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Team Lead, Ultrasound

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  • Job
    Starts on Sep 30
    Mid Level
  • Healthcare
  • Halifax


  • Graduate of a recognized school of imaging technology; courses in pediatric imaging preferred; degree or advanced certification is an asset.
  • Licensed or eligible for licensure by the NS College of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Professionals (NSCIMRTP).
  • Minimum of 3 years related clinical experience as a Sonographer Technologist required.
  • Successful completion of a Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada Basic Life Support (BLS) program within the last 12 months or successful completion of a BLS Renewal Challenge Certificate required.
  • Previous leadership experience preferred.
  • CARDUP Courses in Pediatric, neurosonography and or fetal echocardiography an asset.
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing relevant learning required; leadership courses an asset.
  • Familiarity with PASC and His /RIS system an asset.
  • Excellent effective decision making skills.
  • Utilizes sound problem solving skills and ability to make independent technical decisions.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively (both written and verbal).
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Competency in a second language is an asset.


  • IWK Diagnostic Imaging provides diagnostic and interventional medical imaging primary and tertiary-level services to children, women and families. It includes diagnostic radiology, interventional angiography, cardiac catheterization, nuclear medicine, ultrasound and interventional ultrasound, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, bone mineral densitometry, and diagnostic and screening breast imaging. This department relies heavily on high technology capital equipment and PACS (Picture Archiving and Communication System) for management of diagnostic images.
  • The role of the Team Lead, DI Ultrasound is to organize and directly supervise the daily operations within the department and to effectively communicate and collaborate to ensure the most effective, efficient and highest quality of care with other IWK departments, to ensure DI services are managed with the patient’s and family’s needs as a priority. The Team Lead, DI Ultrasound acts as a resource and leader for staff in their area of certification, exhibits leadership, advanced technical knowledge and sound professional judgement and initiative.

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Mission & Purpose

IWK Health is an internationally recognized academic health sciences centre located in Halifax, NS dedicated to the highest standards of patient and family-centred care, research and education. The IWK is an integral part of the region’s communities, caring for a population of two million women, children, youth and families across Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick, and providing sub-specialty care to residents of Newfoundland & Labrador. As one of two provincial health authorities in Nova Scotia, the IWK is shaping, cultivating and stewarding the health agenda for families and has charted an ambitious course to world-class outcomes. MISSION: To passionately pursue a healthy future for women, children, youth and families VALUES: Safe, Compassionate Care through Leadership, Innovation, Integrity, and Partnerships