A career with Canadian Blood Services is an opportunity to make the most of your talents and experience and make a real difference in the lives of others.

Canadian Blood Services


POSTING DATE: 2009-10-05 to 2009-10-16


Reporting to the Biomedical Services Team Lead, Western Region, the Biomedical Technologist is responsible for the Biomedical Equipment Program, providing technical equipment support in various aspects of electronic and biomedical engineering..

  • Implements, oversees and maintains the Biomedical Equipment Program for the sites
  • Inspects, tests, adjusts and evaluates incoming electrical, electrical-mechanical and electronic components and assemblies to ensure conformance with product specifications and tolerances, and standards required by Canadian Blood Services
  • Supports the preventative maintenance and repair requirements for the Biomedical, Clinic and Laboratory equipment, including scheduling, calibration, preventative maintenance, trending and analysis, etc.
  • Complies with all regulatory requirements and Canadian Blood Services (SOPs) and (COPs)
  • Consults and provides professional advice in the acquisition of new equipment and related performance assurance 

  • Post secondary level education in a relevant discipline from a recognized academic institution, preferably a Diploma in Biomedical or Electronic Engineering Technology
  • A minimum of three to five years experience in repairing and maintaining blood collection/clinical laboratory equipment, preferably in regulated manufacturing environment
  • WHMIS Training in Laboratory safety is essential
  • Knowledge of electrical safety codes is essential
  • Knowledge of GMP and ISO 9000 is an asset
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential
  • Experience with documentation of equipment service record systems in a highly regulated manufacturing environment is an asset
We offer a competitive salary, and the opportunity to work with a group of dedicated professionals. Please send your cover letter and resume, quoting Competition 2009-113 no later than 2009-10-16 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or alternately:
Canadian Blood Services
Human Resources
8249 114 Street 
Edmonton, AB  T6G 2R8 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted.

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