Vancouver Coastal Health

Cardiac Rhythm Device Technologist

Job Description

Job Title: Cardiac Rhythm Device Technologist

Work Site:

Additional Site: 

Pacemaker Clinic, Vancouver General Hospital - Vancouver

UBC Hospital - Vancouver

Status: Casual 
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $31.99 - $39.98 per hour


Days off:  Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays

Reference#: 164029-mki


Come work as a Cardiac Rhythm Device Technologist with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Cardiac Rhythm Device Technologist to join the Pacemaker Clinic. This position will work primarily out of Vancouver General Hospital and UBC Hospital, Vancouver, BC.  Apply today to join our team! 


As a Cardiac Rhythm Device Technologist with VCH, you will:

  • Reports to the Patient Services Manager, performs device analysis and programming for cardiac implantable electronic device (CIED) patients.
  • Performs techniques relating to Electro Cardiogram (ECG) testing, stress testing, Holter, cardiac rhythm device monitoring, and other types of diagnostic cardiac equipment.
  • Provides interpretations, analyses and test/summary reports as required.


Education & Experience

  • Graduation from a recognized program in Cardiology Technology, successful completion of an advanced certificate in Cardiac Rhythm Device Technology, plus two years’ recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Successful completion of the Canadian Society of Cardiology Technologist (CSCT) certification exam.
  • Eligible for membership with the Cardiology Technologist Association of British Columbia (CTABC).
  • Certification with the International Board of Heart Rhythm Exam (IBHRE) as a Certified Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS).

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Demonstrated knowledge of current relevant techniques, methods and procedures.
  • Advanced ECG interpretation and cardiac anatomy and physiology.
  • Demonstrated ability to integrate and evaluate pertinent data (from multiple sources) and to problem-solve and make decisions effectively.
  • Broad knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in patient care.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration with others.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish workload priorities in collaboration with others.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform duties accurately and maintain quality standards.
  • Knowledge and proficiency with aseptic techniques.
  • Ability to integrate best practice and current research evidence to support professional practice decisions and actions.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to adapt to new situations.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the job.

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.


VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2022.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.


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