Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, General Procedures (TFT)
Vancouver Coastal Health
Maple Ridge, BC, CA
7d ago


POSTING NUMBER : 110601-klo


Number of Positions : 1

Job Title : Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, General Procedures Union Code : (400) HS Professional HSA Job Pay Grade : 8 ($30.

84 - $38.43 per hour) Status (FTE) : Temporary Full Time - Other Relief-With End Date (1.00 FTE) Dept / Work Area : MI Ultrasound / RMH MI US Work Location : Ridge Meadows Hospital MI Home Site : (68) Lower Mainland Medical Imaging Shift Times : 0730-

1722 or 0730-1730, participates in on call schedule- evenings, nights and stats Days Off : Rotating Start Date : FEB 04, 2019 to FEB 10, 2020 or until return of incumbent


Practices in accordance with the standards of professional practice as well as within a client and family centred care model and the vision and values of the department across the Lower Mainland Integration (LMI) health authorities (Fraser Health Authority, Providence Health Care, Provincial Health Services Authority, and Vancouver Coastal Health).

Performs abdominal, obstetrical, pelvic, peripheral vascular, and small parts ultrasound examinations, observing patient safety practices.

Duties include receiving and completing requisitions, entering relevant data into the diagnostic imaging information system, preparing patients for specific procedures, and conducting examinations utilizing ultrasound and Doppler techniques.

Participates on committees / teams and approved research projects as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS : Education & Experience

Education & Experience

American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) certified or Sonography Canada Certified.

Must be a graduate of a recognized training program in Diagnostic Medical Sonography.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Comprehensive knowledge of theory and practice for Diagnostic Medical Sonography procedures including abdominal, obstetrical, pelvic, peripheral vascular, and small parts.

Comprehensive knowledge of the aseptic techniques.

Broad knowledge and practice of safe work procedures with diagnostic sonographic and medical imaging equipment.

Demonstrated ability to perform sonographic examinations in compliance with departmental standards.

Demonstrated ability to communicate (orally and in writing) and deal effectively with clients and their families, co-workers, physicians, other health care staff, and staff of external agencies.

Demonstrated ability to operate related equipment.

Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration with others.

Demonstrated ability to establish workload priorities in collaboration with others.

Demonstrated ability in CPR techniques.

Demonstrated computer skills including the ability to effectively use a computerized client care information system.

Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.


The expected end date is February 2020 or until the return of incumbent. The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes.

Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

Nursing & LPN postings close at 0800 AM on the Closing Date. All other postings will close at Midnight. Please submit your internal application form and resume to Recruitment prior to the close date and time.

Nursing & LPN successful applicants will be notified by email.

We regret that only short listed candidates will be acknowledged.

This is an internal job posting for Vancouver Coastal Health employees only.

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