Cardiac Sonographer - Diagnostic Imaging

Req ID: 169548
Company: Nova Scotia Health
Location: Western
Zone, Valley Regional Hospital  
Department: DI Cardiac Investigation Unit AVH

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

Status: CUPE 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 a 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 www.novascotia.com to see why more people from across the globe are moving here.

 

 

About the Opportunity

Cardiac sonographers, or echocardiographers, use non-invasive cardiovascular technology equipment to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with heart and blood vessel conditions.  Cardiac sonographers work alongside and with physicians, using technology to help assess patients and their conditions.  Perform Echo ultrasound examinations as requested in accordance to the department’s standards and techniques.

About You

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

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited School of Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound
  • Sonography Canada certification
  • Nova Scotia College of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Professionals (NSCMIRTP) licensure
  • Current BLS certification
  • Minimum of one year clinical experience preferred
  • Experience in a tertiary care setting an asset
  • Experience in Adult Congenital Heart Disease, TEE, Dobutamine Stress Echo, Exercise Stress Echo, and Research Echo preferred
  • Experience with Philips IE 33, Epiq 7 and Xcelera Workstations an asset
  • Experience with General Electric Vivid E95 an asset
  • 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.

Hours

  • Long assignment full-time position; 75 hours biweekly 
  • Approximately 12 months
  • Shift work required, evenings, nights, and weekend

 

Compensation and Incentives

$34.24 - $39.96 hourly   

 

This position is currently eligible for a Market Adjustment of approximately $369.23 biweekly. Eligibility for a Market Adjustment is reviewed periodically.

 

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.

 

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, Foreign Nationals/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ to apply and self-identify.

 

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