Cardiovascular Technologist

CARDIOVASCULAR TECHNOLOGIST

PERMANENT FULL TIME 

An employment opportunity exists for a Cardiovascular Technologist with the Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region. The Cardiovascular Technologist assists the cardiologist/cardiovascular surgeon in diagnostic and interventional procedures, which may be performed on neonates, children and adults.  May be responsible for performing pacemaker duties. 

A Respiratory Therapist may be considered.  Assists the cardiologist in performing a variety of procedures (e.g., angioplasties, stent delivery balloons/implants.   Scrubs, sets up and prepares to assist with specialized procedures/surgeries.   Monitors patient during procedures (e.g., ECG, blood pressure, oxygen saturations).   Informs cardiologist of hemodynamic and cardiac status or any changes affecting patient care.   Performs interventions where necessary (e.g., defibrillation, cardioversion.).   Collects, analyzes and transcribes to the database cardiac catheterization data.   Maintains, repairs and troubleshoots equipment used for cardiac catheterization.   Disposes of biohazardous waste, as per department procedures and policies.

Qualifications & Experience:

Cardiovascular Technology diploma or Allied Health diploma.  Drug administration and intravenous injection training is required.

No Previous Work Experience

Basic computer skills (25 wpm).  Interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.  Analytical skills.  Ability to work independently.

Interested applicants are invited to submit a resume in confidence to:

Employment Services

Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region

2180 23rd Avenue

Regina, SK  S4S 0A5

Fax: (306) 766-5147

Email: jobs@rqhealth.ca