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Kawartha Cardiology


At Kawartha Cardiology, our first priority is the highest possible quality of patient care. Every team member, whether Clerical Support, Health Services, Nursing or other direct patient care, as well as our Physicians contribute and strive to maintain this goal everyday. Respect, trust and collaboration are the values we champion, with our employees, patients, and community. We are dedicated to ensuring a safe and respectful environment for our staff to better serve our patients and our community. Contact us today for more information about available employment opportunities and where to send your resume.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES


Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Job Description/Summary:

Kawartha Diagnostic Imaging (KDI) is looking for a skilled and certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist to join our dynamic team!

The successful applicant will be able to work independently and cooperatively as part of a team and will have demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with patients, their families, co workers and physicians.

This is a full time position, Monday to Friday;  no evenings or weekends.

Role Summary:

  • Assist with radiopharmaceutical shipments including dose preparation and QC
  • Utilize safe practices in the handling of radioactive and biological materials in compliance with posted notices and CNSC license conditions
  • Use radiation monitoring equipment and perform contamination monitoring and decontamination as required
  • Set up of nuclear medicine equipment;  follow manufacturer’s operation and maintenance guidelines and participate in minor troubleshooting
  • Prepare, assay and administration of radiopharmaceuticals to patients
  • Ensure proper patient identification and history before starting procedures
  • Perform angiocath insertion and intravenous injections
  • Preparing patients to be scanned on the Gamma Cameras;  instructing or assisting patients during procedures
  • Perform thallium viability and rest MUGA testing
  • Collaborate with Stress Team to perform safe nuclear stress testing (both Exercise and Pharmacological:  Persantine and Dobutamine)
  • Perform ECG gating
  • Measure Blood Pressures
  • Maintain appropriate records
  • Assist with test scheduling
  • Assist with general office tasks
  • Communicate with patients, physicians and other staff
  • Report to Department Lead, Nuclear Radiation Safety Officer, Cardiovascular Clinical Coordinator and Executive Cardiologists.

Qualifications:

  • Experience performing Bone Mineral Density testing an asset
  • Compliance with all government regulations
  • Conducts examinations in accordance with KCC and KDI protocols, policies and procedures
  • Current valid registration with the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT)
  • Current, valid membership with the College of Medical Radiation and Imaging Technologists of Ontario (CMRITO)
  • Basic Life Support (CPR) an asset
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Kawartha Diagnostic Imaging is a busy and progressive department housed in the Kawartha Cardiology Clinic (KCC) with 6 Cardiologists, over 80 clinical and support staff to serve a large geographical population.  Our facility offers an extensive range of services including specialized programs in vascular, stroke, diabetes and cardiac care.  We offer competitive wages, a benefit program and a pension program with matching employer contributions.

New grads are encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

E-mail your resume to careers@kawarthacardiology.com

Clerical Support Staff – 1 Year Contract

Kawartha Cardiology is a busy, progressive facility that houses 6 Cardiologists, over 90 clinical and support staff to serve a large geographical population. Our facility offers an extensive range of services including specialized programs in vascular, stroke, diabetes, and cardiac care.

We are looking for a full-time Clerical Support Staff for a 1-Year Contract position with the possibility of extension. 35-40 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

Role Summary:

  • Customer service – assisting patients and families with way-finding and answering questions
  • Checking-in patients for appointments, confirming and updating patient demographics
  • Medical records support – i.e. filing, pulling and maintaining charts, scanning documents and/or uploading documents to EMR
  • Booking, confirming, and communicating appointment information with patients

Qualifications:

  • Medical Secretary diploma from a recognized program or experience in a medical office preferred.
  • Excellent customer service skills, pleasant positive manner
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize and re-prioritize work
  • Ability to deal professionally, collaboratively, and effectively with physicians, team members and the public
  • Ability to manage multiple demands within specified timelines

How to apply:

E-mail your resume to careers@kawarthacardiology.com

Registered Nurse in the Cardiac Device Clinic

Job Description:

The Peterborough Regional Device Clinic is looking for an experienced RN to join our dynamic team! We are looking for an innovative, team-focused and customer service-oriented individual who is committed to providing high quality, exceptional and compassionate care in a fulfilling work environment to meet the cardiac device care needs of our community. This is a full-time position, Monday to Friday. No evenings or weekends.

Role Summary:

  • Provide thorough, competent interrogation and reprogramming of cardiac devices implanted in patients including Pacemakers, Implantable Loop Recorders and Implantable Cardiac Defibrillators
  • Device interrogations will be completed in both inpatient and outpatient settings as well as remotely monitored patients
  • Completion of reports and documentation in the Electronic Health Record as well as reporting acute/urgent issues to Cardiologist and/or other Care Provider
  • Collaborate directly with physicians, industry and other device team members

Qualifications:

  • 2-5 years recent cardiac experience with excellent knowledge of cardiac medications and commonly associated comorbidities
  • 2-5 years recent experience in ICD and Pacemaker Care an asset
  • Current registration with the College of Nurses (CNO) in good standing
  • Current registration with the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO)
  • Basic Life Support (CPR) and/or Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) an asset
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving skills

Type:

Full Time, Permanent

How to apply:

E-mail your resume to careers@kawarthacardiology.com

Our Community


Kawartha Cardiology is located in downtown Peterborough, Ontario and has several outreach locations in surrounding counties. Our community offers a unique quality of life with its mix of city life, cottage country relaxation, natural scenery, and unique points of interest. The cost of living and real estate throughout the Kawarthas is more affordable than other urban and suburban areas comparable in size throughout Ontario. When you work and live in the Peterborough area, you will spend less time in traffic and more time enjoying life.


Peterborough Economic Development describes our community as: “A thriving City, Peterborough has all of the shops, services, and amenities that anyone could possibly need. Rich in arts, culture, and heritage, the community is renowned for producing musicians and artists – and also for attracting world-renowned artists to our many venues and festivals. We offer an incredibly inviting restaurant scene – known for its culturally diverse use of area meats, dairy, and produce. With an abundance of nationally recognized retail chains in the suburbs of the City, our downtown offers a multitude of theatres, shops, restaurants, pubs, and bars to choose from. No matter the atmosphere, you can find it here, in Peterborough.”


Recruitment Process


While we appreciate all applications, we will only contact those individuals selected for interview.


We are committed to providing accommodation for persons with disabilities. Accommodation will be provided as part of our hiring process (if accommodation is required, applicants are requested to make their needs known in advance).