Echocardiographer Cardio/Respiratory Position Available - Thunder Bay, ON
1 ‑ Temporary Full Time ‑ Echocardiographer
Located on the beautiful shores of Lake Superior, Thunder Bay is the sunniest City in Eastern Canada and a four-season outdoor playground. The urban centre enjoys green spaces, parks, and wilderness and is also considered a cultural capital with a thriving visual and performing arts scene. With a metro population of 120,000, it is the most populous municipality in Northwestern Ontario and ranks as the sixth most culturally diverse community of its size in North America, with education at all levels. Thunder Bay is the region's commercial, administrative, medical and transportation “hub” due to its prime location in the centre of Canada along major transportation routes and its proximity to the US. On the shore of the world’s largest freshwater lake and nestled among Canada’s boreal forests, Thunder Bay provides all the amenities of an urban centre as well as ready access to outdoor adventure in Northwestern Ontario.
Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC) provides specialized patient care, innovative research and clinical studies for more than 275,000 area residents. With 388 beds, our inter-professional, academic health sciences centre facility delivers acute care, cancer care, ambulatory, forensic and community mental health care with a full complement of professional staff and leading-edge technology. The Health Sciences Centre (HSC) is dedicated to patient and family centred care and the Patients ARE First philosophy, valuing accountability, respect and a commitment to excellence.
Reporting to the Manager of Cardio/Respiratory & Diagnostic Support Services, the Echocardiology Technologist is responsible for providing a wide range of echo procedures in the adult, paediatric, and neonatal population.
- Completed a CMA accredited program in cardiac sonography
- Registered, or eligible for registration with Sonography Canada.
- Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills
- Ability to work well in an acute care setting
- Ability to work with minimal supervision
- Demonstrated customer service excellence skills
The Health Sciences Centre strives to ensure the safety and security of the patients, visitors, employees and assets financial and otherwise. As one tool in the recruitment screening process, all offers of employment to external candidates shall be conditional upon a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) to ensure the absence of relevant criminal convictions.
The Health Sciences Centre (HSC) is committed to delivering healthcare in a manner that is consistent with Patient and Family Centred Care. Applicants are required to have a demonstrated knowledge, understanding and commitment to this care philosophy.
Candidates will have demonstrated adherence to the Hospital's Code of Conduct. Regular attendance at work is imperative; therefore, all applicants will have to demonstrate a good attendance record to be considered for this position.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process. Additionally we are identified as an English/French speaking health sciences centre and encourage bilingual candidates to apply.
If there are no qualified applicants for the above position, the Hospital may, at their discretion, train unqualified individuals.
Interested applicants should submit a resume outlining relative previous
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Active from 9/15/2017 to 1/15/2018