Mobile Sonographer
Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority
Sioux Lookout, ON
1 year ago
Start Date
July 4, 2022
Salary range starting from $71,442 to a maximum of $91,949/yearly.
Experience Level
2+ years
Employment Type
The Northern Mobile Ultrasound Program delivered ultrasound services to Sandy Lake and Pikangikum First Nation communities within the Sioux Lookout area.  The program focused their delivery of service to Pikangikum and Sandy Lake due to a large volume of services required.

The Mobile Ultrasonographer will be responsible for addressing immediate and urgent community ultrasound needs to improve access to care and coordination between service providers.  The Mobile Ultrasonographers are a vital member of the Multidisciplinary Health Care team. They co-ordinate, perform and evaluate Ultrasounds as ordered and within their college.

The Mobile Ultrasonographer is directly accountable to the Chief Operating Officer.

Salary range starting from $71,442 to a maximum of $91,949/yearly.

  • Graduate of an approved training program with bachelor’s degree in Ultrasonography
  • Active membership with Sonography Canada and CMRITO registration required
  • Current BLS registration preferred
  • Ability to do General Ultrasound and small parts studies is required
  • OBS High Risk experience an asset
  • Ability to do Echo and breast ultrasound studies preferred
  • Evidence of participation in ongoing education & professional development
  • One to three years recent experience or knowledge of the health care system and community-based resources.
  • Experience working with Indigenous communities. Experience and understanding of First Nations culture, and the geographic realities and social conditions within remote Indigenous communities.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills (word processing and date entry in Excel specifically.)
  • Must be willing to travel.

  1. Scheduling of patients and sending worklist to Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre (SLMHC) for order entry.
  2. Providing ultrasound exams for obstetrics, abdomen, pelvic/gyn and others as able.
  3. Ensuring case studies/images are downloaded to PACS network for radiologist reporting in SLMHC.
  4. Leaving copies of preliminary reports for prenatal and nurse in charge at Nursing Station.
  5. Available for emergency callbacks after hours while in the community.
  6. Prepare monthly and year end reporting.
  7. Must be familiar with equipment and competent in performing tests, preventative maintenance and documentation of results.
  8. Prepare the exam room and ultrasound equipment to conduct examinations.
  9. Recognize and record the appropriate anatomy and pathology using sonographic equipment.
  10. Care properly for sonography equipment and report equipment failure.
  11. Alert appropriate medical staff of any abnormalities that need immediate attention.
  12. Manage multiple priorities and projects, and display flexibility in a fast-paced work environment.
  13. Display good work ethic and friendly and cheerful disposition.
  14. Maintain the strictest levels of confidentiality.
  15. Pursue professional development for the continual improvement of patient care.
  16. Must adhere to organizational policies and procedures concerning cleaning, hand hygiene and the use of Personal Protective Equipment in support of Infection Control measures and attend training when necessary.
  17. Provide support to coordinate services based on community need and availability of accommodations and clinical space.
  18. Act as a resource to assist in providing culturally sensitive health care.

  • Arrange travel to and from communities.
  • Ensure equipment transportation.
  • Notifying both the Diagnostic Imaging at SLMHC and northern Nursing Stations of the scheduled visit.
  • Dealing with PACS and Meditech issues.
  • Troubleshooting any equipment failures, contacting Mindray or Philips service reps if needed.
  • Provide assistance and other duties as assigned.
 As per policy, applicants should note that proof of COVID-19 immunizations is a condition of employment within SLFNHA.

Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority
Head Office Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority, Queen Street, Sioux Lookout, ON, Canada
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The Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority (SLFNHA) serves 33 First Nation communities in the Sioux Lookout region in Ontario, Canada. Mandated by the leadership in these communities, our organization is dedicated to strengthening First Nations by contributing in unique ways to a strong health system for the Anishinabe.

 The health system has many partners with varying degrees of responsibility: 
  1. First Nations 
  2. Tribal Councils
  3. Government of Canada – Treaty responsibilities 
  4. Other health organizations (e.g. Nishnawbe Aski Nation, etc.)

Our Vision
Resilient and healthy Nations supported on their path to wellness.

Our Mission
Transforming the health of Anishinabe people across Keewaytinook by providing community-led services and a strong voice for their community health needs.

Our Values
We value respect, relationships, culture, equality, and fairness. We work to protect the Anishinabe teachings of love, courage, respect, wisdom, truth, honesty, and humility.

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Sioux Lookout, ON
Location Ontario
Sioux Lookout is a town in Northwestern Ontario, Canada and know as the "Hub of the North".

Located approximately 350 km (220 mi) northwest of Thunder Bay, it has a population of 5,272 people and its boundaries cover an area of 536 km2  of which 157 km2 (61 sq mi) is lake and wetlands.

Learn more about what makes Sioux Lookout a great place to live and work!
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Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority Head Office
Address Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority, Queen Street, Sioux Lookout, ON, Canada
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