Medical Radiation Technologist 3, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (TPT)
Vancouver Coastal Health
Vancouver, BC, CA
3d ago


POSTING NUMBER : 111516-klo


Number of Positions : 1

Job Title : Medical Radiation Technologist 3, Magnetic Resonance Imaging Union Code : (400) HS Professional HSA Job Pay Grade : 8 ($30.

84 - $38.43 per hour) Status (FTE) : Temporary Part Time - Baseline-With End Date (0.76 FTE) Dept / Work Area : High Field MRI / UBCH MRI Research Work Location : UBC Hospital Home Site : (68) Lower Mainland Medical Imaging Shift Times : 0730-

1730 / 0800-1800 / 0900-1900 / 1000-2000 or as operationally required Days Off : Rotating Start Date : JAN 02, 2019 to APR 30, 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 Medical Imaging (LMMI) health authorities (Fraser Health Authority, Providence Health Care, Provincial Health Services Authority and Vancouver Coastal Health).

Performs special procedure examinations in MRI in accordance with departmental policy and procedures, observing safe radiation protection practices.

Duties include receiving and completing requisitions, entering relevant data into the radiology information system, preparing examination trays and patients for specific procedures, operating computerized imaging equipment including processing and archiving of acquired data, monitoring patient during procedures, and monitoring equipment performance.

May be responsible for the evening, night and weekend shift and may supervise at least one (1) other Medical Radiation Technologist or a total staff of more than two (2) up to and including four (4) FTE

QUALIFICATIONS : Education & Experience

Education & Experience

Current Registration in Magnetic Resonance with CAMRT. Completion of Intravenous Therapy training course when required by site practice and one (1) year recent, related experience including supervisory experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification - Basic Life Support (BCLS) level.

Positions located at BC Children’s Hospital require a minimum of two (2) years’ recent, related pediatric experience.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Demonstrated knowledge of standards of practice and guidelines for Medical Imaging practitioners established by the CAMRT and / or other relevant national professional associations.

Demonstrated knowledge of evidence-based practice related to designated modality.

Demonstrated knowledge of organization policies, procedures, and standards of care, including practice of safe work procedures with modality equipment.

Demonstrated knowledge of current General Radiography and MRI theory and practices within a client / family centred model of care.

Demonstrated knowledge and practice of safe work procedures with medical imaging equipment.

Demonstrated knowledge of research process and methodology.

Demonstrated knowledge of PACS / radiology information systems, i.e. digital imaging, image archiving and retrieval.

Demonstrated ability to develop procedure protocols and manuals.

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

Demonstrated ability to deal with and / or guide others in resolution of conflict issues.

Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration with others.

Demonstrated ability to plan and establish workload priorities in collaboration with others.

Demonstrated skill in MRI techniques and the use of applicable equipment and supplies.

Demonstrated ability in CPR techniques.

Demonstrated computer skills with current computer applications.

Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.


This temporary position involves research scanning with the UBC MRI Research Centre. Candidates currently enrolled in an MRI training program are also encouraged to apply.

If there is no successful qualified applicant, MRI students may be considered for a future start date.

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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