Capital District Health Authority OCT Imaging Technician – Research Services Full Time in Halifax, NS

Capital District Health Authority

Branch Halifax NS CA

OCT Imaging Technician – Research Services
Halifax, NS

Medicine, Physiology, Engineering, etc). The hours have been changed from full-time hours to part-time 40% hours….


Please Note: the hours have been changed from full-time hours to part-time 40% hours

Opening Statement

The Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia. We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia.


Reporting to the Principal Investigator, the Research Coordinator OCT Imaging Technician will join a robust research team consisting of engineers and otolaryngologists who have developed a novel microscope for imaging the middle ears of patients. The Research Coordinator OCT Imaging Technician will coordinate, administer and conduct patient imaging studies at the Nova Scotia Health Authority (Central Zone) at the Dickson Building ENT Clinic.

Responsibilities of this position include examining and organizing charts of patients coming to the clinic to identify subjects for inclusion in the research study, interacting with patients and bringing them into the clinic and obtaining informed consent, improving and documenting imaging and patient interaction protocols, using an experimental ear imaging system and other audiometric tools to obtain patient images, maintaining and organizing patient imaging records, and conducting preliminary analysis of diagnostic data.


  • Baccalaureate degree from a relevant health imaging discipline or Baccalaureate degree with relevant experience in a health care setting (e.g. Medicine, Physiology, Engineering, etc)
  • Graduate of an accredited school in health care imaging; e.g. School of Ultrasound Technology, Canadian Association of Medical Radiological Technology MRI certification, etc., an asset
  • Must be registered with the relevant college/association where applicable
  • Experience in diagnostic imaging systems and interpreting diagnostic imaging data required.
  • Experience in working with / in research projects preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication abilities and organizational skills required; maturity, flexibility, good judgment and superior independent problem-solving skills required
  • Computer proficiency
  • Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred
  • Successful Applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) to People Services before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment.

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalencies in their application. Additionally, candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information

Hours of Work

  • Long assignment part-time (40%) position; 30 hours biweekly
  • Beginning September 26, 2016 with an expected end date of September 30, 2017


OCT Imaging Technician/Research Coordinator:
$29.9533 – $37.4416 Hourly

Closing Statement

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.

The Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment at this site.

The Nova Scotia Health Authority policy at this site requires no smoking, vaping or tobacco use on the property or during staff-led patient outings. This means not using any tobacco products, other smoked or heated substances, electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), cigars, pipes, vape pens and other Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) at any time.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Halifax, NS, CA
Posted on: 2016-09-08
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