ECG Assistant

REQ: 
PHC22-136387
Work Area: 
Electrocardiography (ECG)
Base Site: 
St Paul's Hospital
City: 
Vancouver
Status: 
Casual
FTE: 
0.01
Wage: 
$22.98-22.98
Job Category: 
Technologists
Category: 
Acute Care Hospital
Hours: 
0700-1500,0730-1530,0800-1600,1500-2300,2300-0700
As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Providence Health Care must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.
As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Providence Health Care must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.
Summary
Reporting to the Supervisor, Cardiology Lab, the ECG Assistant performs Electro Cardiogram (ECG) testing and equipment maintenance and assists Cardiology Technologists with stress testing and other related procedures.

Skills

Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Ability to deal with others effectively.
Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
Ability to organize work.
Ability to type.
Ability to operate related equipment.

Education

Grade 12 plus one year’s recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Duties

Participates in preparing patients for ECG and related tests by performing duties such as explaining procedures and answering related questions.
Performs ECG testing by performing duties such as attaching electrodes to the patient and operating equipment according to standards procedures.
Prepares tracings for review and interpretation by others.
Performs a variety of duties under the supervision of a Cardiology Technologist such as operating ECG equipment during stress testing and related procedures and scanning recordings from equipment such as holter monitors and pacemakers.
Performs a variety of clerical duties including scheduling appointments, filing and retrieving patient reports, answering the telephone, editing physician reports based on physician feedback and maintaining billing records and statistics.
Maintains equipment by performing duties such as cleaning, replacing leads and other supplies.
Performs other related duties as assigned.