Bio Med Technologist

Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation - Hamilton, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job Number: 79544
Job: Technician/Technologist
Primary Location: Ontario-Hamilton
This position will be located at: St. Peter's Hospital, Offsite Location, West Lincoln Memorial Hospital
Organization: BIOMED
Status: Regular Full-time
Hours per week: 37.5
Number of Openings: 1
Union Code: OPSEU Local 273
Minimum Salary: 31.3071 Hourly
Maximum Salary: 41.9833
Post Date: Dec 4, 2019, 5:00:00 AM
Close Date (Period for Applying) - External: Dec 11, 2019, 4:59:00 AM

Unit Summary

The Biomedical Technology Services department provides technical expertise to clinical areas for the support and maintenance of medical devices and systems. Services such as electrical inspection, device evaluation and user support are also mandated. Specialties exist for highly sophisticated systems. Generic coverage is provided for basic instrumentation.

Position Summary

Primarily responsible for service at multiple hospital sites. Performs standard biomedical technologist duties such as inspection, repair, calibration, maintenance, and installation of patient-related devices and systems. Required to perform clinical site investigation and troubleshooting. Performs user training and assistance when required. Must be able to interact and deal with health care professionals at all levels. May take part in design, modification, construction, and evaluation of various devices as required. Performs other duties as assigned by manager. Must possess a valid driver’s license and must be insured to drive a car. Is expected to travel to regional locations (e.g. Fergus, Palmerston, Mount Forest, Grimsby, etc) including the hospitals of Hamilton Health Sciences (General, Juravinski, McMaster, and St. Peter’s). The position is based at one of the 3 main acute care sites (HGH, JH, or MUMC). May be asked to participate in on-call and/or fill in for vacation/absences at various sites. Main objectives are to provide services for contract clients, small hospitals, and to facilitate Tier 1 preventive maintenance compliance at the HHS sites where possible. This is accomplished by performing preventive maintenance on Tier 1 devices or by providing general services thus allowing specialist’s time to carry out Tier 1 preventive maintenance.

Schedule Work Hours

7.5 Hours per day, 5 days per week


1. Graduate of an accredited college program in Electronics and/or Biomedical Technology
2. Minimum 3 years experience in the field of Biomedical Technology
3. Strong knowledge of electronics, medical devices/systems, anatomy and physiology
4. Demonstrated ability to interact and deal with healthcare professionals at all levels

Hamilton Health Sciences fosters a culture of patient and staff safety, whereby all employees are guided by our Mission, Vision, Values, and Values Based Code of Conduct. Hamilton Health Sciences is a teaching hospital and all staff and physicians are expected to support students and other learners.

To be considered for this opportunity applicants must apply during the posting period. All internal and external applicants may ONLY apply via the Careers website.

Hamilton Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application processes, please contact HR Services at 905-521-2100, Ext. 46947 for assistance. If the applicant requires a specific accommodation because of a disability during an interview, the applicant will need to advise the hiring manager when scheduling the interview and the appropriate accommodations can be made.

This competition is open to all qualified applicants, however, qualified internal applicants will be considered first. Past performance will be considered as part of the selection process. If you are a previous employee of Hamilton Health Sciences, please note: the circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment

Proficiency in both Official Languages, French and English, is considered an asset

If this position is temporary, selection for this position will be as per the outlined Collective Agreements:

Article 30 (k), CUPE Collective Agreement
Article 10.7 (d), ONA Collective Agreement
Article 13.01 (b) (ii), OPSEU 273 Collective Agreement
Article 14.04, OPSEU 209 Collective Agreement
Article 2.07 and Article 13, PIPSC RT Collective Agreement