Biomedical Engineering Technologist Student (Co-op)

REQ: 
PHC21-127683
Work Area: 
Biomed Eng
Base Site: 
Vancouver General Hospital
City: 
Vancouver
Status: 
Casual
End Date: 
Sep 3, 2021
FTE: 
0.01
Job Category: 
Biomedical Engineering
Category: 
Acute Care Hospital
Hours: 
0800-1600

LMBME is excited to offer Summer student positions for Biomedical Engineering students who have successfully completed their first year of studies in a recognized BME Technology Diploma, or Engineering Bachelor’s Degree programme.

Successful applicants will work alongside Biomedical Engineering Technologists at various sites throughout the Lower Mainland Health Authorities. Students will take part in technology management initiatives including:
• Installation and commissioning of medical devices
• Clinical workflow integration and implementation
• Demand or corrective service/repairs
• Preventive and scheduled maintenance
• Cybersecurity
• Software/Hardware upgrades
• Decommissioning and disposal

General activities and experiences include:
• Picking up pending work orders and associated equipment
• Completing inspections on vital sign monitors, infusion pumps, bedside patient monitors, etc.
• Participating in training/in-service
• Cleaning/organization of project and storage spaces
• Orientation and training on the provincial CMMS database
• Interaction with healthcare professionals such as physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, etc.
• Exposure to LMBME business processes (alerts management, incident investigations, capital procurement, etc.)