Staff Directory

Diagnostic Imaging Assistant TWO POSITIONS

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Union Status: 
This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
Northern Allowance: 
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
03 March 2017

This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Manager of Diagnostic Imaging, the incumbent works with Ultrasound, Mammography, and CT patients and physicians, registering and data entries. This position provides healthcare services to adults and children on an inpatient/outpatient basis in order to restore health with dignity.

The Diagnostic Imaging Assistant is responsible to use Meditech for patient look up, enter examinations, assisting the radiologist/technologist by preparing for examinations, and patients to understand the exam procedure when required, at the request of patients, transfer patients from stretchers/wheelchairs to examine table, provide simple comfort and hygiene measures for patients, being alert to and ensuring patients’ safety, distributing the Diagnostic Imaging reports to Doctors and Health Centres upon receipt from the radiologists, purging x-ray films every year from 5+ years, performing EKG’s, Holter monitors, and Event recorder hook-ups (training will be provided), inputting EKG data into the computer. Maintain a positive, professional and patient-oriented demeanor is sometimes difficult, stressful situation.

Excellent oral/written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills and telephone etiquette, good computer skills and software knowledge including Meditech experience, self-motivated, dependable, punctual.

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered. Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset. Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Land Claims Beneficiaries. 
  • Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy. 
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration. 
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website. 
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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