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Job Title:
Cardiology Technologist I

Posted Date:
3/24/2020
Closing Date:
12/31/2022
Functional Discipline:
Cardiac & Critical Care
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description

Location: Health Sciences Centre

Cardiology Technologist I
Cardiac & Critical Care, Electrocardiography
Temporary, Call-In
HoursBased on the needs of the department
SalaryLX-24 ($25.82 - $32.28 per hour)
Competition Number2019004072
Posted Date24 March 2020
Closing DateOpen until filled


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 Cardiology Technologist I performs specialized technical work in cardiology by operating electrocardiographic equipment, ambulatory recorders/analyzers and treadmill/monitors for exercise testing to assist with assessment of patients with cardiac and other disorders. Cardiology Technologists are also required to analyze ECG's for acute abnormalities and ensure medical and/or nursing staff are notified as appropriate. Cardiology Technologists report to the Division Manager of the Cardiac Critical Care Program.

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):
Required to lift materials and equipment up to 10 lbs., and regularly lift, push or pull between 25 - 50 lbs. Occasionally, there is a requirement to push or transport patients who weigh over 50 lbs.
Constant requirement to stand for extended periods and work in awkward positions.
Occasionally sits to perform work on the computer. Visual concentration is required to observe and interpret cardiac diagnostic tests for abnormalities and to stare at a computer screen for extended periods to read, analyze, and interpret cardiac tests.
During particular tests, auditory concentration is required to check patient's blood pressure equipment for changes and to listen for patient's breathing levels responses during ETT testing.

Job Qualifications
Graduation from a recognized/approved diploma program in Cardiology Technology is required.
Current and continuing registration with the Canadian Society of Cardiology Technologists (CSCT) is required.
Current BLS for Health Care Providers Certification is required.
Minimum of two years of experience in the last four working as a Cardiology Technologist is required.
Clinical instruction in blood pressure assessment is required.
A satisfactory record of work performance is required.

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 numbers 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.