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Job Title:
Diagnostic Imaging Technologist I

Posted Date:
1/22/2019
Closing Date:
None specified
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description


DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING TECHNOLOGIST I
Eastern Health
HoursBased on the needs of the department
SalaryLX-27 ($28.56 - $35.70 per hour)
Competition NumberGENERAL154
Posted Date22 January 2018
Closing DateOpen Till Filled


About Us
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.

Job Summary
The Diagnostic Imaging Technologist I in the Diagnostic Imaging Department performs a variety of diagnostic x-ray procedures in operating and caring for the x-ray equipment and in the production of diagnostic images. The technologist is responsible for setting up, processing x-ray images, and positioning patients using standard anatomical positioning techniques. As well, the technologist assists senior technologists and radiologists to perform a variety of procedures. Recognizes and reports equipment malfunctions and performs routine preventative maintenance. Performs related work as required.

Job Demands
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
Constantly lifts, moves objects, repositions, pushes and pulls objects and transports patients to and from testing area, less than 10 lbs., between 10-30 lbs. Push/pull up to medium forces.
Constantly stands and walks for extended periods.
Regularly requires repetitive movements of upper extremities.
A high level of alertness and attentiveness is required when performing x-rays when patients are critically ill, infectious, unstable or compromised in order to obtain accurate images as quickly as possible, and ensure the patient's safety.

Job Qualifications
Graduation from a recognized (accredited) program in Medical Radiography Technology is required.
Current registration and member in good standing with the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT).
Good communication skills are required in the day-to-day interaction with patients, co-workers and technologists.
A satisfactory record of work performance is required.

Apply online at https://employment.easternhealth.ca

To become a part of our team, please submit your resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.

Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:

Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2)

Email: employment@easternhealth.ca. Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.


EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.