Diagnostic Sonographer – Alberta Health Services


Alberta Health Services

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Under minimal supervision of the Department Supervisor, the Diagnostic Sonographer I:
- performs skilled technical work in the diagnostic ultrasound area in accordance with policies, standards and regulations;
- effectively works and communicates with the Radiologists, as images and technical impressions produced by the Diagnostic Sonographer are provided to the attending Radiologist for interpretation;
- attends and participates in meetings, conferences, and in-services as required,
- performs preventative maintenance of assigned equipment and quality control testing as assigned, and as per guidelines;
- works cohesively with other healthcare professionals within a multidisciplinary facility;
- performs other duties as required.


Formal Education:
- Graduate of a recognized Sonography Canada diagnostic ultrasound training program of at least one year duration is required

- Shall be registered with Sonography Canada with a minimum of one year of full-time post-certification experience

License(s), Certificate(s), Professional Membership(s):
- Active certification with Sonography Canada with certification in abdominal, small parts, obstetrics and gynecology required
- Active member of Alberta Diagnostic Sonographers Association (ADSA)

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
- Working knowledge of ultrasound and Picture Archiving and Communications (PACS) equipment
- Ability to use problem solving, independent judgment and decision making skills to perform professional responsibilities
- Ability to handle multiple assignments/priorities, with limited supervision
- Flexible, self-motivated and capable of working independently as well as a part of a multidisciplinary consultation team
- Demonstrates effective interpersonal skills, working to build rapport, understanding and demonstrating respect for others
- Effective communication skills, including written and verbal
- Knowledge of College of Physician and Surgeons standards, regulations, and procedures (CPSA)

Physical Effort/Strength Required:
- Frequent physical demands include standing, bending lifting, and repetitive hand and arm movements. Extensive use of monitors may cause eye strain

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$38.50 - $49.65/hr


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