Breast Imaging Technologist

Company

University Health Network

University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Breast Imaging Technologist in our Joint Department of Medical Imaging Department.The Energy of the City. The Rewards of a Great Career.The University Health Network, where “above all else the needs of patients come first”, encompasses Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. With a long tradition of groundbreaking firsts and a purpose of “Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning”, the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world. Find out about our purpose, values and principles here

Location

Toronto

Duties

As an integral member of the Joint Department of Medical Imaging team you will perform various
Breast Imaging procedures at Princess Margaret Hospital. The department features state-of-the-art
digital technology and a team of innovative staff dedicated to patient care and superb image quality,
backed by a commitment to continuing education and quality assurance program initiatives. Breast
Imaging Division is a Mammography Accredited Centre with the Canadian Association of Radiologists
(CAR) and also an Ontario Breast Screening Program (OBSP) site. The Breast Imaging Technologist will
report to the Corporate Breast Imaging Charge Technologist at UHN, and adhere to respective
institutional policies and procedures.
SPECIFIC DUTIES:
Performs high quality Breast Imaging procedures using digital equipment in a fast-pace and evolving
environment such as; digital quality assurance that meets mammography accreditation’s standard,
screening and diagnostic mammography, breast interventional procedure, respectful communication
with patients and team members, on-going commitment in continuing education that meets CAR and
hospital requirements, participate in teaching, and performing duties related to the job classification
as required. Possibility of rotating to other Breast Imaging Corporate site and work overtime as
required.

Requirements

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Current registration with the CMRITO and fulfilling the annual required continuing education as per
CMRITO
• Current membership with the CAMRT
• Previous Breast Imaging working experience with successful completion of Mammography 1 and 2
certificates from CAMRT
• Completed over 15 hours of continuing education in Mammography within the past 3 years and
commitment to on-going continuing education that meets the CAR and hospital requirements.
• Completion of a BCLS program within the past 12 months or has current Level II: Basic Rescuer
certification
• Ability to work effectively and communicate respectfully within a supportive team environment
• Demonstrate strong technical skills, multi-tasking, and utilize good judgement to ensure work is
always performed in the best interest and safety of the patient and the team
• Ability to work accurately, safely, and efficiently in a fast paced, high patient volume setting
especially how to accommodate unexpected situation while maintaining excellent image quality
• Ability to evaluate your quality of work and use both positive and negative feedback's to self-improve
• Strong written and verbal communications skills including relevant and accurate clinical
documentation
• Ability to learn new skills, adapt to process changes, and participate in teaching new staff and
student
• Demonstrated satisfactory work performance and attendance history
• Effective computer skills and must be able to review emails on daily basis to maintain Department
and Hospital communication
PREFERRED:
• Demonstrated knowledge/experience in Digital Mammography and Digital equipment quality control
• Previous working experience at an OBSP Facility including experience in performing OBSP digital
quality control
• Previous working experience at a CAR Mammography Accredited Facility and a CAR Mammography
approved member
• Previous breast ultrasound experience with DMS registration
CLOSING DATE: Until Filled
Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a
medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Salary

$31.45 to $39.31 per hour

Contact

Name

Caitlin Gillan

Title

Manager, Education & Practice, Medical Imaging

Email

caitlin.gillan@uhn.ca

Job Posting Link

University Health Networkwebsite

Display Date

2021-12-04

Expiry Date

2022-01-31