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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


Registered Nurse in the Cardiac Device Clinic

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

 

The Peterborough Regional Device Clinic is a busy and progressive department housed in the Kawartha Cardiology Clinic (KCC). Kawartha Cardiology is a busy, progressive facility that houses 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.

While we appreciate all applications, we can 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).

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent



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

 



Registered Cardiovascular Tech – Ambulatory Monitoring Department

Opportunity: Covering a maternity leave.

15 month contract position from June 2022 to September 2023 with the possibility to extend.

Monday to Friday- 8am to 4pm.

Why join us?

Kawartha Cardiology is a busy, progressive facility with 6 Cardiologists and over 80 clinical and support staff, serving a large geographical population.  Our facility offers an extensive range of services including specialized programs in vascular, stroke, diabetes and cardiac care.

Salary: KCC offers competitive wages.

Location: 327 Charlotte St. Peterborough ON

Phone: (705)740-6888

Qualifications:         

  • CSCT registered and in good standing.
  • New graduates eligible to write CSCT exam welcome to apply.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of ECG Interpretation.
  • Ability to perform and interpret patient’s vital signs
  • Knowledge of cardiac medications
  • Communicate clearly and compassionately with patients.
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Able to perform manual blood pressures
  • Proficient on computers and familiar with navigating an EMR.
  • Basic Life Support (CPR)

Role Summary:

  • Scan and create preliminary holter and blood pressure monitor reports for Cardiologist Interpretation.
  • Apply holter and blood pressure monitors to patients.
  • Patient education
  • Cleaning/Disinfecting/Maintaining equipment.
  • PRHC In-Pt holter hook up (reliable personal transportation needed)
  • Report to the Ambulatory Monitoring Team Lead and Cardiologists as required.
  • Other tasks as assigned.
  • On-Site.

Contact:  careers@kawarthacardiology.com



Echo Sonographer

Opportunity: Kawartha Cardiology Clinic (KCC) in Peterborough, Ontario is accepting applications for a full-time Cardiac Sonographer. We are looking for an exceptional individual to join our team who shares our passion to deliver excellent patient-focused care.

Kawartha Cardiology is a progressive, fully accredited, state-of-the-art facility serving a large geographic population. There are 7 Cardiologists and over 80 clinical and support staff at KCC. The clinic is outside the Peterborough hospital, and works collaboratively with the hospital to provide diagnostic services. We perform transthoracic echocardiograms, exercise and Dobutamine stress echocardiograms, pediatric echocardiograms, and transesophageal echocardiograms.

The successful applicant must be able to perform high quality transthoracic echocardiograms to assess the cardiac structure and function of the heart. They must be able to provide accurate information to assist the physician with the diagnosis and treatment of patients in a fast-paced clinical environment.

KCC is able to offer subsidized living accommodations during a transition to the city and generous relocation bonus to help cover long distance moves for successful candidates.  KCC pays competitive wages and benefits and provides opportunities for career advancement.

Qualification and Relevant Experience:

  • Completion of a recognized post diploma echocardiography program or recognized equivalent.
  • Registered as a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer with CMRITO.
  • Proof of Professional Liability Insurance
  • Registration with the American Registry of Medical Diagnostic Sonographers (ARMDS) or Sonography Canada (CARDUP)
  • Minimum of one-year recent practical experience in Echocardiography
  • Transesophageal Echo, Pediatric Echo and/or Stress Echo experience would be an asset.
  • Must have excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to work independently or as a team member.
  • Must be able to work effectively with other team members, patients, and family members.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate and properly maintain all equipment
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize a busy workload in a high-volume area.
  • Reliable, consistent attendance is a requirement.

Job Type: Full-time

How to apply: E-mail your resume to careers@kawarthacardiology.com



Registered Cardiovascular Technologist for Cardiac Stress Testing

The Kawartha Cardiology Clinic (KCC) in Peterborough is looking for an exceptional champion of cardiac care to join our dynamic team. This is a full-time position for a Registered Cardiovascular Technologist with cardiology experience, to join the stress testing team.

Role Summary:

  • Monitor, analyze and interpret ECGs
  • Assess, and treat patient symptoms (ex: chest pain, BP changes)
  • Performance of exercise, pharmacological and nuclear stress testing
  • Completion of preliminary reports for Cardiologist interpretation
  • Experience with IV insertion and IV medication administration an asset
  • Monitor supplies & replenish stock as needed
  • Other tasks as assigned
  • Report to the Stress Team Lead, Clinical Coordinator and Cardiologists as required

Qualifications:

  • Current registration with Canadian Society of Cardiovascular Technologists (CSCT)
  • Basic Life Support (CPR)
  • Excellent knowledge of ECG interpretation and arrhythmia interpretation
  • Experience in stress testing an asset
  • Knowledge of cardiac medications
  • Ability to work independently and as part of multidisciplinary team
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving skills

Schedule:

  • 8-hour day shifts
  • Monday to Friday
  • No nights/weekends or holidays

Kawartha Cardiology is a busy, progressive facility that houses 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. KCC offers competitive wages, a benefit program, and a pension program with matching employer contributions.

While we appreciate all applications, we can 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).

Job Type: Full-time

How to apply: E-mail your resume to careers@kawarthacardiology.com



RN for Cardiac Stress Testing

The Kawartha Cardiology Clinic (KCC) in Peterborough is looking for an exceptional champion of cardiac care to join our dynamic team. This is a full-time position for Registered Nurses with acute care and/or cardiology/telemetry experience, to join the stress testing team!

Role Summary:

  • Monitor, analyze and interpret ECGs
  • Assess, and treat patient symptoms (ex: chest pain, BP changes)
  • Performance of exercise, pharmacological and nuclear stress testing
  • Completion of preliminary reports for Cardiologist interpretation
  • Experience with IV insertion and IV medication administration an asset
  • Monitor supplies & replenish stock as needed
  • Other tasks as assigned
  • Report to the Stress Team Lead, Clinical Coordinator and Cardiologists as required

Qualifications:

  • Current registration with the College of Nurses (CNO)
  • Current member of Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO)
  • Basic Life Support (CPR); current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) an asset
  • Excellent knowledge of ECG interpretation and arrhythmia interpretation
  • Knowledge of cardiac medications
  • Ability to work independently and as part of multidisciplinary team
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving skills

Schedule:

  • 8-hour day shifts
  • Monday to Friday
  • No nights/weekends or holidays

Kawartha Cardiology is a busy, progressive facility that houses 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, respirology and cardiac care. KCC offers competitive wages, a benefit program, and a pension program with matching employer contributions.

While we appreciate all applications, we can 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).

Job Type: Full-time

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).