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Cardiac Sonographer

University Health Network

This is a Contract position in Lethbridge, AB posted July 13, 2021.

JOB POSTING 878779 Position: Cardiac Sonographer Site: Toronto General Hospital Department: Echo Lab Reports to: Manager Salary: $33.47
– $41.83 per hour Hours: 37.5 hours per week, various shifts, including weekends Status: Permanent Full-time Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning.

The University Health Network, where “above all else the needs of patients come first”, encompasses Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and the Michener Institute of Education at UHN.

The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education.

The University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000 students, and many volunteers.

UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world.

The scope of research and complexity of cases at Toronto General Hospital have made it a national and international source for discovery, education and patient care.

It has one of the largest hospital-based research programs in Canada, with major research in transplantation, surgical innovation, cardiology, infectious diseases, genomic medicine and liver disease.

Find out about our purpose, values and principles here JOB SUMMARY: The position presents an excellent opportunity to work in a fast paced environment using state of the art technology to perform echocardiograms on a uniquely complex patient population.

You will perform ultrasound imaging procedures, as outlined in the procedure manuals to aid in patient diagnosis and/or treatment; operating, troubleshooting and ensuring ultrasound, echocardiology/ancillary equipment and instruments are performing in an efficient and effective manner; preparing written and electronic reports required to document all procedures and test results; performing other related patient handling responsibilities to facilitate the provision of optimal patient care; participating in teaching, educational, research, safety and quality improvement programs/activities; observing and understanding Hospital and departmental policies and procedures; adhering to Hospital and departmental mission and value statements while maintaining patient confidentiality; performing cross-functional responsibilities as assigned, or requested; performing other duties related to the job classification, as required.

QUALIFICATIONS: Completion of a recognized post diploma Cardiovascular Principles and Instrumentation (C.P.I.) program Basic Cardiac Life Support (B.C.L.S.), Level II Basic Rescuer Certification Minimum of two (2) years recent cardiac ultrasound experience Excellent problem recognition and problem solving skills Excellent organizational, time management, and communication skills Excellent hand eye coordination Ability to function effectively in stressful situations Computer literacy required Registration with the College of Medical Radiation and Imaging Technologists of Ontario (CMRITO) Registration with Sonography Canada or the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) POSTED DATE: June 17, 2021 CLOSING DATE: until filled For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN’s attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace.

We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity.

Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide for the open position.

Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.