Biomedical Technologist

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Full Time
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Date Posted:
March 22, 2023
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Closing Date:
April 5, 2023

Bluewater Health, with locations in Sarnia and Petrolia, cares for the residents of Sarnia-Lambton. With close to 2,500 staff, Professional Staff and volunteers, Bluewater Health provides an array of specialized acute, complex continuing care, allied health and ambulatory care services. State-of-the-art facilities, which opened in 2010, contribute to Bluewater Health’s Mission: We create exemplary healthcare experiences with patients and families every time. For more information about Bluewater Health, visit or follow us on Facebook and YouTube.

The successful applicant will work in compliance with all relevant and applicable legislation and Hospital Policies and Procedures, will practice the Bluewater Health Standards of Performance Excellence and will fulfill their role within the Attendance Support Program parameters. The successful applicant will also possess effective communication and interpersonal skills, will have the ability to work independently and as part of a team, and will have strong attention to detail and accuracy.

Each member of Bluewater Health is called to embrace patient and family-centred care in its fullest form. This includes using techniques and strategies to communicate “I care and I respect you,” providing information in a way patients and families can understand, listening to patients and families to learn what an exemplary healthcare experience means to them, and seeking their perspective throughout their stay and during improvement initiatives.


- Graduate of a Community College or University Biomedical Engineering Program required
- Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) Biomedical Certified preferred, or able to complete within 2 years of employment required
- must have a valid driver’s license and automobile.

Skill, Ability and Experience:

- Minimum 5 years demonstrated and relevant experience working in a biomedical engineering environment
- Preference given to experience with Operating Room and Ventilation equipment
- Preference given to networking experience
- Knowledge of computers, operating systems and software with an emphasis on CMMS preferred
- Intermediate level proficiency using the Microsoft Suite of products required
- Evidence of strong organizational skills with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines is essential
- Experience completing work under minimal supervision by following oral and written instructions and making decisions independently regarding appropriate procedures
- Willingness and ability to travel (must have valid driver’s licence) to satellite clinics

Principal Duties:

- Perform scheduled preventative maintenance procedures according to manufacturer specifications and complete appropriate documentation
- Calibrate and repair electronic and biomedical equipment and complete appropriate documentation
- Maintains a safe working environment for patients, visitors and staff
- Order parts and supplies as required
- Participates in unit/department and Hospital Quality Improvement initiatives
- Completes continuing education requirements as necessary
- Acts as a coach, mentor, resource and positive role model for new staff and students
- Other related duties as assigned

Successful applicant will be considered a multisite employee
Selection will be made on the basis of skill, ability, experience and qualifications as per Article 21.01 of the OPSEU Collective Agreement

Bluewater Health is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate your needs under the Ontario Human Rights Code. Upon individual request, hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities. If you require any accommodations to fully and fairly participate in the application, interview or selection processes, please contact the Human Resources Department at (519) 464-4400 extension 8391 or and we will endeavor to provide a suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account your accessibility needs.

We thank you in advance for your interest in Bluewater Health, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with Bluewater Health policy, offers of employment to prospective employees are conditional upon the successful completion and disclosure of a Police Records/Vulnerable Sector Check.