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MEDICAL SONOGRAPHER

Apply Now Job ID 1164550 Date posted 09/18/2018
Job title :MEDICAL SONOGRAPHER
Community :SALMON ARM
Facility :SHUSWAP LAKE GEN HOSPITAL
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

We have a casual opportunity for a Generalist Sonographer at the Shuswap Lake General Hospital (SLH) in Salmon Arm, BC.

The role of the Diagnostic Medical Sonographer is performing diagnostic ultrasound procedures/examinations and related duties while working in collaboration with radiologists/cardiologists, physicians and other health care professionals. Echo experience is an asset for this position.

SLH is a busy facility located on the Trans-Canada Highway, capturing the needs of several surrounding communities. Population draw is over 33,000 with some programs, such as CT and Echo, serving an additional 10,000 from Revelstoke. The Imaging Department at SLH has large, spacious diagnostic rooms in all departments. The Ultrasound and Echo machines are all top of the line, new units that produce spectacular images.

On site Radiologists allow for a wide variety of exams and interventional procedures. The majority of work is outpatient based, with approximately 25 percent on inpatients or emergency patients for Ultrasound/Echo. There are no on-call services for Sonography. SLH provides approximately 7,200 ultrasounds and 2,000 echo exams per year. The majority of Sonographers provide General and Echo services, splitting their days with half of each. SLH is a great place to work with good flexibility and low inpatient/ER patient volumes. We have an excellent team, including two full time Radiologists on site. All of our Interior Health sites are connected through our regional PACS System (Picture Archive and Communication System) and integrated into our single Electronic Health Records, 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.

For a challenging, growth-oriented career in a beautiful natural setting where balanced lifestyle choices abound, come to Interior Health and join our quest to set new standards of excellence in the delivery of health services in the Province of BC. Apply Today!


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 (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.

If you have any questions, please email the recruiter at donna.weber@interiorhealth.ca
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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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