Biomedical Technologist (Full-time Interim)

Kenora, ON


Competition Number 


Job Type

Full-time Interim


1.00 FTE

18-month interim




Biomedical Engineering


$34.3537 to $46.6229 per hour

Closing Date

Monday, March 11, 2024



As part of the Information Services and Biomedical Team, the Biomedical Technologist functions within the on-site biomedical maintenance program. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing daily technical support and completing preventative maintenance related to clinical allied health and support services equipment.

If this opportunity sounds like a great fit for you and you meet most of the essential qualifications we are looking for, we encourage you to apply and provide us more details about why you think you would be a great fit. We cannot make any promises, but we will consider your qualifications and the potential you bring. LWDH is dedicated to ongoing professional development and continuing education opportunities to enhance skillsets and working experience.

Why Work with LWDH? In this position, there are many benefits to joining our team:

  • Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan enrolment, one of Canada’s largest defined benefit pension plans that includes portability, inflation protections, survivor benefits, buyback options, and early retirement
  • Pay in lieu of vacation and benefits provided
  • A third party partnered, self-directed and initiated benefits package through Health Care Providers (HCP) Group Insurance is provided that includes customizable health and dental plans, life insurance, long-term disability benefits (LTD), and accidental death, disease and dismemberment (ADD&D) based on package eligibility
  • Access to staff physiotherapy, onsite gym, Employee Assistance Program, staff wellness initiatives, and much more!



  • Grade 12 or equivalent required
  • Must be a graduate with a diploma in Biomedical Engineering Technology from a recognized post-secondary institution
  • Independent work experience within the past two years related to clinical biomedical technology and maintenance in an acute Hospital setting
  • Strong organizational, decision making and problem solving skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in use of computer applications including Microsoft programs
  • Good hearing ability in order to recognize sounds that indicate equipment malfunctioning, emergency sirens, paging and warning devices
  • Colour vision to identify colour coded wires
  • Have numerical ability to compute arithmetic calculations, in testing, installing and estimating
  • Spatial perception to visualize equipment and layout of the relationship of parts from circuit diagrams or drawings
  • Good eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to handle parts and use hand tools, power tools and test equipment
  • Ability to work rapidly under emergency conditions
  • Ability to handle a variety of changing duties resulting from the complexities of electronic apparatus and equipment
  • Adaptability to work in situations involving exposure to high voltage wiring, heights, confined spaces, moving parts, chemicals, odours, dust, adverse weather and environmental conditions such as heat, humidity, and cold
  • Must be physically capable of performing the essential duties of the job


Please apply through the online application process via

We thank all applicants for their interest but advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. First consideration will be given to current internal employees of LWDH.

Qualified applicants may be considered for other comparable positions or within the same classification other than this posted position.

Please prepare your application in accordance with the qualifications posted in the job advertisement. Applications will be screened based on the posted qualifications.

LWDH is committed to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion and belongingness in our operations, throughout our workplace, and seeks to employ individuals who are committed to and value these principles.

We believe in and promote the rights of all persons with disabilities as outlined in the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA 2005) and its related Accessibility Standards Regulations. To meet this responsibility, LWDH will make appropriate accommodations, including alternative formats available. Please inform Human Resources of any accommodation(s) at any point throughout the recruitment and selection process to ensure your equal participation.

LWDH values the importance of creating a workplace that reflects the population it serves and promotes the representation of the Employment Equity groups as outlined by the Employment Equity Act (1993). Applicants are encouraged to self-declare at the time of application.

For more information or to request an accommodation please contact the Human Resources Department at 807-468-9861 ext. 2393



Lake of the Woods District Hospital

Lake of the Woods District Hospital

The Lake of the Woods District Hospital meets the immediate healthcare needs of residents of the City of Kenora, as well as a large surrounding area, including several First Nations Communities.

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