Vancouver Coastal Health

Radiological Technologist 1, General Procedures

Job ID 2023-93295
City New Westminster
Work Location
Royal Columbian Hospital MI
Home Worksite
68 - Lower Mainland Medical Imaging
Labour Agreement
Health Science Professionals
Union
400 - HS Professional HSA
Position Type
Baseline
Job Status
Regular Full-Time
FTE
1.00
Standard Hours / Week
37.50
Job Category
Medical Imaging
Salary Grade
6
Min Hourly
CAD $35.18/Hr.
Max Hourly
CAD $43.91/Hr.
Shift Times
07:00-19:00 / 19:00-07:00
Days Off
Rotating
Position Start Date
As soon as possible

Job Summary

Please note that Lower Mainland Medical Imaging will be reorganized effective January 19, 2024 with positions falling under separate employers of VCH, PHC, PHSA and FH depending on worksite. Candidates interested in working at any lower mainland worksite are encouraged to still apply to this opportunity. Employees working at non-VCH sites will transfer seamlessly to PHC, PHSA, or FH as appropriate without loss of employment, service or benefits.

 

 

This job was posted on our former Career Site as Posting # 147025.

 

Come work as a Radiological Technologist with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is the Lead Health Authority for Medical Imaging. We are currently looking for keen Radiological  Technologists 1 to join our teams throughout the Lower Mainland. 

 

As a Radiological Technologist you will:

  • Perform diagnostic radiographic/fluoroscopic and medical imaging procedures/techniques and related duties, observing safe radiation protection practices.
  • Perform duties including:
    • receiving and completing requisitions,
    • entering relevant data into the Radiology Information System (RIS),
    • preparing patients for examination,
    • operating radiographic and computerized imaging equipment including processing radiographs and archiving of acquired data,
    • monitoring patient during procedures,
    • monitoring equipment performance,
    • and maintaining cleanliness of examination rooms.

Qualifications

Education & Experience

  • Certification with the CAMRT.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Demonstrated knowledge and practice of safe work procedures with diagnostic radiographic and medical imaging equipment.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform radiographic examinations in compliance with departmental standards.
  • 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 research process and methodology.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of PACS/Radiology Information Systems, i.e. digital imaging, image archiving and retrieval.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate (orally and in writing) and deal effectively with clients and their families, co-workers, physicians, other health care staff and staff of external agencies.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate related equipment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration with others.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish workload priorities in collaboration with others.
  • Demonstrated ability in CPR techniques.
  • Demonstrated computer skills including the ability to effectively use a computerized client care information system.
  • 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 (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.

WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH?


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 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 2023.

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 https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings 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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