Humber River Hospital

Electromyography (EMG) Technician

Posting Date 2 months ago(3/27/2023 9:56 AM)
Seniors' Care
Neuro – Respiratory Diagnostics
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Position Profile

Build your career at the hospital that’s building for the future!


Humber River Hospital. Lighting New Ways In Healthcare.


 Since opening our doors in 2015 as North America’s first fully digital hospital and we remain unwavering in our belief that we can change the hospital where we work, the community where we live, and the world of healthcare beyond our borders. Serving a community of 850,000 residents in North West Toronto, Equity Inclusivity and active participation in the North West Toronto Ontario Health Team are key initiatives important to our Team.  At Humber River Hospital, we use a custom combination of technology and clinical expertise to rebuild elements of care. We make technology work for staff and physicians; giving them more time to spend with patients, to eliminate inefficiencies, and to reduce the chance of errors. Humber River Hospital is formally affiliated with both the University of Toronto and Queen’s University and committed to becoming a community academic hospital. Clinical Excellence, Optimizing Care through Technology and Community Connection frame our Research Strategy.   


At Humber River Hospital, we’re not hoping for a renaissance, we are making it happen. As part of our dynamic team, you can lead the way, as we continue our journey towards high reliability care!


Our Certified Electromyography (EMG) Technicians are part of an inter-disciplinary professional team delivering exceptional assessment and treatment for our patients visiting the Clinical Neurophysiology Department. 

Reporting to the Clinical Manager of Cardio/Resp/Neuro Diagnostics, Respiratory Therapy and Sleep Lab

and utilizing your knowledge of anatomy and physiology you will perform Nerve Conduction Studies and Electromyography (EMG) in an out and inpatients environment, as per established standards; operate, troubleshoot and ensure equipment is performing in an effective and efficient manner; prepare electronic and written reports required to document all procedures and test results; participate in training and other educational activities  as well as perform other related patient care responsibilities to facilitate the provision of optimal patient care.


Are you an experienced Certified EMG Technician who thrives in a fast paced environment and strives to provide exceptional patient care? If the answer is yes then please review the details below and apply to this career opportunity here at Humber River Hospital.


Hourly Rate:  $32.17 - $37.06

Schedule Requirements: Subject to Change - 8 hour shifts as per physician’s clinic hours.

Union Group: OPSEU 577


Position Responsibilities:


  • Operates and maintains all equipment used for routine duties.
  • Organizes and prioritizes daily workload while recognizing the seriousness of urgent/stat requests.
  • Determines which nerve conduction study is appropriate for patient to start.
  • Recognizes life-threatening/serious situations and alerts medical personnel.
  • Completes patient history to identify important relevant medical information.
  • Produces nerve conduction study recordings according to the recognized professional standards.
  • Provides careful observation and assessment of the patient throughout the recording and produces anecdotal notes on the recording to facilitate interpretation.
  • Works closely with the medical director of Neuro-Diagnostics for technical and clinical direction.
  • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills.



  • 2 years of related work experience as an EMG Technician.
  • Member of The Association of Electromyography Technologists of Canada (AETC) required.
  • Certified or eligible for BRETC (Board of Registration of Electromyography Technologists of Canada).
  • Graduate of a University Degree or College Diploma preferred.
  • Current BCLS.
  • Excellent attendance and discipline free record required.


NOTE: Humber River Hospital uses bleach based solutions to clean, disinfect and safeguard our patient environments as part of our infection prevention program.



Why Humber? Why Now?

Humber River Hospital is on an exciting transformation journey of redefining patient care, as we leverage the most advanced technologies to enhance all aspects of delivering high-quality, safe care. We continue to build a people-centered workplace with excellent staff and physician engagement by hiring passionate, diverse and inclusive healthcare professionals. People who care and encompass our values of CompassionProfessionalism and Respect. People who are committed to making a positive difference.

We are a Huron Consulting hospital, focused on building our evidence-based leadership practice and hardwiring a culture that WOWs.

Humber River Hospital is a member of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network (TAHSN), which is a dynamic network of academic health organizations providing leading edge research, teaching and clinical care.

We have collaborated with TAHSN member institutions in addressing the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our membership in TAHSN supports our strategic pillar of advancing Humber River Hospital as a community academic hospital.

Humber River Hospital was the recipient of the 2021 Excellence in Patient Safety Award by the Canadian College of Health Leaders. This award recognizes teams that are committed to improving patient safety within a healthcare environment, through leadership, innovation, culture, and best practises.

Why? Because at Humber River Hospital, we know it is our people and our ability to innovate that allows us to consistently deliver a great patient experience and the best quality outcomes. After all, we are the hospital that believes exceptional care...healthier community.


 This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this position. However, the actual responsibilities, duties, qualifications and experience may vary. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. Information contained in this job posting/description is subject to change.

Humber River Hospital is committed to inclusion and diversity. We believe that diversity drives our culture of innovation. By bringing together a variety of different perspectives, it fuels our creative thinking, generates new ideas and creates solutions designed to address tomorrow's healthcare challenges today. We take pride in providing professional development and career advancement opportunities for our employees including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with physical and developmental disabilities. We also provide accommodation to applicants and all of our employees - from hire to retire.



Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Humber River Hospital, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to the hired employee’s first date of employment  Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis


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