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, the Ultrasonographer is part of a team instrumental in providing services to the Qikiqtani General Hospital and Territory. 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.
The incumbent will perform sonographic examinations that will accurately demonstrate pathology (or wellness) of the patient to the diagnosing Radiologist and referring Physician. Will review patient history and question the patient to obtain relevant information required before performing the examination (ie. History and symptoms).
The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through successful completion of an accredited sonography program and current registration with the Sonography Canada and (2) two years of sonography experience. Continuing Education is required to maintain the Sonography Canada registration and stay current with the ever changing technology (40 credits of continuing sonography education must be completed every (3) three years. The incumbent must have annual certification in CPR and WHMIS.
The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, English and French. The ability to speak two (2) or more of Nunavut’s official languages is considered an asset. Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.
Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered.
An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.