Job title :
SHUSWAP LAKE GEN HOSPITAL
In accordance with established vision and values of the organization and in accordance with the standards of professional practice, the role of the Sonographer is performing diagnostic ultrasound procedures/examinations and related duties while working in collaboration with radiologists/cardiologists, physicians and other health care professionals.
Located in Salmon Arm, BC, Shuswap Lake Hospital (SLH) is a busy facility located on the Trans-Canada Highway, capturing the needs of several surrounding communities. Population draw is over 33,000 with some programs, such as CT and Echo, serving an additional 10,000 from Revelstoke.
The Imaging Department at SLH is a brand new space built in 2009 and has large, spacious diagnostic rooms in all departments. The Ultrasound and Echo machines are all top of the line, new units that produce spectacular images. On site Radiologists allow for a wide variety of exams and interventional procedures. The majority of work is outpatient based, with approximately 25 percent on inpatients or emergency patients for Ultrasound/Echo. No on call services for Sonography.
SLH provides approximately 7,200 ultrasounds and 2,000 echo exams per year. Majority of Sonographers provide General and Echo services, splitting their days with half of each.
SLH is a fun place to work with great flexibility and low inpatient/ER patient volumes. We have excellent staff members, including two full time Radiologists on site.
Salmon Arm is a fantastic community to live in and has a great balance between retiree’s and new young families. All of our Interior Health sites are connected through our regional PACS System (Picture Archive and Communication System) and integrated into our single Electronic Health Records, providing real-time patient histories anywhere within Interior Health. We have clinical advisory groups that are working together to ensure best practice throughout Interior Health.
This is a casual opportunity. Shift types are days and shift times are from 07:30 to 18:00, 08:30 to 19:00 hours.
For a challenging, growth-oriented career in a beautiful natural setting where balanced lifestyle choices abound, come to Interior Health and join our quest to set new standards of excellence in the delivery of health services in the Province of B.C.
Education, Training and Experience:
- 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 (such as, Generalist and/or Cardiac) and/or current certification with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) as required for the assigned practice area (such as, Abdomen/Small Parts, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Cardiac, and/or Vascular).
- Eligible for membership with Sonography Canada and/or ARDMS.