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Cardiovascular technologist

Location:
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted:
May 11, 2020

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Vanessa Partap

416-***-****

Brampton ON L*X *X8

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/vanessa-partap

Recent graduate of cardiovascular technology program with hospital experience performing cardiovascular procedures and tests. A team player who has experience collaborating with health professionals, maintaining confidentiality and ensuring accuracy of information. Committed to a continuous learning. Available for full time/part time employment May 2020.

Highlights of Qualifications

Experience in obtaining and recording electrocardiograms of cardiac activity in patients

Ability to perform Holter and event monitor hook ups as well as ambulatory blood pressure hook up

Experience in Holter arrhythmia scanning using North-East and Vision Premier, regular and nuclear stress testing using Norav and GE

Familiar with pacemaker follow up using the Medtronic Adapta

Experience providing information to patients prior to regular stress test

Exceptional communication, time management and organization skills

Familiar with personal safety precautions

Computer skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Sway

Experience providing information to patients prior to diagnostic tests such as stress test (Echo, nuclear, and regular) and Holter monitor

Experience using Meditech & Computrition

Experience with basic blood collection

Experience with basic IV access

Experience with surgical scrub technique and proper sterile technique

Familiar with knowledge of electrophysiology (Inducing VT, AFIB treatment)

Certifications and training

Standard & emergency First Aid – Canadian Red Cross January 2019

CPR-C/AED (Basic Life Support) – Canadian Red Cross November 2019

WHMIS – Mohawk College December 2019

Affiliations and memberships

Canadian Society of Cardiology Technologists Pending (September 2020)

Education

Cardiovascular Technology Program September 2018 – Present

Mohawk/McMaster Institute of Applied Health Sciences – Hamilton, ON

Program completion in April, graduation in June 2020

Achieving a GPA of 80%

Program of studies: ECG interpretation, cardiac devices, Holter monitoring, exercise stress testing, cardiac rehabilitation, pediatric cardiology, cardiovascular diagnostic techniques & interventions, human anatomy + physiology, electrophysiology, basic blood collection

Advanced biotechnology (Fast-track) 2016 – 2017

Durham College – Oshawa, ON

Bachelor of Science (Honours) – Biochemistry & biotechnology 2012 - 2016

Sir Wilfrid Laurier University – Waterloo, ON

Relevant experience

Cardiovascular technologist placement March 2, 2020 – March 14, 2020

Toronto General Hospital (Peter Munk Cardiac Centre)

Gained experience with 12-lead ECGs, 15-lead ECGs, & SA-ECG (Signal Average ECG)

Became familiar with entry and reporting processes with data management software

Worked with team members to prioritize, co-ordinate and complete area workload

Assisted in consultation with cardiac patients

Practiced proper aseptic techniques and disinfected equipment

Cardiovascular technologist placement May 2019 – June 2019

Brampton Cardiopulmonary Services – Brampton, ON

Gained experience with: 12-lead ECGs, stress tests (nuclear, echo, regular), Holter monitor hook up, ABP monitor hook ups and downloading while under supervision

Became familiar with entry and reporting processes with data management software

Worked with team members to prioritize, co-ordinate and complete area workload

Assisted in consultation with cardiac patients

Practiced proper aseptic techniques and disinfected equipment

Other experience

Redeployment (Temporary) March 2020 – Present

Trillium Health Partners (THP)

Effectively used good communication skills (via verbal and written) and interpersonal skills with patients about understanding hospital policies in regard to COVID-19

Practiced proper aseptic techniques and disinfecting stations

Worked with colleagues to educate each other on updates with policies such as visitor policies

Pre-packaged level 2 surgical masks for housekeeping & environmental associate staff (~600 masks/day)

Customer service associate December 2017 – Present

Trillium Health Centre (THP) – Mississauga, ON

Effectively used good communication skills (via verbal and written) and interpersonal skills with patients about their food preferences as well as fellow colleagues

Provided patients with food choices for daily meal selections according to their diets

Used proper time management and organizational skills in regard to seeing patients according to the units assigned

Paid attention to details in regard to documenting food allergies and supplement requests from patients/nurses

Food Service representative June 2016 – November 2017

Credit Valley Hospital (THP) – Mississauga, ON

Paid attention to detail in regard to preparation of meal trays according to dietician’s order

Multi-tasking and organizational skills were essential when delivering meal trays to patients

Used proper food handling and safety when delivering patients trays and preparing meals

Used sanitary dietetic procedures to maintain food quality and portioning according patient’s diet

Effectively used verbal communication and interpersonal skills when dealing with nurses, patients, dietary team, and fellow colleagues



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