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Sorry, the application deadline for this position was 10/2/2020

Reference Number: 000001372
Posted Date: 9/18/2020
Closing Date: 10/2/2020

Department: LTRI
Position: Medical Radiation Technologist

POSITION TITLE  Medical Radiation Technologist
DEPARTMENT  LTRI
EMPLOYMENT TYPE  Temporary Part Time
HOURS OF WORK  7.5 up to 24 hours per week
EMPLOYEE GROUP  Non Union
REPORTS TO  Principal Investigator

The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute of Mount Sinai Hospital, a University of Toronto affiliated research centre, is one of the world's leading centres in biomedical research.  With ground-breaking discoveries in research areas such as diabetes, genetic disorders, cancer and women’s and infants’ health, the Institute is committed to excellence in health research and the training of young investigators.  Strong partnerships with the clinical programs of Mount Sinai Hospital ensure that scientific knowledge is used to promote human health.  Your significant contributions will assist in maintaining our momentum in advancing our research.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The technologist will primarily be responsible for the operation and management of a Hologic Discovery A Dual X-ray Absorptiometer (DXA) (training will be provided).  The machine is designated for research purposes only and will be used for several research projects including studies related to breast cancer and diabetes risk.  There is also the potential opportunity to participate in other aspects of the research projects.  The position will initially be for one year part time (usually mornings) with the possibility of renewal.  There may also be the potential to expand hours dependent on the volume of research participants and number of projects.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform full and/or partial body scans on research study participants including body composition scans and bone mineral density scans as required
  • Perform any routine tasks relating to calibration and maintenance of equipment
  • Track usage of the equipment by different studies for billing
  • Maintain a schedule for study participant appointments
  • As time permits, possibly assist with other research project tasks including performing anthropometric measurements, drawing blood samples, checking and entering data

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Radiological Technology Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Previous training in drawing blood samples or willingness to be trained is required. 
  • Previous experience operating DXA equipment is an asset. 
  • Previous experience in a research setting is an asset.
  • Must be certified to operate radiological equipment (CMRT certificate required)
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as with other team members

In accordance with Institute’s policy and legislated health and safety requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials, completion of a health review, and demonstrating proof of immunity and vaccination status of vaccine-preventable diseases. Successful candidates will be required to provide two (2) written reference letters from their former employer(s)/supervisor(s).

We are a fully committed to fairness and equity in employment and our recruitment and selection practices. We encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, members of racialized groups, women and any others who may contribute to the further diversification of our Sinai Health community. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under our Access for People with Disabilities policy. Applicants need to make their requirements known in advance.

The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute is a scent sensitive environment and all members of the community are expected to refrain from wearing or using scented products while visiting or working at the Institute. We also support a barrier-free workplace supported by the Institute’s accessibility plan, accommodation and disability management policies and procedures. Should you require accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, including accessible job postings, please contact the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Human Resources Department.

 

Posting open until October 2, 2020. We thank all candidates for applying. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Hours: 7.5 up to 24 hours per week

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