Medical Sonographer

Company

The Hospital for Sick Children

Location

Toronto

Duties

Welcome to SickKids. We look forward to receiving your application for our Diagnostic Medical Sonographer opportunity!

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 7th 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

Requirements

Here’s What You’ll Need

Successful completion of an accredited program in Medical Radiation Technology (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

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.

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time

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Contact

Address

555 University Avenue

Job Posting Link

The Hospital for Sick Childrenwebsite

Display Date

2022-11-22

Expiry Date

2022-12-05