Electrocardiogram (ECG) Assistant

Position Summary

Who are we looking for?

Interior Health is looking for a casual Electrocardiogram (ECG) Assistant to join their team at Cariboo Memorial Hospital in Williams Lake, B.C.

This position offers the opportunity to learn more about our cardiology technologists! If you’re an aspiring cardio tech, interested in learning alongside our dynamic team at CMH, then this position is for you!

Set in the heart of the Frontier, amid lakes and rolling ranch land, Williams Lake has been the focal point and service centre for the ranches of the Cariboo and Chilcotin regions since the turn of the century. Williams Lake persevered to become the modern commercial centre and transportation hub of the historically famous Cariboo. The town retains that magical 'western frontier character' in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Its central location, at the junction of Highway 97 to the north and the Bella Coola Highway (Hwy 20), makes it an excellent place from which to foray into the surrounding regions.

How will you create an impact?

This position performs electrocardiogram (ECG) testing and assists with stress testing, holter monitoring and other related procedures as required. Performs routine maintenance on equipment.

Some Key Duties may include:

• Explains procedures to prepare patients for ECG and related tests and answers related questions; obtains patient information and enters data into the operating system; performs ECG testing by attaching electrodes to the patient and operating equipment in accordance with established policies and procedures.
• Monitors ECG test for artifacts and other anomalies and readjusts electrodes or patient position to ensure accurate test results are obtained.
• Reviews ECG printout in accordance with established guidelines and notifies ordering physician and/or other medical staff as required; transmits test results for interpretation by medical staff.
• Explains procedures for holter monitoring, stress testing and related procedures and assists Technologists by performing duties such as preparing patients for tests/procedures by applying electrodes and operating ECG equipment during stress testing and related procedures.
• Performs related clerical functions such as answering the telephone, logging order entry, downloading electrocardiograph information, and assisting with electronic storage of ECG files.
• Monitors supply stocks and advises supervisor of items for ordering.
• Performs routine maintenance on equipment in accordance with established policies and procedures.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

If you are passionate about making a difference, apply today and join our talented and committed team in Williams Lake!


Education, Training, and Experience:

Grade 12 plus one year’s recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Skills and Abilities:

• Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to deal with others effectively.
• Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
• Ability to operate related equipment.
• Ability to organize work.


This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

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