BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIST

INTERIOR HEALTH AUTHORITY - Vernon, BC (30+ days ago)

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Job title :BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIST
Community :VERNON
Facility :VERNON JUBILEE HOSPITAL
Status :PERMANENT FULL TIME

Position Summary

Interior Health is seeking a skilled Biomedical Engineering Technologist to join their small and cohesive team based in Vernon, B.C. As a key team member, you will be responsible for providing biomedical engineering services that support the safe, efficient and effective utilization of medical technology in our Vernon Jubilee Hospital.

Some typical duties and responsibilities include:
  • Applying best practice and knowledge to ensure the safe and effective use of biomedical equipment
  • Evaluating and performing technical evaluations on new medical equipment and technologies
  • Maintaining and repairing medical equipment in the workshop and in patient-care areas
  • Managing medical equipment inventory, sourcing parts, orders and liasing with manufacturers and vendors
  • Performing scheduled inspections and tests and maintaining related records
  • Providing clinical staff with educational support and technical information
This is a permanent full-time opportunity. Days of work are Monday-Friday 08:00 to 16:00 with weekends and statutory holidays off. As a valued member of our team, you can expect many employee services and benefits to support you at every stage of your career. We offer competitive pay, extended health and dental coverage, pension plan, excellent vacation entitlement and paid sick time; in addition to interesting growth opportunities to help you learn and enhance your career.

The ideal applicant will be a Biomedical Engineer with very strong technical, analytical and problem solving skills; who can demonstrate ability to work independently, prioritize, collaborate and communicate effectively. If this sounds like a fit, we’d love to hear from you. Join us and make a difference in the lives of others.

The thriving city of Vernon is home to approx. 40,000 residents, situated at the northern end of the sunny Okanagan Valley within just a short drive to Kelowna International Airport and the expanding UBC Okanagan campus. The city is home to a diverse arts community and boasts major amenities surrounded by stunning scenery, beautiful lakes, award winning wineries and golf courses and offers easy access to the world renowned Silver Star Mountain Resort.

Qualifications

  • Graduation from a recognized program in Biomedical Equipment Technology Program, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience required
  • Must be eligible for membership in Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of B.C.
  • Valid Class 5 B.C. Driver's License required
We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.