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Technologist, cardiac ultrasound

Competition Number: J1020-0568
Job Title: Technologist, cardiac ultrasound
Position Number: 08091
Job Category: Healthcare Technologists and Technicians
Job Type: Casual
Équivalent temps complet (%): 1
Collective Agreement / Manual: CUPE-Technologists/Technicians
Shift Availability:
Open Positions: 5
City, Province, Country: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Salary: $41.07 - $47.15/Hour

Biographie de l'entreprise

Hôpital Montfort is Ontario’s Francophone Academic Hospital, offering exemplary person-centred care. The hospital serves over 1.2 million people in Eastern Ontario, in both official languages. In 2018, it earned Accreditation with Exemplary Standing from Accreditation Canada, and was designated Best Practices Spotlight Organization by the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario. With its main partners, the University of Ottawa and La Cité college, as well as other post-secondary programs, Montfort is preparing the next generation of Francophone healthcare professionals. Since 2015, it has joined the ranks of Canada’s top 40 research hospitals through the activities of the Institut du Savoir Montfort, its knowledge institute. As part of its 2016-2021 strategy, Montfort is striving to become your hospital of reference for outstanding services, designed with you and for you. In 2019, it was named one of the world’s top 1000 hospitals. Our daily actions are guided by compassion, respect, mutual support, excellence and accountability.

Résumé des responsabilités

Under the supervision of the Clinical Manager, you will be part of the Cardiopulmonary Department and Sleep Laboratory and will oversee the smooth functioning of diagnostic cardiac ultrasound examinations. Your key responsibilities will be to:
• Ensure the proper functioning of the instruments and technical equipment.
• Ensure its maintenance and oversee the examination room to make sure that it is well maintained and supplied with the necessary material.
• Use the imaging equipment and all other related equipment to produce diagnostic examinations.
• Inform the cardiologist when a patient’s pathology or condition requires the standard protocol to be modified.
• Prepare patients and proceed with the assessment of their condition.
• Obtain and document the observations of high-quality images obtained by the structures involved in the examination using the PACS system.
• Using the PACS system, manipulate data and images following examinations and complete all documentation required for each patient according to department policies (e.g., opinion of the sonographer).
• Make decisions in accordance with the scope of practice that foster a sense of belonging and demonstrate professionalism, and remain accountable while performing duties in a competent, ethical and safe manner.
• If necessary, conduct exercise stress tests with or without imaging for the Non-invasive Cardiology Department.
• If necessary, install a Holter monitor and analyze the data collected by the Non-invasive Cardiology Department.
• Keep skills up to date and practise the profession in a considered manner.
• Respond quickly, promptly and professionally to various critical situations.
• Maintain a dialogue with patients and their families to help them understand the treatment plan and choose the treatments that correspond to each patient’s individual needs.
• Ensure a therapeutic and professional relationship through collaboration with patients, their loved ones and members of the interprofessional team to plan, implement and evaluate their treatment in keeping with their needs, their values and their beliefs.
• Offer learning opportunities to patients and their loved ones, in consultation with the interprofessional team.

Profil et expérience

• Be an active member of the College of Medical Radiation and Imaging Technologists of Ontario (CMRITO) and hold a certificate of registration for the scope of practice related to the position
• Hold a valid cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certificate
• Have a minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a position considered equivalent in a hospital setting


• Experience with Meditech software


• Interpersonal communication
• Client-oriented
• Ability to work in a team
• Being organized
• Thoroughness
• Intermediate proficiency in both official languages (English and French), spoken and written

Employment Equity
Montfort is committed to employment equity and invites applications from women, Indigenous people, people with disabilities and visible minorities.

If you require accommodation during the assessment period, please notify us by email at as soon as possible. We will review your request and implement appropriate measures to facilitate your full participation in the selection process. Montfort reviews accommodation requests on a case-by-case basis and reserves the right to request supporting documents.

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