Diagnostic Sonographer I
Alberta Health Services
Lac La Biche, AB
Living in a small town that’s close to a big city offers the best of all worlds. Lac La Biche is a growing community located 220 km Northeast of Edmonton. The town prides itself on its clean air, unobstructed views, and hospitable community. It is the regional center for business, health care, education, and government services.
For the outdoor enthusiasts, there are over 150 beaches throughout the region. Come for a great career and stay for what life has to offer.
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.
- 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.
Type of Job
$39.27 to $50.64 per hour
For regular full-time positions, we offer a signing bonus of $5,000 for a one-year return in service or $10,000 for a two-year return in service. Select locations offer additional incentives such as temporary housing, relocation assistance, and a Northern Living Allowance.