Cardiology Technologist

REQ: 
PHC19-118687
Work Area: 
Electrocardiography (ECG)
Base Site: 
St Paul's Hospital
City: 
Vancouver
Status: 
Casual
FTE: 
0.00
Wage: 
$28.55-35.59
Job Category: 
Technologists
Category: 
Acute Care Hospital
Hours: 
0630-1300, 0630-1430, 0700-1300, 0700-1500, 0800-1200, 0800-1600, 0830-1230, 0900-1700, 1230-2030, 1500-2300, 1700-2300, 2300-0700

Summary

Reporting to the Operations Leader and working under the clinical direction of the Cardiology Supervisor or designate, performs Electrocardiogram (ECG) testing including tilt table and stress testing, stress echos, holter monitoring and related procedures such as scanning, analyzing and selecting portions of the test strips and summarizing for interpretation by physicians. Obtains medical history of patient and explains test procedures. Evaluates test results and provides test information to medical staff for interpretation. Ensures equipment is functioning and supply inventory is sustained to appropriate levels. Performs related duties such as booking patient appointments, maintaining billing records and keeping statistics as required.

Skills

  • Demonstrated knowledge of current relevant testing techniques, methods and procedures. 
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and deal effectively with patients/residents, families, staff and other health care providers both verbally and in writing. 
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize issues and workload, and complete assigned work. 
  • Ability to demonstrate and explain procedures to other employees and students. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team. 
  • Ability to operate equipment, including computerized systems. 
  • Knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in health care.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

Education

  • Completion of a recognized Cardiology Technology Program at the Diploma level, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Canadian Society of Cardiology Technologists (CSCT) Certified. 
  • Completion of the Basic Cardiac Life Support Course. 
  • Certificate prepared candidates will be considered as per the MOU.