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Staff Diagnostic Electrophysiology Technologist - BC Children's Hospital

Staff Diagnostic Electrophysiology Technologist

BC Children’s Hospital

Vancouver BC



The Staff Electrophysiology Technologist is responsible for clinical, ocular, electrophysiological testing and preparation of preliminary test reports, in accordance with established standards, policies, and procedures, to deliver the highest standard of patient care (electroretinograms, electro-oculograms, visual evoked potentials). The technologist will work in collaboration with the healthcare team to integrate research or new knowledge into practice


What you'll do 


  • Perform visual electrophysiology testing following established laboratory protocols, in conformity with international standards, ensuring that recordings are of adequate technical quality for interpretation.   This involves placement of electrodes, recording parameters, and stimulation techniques appropriate for age of patient being tested from pre-term infants to adults.
  • Write a comprehensive patient history with accumulated information from the patient and/or parent, and the medical chart or referring document information.
  • Determine the presenting problem and directs test accordingly.
  • Explain the procedure to the patient and family members present and answers any questions.
  • Interpret test results and implements alternative methods or adjusts controls to obtain an optimal recording. This may include appropriate control setting changes on the equipment, use of extra electrodes, and appropriate stimulation procedures.
  • Analyze data collected and generates a preliminary report.
  • Meet regularly with the clinical director to review and finalize reports and arrange for these to be forwarded to the referring ophthalmologist.
  • Participate in orientation, teaching and training of technologists, orthoptists, researchers, physicians, residents, fellows, medical students and others to visual electrophysiology.
  • Discuss the format of procedures and reviews electrophysiological findings in ocular disorders.


What you bring 


  • Graduation from an approved Orthoptist or Electrophysiology Course with certification or a hospital-based training program from an approved institution.
  • Recent clinical experience, including one (1) year recent pediatric experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation.


You also have the ability to:

  • Perform the duties of the job.
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Deal with others effectively and function as an active member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Operate related equipment.
  • Work independently and to organize and prioritize workload.
  • Teach and provide instruction
  • Commit to upholding the shared responsibility of creating lasting and meaningful reconciliation in Canada as per TRC (2015) and BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019).
  • As a strong asset for consideration, we are looking for our successful candidate to have: Knowledge of social, economic, political and historical realities impacting indigenous communities and familiarity with Indigenous Cultural Safety and anti-racism and accompanying reports (BC DRIPA, TRC, etc.).


What we bring


Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

  • Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development, and recognition programs that honour the commitment and contribution of all employees.
  • Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
  • Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
  • Access to WorkPerks, a premium discount program offering a wide range of local and national discounts on electronics, entertainment, dining, travel, wellness, apparel, and more.


Job Type: Regular, Full-Time
Wage: $35.62 to $44.47 per hour
Location: 4500 Oak Street, Vancouver BC, V6H 2N9
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday; 0800-1600
Requisition Number: 127602



As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.



What we do


BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) provides care for the most seriously ill or injured children from across British Columbia. BCCH is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA). 

The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose.


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PHSA and BCCH are committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.


Reconciliation is an ongoing process and a shared responsibility for all of us. The BC Governments’ unanimous passage of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act was a significant step forward in this journey—one that all health authorities are expected to support as we work in cooperation with Indigenous Peoples to establish a clear and sustainable path to lasting reconciliation. True reconciliation will take time and ongoing commitment to work with Indigenous Peoples as they move toward self-determination. Guiding these efforts Crown agencies must remain focused on creating opportunities that implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Mandate.


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