICAL SONOGRAPHER

Apply Now Job ID 1249768 Date posted 05/01/2019
Job title :MEDICAL SONOGRAPHER
Community :KAMLOOPS
Facility :ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL
Status :RELIEF FULL TIME
Position Summary

We are seeking a Temporary Full Time Sonographer to join our team at the Royal Inland Hospital. Preference is for a tech trained in Cardiac and General Ultrasound.

The Royal Inland Hospital is a 216 acute bed hospital and one of Interior Health’s two Tertiary Referral Hospitals. RIH has a state of the art emergency trauma unit and is designated as a trauma center. It has a newly built 17 bed Intensive care Unit and a Level 2 Neonatal Acute Care unit. Kamloops is also home to a 44 bed Tertiary Psychiatric Facility located on the Royal Inland Hospital campus.

The Diagnostic Imaging Department consists of five general ultrasound rooms (Abdominal, OB/Gyn, 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. We have clinical advisory groups that are working together to ensure best practice throughout Interior Health.

In accordance with the standards of professional practice, this position performs diagnostic ultrasound procedures/examinations and related duties working in collaboration with radiologists/cardiologists, physicians and other health care professionals.

This position is eligible for our comprehensive benefits plan that includes coverage for basic Medical Services, Dental Services, and Extended Health.

Come and join us! Our focus is every person matters and embracing the diversity of others. Apply today to join our team in Kamloops!


Qualifications

• 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 (i.e. Generalist) and/or current certification with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) as required for the assigned practice area (i.e. Abdomen/Small Parts and Obstetrics/Gynecology).
• Eligible for membership with Sonography Canada and/or ARDMS.
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Interior Health values diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to cultivate a workforce rich in culture, experience and knowledge to ensure equitable health outcomes for all of the clients we serve. We are welcoming of all populations including our Aboriginal partners throughout the Interior Health Region. We are committed to increasing our Aboriginal representative workforce to build an engaged, culturally diverse organization focused on the goal of providing high quality, sustainable healthcare through an engaged workforce and healthy workplaces. We build inclusive, trusting and respectful relationships through our partnerships. At Interior Health, Every Person Matters.

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