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Cardiac Technologist - Casual - TGH - Toronto, Ontario

Cardiac Technologist (2 positions) 

Job Positing #: 923208                                            
Site: Toronto General Hospital                       
Department: Peter Munk Cardiac Centre (PMCC) - Outpatient Cardiac Clinics
Reports to: Nurse Manager
Grade: B0:06
0 - 37.5 hours per week

Salary: $32.87 - $41.09 per hour
Variable 24/7
Re-Posted Date: February 1, 2024
Closing Date: Until Filled

 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 ground breaking 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. 

Position Summary

The Peter Munk Cardiac Centre (PMCC) program provides world-class cardiovascular care. One of the largest programs of its kind in North America, we are a major referral centre. Our program offers resources and expertise prepared to deal with even the most complex patient cases.   

The Outpatient Cardiac Clinic provides a variety of cardiac assessment, diagnosis, and management services to patients. We are made up of many different clinics, and each clinic offers a specific cardiac service.

  • Manages patient identification, preparation, and safety to ensure accuracy prior to examination, and maintaining confidentiality
  • Executes all cardiac testing procedures such as recording ECGs, stress testing, gas analysis and ambulatory BP monitoring in alignment with CSCT standards
  • Works collaboratively with physicians to provide patient intake medical assessments
  • Collects and documents patient information in the electronic patient record (Epic) efficiently and accurately 
  • Analyzes tests to create summarized preliminary reports for physicians
  • Confirms all quality control assessments as required
  • Ensure emergency equipment is ready for use at all times
  • Works in alignment with best practices, related policies, and the health and safety legislation, and consider all reasonable precautions
  • Complies to UHN’s standards and procedures for appropriate equipment maintenance
  • Manages the efficiency and effectiveness of equipment and instrument performance
  • Supports learners in the clinical environment
  • Other duties when needed
  • 2 years of related experience preferred
  • Graduate of a Cardiology program recognized by the Canadian Society of Cardiology Technologists (CSCT)
  • Certification with CSCT preferred 
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret ECGs, identifying cardiac arrhythmias, and electrocardiographic signs of myocardial ischemia/infarction on ECGs
  • Current BCLS certificate
  • Experience working with the EPIC system is an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Committed to continuous education and training
  • Proven problem solving and efficiencies decision making skills
  • A friendly, empathetic and respectful demeanour, and the ability work independently and collaboratively.
  • Skills to resolve inter-personal conflict should it arise
  • Committed to a respectful and civil work environment

Why join UHN?

In addition to working alongside some of the most talented and inspiring healthcare professionals in the world, UHN offers a wide range of benefits, programs and perks. It is the comprehensiveness of these offerings that makes it a differentiating factor, allowing you to find value where it matters most to you, now and throughout your career at UHN.

  • Competitive offer packages
  • Government organization and a member of the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP
  • Close access to Transit and UHN shuttle service
  • A flexible work environment
  • Opportunities for development and promotions within a large organization
  • Additional perks (multiple corporate discounts including: travel, restaurants, parking, phone plans, auto insurance discounts, on-site gyms, etc.)

Current UHN employees must have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, to be eligible for consideration.

Vaccines (COVID and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.

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. Applicants need to make their requirements known in advance.  Any information received related to an accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

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

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