Medical Imaging Sonographer (Casual)
About Us: Established over 30 years ago, Medcan is a global leader in assessing clients' overall well-being and inspiring them to live well. Medcan has a comprehensive range of diagnostic assessments, which, in combination with innovative programs tailored to specific needs, are designed to successfully reach improved health outcomes. Over 80 physicians and specialists, alongside a broad roster of complementary health care disciplines, provide health and lifestyle management services on site and by video consult for individuals, families and organizations. Our team of 500 staff see clients physically and virtually from our downtown Toronto location.
Toronto, ON Oakville, ON
Medcan is recruiting for Sonographers to join our growing high-performance clinical team. We are seeking an experienced and client focused professional with a great attitude. The role is accountable for the effective delivery of ultrasound procedures for clients during their Annual Health Assessment and other services at Medcan. This role will also assist with facilitating the flow of patients through the Clinic and coordinating with other staff to ensure exceptional delivery of service.
Medcan’s sonographer functions as a healthcare provider who, working under the delegated authority of the reporting physician, serves as a medical imaging professional providing clinically relevant information to assist the requesting physician with the screening, diagnosis and treatment of patients.
The sonographer’s role and responsibilities include providing diagnostic medical sonography services and its various clinical specialties. The sonographer’s work is consistent with his/her education and training and is aligned with Medcan’s policies and procedures and applicable professional standards. The sonographer is a client focused professional with superior organization and time management skills.
Prepares exam room and ultrasound equipment to conduct sonography examinations in accordance with infectious disease, sterilization and patient safety protocols, policies and procedures.
Reviews patient medical history and supporting clinical information.
Ensures that the order (or standing order) is complete and contains relevant information.
Evaluates any contraindications or insufficient patient preparation and obtains patient’s consent to the exam.
Uses proper positioning tools, devices or equipment adjustment, both for patient comfort and ergonomics of the sonographer.
Applies independent, professional, ethical judgment, and critical thinking to safely perform diagnostic sonography procedure(s), and documents all findings.
Operates the PACS as needed so that the reporting physician may report findings.
As necessary, acquires additional images to provide a thorough exam, and documents any limitations to the exam.
Performs quality control procedures and exercises caution to ensure that the equipment operates at optimal levels.
Ensures that the sonography examination results meet the facility standards for Quality Assurance before findings are released for interpretation
Maintains patient privacy and confidentiality.
Assists with facilitating the flow of patients through the Clinic
Coordinates with other clinic staff to ensure exceptional delivery of service and client experience
Establishes and maintains collaborative working relationships with co-workers, administrators and members of the health care team.
Other client service or administrative functions as-needed
Member of CMRTO
Completion of a recognized post diploma Ultrasound program or equivalent
At least one year of recent experience as a sonographer
Ultrasound ARDMS certification
Transrectal ultrasound experience is an asset
Breast imaging experience is preferred
Superior organization and time management skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Proficient in MS Word and Outlook
This is a casual role schedule with no set hours. This role is set to work Saturdays, but will also cover vacations and other absences. Open availability is preferred. The role will report to the Manager: Medical Imaging and is part of a team of 10 sonographers. The position will provide coverage for Medcan's clinics in Downtown Toronto and Oakville.
Medcan’s philosophy of Live Well, For Life applies not only to our clients, but also our valued staff members. We provide paid Wellness Days along with a variety of programs to help our employees manage their mental and physical well-being. We offer special employee rates on fitness sessions, in-house specialty services, and a complimentary membership to our clinic to name a few.
We also have employee perks to continue to help our staff Live Well, For Life. This includes complimentary group fitness sessions as well as an on-site healthy lunch program provided by our own food and catering brand, Nourish. We also provide interactive webinars hosted by our in-house experts focused on Eat, Move, Think. Our enhanced benefits package is just one of the reasons why we continue to be one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies!
In your cover letter please include why you wish to align yourself with Medcan and how you believe you can add value to our organization.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an initial interview will be contacted. No phone calls and no agencies please.
Medcan is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of employment equity, diversity, and inclusion. We continuously work to provide a fair opportunity for all staff to participate and succeed at work, creating a sense of belonging, respect and a place that values the unique perspectives and lived experiences of each member of our team. We recognize the value of diversity in attributes such as age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation and attractionality, ethnicity, race, colour, nationality, family and marital status, ability, religion and belief, freedom of thought, and any other characteristic that makes you unique. If these principles resonate with you, we encourage you to apply!
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