Temporary - Cardiac Sonographer - Echo Lab UH

by London Health Sciences Centre

Reference #: 101781
Position Type: Temporary, Full-time
Remote work options: No
Location: London, Ontario
Date Posted: Jul 04, 2024
London Health Sciences Centre

Job Description

Who We Are


London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) is a world-class academic health sciences centre located in the southwestern Ontario city of London. Just two hours from Toronto and two hours from Detroit, London features a beautiful and walkable downtown core located on the Thames River, a vibrant culinary scene and scores of activities that highlight local arts, culture and music.  As one of Canada’s largest acute-care teaching hospitals, LHSC delivers world-class care and experiences, built on our commitment to excellence in research, innovation, and learning. In partnership with our communities, we design and advance healthcare to support he wellness of the populations we serve. LHSC delivers both local and regional services, including the Children’s Hospital, within a large geographic area. LHSC is known for its great people and great care, with a workforce of close to 15,000, dedicated to delivering the highest quality patient care while partnering with communities to transform health, one life at a time. 

Posting Period


Open:          July 4, 2024 

Deadline:     July 17, 2024 


This position is covered by a collective agreement. Applications from outside the bargaining unit are welcome but can only be considered if the position is not filled from within this bargaining unit.


Department Description


Echo Lab UH

Reporting to the Coordinator, Non-Invasive Diagnostic Cardiology (NIDC) Department, the individual is required to perform adult transthoracic echocardiograms and assist Cardiologists in performing semi-invasive diagnostic procedures including Transesophageal Echo, Stress Echo, Contrast Echo and Pericardiocentesis using the digital echocardiography system. The NIDC department offers a wide range of diagnostic Cardiology procedures for both inpatient and outpatient populations.

Temporary Full-Time 

Rate of Pay:        $36.84 per hour - $50.24 per hour

Hours of Work:    37.5 hours per week

Duration of temporary assignment:         March 8th 2024 - January 31, 2025


  • Currently registered with the College of Medical Radiation Technologists of Ontario
  • Minimum one year recent related work experience with Adult Echo
  • Experience in all aspects of adult echocardiography
  • Experience in scanning patients with complex congenital heart disease (CHD)
  • Knowledge of complex cardiac pathology
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Internet Explorer, Outlook and Cardiac Information Databases
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated effective organizational skills involving time management and prioritization
  • Ability to function independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team
  • Ability to establish relationships with patients, families and members of the healthcare team
  • Demonstrated flexibility, adaptability and ability to manage change in a dynamic environment
  • Physically fit and able to perform the duties of the position
  • Knowledge of patient privacy and confidentiality
  • Demonstrated practice and commitment to the principles of patient and family centered care
  • Demonstrated practice and commitment to patient and staff safety at LHSC
  • Demonstrated practice and commitment to LHSC’s vision, purpose and values
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis

Immunization Requirements:

Before beginning employment at LHSC, all new hires will be required to:

  • Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Varicella (Chicken pox), Hepatitis B, Tetanus/Diphtheria/Polio; Meningitis;
  • Provide documnetation of the Tuberculosis skin testing (two step);
  • Provide proof of Health-Canada approved COVID-19 vaccination reflective onf Ontario Health's current definition of being fully vaccinated 
  • For more information visit https://www.lhsc.on.ca/careers/health-review-requirements 

If interested in this role, please apply with a resume that outlines all current and previous experience relevant to the position.

We are committed to providing a safe, healthy and inclusive work environment that inspires respect. LHSC is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from equity-denied groups including Indigenous people, racialized people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQIA+ persons. LHSC is also committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive recruitment process. Upon individual request, we will endeavor to remove any barrier to the hiring process to reasonably accommodate candidates, including those with disabilities, while maintaining a fair, consistent and equitable recruitment approach. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact Recruitment Services at 519-685-8500, extension #34321 or recruitment@lhsc.on.ca .

As part of the selection process applicants may be required to complete an examination or test. Please be advised that an internal reference check may be conducted as part of the selection process.

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates, as a condition of job offer, would be required to provide a satisfactory police information check (original document) completed in the last 6 months.

Please be advised, if you are seeking employment on a temporary work or study permit we recommend reviewing work permit restrictions as it applies to healthcare organizations in Canada. As per the Government of Canada, LHSC is considered a hospital/healthcare organization, even if an employee is functioning in a non-patient facing role. Individuals on a work or study permit seeking employment in this sector may be required to complete additional steps in the process, including but not limited to a medical exam, which may also apply to employees looking to renew their work permits. It is the employee's accountability to ensure they are adhering to their specific work permit restrictions, and we encourage all candidates and LHSC employees to be proactive and review restrictions as soon as possible as it could be a length process .

Application Contact Information

Company Name:   London Health Sciences Centre
Company Website: http://www.lhsc.on.ca/Careers/LHSC/index.htm
Application URL: Click here to apply online