University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Electrophysiology Technologist in our Allied Health Department.
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The Clinical Electrophysiology Technologist in Electrophysiology will work with the team to perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to deliver safe and efficient patient care and outcomes. These procedures will include but not be limited to Exercise and Pharmacologic Stress Testing and Holter Monitoring and Pacemaker/Defibrillator programming. Responsibilities will include safe operation and troubleshooting of equipment, manual and electronic documentation and patient care activities as required to achieve results. The technologist will practice in a collaborative team and patient centered way. The technologist will comply with departmental and hospital policies and practice in a competent manner.
- At minimum, completion of a recognized 3 year community college Cardiac Technologist program
- CSCT (Canadian Society of Cardiology Technologists) registration
- Basic Cardiac Life Support (B.C.L.S)
- Minimum 1 year experience related to Cardiac dignostic testing in a similar setting
- Previous experience in holter recording and scanning; exercise ECG testing
- Previous experience with pacemaker and defibrillator programming
- Ability to work full shift wearing mask and lead aprons
- 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
- Knowledge of hospital emergency codes and procedure
POSTED DATE: September 17, 2020 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.