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Within the context of a client service culture and in accordance with established standards of professional practice, and the established mission, vision, values, objectives, and policies of BC Cancer, performs supervisory, administrative and technical duties within the Functional Imaging Department. Duties include supervising designated staff, coordinating the work activities of the assigned area, overseeing the quality of technical work performed, participating in system management pertaining to the digital imaging storage and distribution network within assigned area, developing and instructing staff in the use of new protocols/procedures and equipment, supervising the delegated research activities of Nuclear Medicine Technologists within assigned area, compiling statistical data, monitoring equipment performance, overseeing the scanner quality control program and performing technical functions when required. Acts as an assistant to the Department Head.

In this role, you will: 

  • Supervise and coordinate the work activities of designated staff and students by performing duties such as scheduling activities, establishing priorities, providing guidance/technical advice, facilitating workplace solutions with other supervisory personnel, determining training and orientation needs, conducting performance evaluations, referring disciplinary issues requiring formal written documentation to the Department Head and monitoring operations to ensure departmental standards are met and safety procedures are followed; participate as a member of an interview panel for candidate selection.
  • Oversee the quality of technical work performed within the assigned area and ensure examinations are completed according to established protocols and procedures by methods such as identifying inconsistencies and areas for audits, participating in discussions with both technical and professional staff, and making recommendations for new and/or improved examinations/processes as well as the development of, or changes to selected policies, procedures or protocols to ensure that services are provided in the most efficient and effective way. Implement new systems, procedures and protocols as approved, and take appropriate corrective actions to ensure operations meet departmental standards.
  • Maintain awareness of current developments in Functional Imaging by reviewing and evaluating technical literature/material to identify new or revised procedures/equipment to improve operations; arrange and participate in supplier demonstrations as required and assist in making recommendations for the purchase of new equipment/technical upgrades.
  • Performs technical work, when required, such as positioning patients, explaining procedures, correlating clinical history with examination to be performed, injecting or administering orally the appropriate radiopharmaceutical, and operating Nuclear Medicine computers, counting and camera equipment in accordance with established standards and procedures; perform routine non-imaging laboratory procedures as required.
  • Monitor equipment performance and troubleshoot technical and equipment problems by methods such as checking equipment for accuracy, identifying source of problems, reporting malfunctions to appropriate personnel for repair, maintenance or replacement of faulty equipment, maintaining records of service, meeting with trade representatives to provide feedback and obtaining information on new updates as well as identifying processes to improve operations.

You hold: 

  • Current registration with the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (Nuclear Medicine).
  • A minimum of four years’ recent, related experience in Nuclear Medicine (PET) imaging supplemented by an approved supervisory course or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • A minimum of two years of experience in clinical Positron Emission Tomography (PET) is essential.
  • Experience and/or training in Computed Tomography (CT) imaging.
  • Completion of recognized Radiation Safety Officer training course.
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate - Basic Life Support (BCLS) level.

You have a comprehensive knowledge of: 

  • PET cameras and computer applications.
  • Theory and practice of Nuclear Medicine procedures, radiopharmacy dispensing, and radiation safety practice.
  • And the ability to practice safe work procedures with radiology equipment.
  • Research processes and methodology.
  • Picture Archiving and Communications Systems (PACS) i.e. digital imaging, image archiving and retrieval.

And a demonstrated ability to: 

  • Supervise, teach and train staff and students.
  • Develop procedure protocols and manuals.
  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Operate related equipment.
  • Work independently and in collaboration with others.
  • Establish workload priorities in collaboration with others.
  • Operate a computerized patient information system.
  • Physically perform the duties of the job.
  • Use of equipment and in techniques appropriate to area of specialty.
  • Use word processing, spreadsheet and database programs.

 

If this sounds like you, apply today!

 

 

About Us 

 

BC Cancer is committed to reducing the incidence of cancer, reducing the mortality from cancer, and improving the quality of life of those living with cancer. BC Cancer provides a comprehensive cancer control program for the people of British Columbia in partnership with regional health authorities to deliver a range of cancer services, which include prevention, screening and early detection, diagnosis and treatment, research, education, supportive care, rehabilitation and palliative care. It operates six regional cancer centres in Surrey, Kelowna, Vancouver, Victoria, Abbotsford and Prince George, along with two research centres that conduct research into the causes and cures for cancer. 

 

BC Cancer is a program of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) which plans, manages and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC.  PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence.  These include: • Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose.

 

  • 87001
  • Regular, Full-Time 
  • Wage: $34.33 to $42.79
  • Monday to Friday; 0900-1700, 0930-1730, 1000-1800 or as operationally required.
  • 399 Royal Avenue, Kelowna

 

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