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Clinical Engineer (full Time)

Full Time
6 days ago
If you are looking for friendly, supportive staff, work life balance and affordable living this may be just the opportunity that will take your career to a new level.

In accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values, and strategic directions of Northern Health, the position promotes a safe environment for patients, residents, clients, families, visitors, and staff. Reporting to the Director, Biomedical Engineering, the Clinical Engineer works within the context of the Biomedical Engineering department's directional plans, strategic imperatives, and service agreements. Assists the Director in providing technical support and direction to a team of Biomedical Engineers in the delivery of a broad range of regional activities including planning, strategies, standardization, implementation, and delivery of safe, economical, and efficient biomedical engineering (BME) services for Northern Health, to support excellence in patient/client/resident care. Assists with major projects, budget planning, strategic planning, resource planning and utilization, capital acquisition planning, standards and regulatory requirements, risk management, incident investigation, patient safety and quality improvement initiatives.

Starting salary will be approximately from $80,935 to $101,168 and will be based on education, training, experience, and salaries of similar positions

Prince George has a population of 89,490 (2021) local residents and is a service centre for approximately 320,000. Prince George has all of the amenities of a larger city mixed with the charm and friendliness of a smaller town. Check out Prince George for more information on what this community has to offer.

What Northern Health has to offer you!
• Comprehensive benefit packages including MSP, extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
• Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
• Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for eligible positions
• Employee referral program
• Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
• Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
• "Loan Forgiveness Programs" are offered through the Federal and BC Government for eligible professions.

• Bachelor's Degree in a related engineering field, plus five (5) years' related engineering experience in a health care setting, including project management and supervision experience, or and equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
• Valid Class 5 B.C. Driver's License required.
• Eligibility to register with the EGBC (Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia) as P. Eng. (Professional Engineer) or EIT (Engineer in Training) is required. The successful applicant will be required to complete this registration within six months of the employment start date.

Skills and Abilities:
• Comprehensive knowledge and skill in applying principles of engineering required.
• Demonstrated knowledge of health sciences.
• Advanced analytical and problem solving skills.
• Demonstrated leadership and accountability skills.
• Demonstrated project management skills using engineering methodology.
• Demonstrated IT knowledge and skills.
• Ability to communicate both effectively both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to deal with others effectively.
• Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
• Ability to organize and manage major concurrent projects with people from various disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience.
• Ability to research, report and teach technical information and skills.
• Defines own continuing education needs and maintains competency through reading literature, management workshops, seminars and available education offerings.
• Strong interpersonal and dispute-resolution skills to effectively deal with a variety of stakeholders both internal and external to the organization.

Who we are
Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation's communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.
Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.
There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.
Engineering Health Care