Diagnostic Imaging Assistant TWO POSITIONS
This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.
This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.
Reporting to the Manager of Diagnostic Imaging, the incumbent works with Ultrasound, Mammography, and CT patients and physicians, registering and data entries. This position provides healthcare services to adults and children on an inpatient/outpatient basis in order to restore health with dignity.
The Diagnostic Imaging Assistant is responsible to use Meditech for patient look up, enter examinations, assisting the radiologist/technologist by preparing for examinations, and patients to understand the exam procedure when required, at the request of patients, transfer patients from stretchers/wheelchairs to examine table, provide simple comfort and hygiene measures for patients, being alert to and ensuring patients’ safety, distributing the Diagnostic Imaging reports to Doctors and Health Centres upon receipt from the radiologists, purging x-ray films every year from 5+ years, performing EKG’s, Holter monitors, and Event recorder hook-ups (training will be provided), inputting EKG data into the computer. Maintain a positive, professional and patient-oriented demeanor is sometimes difficult, stressful situation.
Excellent oral/written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills and telephone etiquette, good computer skills and software knowledge including Meditech experience, self-motivated, dependable, punctual.
Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered. Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset. Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.
An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.