Specialty Medical Radiation Technologist

Role and Facility Information

Boundary District Hospital is currently seeking a casual Medical Radiography Technologist to join its medical imaging team. Boundary District Hospital, located in Grand Forks, BC, is a Community Hospital offering services including surgical, inpatient and emergency.

The Medical Radiation Technologist performs radiographic and related duties working in conjunction with radiologists, physicians and other health care professionals.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities:
• Receives, verifies and processes requisitions from physicians for diagnostic imaging procedures.
• Organizes workload according to exam priority and equipment availability. Ensures adequate supplies are available for examinations/procedures.
• Prepares patient for diagnostic imaging procedures/examinations by performing duties such as explaining procedures and contraindications, verifying relevant patient information, ensuring consent for examinations categorized as high risk, etc.
• Performs all general duty radiographic procedures in accordance with established standards, procedures and protocols.
• Ensures relevant clinical data is collected for all procedures.
• Assesses technical quality of images and applies corrective measures where necessary.

Shifts will be rotating days (Monday to Sunday, 07:30 to 15:30, 08:30 to 16:30). Some shifts may have on-call and/or call-back requirements attached. Days of work rotate 24/7.

This is a casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements may vary from 0 - 37.5 hours per week. Once hired into a casual role, employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent part-time or full time positions. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with casual on-call positions and lead to regular employment.

COMMUNITY PROFILE:
Grand Forks is surrounded by mountains, lake and rivers that provide the perfect setting for many outdoor four-season adventures that are available year round. With a population of 4,000 Grand Forks offers a small town feel while providing all the amenities. Centrally located between Kelowna and Spokane, Grand Forks is known as the Sunshine Valley and provides a strong commitment to healthy living, affordability and great quality of life.


Qualifications

• Graduate of an accredited medical radiography program.
• Current certification with the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT)
• Eligible for membership with the BC Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (BCAMRT) and/or CAMRT.

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Terms

Compensation

Estimated Remuneration
$28.48-$35.51/hour
Benefits and/or Incentives
Comprehensive Benefit Package
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Live and work in BC

Grand Forks

Grand Forks is located just north of the Canada/United States border in the Thompson Okanagan Region in south central British Columbia. With its tree-lined streets, heritage homes and evidence of the Doukhobour culture, the city is a reminder of times gone by. Forestry, mining, agriculture and tourism form the basis of the local economy with over half a million visitors passing through the region annually. Residents enjoy a wide range of leisure pursuits including fishing, hunting, hiking, biking, golfing, skiing and all types of water sports.

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