May 05, 2021Temporary
Are you a certified Medical Sonographer? Do you enjoy challenging and rewarding work? There is currently a 1-year term opportunity available in Inuvik. Come feel the energy of the midnight sun this year while you enjoy great benefits, competitive salaries, and excellent work/life balance in a territory like no other! Apply today! Why the Northwest Territories? Located above the 60th parallel, the Northwest Territories awaits with seemingly endless lakes and unmatched vistas. The opportunities available in our communities are perfect for the outdoors enthusiast looking for adventure, a healthy work/life balance, and an escape from the hustle of the big city. The Beaufort-Delta Region is home to the northern-most communities in the Northwest Territories. Famous for wildlife sightings like polar bears, reindeer, muskoxen, and caribou, this unique region straddling the tree line is simply breathtaking. Popular activities include taking a dip in the Arctic Ocean and exploring the unique landscape of the pingos. With many communities in this region accessible by road, there is a full range of essential services. About the Work The Medical Sonographer works in the Inuvik Regional Hospital and reports directly to the Regional Manager of Allied Health Services. Working closely with the Diagnostic Imaging Team Lead, the Medical Sonographer will utilize ultrasound equipment to independently produce high quality sonographic images required by the Radiologist to complete accurate diagnosis of patients. The Diagnostic Imaging unit handles approximately 6,000 exams per year, of which 1,500 are ultrasounds. In the absence of an on-site Radiologist, the Medical Sonographer will liaise with the local Physicians and other health care providers in Inuvik. The Medical Sonographer will assist the local Physicians by providing technical impressions and communicating with off-site Radiologists via digital images and is responsible for the continued operation of ultrasound equipment. Typically this position requires successful completion of a Certified Diagnostic Medical Sonography program, plus three (3) years related Sonography experience. Sonographer must be a member in good standing of Sonography Canada Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers. What are the Benefits? In addition to highly competitive salaries, the Northwest Territories offers a Northern Living Allowance ($15,279 for Inuvik), health and dental benefits, a generous pension plan, and outstanding leave benefits including deferred leave options. On top of that, we offer relocation assistance, along with professional development opportunities and education support. To find out more about living in the Northwest Territories, check out: https://spectacularnwt.com/destinations/western-arctic/inuvik https://www.inuvik.ca/en/index.asp Want to hear a first-hand account of what it’s like being a Health and Social Services professional in the Northwest Territories? Check out our profile on employee profiles page at the following link: https://www.practicenwt.ca/en/employee-profiles https://www.inuvik.ca/en/index.asp Interested in knowing a little more about practicing in the Northwest Territories? Please feel free to send us an email , or visit www.PracticeNWT.ca and https://www.facebook.com/practicenwt/ for more information on living and working in the Northwest Territories.