CT Technologist - Diagnostic Imaging
Nova Scotia Health Authority and IWK Health Centre
Sydney, NS
Req ID: 44603
Location: Eastern Zone, Cape Breton Regional Hospital
Company: NSHA
Department: 3000731 DI CT Scan CBR
Type of Employment: Permanent Hourly FT (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Union Status: Healthcare Bargaining Unit - Unifor
Posting Closing Date: 28-Nov-19

Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date.

Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia. We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need. This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions.

Responsibilities
Reporting to the Diagnostic Imaging Manager, the Technologist is responsible for the efficient operation of the CT scanners located throughout the Cape Breton Regional. S/he will organize and perform computed tomography examinations in an efficient and professional manner.

The Technologist positions the patient to obtain high quality images; operates equipment safety while following radiation protection guidelines, practices sterile techniques when required and performs clerical duties related to the handling of the customer.

Qualifications
Must be a graduate of an accredited School of Radiological Technology
Eligibility for registration with CAMRT/NSAMRT
CAMRT CT courses or CT Imaging Certificate an asset
Current CPR an asset
Must maintain an ongoing interest in updating knowledge of new equipment, technologies and procedures
CT experience preferred
IV experience preferred or willing to be trained in intravenous injection and will be required to use a contrast injector
Works independently and as a health care team member to ensure exceptional patient care
A high degree of mental, visual, and manual dexterity is required
Effective communication and interpersonal skills
Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred
PLEASE NOTE: Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must clearly state such equivalencies in their cover letter, resume, or application. Additionally, candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information.

Hours of Work
Permanent Full-time Position; 75 Hours Bi-weekly

Salary Information
$31.9507 - $37.2865 Hourly

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.

Successful external applicants will be required to submit the below documents and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment. Additional documentation such as banking & proof of identity will be included in your offer letter.

Criminal Record Check
Proof of education & training certifications
Proof of any additional required qualification
Valid registration with the relevant licensing body
Submission of immunization record along with health assessment documentation
Proof of SIN number
Hiring Process will depend on the timeliness of delivering the above. This is a Healthcare bargaining unit - Unifor position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. Only online applications are accepted.

Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy.

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