Are you someone who has a real passion for helping others? Are you looking to highlight your knowledge, skills, and abilities in a new and dynamic environment? We currently have an exciting opportunity for you to bring your excellent work ethic to our Nuclear Medicine department.
In accordance with established vision and values of the organization, and in conjunction with the Chief Technologist, Regional Director Diagnostic Services, Health Service Area (or designate) and/or the Northern Health Radiation Safety Officer, this position is accountable for the administration, supervision, planning and budgeting of Nuclear Medicine Services.
Acts as the Nuclear Medicine Site Radiation Safety Officer (NM SRSO) for the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) licence which includes the associated duties of the NM SRSO as per federal regulatory requirements and the licence documentation. Promotes and oversees a culture of radiation safety for staff, patients, visitors and the environment.
Reports to the Chief Technologist (or designate) on administrative matters and advises on budgets, workload, labour relations, and personnel. Responsible for interpreting and implementing all institutional regulations, policies and procedures as they apply to Nuclear Medicine Services.
Professional Leader Component:
Ensures standards for Nuclear Medicine Technologists are consistent with regulatory, accrediting body standards and relevant legislation including but not limited to CNSC, Diagnostic Accreditation Program (DAP), Worksafe BC and Transport Canada. Provides clinical guidance to the Nuclear Medicine Technologists practicing in the facility and oversees the NM Radiation Protection Program at the Site. Advises Chief Technologist (or designate) on matters regarding Nuclear Medicine practices and regulation compliance.Shift Rotation/Hours of work:
Monday to Friday, 08:00 to 16:00Fort St. John Hospital and Health Centre
is a 46-bed hospital with 115 residential care beds in the adjoining Peace Villa Care Home. They have two state of the art operating rooms, ambulatory clinics including cancer care and hemodialysis, emergency and ICU, a birthing centre with single maternity rooms for labour, delivery, and post-partum.Fort St. John
is located above the Peace River Valley, and has a diverse population of 21,000 (2021) and serves an area of approximately 69,000. The friendly, small town feel comes with big city amenities and a vibrant arts community. Check out Fort St. John for more information on what this energetic community has to offer.What Northern Health has to offer you!
•Comprehensive benefit packages including MSP, extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
•Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
•Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for eligible positions
•Employee referral program
•Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
•Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
•"Loan Forgiveness Programs" are offered through the Federal and BC Government for eligible professions.Qualfications
•Successful completion of an accredited Nuclear Medicine Technology program.
•Current certification with the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT).
•Completion of a Radiation Safety Officer course from a recognized program for use of radioactive materials under CNSC regulations or equivalent level of education and Certified as the Nuclear Medicine Site RSO as designated by CNSC
•Four years recent related experience including one year of supervisory/management experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.Skills and Abilities:
•Management: Demonstrated ability to organize work, set objectives and establish priorities. Manages time and resources, implements activities to promote cooperation among the interdisciplinary team, supervises responsibilities of others, and collaborates across disciplines.
•Leadership: Promotes staff morale, engagement, and risk-taking. Demonstrates creative planning for change and innovations, implementation of NH policies or other protocols, and ongoing professional development of self and others.
•Knowledge Integration: Integrates best practice and current research evidence to support professional practice decisions and actions.
•Communication: Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with clients, families, the public, medical staff, and the members of the interdisciplinary team using, oral written and computer communication means. Demonstrated ability to effectively resolve conflict.
•Critical Thinking: Demonstrated ability to integrate and evaluate pertinent data (from multiple sources) to problem-solve and make decisions effectively. Applies the problem-solving process demonstrating critical thinking and decision-making skills using a systems approach.
•Teamwork: Demonstrated ability to foster teamwork and a commitment to excellence in the provision of client care.
•Teaching: Ability to teach clients and others both one-on-one and in groups.
•Equipment: Demonstrated computer skills including the use of Meditech and Windows based programs. Demonstrated data analysis skills including appropriate data analysis and reporting tools. Demonstrated ability in the use of e-mail and word processing. Ability to operate other related equipment as required in the specific practice area.
•Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.Who we are
Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation's communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.
Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.
There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.
Management and Executive