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Job Title:
Cardiovascular Technologist I

Posted Date:
9/14/2020
Closing Date:
9/21/2020
Functional Discipline:
Cardiac & Critical Care
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description

Location: Health Sciences Centre

Cardiovascular Technologist I
Cardiac & Critical Care
Temporary, Full Time (until July 27, 2021 with possibility of extension)
10384RP1
Hours70 bi-weekly (8 hour shifts; days, nights, evenings, weekends; on-call)
SalaryLX-28, ($30.32 - $38.35)
Competition Number2020004135
Posted Date14 September 2020
Closing Date21 September 2020


About Us
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.

Job Summary
The Cardiovascular Technologist I is responsible for operating specialized monitoring equipment in the Cath Lab during invasive cardiovascular procedures under the direction of a Cardiologist. The technologist assists with procedure set up, monitors patients' vitals, heart rhythm, and blood pressure and operates equipment, documents and generates reports related to procedures. Performs other related duties as required. Scans all materials utilized into the Philips system

Job Demands
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
Regularly lifts supplies to restock procedure rooms or pacemaker analyzer less than 10 lbs.
Occasionally lifts/moves or transports equipment and patients over 50 lbs.
Higher level of attentiveness and alertness are required when recording ECG levels, blood pressure, oxygen changes, or abnormal rhythms, when doing valve flow/area and shunt determinations calculations, and when analyzing blood samples for catheterization.

Job Qualifications
Graduation with a Diploma in Cardiovascular Technology from a recognized/approved college is required
Demonstrated strong communication and interpersonal skills.
A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required

*Should there be no qualified internal/external candidates, consideration may be given to a candidate who has graduated from a post-secondary degree or diploma in a health care related field, who also has thorough knowledge and skills in adult cardiac care, including cardiac anatomy and physiology, cardiac rhythm interpretation, and hemodynamic monitoring.

If this is an internal posting only, only applicants of the Eastern Health NAPE LX Regional Bargaining Unit will be considered. Otherwise, if this is posted internal and external, we will accept all applications, but preference will be given to those qualified candidates who are internal to the Eastern Health NAPE LX Regional Bargaining Unit.

Apply online at https://employment.easternhealth.ca

To become a part of our team, please submit your resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.

Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:

Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693

Email: employment@easternhealth.ca. Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.