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Radiological Technologist - Burnaby Hospital

Burnaby, BC
  • Number of positions available : 1

  • To be discussed
  • Starting date : 1 position to fill as soon as possible

Salary range

The salary range for this position is CAD $36.69 - $45.81 / hour
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Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations and is home to six Métis Chartered Communities. 

Our team of 45,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care. Learn more. 

 

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Casual  Radiological Technologist to join our team at Burnaby Hospital located in Burnaby, B.C. We hire great people for outstanding jobs and need your help to expand the ability to deliver prompt and professional service. 

 

Come work with us! 

 

Joining our team offers you opportunities to work in a rapidly growing organization with health professionals who are excellent in their respective fields, career growth and advancement, a competitive compensation package (including four weeks of vacation to start, comprehensive health benefits, and pension plan), and the rewarding opportunity to make a difference every single day in health care. 

 

Effective October 26, 2021, all staff for all positions across health care in British Columbia are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines). Please note this applies to all postings, and there are no exceptions. 

 

Fraser Health values diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring and Trust. Fraser Health’s hiring practices aspire to ensure all individuals are treated in an inclusive, equitable, and culturally safe manner. 

 

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Detailed Overview

Reporting to the Supervisor, Radiological Technology and the Site Coordinator, Medical Imaging, the Radiological Technologist, practices in accordance with the standards of professional practice as well as utilizing a client and family centered care model and the vision and values of the department within Fraser Health (FH).

The Radiological Technologist performs diagnostic radiographic/fluoroscopic and medical imaging procedures/techniques and related duties, observing safe radiation protection practices. Duties include 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.


Responsibilities

  1. Performs all general duty radiographic/fluoroscopic procedures consistent with established standards, procedures, radiation protection practices and protocols. Performs procedures working with radiologists, physicians and other health care professionals.
  2. Performs requested examinations observing departmental standards, routines and radiation protection practices during procedure by operating radiographic and computerized imaging equipment.
  3. Completes procedures using appropriate equipment, labels permanent records, maintains and updates records in RIS/PACS and checks resultant images for technical quality. Refers problems in image quality to the supervisor. Stores digital images using appropriate equipment.
  4. Explains procedures and gives instructions to patients/clients. Answers questions that may arise.
  5. Ensures relevant clinical data is collected for the procedures requested by providing documentation of individualized patient care and recording history and clinical information. Maintains and updates records in database accordingly.
  6. Prepares contrast agents required for examinations by methods such as filling syringes and mixing barium solutions as required. Prepares tray set-up for procedures, disposes items after the procedure according to hospital policy and cleans instruments for return to Medical Device Reprocessing Department.
  7. Monitors patient care and safety by ensuring procedures adhere to department standards and policies.
  8. Provides input into quality improvement and risk management procedures and processes.
  9. Cleans and tests equipment for status of imaging, viewing, processing and image recording; performs quality control tests and minor adjustments and/or arranges for necessary repairs; cleans technical area and maintains supplies.
  10. Performs a variety of clerical duties including those related to patient demographics, histories and data entry.
  11. Participates in the instruction of employees and/or students by assisting with departmental orientations, in-service presentations, demonstrating procedures and answering questions.
  12. Participates in approved research and special projects in collaboration with supervisor and other health care professionals.
  13. Participates in the departmental Continuous Quality Improvement/LEAN programs by using established monitoring and auditing methodologies to perform quality assurance checks such as patient/physician satisfaction or booking protocols.
  14. Carries out responsibilities in accordance with health and safety requirements. Immediately reports unsafe situations by notifying supervisor or other appropriate personnel.
  15. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience


Certification with the CAMRT.

Skills and 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.

Requirements

Level of education

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Work experience (years)

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Written languages

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Spoken languages

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