Bone Density Technologist

Company

Women's College Hospital

Women's College Hospital (WCH) is an academic, ambulatory care hospital in Ontario with a focus on health for women, health equity and health system solutions. If you're ready to be part of a team that is revolutionizing the future of healthcare, then you will want to join an institution where the possibilities for innovation, new discovery and system thinking are limitless. Women's College Hospital is committed to equity, quality and patient safety as key professional values and essential components of daily practice.With the mobilization of our 2018-2022 Strategic Plan, WCH has entered an exciting phase of its history – strengthening its bond with partners and introducing a new and inspiring vision: Healthcare revolutionized for a healthier and more equitable world.

Location

Toronto

Duties

Summary of Duties, but not limited to:
• Responsible for performing daily Quality Control on the DXA machines as set by departmental standards (SOP)
• Responsible for performing all bone density procedures including spine, hip and forearm. Process same and perform correlative measurements.
• Process all bone density exams performed and ensure current and correct demographic data is on exam and in the electronic record.
• Check technical quality of exam prior to dismissing patient and evaluate necessary criteria for acceptable bone density exam.
• Obtain correct/current clinical history on patients. Check orders and patient identity prior to exam.
• Assist, instruct and educate patient prior to, during and after procedure
• Clean equipment, maintain supplies and exam room on a daily basis. Report all needs and repairs to supervisor in a timely fashion
• Participate in student training as required
• Participate in continuing Education activities for the CMRTO and the ISCD
• Provides excellent patient care, while maintaining confidentiality of patient information
• Ensure a safe environment in the examination rooms
As a role model and champion you will work to identify and integrate safe, best practices into daily activities to foster the delivery of safe and exemplary care

Requirements

• Current Registration and good standing with the College of Medical Radiation Technologist of Ontario (CMRTO: M.R.T.(R)/(N)
• Certified Densitometry Technologist (CDT/CBDT) preferred. For uncertified candidates, must complete ISCD certification program for bone densitometry within one year.
• CAMRT Preferred
• Experience with GE Lunar Densitometers preferred
• Excellent interpersonal, communication (verbal/written) and organization skills
• Communicate with patients, co-workers, providers, and supervisors in a professional manner
• Demonstrate ability to handle stress and conflict management in a profession, effective manner
• Excellent problem recognition and problem solving skills
• Demonstrate ability to organize work, set priorities, manage time effectively and take initiative
• Demonstrate ability to work effectively and accurately, both autonomously and as an effective team member
• Professional behavior and communication that meets the standards of the professional regulatory college or association, as applicable, and the standards of Women’s College Hospital
• This position plays a critical role in acting as an advocate for safety and will demonstrate principles, practices and processes that will optimize a safe environment for all

Start Date

2022-11-15

Hours

Casual

Salary

$34.872-$42.866 per hour

Contact

Name

Jacqueline Capetanakis

Display Name

WCH

Title

Human Resources Coordinator

Address

76 Grenville Street

Telephone

416-268-8457

Email

Jacqueline.Capetanakis@wchospital.ca

Other Email

human.resources@wchospital.ca

Job Posting Link

Women's College Hospitalwebsite

Display Date

2022-10-26

Expiry Date

2022-11-30