Posting #: 18-0930
Location: Sudbury, Ontario
A dynamic and growing health care environment awaits you in Sudbury Ontario: Canada’s happiest city! Surrounded by provincial parks and over 200 lakes, Greater Sudbury has over 160,000 residents and is a rich mix of urban, suburban, rural and wilderness environments. Just a one hour flight or four-hour drive from Toronto; here, you will experience the balance of a challenging clinical career and a comfortable lifestyle, right in the heart of Northern Ontario’s largest city.
Health Sciences North (HSN) is seeking an innovative leader with relevant experience working in the biomedical engineering field within a healthcare environment. The Manager will lead a team of Biomedical Technologists, and work with internal and external stakeholders to provide an effective preventative maintenance and demand repair program at HSN, and to ensure that medical devices, medical equipment, and medical technology are safe and functional for HSN’s clients.
The successful candidate should have a two (2) year Diploma in Engineering, preferably in Biomedical, Electrical, or Mechanical, from an accredited college. Preference will be given to candidates with a Current Certificate as a Biomedical Engineering Technician or Technologist, and with a Master’s Degree in Biomedical, Clinical, or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university. We are looking for a minimum of five (5) years’ experience working in a Biomedical Engineering field within a health care environment, and a minimum of two (2) years’ working in a leadership/supervisory role.
The full job description can be viewed on the HSN Careers Website.
We offer competitive salary and vacation, extended health and dental benefits, a pension plan through HOOPP and relocation allowance to assist with moving expenses.
Interested applicants are asked to apply directly to posting #18-0930 by Wednesday, November 28th, 2018 at 4:00 pm on the HSN Careers Website at hsnsudbury.ca/careers. External applicants can learn more about Sudbury by viewing the Relocating to Sudbury link on our careers portal.
|Position:||Manager, Biomedical Engineering|
|Site:||Ramsey Lake Health Centre (RLHC)|
Manage a comprehensive and centralized service, and support the acquisition, management, and disposal of internally and externally-owned Medical Technology, while ensuring service is provided in accordance with legislative requirements, manufacturer specifications, and published standards.
Under the general direction of the Director, Materials Management.
- Deliver core Biomedical Engineering services in a timely, efficient, and effective manner.
- Manage the day-to-day maintenance of quality management system, including the identification of risk issues, conducting investigations and audits, and ensuring corrective and preventative actions are taken to mitigate risk.
- Research and advise clinical staff on new medical devices and technology.
- Lead and provide technical support in the installation, adjustment, maintenance, and repair of Biomedical equipment.
- Support the annual HSN clinical equipment budgeting process, including the development of the prioritization framework, liaison with programs, analysis of program submissions, and provide recommendations toward the finalization of the overall plan.
- Act as a technical resource for Medical Technology evaluations, redevelopment planning, risk assessments, regulatory compliance, lifecycle analysis, and cost benefit analysis.
- Lead the evaluation, acquisition, and contract negotiations of Biomedical equipment.
- Work in partnerships with vendors, distributors, staff, and management to foster and promote the delivery of excellent customer service.
- Develop annual budgets and post-warranty service strategies, and assume fiscal accountability of the departmental operation according to approved budget.
- Manage human resources which include: recruitment, selection and training.
- Guide, motivate, monitor and supervise staff, develop standards of performance, evaluate performance and make recommendations on disciplinary action if required.
- Oversee the work of others in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA), its regulations, and HSN policies.
- Determine and align improvement projects with HSN True North; monitor and adjust to achieve goal outcomes.
- Participate in the accreditation process and work to ensure that the program and HSN achieve, maintain and continually improve upon their accredited status.
- Teach, coach and lead staff in the development and monitoring of quality indicators and improvement initiatives.
- Engage in and foster professional development of all staff and provide opportunities for learning within budgeted resources.
- Ensure a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors; investigate report, debrief and take or direct corrective action as required on incidents.
- Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders/organizations/community groups to achieve program objectives, integrate and link services and foster partnerships across the continuum of service delivery.
- Participate in education and training specific to current, relevant federal and provincial health and safety legislation, standards and guidelines.
- Represent the department or program on various committees and in meetings as required.
- Perform other duties as required.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING:
- Minimum of a two (2) year Diploma in Engineering, preferably in Biomedical, Electrical, or Mechanical, from an accredited college.
- Current Certificate as a Biomedical Engineering Technician or Technologist is preferred.
- Master’s Degree in Biomedical, Clinical, or Mechanical Engineering is preferred.
- Ministry of Labour “Worker Health and Safety Awareness in 4 Steps” training certificate is required.
- Minimum of five (5) years’ experience working in a Biomedical Engineering field within a health care environment.
- Minimum of two (2) years’ working in a leadership/supervisory role, preferably in a health care environment.
- Demonstrated current knowledge of Canadian Standards Association (CSA) and other safety-related standards/legislation as they apply to medical devices and systems.
- Demonstrated ability to analyze, plan, and implement solutions to complex technical problems.
- Demonstrated expertise in the technical aspects of end-user education, incident investigation, incoming inspections, installations, and evaluations.
- Demonstrated knowledge of integration between Biomedical devices and HSN Information Systems.
- Demonstrated experience in the evaluation and acquisition of Biomedical equipment.
- Demonstrated ability to develop, monitor, administer and report on budgets.
- Demonstrated ability to coach, advise and teach others using the principles of adult learning.
- Demonstrated training, experience or utilization of lean methodology for process improvement.
- Demonstrated ability to independently identify issues, plan improvements, measure success and continue improvement.
- Knowledge of relevant legislation and principles of management, hospital committee structure, conflict management and resolution, system needs analysis and organizational assessment.
- Ability to use tact and discretion in dealing with health care providers and employees.
- Demonstrated excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office software, e.g. Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook and patient information systems.
- Demonstrated superior interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
- Demonstrated commitment to the safety of co-workers and patients.
- Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development.
- Demonstrated professionalism in dealing with confidential and sensitive issues.
- Demonstrated positive work record and good attendance record.
- Ability to meet the physical and sensory demands of the job.
- Ability to travel between local sites.
|Selection Process:||Candidates will be selected for this position on the basis of their skill, ability, experience and qualifications as identified in the resume and completed Application Form submitted. The Hospital reserves the right to conduct a formal interview where required.|
|Bilingualism is an Asset|
| N.B. Applications for this position must be submitted to the Human Resources Department before 1600 hours on November 28, 2018.
HSN THANKS ALL APPLICANTS.