EEG/EMG Technologist - Diagnostic Imaging

Req ID: 138212
Company: Nova Scotia Health
Location: Eastern
Zone, Cape Breton Regional Hospital  
Department: OPEZ E.E.G CBR

Type of Employment: Casual Hourly FT long-assignment (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)

Status: UNIFOR Healthcare Position
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.



About the Opportunity

Under minimal direction, and in collaboration with, the manager, program coordinator, and medical directors,  the Electro-neurophysiology technologist is responsible for performing and evaluating electroencephalograph recordings and video EEG telemetry monitoring and Nerve Conduction Studies.

The Technologist facilitates communication among health care professionals (for example, biomedical engineering staff, physicians, nurses and unit clerks).  Participates in the education and training of student technologists, neurology residents and other medical personnel.  Assist with the planning and implementation of research and clinical protocols.

About You

We would love to hear from you if you have the following:

  • Grade 12 required
  • Registration with the Board of Registration of Electromyography Technologists of Canada (BRETC) and / or the Canadian Board of Registration of Electroencephalography Technologists (CBRET), or registry eligible, either discipline.
  • Proficient in all techniques required for electroneurophysiology testing
  • Knowledge of normal neurophysiology, anatomy and pathological states
  • Skilled in the recording and analysis of surface EEG recording
  • Familiarity with XLtek EEG recording system and/or the Mayo Clinic protocols for nerve conduction studies considered an asset
  • Able to work under minimal supervision
  • Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred


Please ensure your resume is up to date and includes all relevant education, experience, training, and certifications.


  • Long assignment full time position; 75 hours biweekly
  • Approximate 1 year term 

Compensation and Incentives

$33.58 - $39.18 hourly         


Successful candidates may be eligible for up to $5,000 of relocation assistance with a defined Return of Service contract.


Successful candidates may also be eligible for our benefits package which includes health, dental, travel, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage as well as a defined benefit pension plan.



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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