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Technologist

University Health Network

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted November 5, 2020.

Position # 866469

Position: Technologist, TG/PM sites – TFT
Department: Medical Engineering
Reports to: Manager, Clinical Engineer, Electromedical Team
Location: Toronto

Status: Temporary Full-time (24 months)
Salary B0:06 : $31.13 – $38.00 per hour(based on experience)

POSITION

The Medical Engineering Technologist is responsible for the safe repair, performance assurance, preventive maintenance, incoming inspection and broad-based clinical technical support of medical equipment, instrumentation and systems for assigned equipment types. The Medical Engineering Technologist works directly with a wide variety of health care professionals (e.g. physicians, nurses, medical radiation technologists and support staff) and medical equipment vendors. 

 KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

 Ensures the safe maintenance and repair of medical equipment.

  • Tests, calibrates, troubleshoots, repairs and upgrades medical equipment (e.g., infusion pumps, patient monitors, defibrillators) to ensure it is operating safely, effectively and efficiently
  • Carries out preventative maintenance routines, inspections and evaluations using a variety of test equipment and tools such as safety analyzers, conductivity meters, oscilloscopes, multimeters and defibrillator testers to ensure medical equipment is in proper working order
  • Performs incoming inspection of new equipment, such as receiving, documenting, assembling, installing, conducting performance and safety testing, obtaining necessary legal approvals, coordinating the connection of the systems to the hospital network, and other specific activities dictated by the equipment or system(s) to prepare it for clinical use
  • Determines tool, instrumentation and spare part requirements for equipment maintenance and assists clinical areas in ordering accessories and supplies by identifying suitable sources
  • Maintains work documentation and equipment inventory information
  • Participates in the selection and evaluation of medical equipment 
  • Provides in-service training and consultation to promote the proper use and care of equipment 
  • Performs risk management activities (e.g., incident investigations, managing safety alerts/recalls, proactively identifying safety-relates issues)
  • Performs cross-functional and/or other duties consistent with the job classification, as assigned or requested
  • Works in compliance of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and its regulations, reporting hazards, deficiencies and contravention’s of the Act, in a timely manner 

QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

  • At a minimum, completion of a 3 year community college program in Biomedical Engineering Technology, Electronics Technology (or recognized equivalent) is required

Experience:

  • At a minimum, 1 year of practical and related experience is required

 Professional Affiliations/Memberships:

  • Membership in the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) or other equivalent provincial technology association is an asset
  • Certification as a Biomedical Engineering Technologist through the ACI is an asset
  • Membership in provincial or national clinical/biomedical engineering society (e.g. Clinical Engineering Society of Ontario (CESO), Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Society (CMBES)) is an asset

Staffing Advisor, Human Resources, AOB – Posting # 866469

Posting Deadlines: November 5, 2020 – Until Filled

Posting open for current Permanent Full Time UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN’s attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply. 

UHN thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide for the open position.  Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.  For more information about UHN, do visit www.uhn.ca