General Duty X-Ray Technologist

Requisition ID: 791 

Position Number: 20008916

Posting End Date: January 19, 2018

City: Winnipeg

Site: Health Sciences Centre

Department / Unit: Radiology 

Job Stream: Clinical 

Union: MAHCP-HSC

Targeted Start Date: ASAP

FTE: 0.80 

Anticipated Shift: Days; Evenings; Weekends

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Salary: $29.073, $30.333, $31.580, $33.062, $34.603, $36.211

 

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Position Overview

Under the general direction of the Section Head, Adult Radiology and/or Diagnostic Imaging Manager, Section of Adult Radiology, the incumbent is responsible for:

 

Perform routine radiological procedures on inpatients and outpatients (including mobile imaging), and assists radiologists and other physicians with Central Line Placements, Fluoroscopy and OR procedures. 

Experience

  • Previous related experience preferred. 
  • Familiarity with PACS and RIS preferred.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Graduate of a recognized school of Medical Imaging Technology.
  • On-going participation in relevant courses, seminars, etc. required.

Certification/Licensure/Registration

  • Successful completion of an accredited Medical Imaging Technology Program, eligible for registration with the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (C.A.M.R.T.) and the Manitoba Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (M.AM.R.T.) upon hire and registered with the C.A.M.RT. and M.A.M.R.T. within three months of hire.
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Training requirements for this position shall in be in accordance with the WRHA policy.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Preference will be given to those applicants competent in an Indigenous language and/or knowledge in Indigenous customs, traditions and values.
  • Must exhibit good interpersonal and English, written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate compassion to all patients, and recognize and calm those with high degree of anxiety.

Physical Requirements

  • Good physical and mental health and manual dexterity. 
  • Stands and moves about during most of the working day. 
  • Bends, reaches, and lifts and carries for short distances, materials or accessory equipment weighing up to 50 lbs. 
  • At times may be required to push or pull heavy equipment. 
  • Lifts and positions patients, some of whom are in a state of unconsciousness. 
  • Exposed to extreme patient injuries.
  • The incumbent may work an “on call” basis primarily for the general duty areas.

 

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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