• Echocardiographer

  • Job Description

    Job Title: Echocardiographer
    Work Site: Ridge Meadows Hospital, Maple Ridge, BC
    Status: Casual 
    Start Date: As soon as possible
    Salary: $32.00 - $39.89 per hour
    Hours: 0715-1515, 0715 - 1605, 800-1600 (Sat)
    Reference#: 113009-klo


    JOB SUMMARY:

    Practices in accordance with the standards of professional practice as well as within a client and family centred care model and the vision and values of the department across the Lower Mainland Integration (LMI) health authorities (Fraser Health Authority, Providence Health Care, Provincial Health Services Authority, and Vancouver Coastal Health). Under the general supervision of the Charge Technologist (Ultrasound) performs standard cardiac ultrasound procedures, including cardiac studies and measurements, and providing preliminary assessment for review and interpretation by the Radiologist. Provides education on the topic of procedures and consent.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Graduation from a recognized sonography program; plus certification by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (RDCS) or Sonography Canada.
    Two (2) years’ recent, related vascular experience in a cardiac lab, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
    • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
    • Ability to deal with others effectively.
    • Ability to teach.
    • Problem solving, organizational, and decision making skills.
    • Ability to operate related equipment.
    • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

    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.

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


    ***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the staffpostings.vch.ca 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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