Vancouver Coastal Health

Radiology Support Aide (Health Care Assistant/Care Aide)

Job Description

Job Title: Radiology Support Aide (Health Care Assistant/Care Aide)
Work Site: Medical Imaging, Surrey Memorial Hospital - Surrey, BC 
Status: Casual
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $25.83 per hour
Hours: Various
Reference#: 150916-nmo


Come work as a Radiology Support Aide with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Health Care Assistant to join the Medical Imaging department at Surrey Memorial Hospital as a Radiology Support Aide. Apply today to join our team!


As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.


As a Radiology Support Aide you will:

  • Perform duties such as:
    • transporting clients to and from required areas using stretchers and wheelchairs;
    • assisting technical and nursing staff with the lifting and transferring of clients;
    • and providing support to clients with dressing and/or bathroom care needs.
  • Assist technical staff with procedures such as biopsies, to sort, number and label specimens with appropriate medical terminology.
  • Maintain supplies for various carts, cupboards, trays, rooms and storage areas and clean equipment and supply areas.
  • Use accepted aseptic techniques to pour sterile solutions, open sterile packages, and set up sterile trays as requested by technical and nursing staff.
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment for clients and staff.


Education & Experience

  • Successful graduation from a recognized Health Care Assistant Program and one year’s recent, related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Eligible for registration with the BC Care Aide & Community Health Worker Registry.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.

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.


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

Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to delivering exceptional care and building a great place to work. At VCH, we value and accommodate unique differences to ensure that our staff and medical staff (both current and prospective) have the opportunity and are supported to thrive.

To build a strong and representative workforce, we are seeking candidates who will contribute to a caring and inclusive culture. We encourage applications from members of communities that are disadvantaged on any grounds under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including Indigenous Peoples, people of colour, people of all genders and sexualities and people with disabilities.

VCH is proud to be recognized as a Best Place to Work in Canada in 2021 by Glassdoor and Forbes.

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

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the site for How to Apply instructions. 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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