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Job Title:
Biomedical Engineering Technologist I

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
Functional Discipline:
Health Technology & Data Management
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description

Location: St. Clare's

Biomedical Engineering Technologist I
Biomedical Engineering
Temporary, Full Time (until August 10, 2021, with possible extension)
Hours75 bi-weekly (8 hour shifts; days; nights; evenings; weekends; on- call; stand by required. Shifts may vary. 30 minute response time when on call)
SalaryCG31, ($26.14 - $29.04)
Competition Number2020000755
Posted Date11 February 2020
Closing Date18 February 2020

About Us
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.

Job Summary
The Biomedical Engineering Technologist I evaluates, tests, calibrates, performs and documents preventative and quality assurance checks and maintenance, orders and repairs medical equipment and instrumentation. The position may support a variety of areas such as Diagnostic Imaging, ICU, Operating Rooms, Dialysis, Respiratory Therapy, Defibrillation, Cardiac Monitoring, Anesthesia, Surgery, Rehabilitation, Laboratory and Radiation Therapy, etc. In addition, the position provides training on specialized equipment, and completes related safety and maintenance reports. Travel provincially and internationally may be required. The position may also participate in an on call rota and works both independently and within a team environment.

Job Demands
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
Lifting or moving objects less than 10 lbs is a constant requirement and lifting/moving objects is required occasionally.
Manual or physical activities include fine finger or precision work, using hand tools, using gross motor skills to move heavy objects, operating equipment or machinery that requires very controlled movement and maintaining physical balance.
Occasional requirement to work in awkward or cramped positions or body movement when performing equipment repairs.
Higher than normal levels of attentiveness or alertness for the health and safety of others is required.

Job Qualifications
Graduation from approved/recognized three-year Biomedical Engineering or Electronics Engineering Technology Program is required.
Demonstrated time management skills and the ability to prioritize.
Demonstrated problem solving skills.
A valid class V driver's license is required.
A satisfactory record of work performance is required.

If this is an internal posting only, only applicants of the Eastern Health NAPE HS Regional Bargaining Unit will be considered. Otherwise, if this is posted internal and external, we will accept all applications, but preference will be given to those qualified candidates who are internal to the Eastern Health NAPE HS Regional Bargaining Unit.

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To become a part of our team, please submit your resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.

Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:

Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693

Email: Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.