Alberta Health Services
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The Royal Alexandra Hospital Ultrasound team offers the unique opportunity to work in a wide array of Ultrasound fields including obstetrics, cardiac, vascular, neonatal, general and interventional ultrasound. Diagnostic Imaging collaborates services within the C.K Hui Heart Center and the Lois Hole Hospital for Women where we provide Maternal Fetal Medicine services. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional patient and family centered care while maintaining the highest quality of studies as well as a safe environment for both staff and patients. In this role you will be given the opportunity to collaborate with other healthcare professionals while working in a complex, multimodality, fast paced environment. Staff at the Royal Alex Hospital adhere to the Royal Alex Way and take pride in our Inner City Hospital.


As a Diagnostic Sonographer I, you will perform a variety of standardized and complex ultrasound services for the diagnosis and tracking of disease and pathology. Your responsibilities include preparing the patient for examination, reviewing patient history, explaining procedures, obtaining ultrasound images of diagnostic quality, and takes initial action to resolve abnormal findings. You will assist with diagnosis, clinical intervention and patient management all while ensuring a high level of patient care and safety. Your work may include assisting Radiologists and Cardiologists, Perinatologists and other medical staff with special procedures where required.

  • Classification: Diagnostic Sonographer I
  • Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
  • Department: RA-Ultrasound-EDM
  • Primary Location: Royal Alexandra Hospital
  • Multi-Site: Multisite
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 18-SEP-2019
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • Date Available: 30-SEP-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 4
  • Shifts per cycle: 20
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends, On Call
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $39.27
  • Maximum Salary: $50.64
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Required Qualifications:

Completion of extended diploma from an accredited ultrasound program or completion of certification in Diagnostic Sonography from an accredited program. Active or eligible for registration with Sonography Canada and/or Alberta College of Medical Diagnostic & Therapeutic Technologists (ACMDTT and/or American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS). Current Basic Cardiac Life Support Healthcare Provider (BCLS-HCP).

Additional Required Qualifications:

Canadian Registered Generalist Sonographer and Canadian Registered Cardiac Sonographer designations required. Experience with neonatal scanning, vascular scanning, ECHO, and obstetrics required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrated proficiency in interpersonal, communication, and computer skills. Displayed ability to assume personal responsibility and work effectively within a team environment while showing initiative, judgement and attention to detail. Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and in emergency situations. Keen interest in professional growth and proven track record of professionalism with patients.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.


Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires all NEW employees to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (CRC) and/or Vulnerable Sector Search(VSS) prior to the start of their employment. The CRC/VSS must be specific to the role at AHS and must be dated no more than 90 days prior to the date on your written offer from AHS.

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