Registered Ultrasound Technologist
Hamilton Health Sciences
Step into a job that opens countless doors. As Ontario’s most comprehensive healthcare system, and the only one in the province to provide care from pre-birth to end of life, we offer endless opportunities. You can explore advancement opportunities, take professional development courses, and stretch yourself as a leader, all at HHS.
We are the largest employer in the greater Hamilton region, and play a vital role in training the next generation of health professionals in collaboration with our academic partners, including McMaster University and Mohawk College. We are a world-renowned hospital for healthcare research, ranked fourth in Canada and we focus on improving the quality of care for our patients through innovation and evidence-based practices. Our multi-site hospital has over 1,100 beds and we offer world-leading expertise in many areas, including cardiac and stroke care, cancer care, palliative care and pediatrics. Open the door to a career that evolves with you.
Our Diagnostic Services team supports a high volume of diverse adult and pediatric patients and families, providing service in most areas 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Diagnostic Services at HHS includes X-Ray, CT Scan, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, PET, Ultrasound and Interventional Radiology.
As a member of a multi-disciplinary healthcare team, the Registered Ultrasound Technologist (UT) co-ordinates and performs a variety of ultrasound examinations including pediatric and high risk obstetric, and triage examinations as necessary. The UT is responsible for the technical operation, coordination and quality of service for Ultrasound. Our UTs also liaise with the senior technologists and Radiologists to ensure the technical quality of procedures are performed at a high level. Staff work within the Standards of Practice as outlined by Sonography Canada.
Our Ultrasound Technologists are set up for success with numerous continuing medical education opportunities provided by McMaster Children’s Hospital Pediatric and Obstetrical physicians with scheduled ongoing rounds that allow all technologists to attend. As well as additional training opportunities in Pediatric MSK ultrasound exams, amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling obstetrical guidance procedures.
Rotation through other modalities and sites based on qualifications and unit requirements may be required.
Schedule Work Hours
Rotating days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays (standby as required).
Graduate of an accredited training program in Ultrasonography
Current member in good standing with the College of Medical Radiation and Imaging Technologists of Ontario (CMRITO)
Professional designation of Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (DMS)
Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) registration
Demonstrated ability to work responsibly in a team environment
Demonstrated effective communication, organization and interpersonal skills
Effective problem solving skills, critical thinking and the ability to prioritize in a fast paced clinical environment
Evidence of participation in on going education & professional development
Membership with the CAMRT/OAMRT is preferred
IPS certificate is preferred
Current registration with Sonography Canada preferred
As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Employee Health Services.
$33.75 - $46.62
Hamilton Health Sciences - King West
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