MSK Ultrasound Sonographer
The Institute of Human Mechanics
199 Avenue Road
Clinical Ultrasound Sonographer is a highly skilled professional who uses specialized equipment to create images of structures inside the human body that are used by physicians to make a medical diagnosis. Under the supervision of the physicians on staff, the technician will aid in identifying areas of concern.
Major Accountabilities / Responsibilities:
· Organize and perform Musculoskeletal ultrasonographic examinations, document high-quality images, and practice good patient care.
· Analyze technical information.
· Use independent judgment in recognizing the need to extend the scope of procedure according to diagnostic findings.
· Assist the overseeing physicians with ultrasound-guided injections, particularly for muscles, ligaments, and tendons.
· Ensure sterilization and maintenance of clinical equipment.
· Maintain stocks of clinical supplies, including correct storage and removal of out-of-date stock and ordering supplies. Maintain a record of supplies used.
· Adhere to dress code, appearance is neat and clean with proper identification.
· Complete annual education requirements.
· Report to work on time and as scheduled.
· Maintain regulatory requirements, including provincial, federal, and local regulations.
· Participate in performance and quality improvements.
· Candidates must be current members of CAMRTO
Must be graduates of a local accredited college; such as The Michener Institute, Fanshawe College, Mohawk College or similar.
Ability to perform all types of MSK ultrasound examinations on various types of ultrasound equipment i.e. SHOULDER, ELBOW, WRIST, FINGER, HIP,KNEE,ANKLE FOOT ETC.
· Patient Care: Experience with providing care and empathy to patients is a necessity since many patients will have injuries or pain when being diagnosed.
· Attention to Detail: This role requires a high level of attention to detail as the technician will listen to patient complaints, observe changes in their health, and attempt to locate the area of concern
· Results Analysis: Determining whether the image is of usable quality, and taking more if not. Summarizing the number, type, and content of images that have been taken and keeping a record of the information for the doctors.
· Equipment Operations and Maintenance: Preparing the ultrasound machine for each use, and cleaning and recalibrating it afterward. A professional technician will be needed to fix actual problems within the machine, but ultrasound techs do routine maintenance to assure that the machine is functioning properly and ready to use when a patient arrives.
9:00am - 5:00 pm Monday - Friday
$30-40 an hour
199 Avenue Road