Vancouver Coastal Health

Electromyography Technologist 1

Job Description

Job Title: Electromyography Technologist 1
Work Site: Electroencephalography (EEG) - Richmond Hospital, Richmond, BC
Status: Casual
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $30.90 - $38.63 per hour




Days off: Various

Reference#: 165259-lba


Come work as a Electromyography Technologist with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Electromyography Technologist to join its team in Electroencephalography (EEG) at Richmond Hospital. The EEG department at Richmond Hospital is a small team and you will make a significant impact with your work. In this position, your work may often require you to work on your own. Apply today to join our team!


As a Electromyography Technologist you will:

  • Perform various diagnostic tests/techniques to assist physician in detecting disorders of the brain and nervous system.
  • Operate electromyographic equipment to conduct electrophysiological tests such as evoked potential, nerve conduction velocity, muscle strength and repetitive stimulation and performs other neurophysiological tests as required.
  • Record measurements and formulate technical reports for interpretation by medical staff to assist with clinical diagnosis.
  • Guides clinical experience of assigned new staff and students and provides input to supervisor as required.



Education & Experience

  • Diploma from an accredited program in electroneurophysiology and one year recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Successful writing of the Canadian Board of Registration of Electromyography Technologists of Canada (BRETC), the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine (ABEM) or the American Association of Electrodiagnostic Technologists (AAET) examination.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Ability to keep abreast of current professional standards and technical knowledge.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform duties accurately and maintain quality standards.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate (orally and in writing) and deal effectively with clients and their families, coworkers, physicians, other health care staff, and staff of external agencies.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated computer skills with current computer applications.
  • Physical ability to perform duties of the position.

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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