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Echocardiography Technologist/ Sonographer

Canada-wide, Canada Wide,CANADA
Job ID
Cardio Health Incorporation
Job Category
Posting Date
December 10, 2020
Expiry date
April 09, 2021
$38 per hour

Main Responsibilities:

  • Performing diagnostic cardiac sonography procedures using independent judgment to accurately differentiate between normal and pathological findings.

  • Ability to acquire excellent images.

  • Prepare examination reports for physicians; Operate ultrasound imaging equipment to produce and record images

  • Monitor examination to evaluate quality and consistency of diagnostic images, and make adjustments to equipment, as required.

  • Record, store and process scanned images by using camera unit connected to the ultrasound equipment

  • Evaluate, collate and provide the impression of exam.

  • Assume responsibility for the safety and physical comfort of patients while they are in your care.

  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area.

  • Provide timely and accurate documentation of procedures

  • Maintains efficiency and effective work practices

  • Supervise and train 1 to 2 staff and sonographers.

  • Monitor examination to evaluate quality and consistency of diagnostic images and equipment, manage repairs, and make adjustments and making sure smooth operations.

  • Efficiently and effectively Operating ultrasound imaging equipment that transmits high frequency sound pulses

  • Support the team by performing duties such as: entering relevant data into the diagnostic imaging information system; preparing patients for specific procedures; and conducting examinations utilizing ultrasound equipment and techniques.

  • Preparing written and electronic reports required to document all procedures and test results

  • Recording sonographs, recording and depositing the scans to HHC storage


Qualifications/ Skills required:

  • Minimum 2-3 years experience as Echocardiography/ Cardio vascular technologist-sonographer.

  • University or college education in Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General/ and diploma in Echocardiography/ Cardio vascular technologist/ Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician.

  • Registered/Certified with Sonography Canada/CRCS/ CMRTO/CMRITO or the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) and/or have passed the Sonography Canada Skills Assessment (CCSA).

  • Require good knowledge of cardiac anatomy

  • Experience in Stress Echo and Contrast bubble study, Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography, pericardiocentesis is an asset

  • Experience in hospital or clinical environment is preferred

  • CPR/ Standard First Aid certificate required.

  • Detailed knowledge of the standards of practice and guidelines for Medical Imaging practitioners established by Sonography Canada is required

  • Comprehensive knowledge of PACS/radiology information systems, i.e. digital imaging, image archiving and retrieval is required

  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and in collaboration with others is valued

  • Required expert skills in Ultrasound techniques and the use of applicable equipment and supplies

  • Must be physically fit to perform the job duties

  • Should have experience in using Philips Epiq 7c, Philips CX50, Philips iE33 Matrix, Philips iE33, Sequoia Siemens Acuson C512, GE Vivid I Portable, Samsung H60, Velox Imaging (PACS)

Number of positions offered:                       1

Terms of employment:                                 Full-time, Permanent, indeterminate

Location:                                                      60 Granton drive, Unit #107, Richmond Hill,                                                                          Toronto, Ontario, L4B2N6

Start Date:                                                    As soon as possible

Hours of Work:                                             40 hours per week/ 8 hours per day

Pay Rate:                                                      $38.00 per hour

Schedule:                                                      Monday to Friday

One-month training will be provided to the selected candidate.

Eligible candidates need to send their resume to: , mentioning Job ID, 001,  in the subject line