Vancouver Coastal Health

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)/Computed Tomography Technologist

Job ID 2024-122714
City North Vancouver
Work Location
Lions Gate Hospital - NS
Medical Imaging Computed Tomography
Home Worksite
03 - Lions Gate Hospital
Labour Agreement
Health Science Professionals
400 - HS Professional HSA
Position Type
Job Status
Regular Full-Time
Standard Hours / Week
Job Category
Medical Imaging
Salary Grade
Min Hourly
CAD $40.83/Hr.
Max Hourly
CAD $50.94/Hr.
Shift Times
0600-1530/0630-1600/0730-1700/0800-1730/0830-1800/1100-2030/1200-2130/1330-2300/1430-0000/2100-0630/on call/or as operationally required
Days Off
Work Schedule Details
Position Start Date
As soon as possible


The salary range for this position is CAD $40.83/Hr. - CAD $50.94/Hr.

Job Summary


Come work as a Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologist with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologist to join the Medical Imaging Computed Tomography team at the Lions Gate Hospital in North Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team!


As a Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologist you will:

  • Performs examinations in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Computed Tomography (CT) in accordance with departmental policy and procedures and observes 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.
  • Operate computerized imaging equipment including processing and archiving of acquired data, monitoring patient during procedures and monitoring equipment performance.

This work is framed within VCH’s commitments to our pillars of Indigenous Cultural Safety, Anti-Racism, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, and Planetary Health.



Education & Experience

  • Certification with CAMRT (Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Computed Tomography) and completion of a recognized advanced specialty program in Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
  • Completion of an Intravenous Therapy training course and two (2) years’ recent related experience performing MRI and CT procedures.
  • Certified or eligible for certification for Delegated Medical Activity (DMA) or an equivalent combination of acceptable education, training and experience.
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification – Basic Life Support (BCLS) level.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the 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, MRI and CT theory and practices within a patient/family centred model of care.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and practice of safe work procedures with radiology equipment.
  • General knowledge of Trauma Informed Practice and Harm Reduction approaches and Strengths-based care.
  • Demonstrated ability to promote Indigenous Cultural Safety.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide competent and culturally safe care in a variety of settings and with diverse populations.
  • 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 (verbally and in writing) and deal effectively with patients 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 and CT techniques and the use of applicable equipment and supplies.
  • Demonstrated ability in CPR techniques.
  • Ability to operate related equipment including applicable software applications.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

Closing Statement

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.

As per the current Public Health Orders, as of October 5, 2023, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received a single dose of the most-recent, updated COVID-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination status will be required.


VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and 'going first' when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

• Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
• Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
• Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
• Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
• Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2024.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply online via the Internal Career Portal on CareerHub, you are currently viewing the External Career Portal. Refer to the site for instructions on how to view internal job postings and how to apply as an employee. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.


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