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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 Medical Technology Systems, the Radiology Technologist is part of a 3 member team, instrumental in providing services to the Kivalliq Health Center and the Kivalliq Region. This position fulfills all general radiology and fluoroscopy requirements, in the absence of an on-site radiologist, by using a variety of portable and stationary x-ray equipment. As the successful, you will be required to perform specialized diagnostic radiological exams and electrocardiogram services to patients at the Kivalliq Health Center. The Radiology Technologist will produce quality images for the referring physician to view and the radiologist to report, in a safe and efficient manner employing the ALARA (as low as reasonably achieved) principle for timely diagnosis and treatment of patients.
The Radiology Technologist responsibilities are: Production of Radiographs, Radiation Protection, Patient Care, Community Health Centre Resource, ECG, Quality Assurance, Office/Administrative Responsibilities and processing radiographs. As the successful candidate you will produce quality radiographic images in accordance with Safety Code 20A of the Radiation Protection Bureau of Health Canada, the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of the CAMRT (Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists) and of the CAR (Canadian Association of Radiologists). As the incumbent you must be knowledgeable of and consistently make use of good radiation protection methods and techniques.
The Diagnostic Imaging Department, with no on-site Radiologist, places great demands on the ability of the individual to work independently and provide expertise beyond the normal scope of duties. The technologist must be able to work unsupervised, use independent judgement, ingenuity and initiative. The Candidate must be certified by and a current registered member in good standing with the CAMRT. Successful completion of a 3 year accredited and recognized college program in the discipline of Medical Radiation Technology or successful completion of a degree in Medical Radiation Technology is required. Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.
The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, English and French.
Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.
Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.
An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.