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General Duty Sonographer 1

Requisition ID: 8520 

Position Number: 20058423

Posting End Date: June 19, 2018

City: Winnipeg

Site: Seven Oaks General Hospital

Work Location: Ultrasound

Department / Unit: Diag Imaging SOGH 

Job Stream: Non-Clinical 

Union: MAHCP-Prof/Tech

Anticipated Start Date - End Date: 09/17/2018 - 09/15/2019

Reason for Term: Maternity Leave

FTE: 0.80 

Anticipated Shift: Evenings

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Salary: $36.963, $38.073, $39.212, $40.392, $41.603, $42.856

 

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Position Overview

Operates ultrasound equipment to produce high quality sonograms for diagnostic purposes under the direction of the Radiologist.  Functions as an independent self-directed professional in the delivery of all ultrasound procedures.  Works within the framework of the American Society of Registered Diagnostic Sonographers Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice and the Seven Oaks General Hospital’s Vision, Mission, Values, policies and procedures.

Experience

  • A minimum of two years experience as a sonographer is preferred.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience in a similar or related position. 

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Must be a graduate from a recognized School of Diagnostic Medical Sonography.

Certification/Licensure/Registration

  • Must have and maintain registration in good standing with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (A.R.D.M.S.) and must have certification in Abdominal and Obstetrics/Gynaecological. 
  • Maintains registry status by obtaining a minimum 30 hours of Continuing Medical Education (CME)

Qualifications and Skills

  • Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written) and be able to work co-operatively and courteously with all patients and hospital personnel. 
  • Demonstrated leadership and organizational skills.
  • Capable of working with minimum supervision and guidance.
  • Flexibility and independence in planning work.
  • Good physical and mental health is imperative to meet the demands of the position.

Physical Requirements

  • General conditions normally found in a Diagnostic Imaging Service in a community hospital.
  • Must be able to withstand extensive standing and walking and will be required to lift and transfer patients in a safe manner.
  • May be required to work flexible hours and/or overtime as required to meet the needs of the department..

 

This term position may end earlier as outlined in the Collective Agreement.

 

This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, an Adult Abuse Registry Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred.

 

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Health Sciences Centre, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.

 

Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.

 

Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.


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