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Electrophysiology Technologist, Holter/Stress

May 13 2021
Industries Education, Training , Healthcare, social assistance
Categories Health, Medical, Laboratory, Diagnostics, Medical Imaging
Toronto, ON

JOB POSTING #876276

Position: CLINICAL ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY TECHNOLOGIST, Holter/Stress
Site: TORONTO GENERAL HOSPITAL
Department: ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY
Reports to: MANAGER
Hours: 22.5 hours per week 3 shifts per week
Status: Permanent part-time

University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Cardiac Electrophysiology Technologist in our Allied Health Department.

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The University Health Network, where “above all else the needs of patients come first”, encompasses Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. Tthe University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world.

The scope of research and complexity of cases at Toronto General Hospital have made it a national and international source for discovery, education and patient care. It has one of the largest hospital-based research programs in Canada, with major research in transplantation, surgical innovation, cardiology, infectious diseases, genomic medicine and liver disease.

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POSITION:

The Cardiac Electrophysiology Technologist within the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre Holter and Stress Clinic will work in collaboration with the inter-professional team in the assessment, planning and delivery of safe and quality patient care. The responsibilities will include Holter monitor acquisition, troubleshooting and management of Northeast, GE and GE 12 lead monitors at our two clinics located at Toronto General and Toronto Western hospital. In addition, the responsibilities include analyzing of Holter reports, performing Graded Exercise Tests, Pharmacologic and Ergometer stress tests. The technologist will be required to practice in a collaborative and patient centered role that complies with departmental and hospital policies, in order to deliver safe and efficient patient care.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At minimum, completion of a recognized 2 year Cardiac Technologist Diploma program
  • CSCT (Canadian Society of Cardiology Technologists) registration
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (B.C.L.S)
  • Minimum 1 year experience related to Cardiac diagnostic testing in a similar setting
  • Previous experience in Holter monitor scanning with Northeast and GE systems is an asset.
  • Previous experience in various Stress testing modalities; Treadmill, Pharmacological and Ergometer.
  • Experience in IV insertion and maintenance
  • Comprehensive knowledge of cardiac anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology
  • Excellent problem recognition and problem solving skills
  • Effective time management skills, ability to organize work and set priorities
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member
  • Ability to work as an autonomous professional
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work accurately under stressful conditions
  • Ability to meet patient care needs
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuing education
  • Computer literacy; E-Faxing, emailing and electronic documentation.
  • Knowledge of hospital emergency codes and procedures.

POSTED DATE: May 13, 2021 CLOSING DATE: until filled

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.

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