Medical Sonographer

  • Hay River Health & Social Services Authority
  • Jun 14, 2019
Full time

Job Description

Job Summary:  

The incumbent provides ultrasound services to the clients, upon referral from the medical staff, in accordance with the established policies and procedures of the Diagnostic Imaging Department; with adherence to the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) and or Sonography Canada Codes of Ethics and Standards of Practice; and within the context of the vision and mission statement of the Hay River Health and Social Services Authority. The incumbent produces good quality images in a safe and efficient manner to aid the local physicians and the off-site Radiologist in obtaining a timely diagnosis and treatment for all clients.

Job Qualifications:

Must be registered with the ARDMS and/or be Sonography Canada Credentialed.

  • Must have a sound knowledge of ultrasound physics and principles, machinery knobology, knowledge of quality control tests and how to use their results to troubleshoot the equipment, cross-sectional anatomy, as well as physiology and pathology of all areas to be examined sonographically. The incumbent must be able to distinguish between a normal variant and an acute, traumatic or pathological change.
  • CPR and WHMIS are required.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written format, with medical, non-medical personnel and all clients.
  • Must be able to function as a contributing member of the multi-disciplinary team as well as be able to work independently.
  • Must have strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Must maintain confidentiality and respect of patients at all times.
  • Must have excellent computer literacy skills and have knowledge of diagnostic imaging software.
  • Must have an awareness and sensitivity to the cross-cultural needs of the clients. In a Diagnostic Imaging department without a Radiologist on-site, great demands are placed on the ability of the individual to work independently and provide expertise beyond the normal scope of these disciplines.A copy of the full job description can be found at


Salary:                                    $42.75 to $51.03 per hour (Range 15)

Status:                                   Full-time Indeterminate

Competition #:                      019-19

Closing Date:                        Open until a suitable candidate found


In addition to an attractive salary, we offer a Northern Allowance of $3.08 per hour up to $5,999 per year. All job offers are subject to references, a satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including vulnerable sector search) and an Employee Health Risk Assessment. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


Applicants must submit a resume, quoting Competition number to:


Human Resources

Hay River Health & Social Services Authority

37911 Mackenzie Highway, Hay River, NT X0E 0R6

Fax: 867-874-8341                Phone: 867-874-8345  



If you would like this information in another official language, contact us at (867) 874-8111

Si vous voulez ces informations dans une autre langue officielle, contactez-nous à (867) 874-8111

Job Category

Allied Profession, Clinician


Hay River, Northwest Territories