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Regional Ultrasonographer

Rankin Inlet
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Type of employment: 
$85,215.00 to $96,720.00 per annum, 37.5 hour/week
Northern Allowance: 
$18,517.00 per annum

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 Diagnostic Imaging Services, the Regional Ultrasonographer is part of a member team, instrumental in providing services in the Kivalliq Health Center and in Kivalliq Region. This position fulfills all general ultrasound requirements providing ultrasound services to the patients of the Diagnostic Imaging Department as required by the medical staff, with adherence to the Code of Ethics and the established standards of radiological practice and the philosophy and objectives of the Department of Health. The position proficiently scans, interprets, and produces quality images which aids the Radiologist in the accurate and timely diagnosis of patients.

The Ultrasonographer is instrumental in providing services in the Kivalliq regional Health Centre and  traveling to Kivalliq communities. The incumbent utilizes ultrasound equipment to independently produce and interpret high quality sonographic images as required by the off-site Radiologist to complete accurate diagnosis of patients.  

Using Ultrasound equipment, the Sonographer performs sonographic examinations (scan, interpret and document) that will accurately demonstrate pathology (or wellness) of the patient to the diagnosing Radiologist and referring Physician.  Exams are carried out in accordance with policies and procedures developed by Iqaluit Health Services, Sonography Canada, and our reporting Radiologists.  Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land, and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

Registration with Sonography Canada is a must.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, English and French.

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.

Please note that COVID-19 immunization is a mandatory condition of employment. In addition, travellers via air and rail require proof of COVID-19 immunization. Submit proof of COVID-19 immunization with your application.

Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit.
  • Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy.
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration.
  • Eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website.
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Expiry Options: 
Open until filled