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Permanent position, unionized or unionizable nonunionized

BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN

Inuulitsivik Health Centre, Puvirnituq
2020 June 05

The Inuulitsivik Health Centre (CSI), with more than 900 employees, is part of the health and social services network of Quebec, Nunavik region. It provides the population of the Hudson Bay Territory of approximately 7,000 people with front-line health and social services, including prevention, assessment, diagnosis and treatment, rehabilitation and support. In addition, it provides youth protection services and management for the Nunavik region of Ullivik in Dorval. Its mission is to welcome Inuit people who need to receive health services in participating Montreal hospitals. The Inuit population is distributed in seven communities on the Hudson Bay coast from Kuujjuaraapik to Salluit.

Under the supervision of the Head of Facilities, the main function is to install, repair, verify, calibrate, build and modify biomedical electronic equipment; and make the necessary recommendations for their proper operation, including their safety components. If need be, they can also perform similar tasks on industrial electronic equipment in all departments of the establishment. Ensures parts orders, manages inventory and maintains an up-to-date register for each piece of equipment. Provides reports and statistics as required. The position holder will be required to collaborate actively with other facilities in Nunavik.
Participate in the acquisition and installation of medical equipment and systems
Conduct and document preventive and corrective maintenance
Performing repairs related to service requests
Make the necessary entries to create and update the medical equipment inventory on the Active+ Network application.
Establish connections with companies providing spare parts for medical equipment or maintenance operations.
Ensuring the availability of medical equipment in stock
Participate in training courses on some of the equipment used
Provide appropriate training to users


 

Qualifications

Must have a Diploma of Collegial Studies (DCS) in an electronics technology such as electronics technology, computer systems technology or industrial electronics technology from a school recognized by the Ministère de l'Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport.
University training in biomedical technologies is an asset.
Minimum 6 months relevant experience
Experience in preventive maintenance of biomedical devices will be considered an asset.
Good knowledge of spoken and written English/French
Organizational skills and autonomy
Travel to points of service as required
Be available to travel to provide continuing education on biomedical devices
Possess a valid driver's licence
Updating knowledge

Conditions and benefits

Full time position based in Puvirnituq
Salary rate 22,74$/hr et 31,99$/hr
Isolation premium of  10 014$ (without dependent) or 17 651$  (with dependent) per year;
Cargo allowance of around 10 000$ per year per dependent;
Retention premium between 6 000$ and 10 750$;
Furnished housing provided;
Up to 16 weeks of absence per year.

**Person currently working in the health and social services network may apply for northern leave without pay (for up to 48 months) to work in Nunavik.**



 

Additional details

Additional details
melanie.lepage.mnq@ssss.gouv.qc.ca

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