Vascular Diagnostic Technologist - Non-Invasive Vascular Lab

Req ID: 137712
Company: Nova Scotia Health
Location: Central
Zone, Halifax Infirmary Robie Street Entrance - QEII  
Department: OPCZ Non-Invasive Vascular Lab

Type of Employment: Casual Hourly FT long-assignment (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)

Status: NSGEU Healthcare Position
Posting Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Nova Scotia Health is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia, with some specialized services also offered to clients throughout Atlantic Canada. We’re on a mission to achieve excellence in health, healing and learning through working together, which is reflected in the hospitals, health centres and community-based programs we operate across the province. Our passionate team of professionals provides a variety of high-quality inpatient and outpatient services including academic, tertiary, and quaternary care, as well as continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Join a diverse team of innovators, collaborators and creative thinkers today.


Nova Scotia Health employs professionals in all corners of our beautiful province. We believe there's a place here for everyone to call home, from vibrant cities with exuberant nightlife to quaint towns with picturesque trails. The work-life balance that comes with an Nova Scotia Health role means you'll have the time to explore, discover, and participate in that coveted Atlantic lifestyle. Visit us today and check out to see why more people from across the globe are moving here.



About the Opportunity

Reporting to the Health Services Manager, the Vascular Diagnostic Technologist is a member of the non-invasive vascular lab team.  The Vascular Diagnostic Technologist applies critical things with respond to anatomy and physiology and diagnostic techniques to preform sonographic examinations.  The primary focus of the technologist is the vascular system and associated pathological conditions.  The technologist works alongside and with physicians using technology to help assess patients and their conditions  Diagnostic testing is completed as requested in accordance to the departments standards and techniques.  The technologist accepts responsibility for maintaining and continually enhancing individual professional competencies thorough ongoing professional development, including participation in education programs research and continuous quality improvement.  The technologist is responsible and accountable for their practice and conduct as defined by the Nov Scotia College of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Professionals and for ensuring that their registration is current and valid.  The technologist practices within their scope of practice as defined by Sonography Canada

About You

We would love to hear from you if you have the following:

  • Graduate of a recognized Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound Program or equivalent with Vascular Specialty
  • Current (or eligible) for registration with NSCMIRTP
  • Current credentialed member of Sonography Canada as a Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT)
  • Current CPR - BLS ( C ) certification
  • Minimum of one year clinical experience preferred
  • Experience in a tertiary care setting an asset
  • Experience as a preceptor an asset
  • Experience with Philips IU22, Epiq 5,  an asset
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working with databases and associated software applications.
  • Physical ability to perform the assigned work
  • Ability to maintain good relationships with patients, families and co-workers
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision, on a consultative basis, within the health care team
  • Strong sense of initiative and responsibility
  • Ability to adapt to flexible workload and stressful situation
  • Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred


Please ensure your resume is up to date and includes all relevant education, experience, training, and certifications.


  • Full Time long assignment position; 75 hours bi-weekly
  • Approximately 1 year

Compensation and Incentives

$33.73 - $40.94 hourly 


Successful candidates may be eligible for our benefits package which includes health, dental, travel, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage as well as a defined benefit pension plan.

Once You've Applied

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 


​This is a Healthcare bargaining unit position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Employees are encouraged to view their seniority hours and dates in their SuccessFactors online profile. Successful applicants changing unions, bargaining units or employment status, are advised to seek clarification regarding their seniority, benefits, and vacation entitlement and/or usage, prior to accepting the position.


​As per the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Protocol in High-Risk Settings, Nova Scotia Health requires all team members to be fully vaccinated by November 30th, 2021. 


Nova Scotia Health is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. We encourage all qualified applicants who self-identify as Indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotian, Persons of Colour, Immigrants/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ to apply and self-identify.


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