Are you looking for an employer who understands the importance of patient-centered care? Would you like to work within a multi-disciplinary team that puts critical thinking and problem solving skills into practice to create a quality of care and working environment that is second-to-none? Could you picture yourself living, working, and playing in the Southern Region of British Columbia, Canada – a place where others dream about vacationing in!
Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH) is a 75-bed hospital located in Trail, British Columbia, Canada. Sonographer Services include General, Vascular, and Echo. Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital is seeking a Permanent, Full Time Ultrasound Technologist that is dual trained as a Generalist with Echo.
• 100 percent Employer Paid Benefits Plan
• Competitive wages
• 4 weeks vacation
• Generous Pension Plan
• Opportunities for On-Going Education and Career Development
• Work Permit Guidance and Assistance
• Excellent working conditions within a universal healthcare environment
• High standard of living at a lower cost
• Safe and welcoming communities
• Relocation Allowance Assistance
Our Sonography team at KBRH performs a wide variety of scans and biopsies with one tech usually performing anywhere from 10 to 14 scans per day. Each tech has his/her room booked, but may also perform emergency add-on cases for the day. The hours of the department are Monday to Friday 7:30 to 16:30 hours, with a day shift on Saturday.
The City of Trail (population 7,237) is situated on the banks of beautiful and mighty Columbia River and is approximately 10 miles north of the Washington State / Canada border. The Trail area boasts a moderate climate with warm summers and mild winters. Average daily temperature in July is 82oF; in January 21oF. The annual sunshine average is 1,860 hours. Known as “Home of Champions,” the city takes pride in its reputation for developing successful athletes, industries, and arts and education leaders. A regional financial and service center, Trail is also home to one of the largest lead-zinc smelter complexes in the world. Residents enjoy first class recreational facilities, two excellent golf courses as well as nearby mountain biking, fishing, snowmobiling and skiing.
Interior Health is located in the South-Central Interior of British Columbia (BC). It is one of six health authorities responsible for publicly funded health services in BC. With over 18,000 employees and 1,230 physicians on our team, we are developing the future of health care through innovation and professional development. Our Diagnostic Imaging services consist of 37 Diagnostic Imaging Departments of various sizes from large tertiary sites with multiple modalities to smaller one-room, x-ray facilities. Through this combination of tertiary, regional, and community facilities, Interior Health performs over 600,000 diagnostic imaging exams annually.
All of our sites are connected through our regional Picture Archive and Communication System (PACS) integrated into our single Electronic Health Record providing real-time patient histories anywhere within Interior Health.
Digital imaging providing timely diagnosis for all patients including those in rural areas
Leadership committed to team work, empowerment, innovation, and quality
Interdisciplinary colleagues who put our patients / clients at the centre of care
Combined resources enabling health services to function as interdependent networks
Clinical advisory groups who work together to ensure best practice
• Graduate of a recognized/accredited North American Program in Diagnostic Medical Sonogrpahy (Ultrasonography).
• Current certification with Sonography Canada (formerly CARDUP) as required for the assigned practice area (such as, Generalist and/or Cardiac) and/or current certification with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) as required for the assigned practice area (such as, Abdomen/Small Parts, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Cardiac, and/or Vascular).
• Eligible for membership with Sonography Canada and/or ARDMS.