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GENERAL AND ECHO SONOGRAPHER

Apply Now Job ID 1262991 Date posted 05/21/2019
Job title :GENERAL AND ECHO SONOGRAPHER
Community :VERNON
Facility :VERNON JUBILEE HOSPITAL
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

Are you looking for an enviable work/life balance? Come to Vernon, BC, where you’ll have opportunity to explore what the beautiful North Okanagan has to offer.

We are looking for a Sonographer who has experience as both echo and general sonography experience for a casual opportunity at Vernon Jubilee Hospital (VJH). VJH is a 182 Acute care bed hospital operating 24/7 and serving a North Okanagan population of approximately 73,000.

VJH’s Diagnostic Imaging Department has a strong team approach with opportunities for on-going education and career growth. We are a teaching facility with students in all modalities. The imaging department consists of three General Ultrasound rooms and two Echo rooms. Our recent pieces of equipment include a 64 slice Toshiba CT Scanner, a Urology suite, a new Ultrasound machine, and a new general X-ray room.

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.

We Offer:
• Mentorship to support a New Grad’s transition
• Relocation Assistance
• Excellent employer paid benefit package
• Four weeks’ vacation
• Pension plan

Come and join us! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others. Apply today!

Community Profile: Surrounded by rolling grasslands with rocky outcrops and stands of Ponderosa Pine and Douglas fir, Vernon offers lake and mountain views in every direction. Nature remains Vernon's biggest asset. Famous champagne powder at Silver Star Mountain Resort attracts skiers, snowboarders, snowshoers and snowmobilers. In summer, myriad hiking and cycling trails explore every area from the historic Grey Canal within the city to the nearby provincial parks and the rugged Monashee Mountain Range. Warm waters beckon from beaches to picnic grounds to wakeboarding. The focus is on outdoor recreation but this community also supports plenty of urban attractions.

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.


Qualifications

To be successful in this position you will have graduated from a recognized/accredited North American Program in Diagnostic Medical Sonography.

Hold (or be in the process of having) current certification with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) and/or Sonography Canada as required for the assigned practice area (i.e. generalist and/or cardiac).
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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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