In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of Island Health (Vancouver Island Health Authority), patient and staff safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone; as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.
Reporting to the supervisor, and under the general supervision of a radiologist, the MI Generalist Sonographer performs general ultrasound examinations. Duties include receiving and completing requisitions, forms and reports; preparing and monitoring supplies and equipment; patient monitoring; and operating ultrasound equipment, including preparing and presenting patient data to radiologist.
Education, Training And Experience
Graduation from an approved Ultrasound Technologist Diploma program.
Sonography Canada and/or American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) certification credentials as a Generalist Sonographer and one (1) year recent, related experience in a health care setting, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Eligible for registration with Sonography Canada.
Skills And Abilities
Organize and coordinate workload.
Establish priorities in collaboration with others.
Work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary health care team.
Foster good public relations.
Operate related equipment, including computerized systems.
Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Physically able to perform the duties of the position.