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Registered Arrhythmia Technologist

Hamilton Health Sciences

This is a Contract position in Hamilton, ON posted November 16, 2021.

Cardiac Arrhythmia Unit is a multi-disciplinary program that serves the Central-South Region of Ontario. It is comprised of a number of areas including the Electrophysiology Labs, Autonomic Lab and Device Clinics. Services offered include electrophysiology studies, cardiac ablations with mapping, insertion of implantable cardiac defibrillators (ICDs) and pacemakers, beta adrenergic testing, adenosine testing, and tilt table testing; as well as follow up of cardiac devices.

The procedures will include, but not be limited to, electrophysiology studies including measurements, tachyarrhythmia induction and ablation, and pacemaker/ICD insertion, testing and adjustment. Responsibilities will include safe operation and troubleshooting of equipment, concise and accurate documentation and adherence to unit and hospital policies and procedures. In addition, they will act as a resource person for team members to explain and educate on the technical aspects of the procedures or devices.
1. Completion of a two year Cardiovascular Technology Diploma Program
2. Current registration with the CSCT (Canadian Society of Cardiology Technologists)
3. Current IBHRE certification or required completion within 3 years of employment
4. Minimum of 3 years recent related experience in an electrophysiology lab
5. Demonstrated ability to use electrophysiology recording and mapping systems
6. Demonstrated knowledge of pacemakers and implantable cardiac defibrillators
7. Demonstrated advanced skills in ECG Interpretation
8. Ability to work wearing a mask and lead apron for extended periods of time
9. Experience with cardiac anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology
10. Excellent problem solving skills
11. Effective time management skills, ability to organize work and set priorities
12. Effective verbal and written communication skills
13. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member
14. Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a fast paced environment
15. Demonstrated commitment to continuing education
16. Current BCLS

As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Employee Health Services

Hamilton Health Sciences fosters a culture of patient and staff safety, whereby all employees are guided by our Mission, Vision, Values, and Values Based Code of Conduct. Hamilton Health Sciences is a teaching hospital and all staff and physicians are expected to support students and other learners.

To be considered for this opportunity applicants must apply during the posting period. All internal and external applicants may ONLY apply via the Careers website.

Hamilton Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application processes, please contact HR Services at 905-521-2100, Ext. 46947 for assistance. If the applicant requires a specific accommodation because of a disability during an interview, the applicant will need to advise the hiring manager when scheduling the interview and the appropriate accommodations can be made.

This competition is open to all qualified applicants, however, qualified internal applicants will be considered first. Past performance will be considered as part of the selection process. If you are a previous employee of Hamilton Health Sciences, please note: the circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment

Proficiency in both Official Languages, French and English, is considered an asset

If this position is temporary, selection for this position will be as per the outlined Collective Agreements:

Article 30 (k), CUPE Collective Agreement

Article 10.7 (d), ONA Collective Agreement

Article 13.01 (b) (ii), OPSEU 273 Collective Agreement

Article 14.04, OPSEU 209 Collective Agreement

Article 2.07 and Article 13, PIPSC RT Collective Agreement