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CARDIOLOGY TECHNOLOGIST

Apply Now Job ID 1237258 Date posted 03/18/2019
Job title :CARDIOLOGY TECHNOLOGIST
Community :SALMON ARM
Facility :SHUSWAP LAKE GEN HOSPITAL
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

Join our cohesive team at the Shuswap Lake General Hospital!

As the Cardiology Technologist at this busy site, you would work independently to perform duties related to cardiology testing. This may typically include techniques relating to Electro Cardiogram (ECG) testing, stress testing, Holter and event Recorders and pacemaker monitoring and other types of diagnostic cardiac equipment.

Typical duties and responsibilities include:
• Explains procedures to prepare patients for testing such as ECG, stress testing, Holter monitoring, pacemaker monitoring, ambulatory blood pressure monitoring and related tests and answers related questions.
• Explains cardiac pacemaker screen system to patients, monitors cardiac pacemakers and notifies cardiologist and/or internist of abnormalities; contacts patients by telephone for repeat recordings as required.
• Monitors patients and scans test strips during cardiograms and stress tests and takes appropriate action upon recognition of cardiac arrhythmias or other abnormalities in accordance with established policies and procedures.
• Scans and analyzes ECG, stress, Holter and event monitor, and ambulatory blood pressure monitoring test strips. Selects and assesses appropriate portions of test strips and summarizes for interpretation by medical staff in accordance with established policies and procedures.

Shift times would be 08:00-16:00 Monday to Friday on an as needed basis. As this a casual position, hours are not guaranteed and may vary each week. Casual employees are able to apply for internally posted vacancies and there is the opportunity to bid for shifts at nearby sites.

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


Qualifications

Completion of a Canadian Society of Cardiology Technologists recognized Diploma program in Cardiology Technology plus two years’ recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Current certification with the Canadian Society of Cardiology Technologists and eligible for membership with the Canadian Society of Cardiology Technologists (CSCT).
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