Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
Unity Health Toronto - St. Michael's
Unity Health Toronto, comprised of Providence Healthcare, St. Joseph’s Health Centre and St. Michael’s Hospital, works to advance the health of everyone in our urban communities and beyond. Our health network serves patients, residents and clients across the full spectrum of care, spanning primary care, secondary community care, tertiary and quaternary care services to post-acute through rehabilitation, palliative care and long-term care, while investing in world-class research and education.
Demonstrates proficiency in all aspects of a Generalist Sonographer
Vascular experience an asset
MSK experience an asset
Documents, reports and reviews ultrasound findings to provide an accurate patient diagnosis
Must possess a key element of professionalism. Meeting a standard of education with the required knowledge, skills and judgment to perform competently.
To function as the very image of care; actively working as the essential link between compassionate care and the most sophisticated imaging technologies. Must ensure the care provided is safe, appropriate, tailored, timely, and maximize the potential of the available equipment and resources.
Demonstrate commitment to a patient and family centered approach to care
Must respect patient rights and needs, and foster an environment that encourages the patient’s involvement in their own care. This commitment is extended to patients from all cultures and backgrounds, ensuring all are treated with dignity, equity and respect.
Contribute their knowledge and expertise to help shape policy and decisions and by providing education in sonography to the other members of the collaborative healthcare team both internally and externally within the organization.
Must participate in quality control, assurance and improvement programs
Must demonstrate critical thinking skills with the ability to manage competing demands
Assists radiologists with special procedures performed under ultrasound guidance
Must monitor patient status and respond to any change in condition, to ensure patient safety and comfort.
Should have the ability to work in an academic environment and participate if required
Organizes, prioritizes and co-ordinates scheduling of procedures, communicates verbally with appropriate personnel re: procedure types, lab results, equipment failures, policies and procedures.
Must be able to work independently and without supervision
Actively participates in all research activities and examinations
Other duties as assigned and required for operational purposes
Ability to work across satellite sites as required
Graduate of an accredited Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound Program.
Currently registered and in good standing with the College of Medical Radiation and Imaging Technologists of Ontario (CMRITO)
Registration and in good standing with Sonography Canada as a Generalist Sonographer (CRGS)
Registration with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS - AB, OB/GYN) an asset.
Certification in Vascular, MSK would be an asset.
•Recent hospital experience an asset.
Excellent interpersonal, communication (verbal/written), and organization skills.Understanding and commitment to the Hospital's Mission and Values.
Demonstrated ability to handle stress and conflict management in a professional, effective manner.
Excellent problem recognition and problem solving skills.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively and accurately, both autonomously and as an effective team member.
Ability to meet patient and staff needs in an efficient manner.
Commitment to meet the goals and objectives of the department.
Must be flexible, punctual and have an excellent attendance record
Demonstrated ability to organize work, and set priorities, managing time effectively.
Ability to work all shifts Monday to Sunday inclusive (day, evening, overnights (call), weekend and statutory holidays)
37.5 per week
$34.71 - $45.12 per hour
Temporary Full-time for 1 year
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