Sonographer

Company

University Health Network

The University Health Network, where “above all else the needs of patients come first”, encompasses Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto General Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. With a long tradition of groundbreaking firsts and a purpose of “Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning”, the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world.

Location

Toronto

Duties

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Perform ultrasound imaging procedures in UHN/MSH main ultrasound departments and/or
Emergency Departments as required, including midnight and call shifts.
• Operate, troubleshoot and ensure ultrasound, medical imaging and ancillary equipment are
performing in an effective and efficient manner
• Prepare written and electronic reports required to document all procedures and test results
• Participate in teaching, educational, safety and quality improvement programs/activities
• Perform other related patient care responsibilities to facilitate the provision of optimal patient
care
• Perform cross-functional/site responsibilities as assigned

Requirements

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Completion of a recognized post diploma Ultrasound program, or recognized equivalent
• Registered with the CMRITO
• Completion of a BCLS program, Level II: Basic Rescuer certification
• Registration with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in Obstetrics and
Gynecology (OB) and Abdomen (AB) and/or Active membership/registration with Sonography
Canada
• Demonstrated maintenance of CME credits
• Excellent problem recognition and problem solving skills
• Excellent organizational skills
• Excellent hand eye co-ordination
• Effective time management skills, ability to organize work and set priorities
• Effective communication skills, both written and verbal
• Effective body language and people management skills with the ability to demonstrate
sensitivity when dealing with any patient contact situation
• Ability to multi-task and work effectively as a team member
• Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a fast paced environment
• Ability to work accurately under stressful conditions
• Demonstrated satisfactory work performance and attendance history
Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a
medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Salary

$33.80 to $42.25 per hour

Contact

Name

Caitlin Gillan

Title

Manager, Education & Practice, Medical Imaging

Email

caitlin.gillan@uhn.ca

Display Date

2021-12-04

Expiry Date

2022-01-31