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Medical Electrophysiology Technician

Medical Electrophysiology Technician

CEGEP

salaire Min. 22,94 $ / h
Max. 31,37 $ / h

Description and Responsibilities

Medical electrophysiology technicians perform medical examinations using electronic devices (electroencephalograph, myograph, cardiograph, etc.) to measure and record heart and brain activity, among other things, enabling doctors to diagnose certain diseases, lesions and abnormalities. To this end, they prepare patients, perform requested exams, read data obtained and proceed with the exams on the basis of data recorded.

Medical electrophysiology technicians handle and use devices with precision in order to record data properly and allow doctors to make an accurate diagnosis.

Education and Training Requirements

Medical electrophysiology training is offered at the following institutions: 

Required Interests, Skills and Personality Type

  • Must be a good communicator and listener
  • Must be responsible and organized
  • Must enjoy physical work and handling (medical) instruments
  • Must enjoy working in a team with colleagues and other professionals
  • Must have excellent initiative and be able to work autonomously
  • Must love contact with the public

Personality Type (RIASEC)

IRS
  • I - Prefers studying, understanding and solving problems
  • R - Prefers practical work and handling tools
  • S - Prefers to be in contact with people and to help them

Work Environment

Medical electrophysiology technicians mainly work in hospitals (in French only).

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