Volunteering with CAMRT
CAMRT has many opportunities for members to volunteer. These opportunities allow members to build their experience in areas of personal interest, to contribute back to the profession, and also to enjoy meeting other MRTs from throughout the country. Please check back often for opportunities currently available at CAMRT!
Anyone travelling on CAMRT business must arrange their travel through CAMRT’s designated travel agency, Maritime Travel. Travel and accommodation booked through Maritime Travel will be billed directly to CAMRT.
Please contact Genevieve Barker at Maritime Travel:
Travel Expense Claim Form
[Download the Travel Expense Claim Form; PDF – 37kb]
Committees of the CAMRT
The work of the CAMRT is supported by a valued corps of committed volunteers who contribute their time and expertise to advance the mission and strategic goals of the association. For a listing of these committees please click here and scroll down the page to “Committees.”
Volunteer with the CAMRT – Be an Essay or Exhibit Competition Judge!
The CAMRT is looking for individuals who are interested in being judges for CAMRT’s yearly essay and exhibit competition. This is a volunteer position that does not require a large time commitment. Everything is electronic, including the marking. You will have a two to three week period within which to review and mark essay and poster submissions. To be an essay or exhibit judge you must be:
- a CAMRT member for at least 5 years.
- a practicing technologist, manager or instructor.
- able to demonstrate that you have a thorough knowledge of your discipline and/or sub-discipline.
- able to demonstrate that you are knowledgeable of advances in the field of medical radiation technology in general, and particularly in your discipline and/or sub-discipline.
If you are interested in volunteering as a reviewer to judge the submissions for the essay and exhibit competition, please submit your CV and the completed online application form.
Certificate Exam Development:Exam item writers
Recruitment for item writers is ongoing. A bank of applications from interested individuals in all disciplines is needed to support the process of certification exam development. Didactic instructors, clinical instructors and direct patient care providers are invited to apply. Your expertise is valued and appreciated. Help ensure the entry-to-practice certification exam reflects current practice and assesses the competency required for safe and effective practice. The meeting for exam item writing is held in the Fall. Meetings are held in Ottawa with all expenses covered by CAMRT.
If you are interested please contact the Certification Manager at email@example.com.
Seeking course instructor/mentor for Introduction to Pharmacology for the Imaging Technologist course
The CAMRT is seeking an instructor/mentor for the course, Introduction to Pharmacology for the Imaging Technologist, effective Winter 2022.
The preferred applicant will have extensive knowledge and experience related to pharmaceuticals, specifically those used by technologists in diagnostic imaging. A good understanding of drug classifications, indications, contraindications, risk factors, adverse effects and patient safety strategies would be essential. Knowledge in venipuncture, various methods of pharmaceutical administration and a basic knowledge of pharmaceuticals used in various organ systems would be an asset. Previous teaching experience in this area would be considered an asset.
A CAMRT course instructor/mentor is responsible for:
- Recommending content updates (course, assignments, and final examination) to ensure continued relevance and currency of subject matter.
- Monitoring and responding to student enquiries in a timely fashion during two annual pre-determined terms.
This course is offered in a PDF format and requires marking of assignments and/or final examinations. Payment is based on the number of assessments marked and the number of course registrants.
Interested applicants must submit a comprehensive CV and a cover letter highlighting their education and experience related to pharmacology no later than June 1, 2021.
For a list of course objectives or to submit your application, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Authors for Quick Self-Study Courses
The result of a current membership survey indicated a high interest in the CAMRT Quick Self Study courses. These are short courses of approximately 50 pages in length, requiring the student to take up to 10 hours to complete. There are no assignments; however, a self-administered post-quiz of 20-30 multiple choice questions must be developed. Remuneration will be paid upon completion.
If you are interested in developing a topic of interest please contact Melanie Bérubé, Manager, Continuing Professional Development at email@example.com.
CAMRT is recruiting individuals who are interested in volunteering their time and expertise to peer review Continuing Professional Development (CPD) content and/or to assist with the assignment of credit through our Continuing Education Credit Approval Program (CECAP).
To support these ongoing processes, CAMRT requires volunteers in all disciplines and specializations. These volunteers are then called upon as needed to complete reviews related to their discipline or area of expertise.
As a volunteer reviewer for the CAMRT, you will:
- Ensure newly developed CAMRT courses reflect current practice and clinical relevance
- Assign continuing education credit to educational activities available to MRTs in Canada
- Earn continuing education credit for your personal portfolio
Recruitment for volunteer peer and credit reviewers for the CPD Program is ongoing.
Reviewers for the Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences
The CAMRT is recruiting individuals who have professional writing and/or editing experience to serve as guest reviewers for the Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences.Reviewers are required to evaluate the suitability of research manuscripts for publication and ensure that the research / literature review is adequately portrayed. As a reviewer for the Journal, you will be expected to:
- Commit the appropriate amount of time required for review of manuscripts (reviewers are generally given 21 days to review a paper)
- Review manuscripts according to established policies and time frames
- Disclose any conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise, related to a particular manuscript
We are seeking individuals who have expertise in the following areas of expertise:
- Radiological technology
- Magnetic resonance imaging
- Radiation therapy
- Nuclear medicine
- Research methodology
- Management / leadership
If you want to participate in the dissemination of knowledge through a global professional journal, please send your resume with a letter outlining your editing / writing experience to: firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about peer review, please visit the journal website and select the “Peer Review” tab.