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Medical Radiological Technologist – CT & X-Ray

Department: 
Medical Imaging
Location: 
Whitehorse General Hospital
Competition No.: 
2020-457-458
Closing Date:
Competition open until filled.


Classification/Level: 
L08/PSAC Bargaining Unit
Pay Rate: 
$35.36 to $44.75
Employment Status: 
Regular Part-Time - 2 Positions Available
Monthly/weekly hours: 
52.50 Hours biweekly

 

Our Team is growing to support increasing demands

 

Reporting to the Manager of Medical Imaging, the incumbent provides clinical and technical support to Physicians, with remote support of a Radiologist, by performing routine, emergency and specialized radiological procedures (General Radiography, Fluoroscopy and Computed Tomography). Performs venipuncture, contrast media injections and special procedures as required. Sets up, operates, and troubleshoots portable and stationary imaging equipment; produces and transmits digital images to Picture Archiving Communication System (PACS) for Radiologist/Physician interpretation. Provides emergency callback services.  Supports the on-going quality assurance program and preventative maintenance testing of equipment; training and evaluating Medical Radiological Technologists; completes administrative/clerical and other related duties.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

 

  • Knowledge of and proficiency in operatingand troubleshooting CT and X-ray equipment;

  • Knowledge of and proficiency in producing CT and X-ray images (techniques and protocols);

  • Knowledge of sterile technique and infection control practices;

  • Knowledge of and proficiency in Venipuncture;

  • Knowledge of and proficiency in contrast media administration including contraindications, reactions and side effects;

  • Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology;

  • Knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy;

  • Knowledge of radiation physics;

  • Knowledge of Radiation, Health and Safety Regulations;

  • Knowledge of computerized Hospital and Radiology Information Systems;

  • Knowledge of Picture Archiving Communication System (PACS);

  • Ability to recognize and respond to a change in patient condition;

  • Ability to be innovative (adjust equipment and/or patient and modify procedures);

  • Ability to perform post processing and QA of radiologicalimages;

  • Ability to deal with situations in a professional manner;

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with colleagues, peers, patients and families;

  • Ability to organize, prioritize, adapt to workload schedule variances and resolve work related problems;

  • Ability to keep current with technology changes and aid in implementation of accepted change;

  • Ability to train and orientate other health care professionals;

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;

  • Thoroughness and attention to detail;

  • Reliability, self-motivated and ability to work independently with limited supervision;

  • Cross-cultural awareness.

     

    The successful applicant will be certified in an accredited Medical Radiation Technology program; be currently registered with the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT); hold a CT Imaging Certificate (CTIC); have certification in Venipuncture for Contrast Media Injections, (or obtain within 60 days of hire); have one (1) to two (2) years experience in Contrast Media administration; have one (1) to two (2) years experience in operating and maintaining CT imaging related equipment; and hold a current certification in CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation).  Knowledge of the following would be considered assets for this position: 2nd discipline with CAMRT (MRT(MR), MRT(RT), MRT(NM)), knowledge of computerized Hospital and Radiology Information Systems, knowledge of Picture Archiving Communication System (PACS) or Bachelor of Radiation Science or Bachelor of Technology degree in Medical Imaging.

     

    Quoting competition #2020-457-458 in the subject line, email your resume to: wghjobs@wgh.yk.ca

     

    Indigenous Workforce Initiative - We are committed to having a diverse and representative workforce that reflects the community we serve.  When applying to YHC Career Opportunities, we invite you to voluntarily self-identify in the email body of your application.  Please do so in whatever manner you feel accurately reflects who you are. You will then be connected with Yukon Hospitals’ Indigenous Workforce Initiative (IWI), where you can receive support with application materials, hear about additional training or mentorship opportunities, and ask any questions you have.  All self-identification information will remain confidential. You are also welcome to contact IWI supports before submitting your application at IWI@wgh.yk.ca or call 867-393-8780.   

     

    Yukon Hospital Corporation is committed to employment equity.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. Unfortunately, at this time, we are unable to consider resumes from International applicants. Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada in order to apply, i.e. have Landed Immigrant Status, Work Visa, or be a Canadian Citizen.

     

    Open Until Filled

 

Last Updated:Wed, 11/18/2020 - 16:45