Mammography/Medical Radiation Technologist - Term

Job Summary

Location: Across the NWT
Department: Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Job ID: 23555
Salary: $91,494 - $109,259
Employment Type: Full-Time, Temporary
Closing Date: Open until filled

Department Information

The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) offers challenging and exciting careers in health and social services delivery and administration in Canada’s North. The Territorial Authority has service locations in communities across the territory and a staff of more than 1,600 serving over 43,000 residents of the NWT and 5,900 residents of the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut.  Challenging work, welcoming communities, and expanded opportunities are some of the benefits offered to employees of the NTHSSA.

Job Information


Located at Stanton the Mammography/Medical Radiation Technologist (MMRT) reports to the Technology Supervisor, Diagnostic Imaging and is part of a small team of Radiological Technologists who provide radiological testing (x-ray) of patients. The incumbent works as part of the DI team consisting of the Technical Supervisor, Radiological Technologists, a Mammography Technologist, Sonographers, and a Senior Technologist- Computed Tomography (CT).

The Diagnostic Imaging unit handles approximately 33,000 diagnostic imaging examinations on an annual basis (approximately 100 exams per day). Practitioners refer patients to the Diagnostic Imaging unit. The production of diagnostic images (i.e. x- rays and ultrasounds) is a critical function within Stanton, and without the production of timely and accurate images the hospital would be unable to provide comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of patients.


Located in Inuvik at the IRH, the Medical Radiation Technologist/Mammographer (MRT/M) reports directly to the Regional Manager of Laboratory and Diagnostic Imaging and is under the direction of the Team lead, Diagnostic Imaging. The team consists of one Team lead, Diagnostic Imaging, one Medical Sonographer, one Medical Radiation Technologist/Mammographer and one Clerk/Receptionist.

The Diagnostic Imaging unit handles approximately 6,000 diagnostic imaging exams annually including X-ray, Sonography and Mammography as well as Electrocardiograms (ECG).

Currently we have the following availabilty:

  • Yellowknife - 6 month Term
  • Yellowknife - 3 month Term
  • Inuvik - 1 year Term

Please indicate which position(s) you are interested in your resume.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

•    The successful completion of a Diploma or Degree program in Medical Radiation Technology;
•    One year experience as a General Radiation Technologist;
•    Workplace mammography experience; and
•    Successful completion of Breast Imaging 1 and Breast Imaging 2 courses (Mammography 1
     and Mammography 2 prior to 2019) through CAMRT or successful completion within 1 year of hire.


Please view the full job description for further details.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Health Recruitment
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106
Fax (867) 873-0445

Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.

More Information

Term Position

This job opening has 3 vacancies:


  • 6 month Term
  • 3 month Term


  • 1 year Term


Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.

Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.

Immunization Status

The successful candidate will be required to obtain proof of current up-to-date immunization status.


Eligible for current registration/certification with the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT) is mandatory for this position. 

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Diversity and Inclusion

The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace.  If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.


Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

COVID-19 Vaccine

The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) is committed to promoting, protecting and providing for the health and wellbeing of the people of the Northwest Territories.  In order to decrease the risk of workers contracting and/or spreading vaccine preventable communicable diseases in NTHSSA workplaces, unless specifically stated, the NTHSSA will require all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of January 11, 2022.  Candidates must provide proof that they have met the vaccination requirements or provide a valid medical or Human Rights exemption to complete the hiring process.

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 23555

Closing Date: Open Until Filled 

Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $46.92 per hour (approximately $91,494 per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,700.