Diagnostic Imaging Team Lead
Closing date: Jan 10, 2018
Department: Northwest Territories HSSA
Job Code: 14692
Salary: $87,263 - $104,208
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About the Job
The Beaufort-Delta Region administers all regional health and social services delivered through the Inuvik Regional Hospital (IRH), an accredited facility, seven community health centers; and fourteen sites, including a public health clinic, and elders facility, social services and dental therapy offices, and various group homes. The Beaufort-Delta Region provides and supports the delivery of health care services to adults and children on an inpatient, outpatient and outreach basis in order to enhance health community well-being through excellence, accountability and respect for regional diversity.
Located within the IRH and reporting directly to the Manager of Health Services the incumbent utilizes x-ray and mammography equipment to produce high quality images required by the Radiologist to complete accurate diagnosis of patients. In addition, the incumbent oversees the delivery of radiological services through one Medical Radiological/Mammography Technologist, one Sonographer.
The DI Team Lead coordinates the daily flow of patients through the department with the Clerk Receptionist, Medical Radiological/Mammography Technologist, and the Sonographer. This includes reviewing schedules, booking add-ons and ensuring adequate staff are available for all procedures. The DI handled approximately 6000 exams per year, of which 1500 are ultrasounds. Clients/patients of the DI are referred by Physicians.
As there is no Radiologist permanently located in Inuvik the incumbent works closely with the local Physicians to ensure the consistency and quality of all x-rays, mammograms and ultrasounds produced within the IRH.
The incumbent manages all operation of the Picture Archiving Communication System (PACS) and Radiological Information System (RIS), and troubleshoots all machines and processing problems, as well as coordinates the preventative maintenance on contracted equipment.
The DI Team Lead may provide functional expertise to nurses within seven communities in the Beaufort-Delta region during the production of basic x-rays (extremities and chests) in the communities. This may require occasional visits to individual communities to provide hands on training or assessment.
Within the DI all Radiological Technologists will be required to provide on-call coverage on a rotational basis during the evening and weekends to provide x-rays. Supervisor is expected to perform when needed x-rays, mammography and ECG exam coverage.
Typically attained by:
This level of knowledge is typically acquired through the successful completion of an accredited Radiology program, five years related radiology experience, mammography experience, and registration with the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT).
This job opening is for a One Year Term.
Eligible for current registration with the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT) is mandatory for this position.
For more information on health and social services careers and practicing in the Northwest Territories please visit www.practicenorth.ca .
The successful candidate will be required to obtain proof of current up-to-date immunization status.
Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.
The salary for this position starts at $44.75 per hour (approximately $87,263.00 per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $13,837.00.
Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.
Criminal Records Check
Candidates must provide a satisfactory criminal record check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.
Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.
Diversity and Inclusion
The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace. If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.
Job Opening Information
Job Opening ID #14692
Closing Date: January 10, 2018 - 23:59, Mountain Standard Time