The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) offers challenging and exciting careers in health and social services delivery and administration in Canada’s North. The Territorial Authority has service locations in communities across the territory and a staff of more than 1,600 serving over 43,000 residents of the NWT and 5,900 residents of the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut. Challenging work, welcoming communities, and expanded opportunities are some of the benefits offered to employees of the NTHSSA.
Located within Stanton and reporting to the Technical Supervisor, Diagnostic Imaging Services for administrative purposes, you will utilize the ultrasound equipment to independently produce and interpret high quality sonographic images required by the Radiologist to complete accurate diagnosis of patients. You will perform sonographic examinations on a variety of internal structures including the adult and pediatric neck, abdomen, pelvis, scrotum, adult heart, deep leg veins, breasts and the pregnant abdomen which includes the developing fetus. In addition, you will be required to provide hands-on support and patient care during invasive examinations conducted by a Radiologist (e.g. including but not limited to biopsies and aspirations). During these procedures you will be responsible for all preparations required for the procedure including explaining the procedure to the patient, documenting the necessary images and post procedure care as required. In the case of a biopsy, you will independently locate the specific area to be biopsied for the Radiologist/Physician to perform the procedure, utilizing the real-time ultrasound performed by the Sonographer.
Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
This level of knowledge is typically acquired through the successful completion of a Certified Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program.
The team is currently welcoming applications for both a six (6) month term and indeterminate capacity. Please indicate on your cover letter/resume which position you are interested in.
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
YELLOWKNIFE CENTRE 5TH FLOOR
BOX 1320 YELLOWKNIFE NT X1A 2L9
Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106
Fax (867) 873-0445
Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.