Specialty Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

Role and Facility Information

Position Summary
We are seeking a Permanent Full Time Sonographer to join our team at the Royal Inland Hospital (RIH) in Kamloops, BC.

Shifts are rotating days, evenings and nights.

What Will You Work On?
The Medical Imaging department consists of five general ultrasound rooms (Abdominal, OB/Gyne, vascular, small parts, MSK, breast and interventional), four echo rooms (Tee’s, contrast and stress echo), and one vascular lab that performs arterial and ultrasound studies. The number of scans varies per day averaging 10 to 13 for general and 8 for echo. General ultrasound rooms have five Philips IU22’s, echo rooms have GE units and in vascular a Philips IU22, and Falcon Pro arterial machine. All of our sites are connected through our regional Picture Archive and Communication System (PACS) integrated into our single Electronic Health Record providing real-time patient histories anywhere within Interior Health.

How Will You Create Impact?
Many nearby communities rely on our site for imaging resulting in a very busy and diverse atmosphere. The successful applicant will be providing ultrasound services to inpatients and outpatients, making a difference within many communities.

How Will We Help You Grow?
Tailored orientation to successful applicant, position, department and hospital. We will provide opportunities for professional growth. This position is eligible for our comprehensive benefits plan that includes coverage for basic Medical Services, Dental Services, and Extended Health. We offer generous vacation entitlement and Pension Plan. Relocation allowance is offered to eligible new employees We have clinical advisory groups that are working together to ensure best practice throughout Interior Health.

Who Are We Looking For?
The successful application will be a qualified tech with excellent communication skills.

Qualifications
• Graduate of a recognized/accredited North American Program in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Ultrasonography).
• Current certification with Sonography Canada as required for the assigned practice area (i.e. Generalist) and/or current certification with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) as required for the assigned practice area (i.e. Abdomen/Small Parts and Obstetrics/Gynecology).
• Eligible for membership with Sonography Canada and/or ARDMS.

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