Registered Cardiology Technologist Advanced- Diagnostic Imaging

​Req ID: 134184
Company: Nova Scotia Health
Location: Western Zone, South Shore Regional Hospital  
Department: DI EKG SSRH
Type of Employment: Permanent Hourly PT (40% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Status: Healthcare P
Posting Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Nova Scotia Health is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia, with some specialized services also offered to clients throughout Atlantic Canada. We’re on a mission to achieve excellence in health, healing and learning through working together, which is reflected in the hospitals, health centres and community-based programs we operate across the province. Our passionate team of professionals provides a variety of high-quality inpatient and outpatient services including academic, tertiary, and quaternary care, as well as continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Join a diverse team of innovators, collaborators and creative thinkers today.


Nova Scotia Health employs professionals in all corners of our beautiful province. We believe there's a place here for everyone to call home, from vibrant cities with exuberant nightlife to quaint towns with picturesque trails. The work-life balance that comes with an Nova Scotia Health role means you'll have the time to explore, discover, and participate in that coveted Atlantic lifestyle. Visit us today and check out to see why more people from across the globe are moving here.


Reporting to the Manager, Diagnostic Imaging, and with the technical guidance of a cardiologist or other physician as required by circumstances of individual patients, the Registered Cardiology Technologist independently operates electrocardiographic equipment, ambulatory recorders/analyzers and treadmills/monitors for exercise testing to facilitate the assessment of the patient with cardiac and other disorders. The Technologist performs the full scope of technical functions related to the operation of equipment, monitoring of patients and interpretation of results to facilitate the assessment of patients. The Technologist may function independently as per Delegated Medical Acts, e.g. pace maker clinic, stress testing.  The Technologist also supervises unregistered technologists in the performance of their duties. 


The Registered Cardiology Technologist ensures that the principles and practices that guide Nova Scotia Health, such as the mission, vision, values, expected behaviors, the leadership philosophy, organizational health, population health, ethics, safety, quality, partnerships and interprofessional collaboration are integrated within the services they provide and through the messages they deliver. 




  • Qualifications
    •    Grade 12 plus a two-year BCIT program or acceptable equivalent required
    •    Current registration and good standing with the Canadian Society of Cardiology Technologists required
    •    Eligible for registration with Cardiology Technologists Association of Nova Scotia (CTANS)
    •    Recent related experience is required; advanced duties and delegated medical functions
    •    Current BLS certification required
    •    Effective communication and interpersonal skills
    •    Manual dexterity required
    •    Demonstrates independent judgment
    •    Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred
    PLEASE NOTE: Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalencies in their application. Candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information.

Hours of Work

Permanent Part-Time Position; 30 hours bi-weekly

Salary Information

$27.73 - $29.78 hourly


Once You've Applied

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 


​This is a Healthcare bargaining unit position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Employees are encouraged to view their seniority hours and dates in their SuccessFactors online profile. Successful applicants changing unions, bargaining units or employment status, are advised to seek clarification regarding their seniority, benefits, and vacation entitlement and/or usage, prior to accepting the position.


​As per the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Protocol in High-Risk Settings, Nova Scotia Health requires all team members to be fully vaccinated by November 30th, 2021. 


Nova Scotia Health is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotians, Persons of Colour, Immigrants/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify.


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