Permanent FT EMG technologist

Peter Inkpen, MD, FRCPC, ABEM PM&R, EDX and Pain
203, 34th Street
Vernon, BC V1T 5X7
P: 778-475-5919 F:778-475-5913

Start Date: Currently open

We are excited to offer a position for a full time EMG technologist in our private office of two physiatrists, a physiotherapist, and an EMG technologist. We work in Vernon, BC in the Okanagan Valley. The focus of our medical practice includes focal peripheral neuropathies, MSK and interventional pain management. We routinely use neuromuscular ultrasound in our clinical practice. You will be taught how use diagnostic ultrasound and incorporate it into the EDX lab. Candidates will have completed undergraduate degree and have completed or be eligible to sit a certification examination in nerve conduction studies (ABEM CNCT, BRETC, etc)

Remuneration will be commensurate with your experience and qualifications ($29-35/hr)

Please submit your cover letter and resume to the email below.


Peter Inkpen MD, FRCPC, ABEM
Twitter @pcinkpen

Temporary - Registered EMG Technician - EMG University Hospital, London, Ontario 

Open:         May 28 , 2020

Deadline:    June 28 , 2020 Extended to August 1st , 2020

This position is covered by a collective agreement.  Applications from outside the bargaining unit are welcome but can only be considered if the position is not filled from within this bargaining unit.


Department Name: EMG UH


Reporting to the Coordinator, CNS Ambul Care & EMU, the Electromyography (EMG) Technician, in conjunction with the consultant physician, determines the type and extent of testing necessary to provide the most complete and accurate diagnostic results based on factors such as patient history and symptoms, tests requested by referring physician and relevant pre-existing diseases or conditions. The EMG Technician operates and troubleshoots the EMG equipment to obtain, interpret and communicate these Nerve Conductions/EMG results to the consultant physician who is supervising the lab that particular day.

The Technician must evaluate and assess each patient's physical condition and degree of comfort throughout the testing process, rendering physical assistance where necessary to prevent undue discomfort during the test and providing physical assistance for patients with limited mobility to assume proper positions for the testing.


Rate of Pay:       $31.63 per hour - $36.41 per hour

Duration:            May 28, 2020 - May 14, 2021



  • Successful completion of an undergraduate degree in a related area of study (ie: Kinesiology, Health Sciences, Electrophysiology)
  • Certification from the Board of Registered Electromyography Technologists of Canada (B.R.E.T.C)
  • Minimum 2 years’ paediatric electromyography experience including neonatal electromyography
  • Demonstrated experience in XLTeck EMG equipment preferred
  • Demonstrated experience with evoked potentials
  • Well-developed patient assessment, planning, intervention, critical thinking and evaluation skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to recognize own feelings, express them fully and constructively manage own feelings in challenging and emotionally charged situations
  • Ability to express ideas clearly, confidently and directly and work through conflicts and differences in a respectful way
  • Ability to understand the feelings, concerns and needs of other people, demonstrate care and interest towards them and establish and maintain productive relationships
  • Ability to stay effective and resilient when dealing with adverse circumstances and multiple demands
  • Ability to demonstrate an optimistic disposition toward new experiences and change in general
  • Demonstrated practice and commitment to the principles of patient and family centered care
  • Demonstrated practice and commitment to patient and staff safety at LHSC
  • Demonstrated practice and commitment to LHSC’s Mission, Vision and Values
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis


Immunization Requirements:

  • Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox), Hepatitis B, Tetanus/ Diphtheria/Polio; Meningitis. 
  • Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing (two step)


We are committed to providing a safe, healthy and inclusive work environment that inspires respect. LHSC is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ2+ persons. We are committed to providing persons with disabilities equal opportunities and standards of goods and services, and are also fully compliant with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005), as applicable..


As part of the assessment process applicants may be required to complete a written examination or test. Please be advised that a reference check may be conducted as part of the selection process.


Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates, as a condition of job offer, would be required to provide a satisfactory police information check (original document) completed in the last 3 months.