Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
The Hospital for Sick Children
Employment Type: Full-time
Compensation: Min-$37.31/hour Max-$50.26/hour. Starting rate commensurate with experience
Don't miss a great opportunity to join our award-wining organization. SickKids has been voted one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for the 8th year in a row. We've been recognized as a top employer for young people, a top family friendly employer, and a top employer in the GTA. Newsweek Magazine also ranked SickKids as the top paediatric health-care centre in the world for 2022!
We are currently looking for Medical Sonographers to join our team. The Medical Sonographer will produce quality medical ultrasound images for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes upon the request of a physician, while ensuring the safety of patients, their family members, and staff. This position requires a thorough familiarity of all procedures performed within their discipline/specialty according to established protocol and guidelines. The Medical Pediatric Sonographer requires a higher level of competency, above the basic designation. This position requires independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative that entail more responsibility and teamwork.
Here's What You'll Get To Do:
Produce quality medical images for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes upon the request of a physician while ensuring the safety of patients, their family members and staff
Provide technical interpretations and preliminary technologist reports
Perform a variety of US procedures in pediatric population
Operate and maintain all ultrasound equipment
Maintain accurate computer and image records including all required patient and exam information
Assist in the training and orientation of new staff and participate in teaching students (casual-staff excluded)
Ability to work primarily Monday-Friday (8-4pm) with limited afternoon (12-8pm), evening (4pm-12), weekend and on call shifts
Carry out delegated acts on behalf of radiologist when required
Correlate and convey the significance of patient symptoms, lab results and image findings to a radiologist
Perform sterile technique where applicable including intraoperative assistance
Assist with sedated and general anesthesia patients under the supervision of an anesthesiologist or a registered nurse
Perform post processing or analysis of image data
Provide troubleshooting expertise as required to ensure integrity of imaging/information systems and provide operational expertise to users
Maintain effective communication with patients, their families and hospital staff
Here's What You'll Need:
Successful completion of an accredited program in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (B.Sc. or diploma program)
Registration with the College of Medical Radiation and Imaging Technologists of Ontario (CMRITO)
Membership with Sonography Canada preferred for liability insurance or equivalent
Paediatric experience is an asset, however, not essential. (Training will be provided)
Strong desire to work with children including newborns
Ability to communicate clearly, prioritize and organize
Ability to work independently or as part of a team
Ultrasound examinations will be conducted in department and bedside as portable
Attention to detail is required
Excellent problem solving, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
Proficiency with computers
A commitment to understanding and aiding in the pursuit of equity, diversity & inclusion
Here's What You'll Love:
A focus on employee wellness with our new Staff Health and Well-being Strategy. Self-care helps us support others.
A hospital that welcomes and focuses on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.
The opportunity to make an impact. Regardless of your role or professional interest, you'll be making a difference at SickKids and contributing to our vision of Healthier Children. A Better World.
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