Stress ECG Technologist #2

University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Stress ECG Technologist in our Nuclear Cardiology 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. 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. With a long tradition of groundbreaking firsts and a purpose of “Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning”, the 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. Find out about our purpose, values and principles here.

As an integral member of the Nuclear Cardiology, Joint Department of Medical Imaging (JDMI), the Stress ECG Technologist performs clinical and technical duties and acts as a resource for associated staff in any procedure or function required to investigate and complete the safe, accurate and appropriate non-invasive diagnostic or therapeutic assessment through the Exercise ECG and/or holter labs. The Technologist is responsible for performing varied patient care activities (i.e. administrative, education, training and research) as well as maintaining safety initiatives that are involved in effective lab functioning. While maintaining compliance to all departmental and hospital policies and procedures, the Technologist also ensures performance of designated Continuous Quality Insurance initiatives throughout the lab. This includes delivering responsible, knowledgeable, efficient and competent patient care in all procedures performed and maintaining optimal resource utilization and workflow in all facets of the job from patient reception to clinical procedures through to the safe patient discharge from the lab.


  • Completion of recognized program in area of responsibility i.e. Registered Nurse, C.T.A.O., C.S.C.T. or M.R.T.
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (B.C.L.S) program, Level II, Basic Rescuer certification
  • One to two (1-2) years recent experience in related area of responsibility
  • Current membership with the Ontario College of Nurses, Canadian Society of Cardiology Technologist, C.T.A.O or O.S.C.A.P. whichever is applicable
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (B.C.L.S.) program, Level II: Basic Rescuer certification
  • Previous diagnostic/technical experience in adult cardiology (specific modality)
  • Experience with a wide variety of diagnostic instrumentation types
  • Experience with advanced 12-lead ECG interpretation
  • Experience with 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 procedures

If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.

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