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Medical Radiation Technologist, Mammography

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Job Posting Number:
J0522-1431
Job Title:
Medical Radiation Technologist, Mammography
Job Category:
Healthcare Professional
Unit:
Mammography
Job Type:
Temporary Full Time
Open Positions:
1
City, Province, Country:
Cornwall, Ontario, Canada
Date Posted:
May 18, 2022
Available Shifts:
Scheduled all shifts and weekends
Closing Date:
July 22, 2022
Salary:
$32.99 - $44.22/Hour
Union:
OPSEU

As part of the Cornwall Community Hospital, you will uphold the mission, vision and ICARE values in order to create a safe environment for patients/clients, families, staff, physicians and volunteers, recognizing 'Patient Safety' and our hospital's 'Senior Friendly Strategies' as a top priority in creating a culture of safety and 'The Workplace of Choice'. Cornwall Hospital is committed to providing an accessible work environment. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in the recruitment/selection process.

Summary of responsibilities

Reporting to the Director, Diagnostic Services, the technologist will produce all required radiological examinations according to prescribed standards. He/ She will process images as required, utilize all protective radiation safeguards and assume office and other related duties as required. He/She will perform routine screenings, call backs, needle localizations, seed localizations, biopsies and perform studies in keeping with the Ontario Breast Screening Program. He/She will document all appropriate information in the radiology information system and uphold all policies and procedures of the department and organization.

Requirements of the job

• current registration with the College of Medical Radiation and Imaging Technologists of Ontario
• current “Certificate in Breast Imaging” (CBI) and it will be required to maintain this certification while employed as a Mammography Tech
• strong computer skills and strong working knowledge of Ris/PACS
• proficiency in digitized radiography equipment
• strong understanding and proven ability to perform daily and monthly quality control procedures specific to mammographic equipment
• demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills
• must be able to work without supervision during certain shifts and be able to problem solve and make certain decisions independently
• ability to meet physical demands of position and withstand constant standing and/or walking
• current certification in BCLS
• demonstrated regular/punctual attendance
• Functional proficiency in both official languages (oral and written in English; oral in French – and testing completed)