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Other Opportunities: Ultrasound Sonographer (Temporary Full Time)

Reference #00438
PostedMonday, September 12th, 2022 at 9:43am
ScopePublic Applications Accepted
PositionUltrasound Sonographer (Temporary Full Time)
DepartmentDiagnostic Imaging
TermTemporary Full Time
Payas per the OPSEU Collective Agreement

Position

Ultrasound Sonographer

Department

Diagnostic Imaging

Status

Temporary, Full-Time

Reports to

Director, Diagnostic Imaging and Laboratory Services

Direct reports

N/A

Work Pattern

 

Posted Date

 

Closing Date

 

VALUES AND COMMITMENT

At Northumberland Hills Hospital (NHH), our core values of Integrity, Quality, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork are at the centre of who we are and what we do. We remain committed to sustaining an experienced workforce that reflects Northumberland Hills Hospital’s dedication to recognising everyone’s contributions and respecting everyone’s dignity, unique experience, and potential.

EQUITY AND ACCESSIBILITY STATEMENT

Northumberland Hills Hospital remains respectful of all protected rights, in line with the grounds laid out by the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC) and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we welcome applications from all qualified applicants and interests from racialized persons/persons of colour, Indigenous People of North America, women, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

We strive to make our entire hiring process as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants if needed. For any hiring related accommodation needs and/or requests please email us via careers@nhh.ca

LOCATION

Located approximately 100 kilometres east of Toronto, NHH is a vibrant community hospital delivering a broad range of acute, post-acute, outpatient and diagnostic services. Directly serving a growing population of more than 60,000 residents spread across a mix of urban and rural settings, NHH directly employs approximately 750 people and relies on the additional support provided by a highly engaged and supportive network of physicians, midwives and volunteers.

ROLE OVERVIEW

Reporting to Director of Diagnostic Imaging and accountable to the Chief of Diagnostic Imaging, the successful applicant will be responsible for performing various ultrasound examinations.

Applicants:

  • Will be required to work closely with the medical staff of NHH.
  • Must be proficient performing all forms of diagnostic ultrasound procedures.
  • The successful applicant will be required to assist with various interventional ultrasound procedures (ultrasound guided biopsies etc.).
  • Will be required to participate in the after-hours on-call rotation (evenings, nights, weekends, statutory holidays: 30-minute response time).

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

Required

  • Must be registered with the College of Medical Radiation and Imaging Technologists of Ontario (CMRITO) and be in good standing.
  • A member of Sonography Canada
  • Strong communication, organizational, critical thinking and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven good attendance record with capabilities of maintaining this same standard.
  • Ability to stand and walk for prolonged periods of time.
  • Responding professionally and appropriately in high stress and emergency situations.
  • Required to assist patients during the transfer to and from the Ultrasound table/stretcher, also may be required to move and/or transport hospital related equipment.

ASSETS

  • Previous experience working in a hospital setting
  • Recent related EPIC experience/electronic documentation in a hospital setting
  • Previous experience working with a Picture Archive Communication System (PACS), Hospital Information system (HIS), Radiology Information System (RIS)

EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS

Successful applicants are required provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector criminal reference check, that was complete less than one year from the date of hire. This requirement must be met within the first sixty (60) days of employment.

Additionally to the above, successful applicants are also required to complete the Health Care Worker Health review process which includes providing an up-to-date immunization record to ensure compliance with the Ontario Hospital Association Communicable Diseases Surveillance Protocols within the first thirty (30) days of employment. Northumberland Hills Hospital operates a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all staff.

Due to the ongoing pandemic, Northumberland Hills Hospital may choose to conduct parts/all the hiring process virtually. Furthermore, we are a scent-free environment.  When attending the hospital kindly refrain from wearing strongly scented fragrances. While we thank all those that express interest in this exciting position; kindly note that due to high volumes of interests, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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