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Biomedical Technician


Calgary, AB, CA, T3N 1S5

Canadian Blood Services is looking for a Biomedical Technician to join our dynamic Supply Chain Operations West team in Calgary.


Job category: Facilities and equipment services
Job posting ID: 4028


​Employment status: Regular full-time


Classification: CUPE 1846
Salary/Rate of pay: $25.02/hour


Application deadline: Will remain open until filled 
This position is open to: Internal and External applicants


Somewhere in Canada there’s a life you can save.   


Be part of a dynamic, collaborative and caring organization committed to saving and improving the lives of Canadians. Thousands of Canadians depend on us every day for reliable access to blood, plasma, stem cells and organs and tissues.  


Join Canada’s Lifeline and make a meaningful difference every day.


In this role, you will act as a champion of the equipment services program by providing technical support in various aspects of biomedical engineering. You will be responsible on an ongoing basis for installations, validations, maintenance, and repairs of equipment on site and all serviced sub sites. The work of the Biomedical Technician is integral to Canadian Blood Services role as Canada’s Lifeline.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with the coordination of internal and external resources as necessary to implement the equipment services program
  • Proposing program and process improvement recommendations to the direct supervisor
  • Maintaining computerized asset management database records and personal training documentation
  • Generating documentation ensuring adherence to Canadian Blood Services corporate standards and applicable regulations
  • Maintaining a current equipment, parts and instrument inventory in an asset management database
  • Performing unscheduled demand maintenance and repairs as directed


Required Skills:

  • Post-secondary level education in Engineering Technology, Electronic, Biomedical Electronics Technology or a related field
  • Knowledge of biomedical safety and electrical safety codes and their application
  • Experience working in the operations of a health-related organization and/or regulated environment
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills to deal effectively with individuals on different sites and sub sites
  • Knowledge of Lean methodologies, such as lean, or six sigma is an asset
  • This position can require periods of sitting, standing and walking. As well as occasionally lifting, pushing and/or pulling up to 50 lbs



  • Paid Vacation
  • Comprehensive Group Health & Dental Benefits
  • Defined benefits pension plan
  • Employee discounts, wellness programs and more

Diversity and inclusion play a vital role in ensuring health equity for patients across Canada. We are committed to reflecting Canada’s population in our organization and fostering an environment where all employees can be their authentic selves, with equal opportunities to succeed and contribute.  


To protect the health and safety of its employees, all Canadian Blood Services’ employees are required to be fully vaccinated (COVID-19 vaccine doses as approved by Health Canada), subject to any medical or other human rights grounds. Persons who have been vaccinated outside of Canada must contact their local Public Health Unit in order to obtain a vaccine equivalency certificate.


If this role resonates with you, we encourage you to apply! This could be your first step towards a meaningful and inspiring career. Come to work each day knowing that you save lives. 


We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those considered for an interview or those invited to participate in an assessment (such as testing) will be contacted. Applicants who require accommodation should discuss their needs with us.