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Medical radiation technologist (MRT)needed in Canada by 2203552 ONTARIO INC. 

Operate radiologic equipment to produce images of the body for diagnostic purposes. Position radiologic equipment and adjust controls to set exposure time and distance according to specification of examination. Take x-rays following established radiologic requirements and regulations to ensure patient care and safety.

Job details

  •  Location: Mississauga, ON
  •  Salary: 41.00 hourly for 40 hours per week
  •  Terms of employment: Permanent employment
    Full time
  •  Day, Evening
  •  Start date: Starts as soon as possible
  •  vacancies: 1 vacancy

A radiologic technologist assists physicians to identify illnesses and injuries through using diagnostic imaging equipment such as x-ray, CT, MRI, and mammography machines. The radiologic technologist may specialize in one type of diagnostic imaging, for example, a CT technician, or may specialize in several different types.

We are looking for an organized, detail-oriented radiologic technologist to be responsible for operating imaging equipment for diagnostic purposes. The radiologic technologist’s responsibilities include following physicians’ orders regarding the area of the body to scan, positioning patients and equipment, and answering patients’ questions. The radiologic technologist will use imaging equipment to capture images of tissues, bones, organs, and vessels, and may assist in the administration of radiation therapy treatments or radiopharmaceuticals.

To be a successful radiologic technologist, you should be compassionate and have good communication and interpersonal skills when dealing with patients. You should have good technical and analytical skills.

Radiologic Technologist Responsibilities:

  • Preparing examination rooms for patient examinations.
  • Administering radiopharmaceuticals to obtain clear, usable images.
  • Positioning patients and equipment, explaining the procedures, and ensuring patients’ comfort.
  • Inserting commands and data into the computer to document and specify the scan sequences, and monitoring the video display to adjust the density or contrast.
  • Monitoring patients during examinations, ensuring their safety, and following procedures to prevent unnecessary exposure to radiation.
  • Producing diagnostic images, reporting important information to the Physician, and updating patients’ records.
  • Organizing the daily procedure schedules for emergencies and monitoring radiographic supplies.
  • Performing administrative tasks, such as answering technical questions, scheduling appointments, and offering pre-procedure advice.
  • Performing scheduled maintenance and emergency repairs on radiographic equipment.

Radiologic Technologist Requirements:

  • An associate’s or bachelor’s degree in radiology.
  • A license to practice radiography.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, empathy, and compassion.
  • Good mathematical abilities and technical skills.
  • Good organizational, time management, and analytical abilities, and attention to detail.
  • The ability to lift heavy weights without assistance.

Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Work setting

  • Hospital/medical facility or clinic

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Operate X-ray, radiographic and fluoroscopic equipment, computerized tomography (CT) scanners, mammography units and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners
  • Operate radiation therapy equipment
  • Prepare and administer radiopharmaceuticals materials to patients or to biological samples
  • Operate radiation detection equipment to acquire data for use by nuclear medicine physicians in the diagnosis of disease
  • Assist in the preparation of sealed radioactive materials and the construction of plaster casts and acrylic moulds to assist with administration of radiation treatment
  • Record and process results of procedures
  • Apply radiation protection measures
  • Explain procedures and side effects of radiation
  • Explain procedures, position patient and equipment and apply radiation protection measures
  • Perform basic verification and quality control checks on radiographic and film processing equipment
  • Record and process patient data

Supervision

  • 1 to 2 people

Credentials

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses

  • Certification of the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists
  • Canadian Medical Association Accreditation

Additional information

Security and safety

  • Basic security clearance
  • Immunization records

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Manual dexterity
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Employment groups

This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Indigenous people, Newcomers to Canada

Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

  • You are a Canadian citizen, a permanent or a temporary resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

How to apply

By email

jobsodc71@gmail.com

Advertised until

2023-01-22

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