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Erie Shores HealthCare is a 58-bed acute care community hospital serving the southernmost part of Canada. Our 110,000-person catchment area includes the communities of Leamington, Kingsville, Essex, Amherstburg, Belle River, and Wheatley.

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Cardiac Sonographer




Permanent Part Time

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Applications are now being accepted for a Casual Cardiac Sonographer (Echo Tech). The successful applicant would be required to work a variety of shifts from Monday-Friday. The hours of work for this position would include 0700-1500, 1400-2200, and 1400-1800. 

Job Functions
  • Adhere to policies and procedures established for the assigned department while supporting the Mission, Vision and Values of Erie Shores Healthcare
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the Regulated Health Professions Act 1991 (RHPA), and its requirements
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all patient information
  • Performs all duties with current and relevant professional, legal and ethical standards and evaluates outcomes according to those standards
  • Is responsible for ongoing maintenance of competence by participating in quality monitoring programs, appropriate education and training and for documenting such participation
  • Performs all duties with an understanding of and respect for patients’ rights
  • Reports incidents of unsafe practice, incompetent activity or other professional misconduct of co-workers or other health care providers to the proper authorities as defined by law
  • Collaborates with all other health professionals to ensure the safe and effective delivery of service
  • Within the scope of practice defined by his/her certificate of registration, accepts responsibility for the consequences of his/her actions
  • Communicates effectively with patients, fellow staff members and other health care providers
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the theoretical and technical elements of required procedures ensuring that correct protocol is followed
  • Demonstrates an understanding and application of continuous quality improvement in procedures related to test performance, related functions and the delivery of services
  • Ensures through education, training and protocols that all procedures performed have been authorized by a physician, and are performed on the correct patient
  • Ensures that the patient’s physical and/or emotional limitations are taken into account in that the patient will not be expected to perform any task that would cause him/her physical harm
  • Ensures that patients are prioritized and procedures completed with minimal waiting time
  • Ensures that procedures are performed according to departmental policy or Internist specifications
  • Establishes and maintains accurate records of patient identity and all procedures performed including electronic validation of procedures
  • Follows required procedure to ensure the patient identified is the person named on the requisition and demographics
  • Ensures that the tests ordered are relevant to the patient conditions or are in the best interest of the patient
  • Consistently practices safety procedures to ensure the protection of self, co-workers, patients and the public from sources of danger including physical injury and sources of infection
  • Implements routine and emergency safety procedures
  • Ensures that the patient is properly prepared and the procedure explained prior to doing the procedure
  • Perform any other relevant duties as assigned
  • Registration with the College of Medical Radiation and Imaging Technologists of Ontario required,
  • Graduate from a recognized Echocardiography Program
  • Experience with IV insertion (preferred)
  • Experience performing Echocardiograms with Contrast and Bubble Studies (preferred)
  • Able to recognize significant abnormalities and create quality reports
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to prioritize and adjust workload to accommodate urgent requests
  • Basic level of proficiency in use of computers and other office equipment
  • ECG Interpretation preferred
  • Cerner Knowledge preferred
  • BCLS
  • Able to work independently
Erie Shores HealthCare is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations available on request in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process as required under ESHC’s Accommodation Policy.


As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the Hospital’s Occupational Health and Safety department.

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