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DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHER, GENERALIST - KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL (RELIEF FULL TIME)
Location:Kelowna
Facility:KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL
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Competition #:00470591
Employee Type:RELIEF FULL TIME
Bargaining Unit:HSA
Facility:KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL
Reports To:PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER (OR DESIGNATE)
Hourly Wage:$28.28 - $35.25
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
Comments:Effective April 1, 2013, wages rates of pay: $29.13 to $36.31 per hour.

Position Summary

Kelowna General Hospital has grown! We are looking for experienced Ultrasound Technologist to join our team of dedicated professionals as we have recently expanded into the brand new Centennial Patient Care Tower in beautiful Kelowna, BC.

Interior Health has embarked on an expansion plan to meet increasing demands, expand health services, and enhance patient care in the Okanagan. Construction of the new six-storey, Centennial Patient Care Tower was completed in May 2012. It includes a new and expanded emergency department and ambulatory care department, five new operating rooms, a rooftop helipad, an expanded adult inpatient psychiatric unit, and extra space for more patient beds in the future. Kelowna General Hospital is the site of the brand new clinical academic campus for the University of BC Medical School.

Kelowna General Hospital's Diagnostic Imaging Department has a strong team approach supported by opportunities for on-going education and career growth. The hospital is a 388 acute bed hospital and one of Interior Health’s two Tertiary Referral Hospitals.

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. We have clinical advisory groups that are working together to ensure best practice throughout Interior Health.

Interior Health offers a comprehensive benefits plan that includes coverage for basic Medical Services, Dental Services, and Extended Health including Massage Therapist, Chiropractor, and Physiotherapist services, plus Life Insurance. In addition, a comprehensive Pension Plan is included for all permanent employees.

This position is to provide relief coverage until the return of the incumbent January 2014. Once hired into a relief role, employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including part time or full time permanent positions. There are many opportunities with IH that begin with relief positions and lead to regular employment. This relief position is to provide coverage up to December 2013 with the possibility of longer. Experience the difference of working for the public sector; where it feels good to give back. Interior Health ...for your whole life.

Community Profile: Surrounded by spectacular mountain scenery, the thriving city of Kelowna (population 120,812) is situated on the eastern shores of Lake Okanagan in the south central region of British Columbia. It is the largest city in the area and boasts all of the amenities of a major centre including fine dining, unique shops and a vibrant arts and culture scene. Wine tours, golfing, skiing, boating, swimming and camping are among the many recreational activities enjoyed by residents here in the Okanagan Valley. For more information about Interior
Health’s Kelowna Hospital’s Project, visit www.BuildingPatientCare.ca.
 
Qualifications

• 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.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT