Explore Careers - Job Market Report
Cardiology technologists operate electrocardiogram and other electronic equipment to record cardiac activity of patients to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease. They are employed in hospitals and clinics. Cardiology technologists who are supervisors or instructors are included in this unit group.
cardiac stress technologist, cardiology supervisor, cardiology technologist, electrocardiographic (ECG) technologist, electrocardiography technologist.
- Operate electrocardiogram and other electronic equipment to record cardiac activity of patients
- Perform cardiovascular procedures and tests, such as electrocardiograms, exercise tolerance tests, ambulatory monitoring and scanning of tapes, pacemaker analysis and follow-up, and echocardiogram
- Record and assess cardiac activity and provide preliminary reports of tests
- Provide patients with care during procedures and tests
- Prepare reports for interpretation by cardiologists
- Reprogram pacemakers according to required standards
- Check cardiology equipment to ensure proper operation
- May analyze test and notify physician or other health care professionals
- May administer certain drugs under direct supervision of physician
- May document and record pacemaker implant threshold measurements under direct supervision of cardiac surgeon
- May supervise and train students, other cardiology technologists and nurses.
Outlook & Prospects for Cardiology Technologists in Fredericton--Oromocto
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
According to the most recent (2006) Census, this is a small occupational group with a labour force of 15, and an unemployment rate (0%) that is below the average (8%) for all occupations in the area.
According to the most recent Canadian Occupational Projection System (COPS) Forecast, the average annual employment growth rate for this occupation is above the average for all occupations in New Brunswick. Many of the jobs in this occupation can be found in the Health Care and Social Assistance industry.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Nov 18 - Nov 22, 2013
- The provincial government plans to invest $200M in renovations to Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital in Fredericton. A consultant is updating a 2007 report that outlines the upgrades needed at the hospital. The consulting work should be completed by February 2014. The 2007 report identifies upgrades needed to the intensive care unit, ambulatory procedure unit, sterile processing department, the surgical daycare, and the maternal newborn and gynaecology services unit.
- Leading Edge Geomatics Ltd., a remote-sensing and geomatics firm located in Lincoln, received a $310,000 repayable loan from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA). The money will be used to assist with the purchase of a new large-format camera mapping system. The new equipment will help the firm to maintain a competitive advantage, thus securing new contracts and sustaining employment for highly-skilled workers.
- The Nashwaak Villa nursing home opened on Limekiln Road in Stanley recently. The 30-bed home, costing $9.25M, is part of the provincial government's 2011-2016 Nursing Home Renovation and Replacement Plan.
- Recycling Atlantic Canada Corporation will create 25 additional full-time jobs over the next year at its tire recycling plant in Minto. Invest NB is providing $750,000 in loans to support the creation of the 25 new jobs and help with the capital investment. The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency is providing an interest-free loan of $ 750,000 to help with capital costs. The investments will be used for the expansion of the shingle manufacturing operation.
- Choose Fredericton, an expo aiming to encourage post-secondary students to stay in the Fredericton region was held on Wednesday October 3 at the Richard J. Currie Center in Fredericton. The event, hosted by the Fredericton Chamber of Commerce, was meant to bring post-secondary students, as well as representatives from learning institutions and local businesses together to create networks and build awareness among students of opportunities in the capital region.
- Date Modified: