Medical Equipment Technician, Site Coordinator
in Multiple Locations

Multiple Locations
Kelowna, BC | British Columbia, BC
Full-time - Permanent
$42,861 - $47,619 / year
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Competition Number: 9528
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Title: Medical Equipment Technician, Site Coordinator
Employee Working Location: Warehouse/ Hub in person (Cranbrook - Southern Interior region, BC)
Employment status: Permanent, Full time
Salary band: ($42,861 $- $47,619/year ) OR ( $23.55 - $26.16/ hour)
The CRC also offers:
  • Vacation, paid holidays, life and mental health wellness days
  • Benefits and Advantages Health, Dental & Vision, 100% employer paid
  • Registered Pension Plan with Employer contribution
  • Group Registered Retirement Savings Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for employees that include: professional counseling and online wellbeing resources, support for family, financial, career and legal issues and more
  • Access to e-learning platforms

The Canadian Red Cross (CRC) - one of the most inspirational not-for-profit organizations on this planet and an awardee on the Forbes list of Canada's Best Employers 2022 is seekinga Medical Equipment Technician, Site Coordinator to join in the Health Equipment Loan Program (HELP) for the office in Cranbrook, BC.
We are guided by our Fundamental Principles of humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity, and universality. We help people and communities in Canada and around the world in times of need and support them in strengthening their resilience.
Starting with the hiring process, we are committed to having an accessible, diverse, inclusive, and barrier-free work environment where everyone can reach their full potential. We encourage all qualified persons who share our values and want to contribute to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace to apply.
The incumbent will work with theMedical Equipment Distribution Supervisor (ESA) supporting volunteers and being responsible for the reprocessing, inspection, repair and delivery of basic mobility and bathing equipment. Additionally, this position will support Facility, Fleet and Health and Safety operational needs.
As a Medical Equipment Technician, Site Coordinator, you will:
  • Clean and disinfect health equipment, according to standards
  • Inspect and troubleshoot equipment malfunctions and carry out repairs, following manufacturer's specifications
  • Document repairs and maintains up-to-date equipment records in an inventory management system
  • Provide training and support to volunteers regarding equipment reprocessing
  • Liaise with volunteers at client service sites to manage equipment replenishment.
  • Transport equipment between HELP sites.
  • Ensure facilities are kept in safe working order and Occupational Health and Safety (OH+S) regulations are adhered to.

What we are looking for:
  • Completion of Grade 12 and/or post-secondary education in a related field.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of job-related work experience with repair/mechanical experience, truck driving delivery, client services, volunteer management, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 80 lbs.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to identify, analyze, solve problems and prioritize in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment
  • OH&S facility-related inspection training or willingness to take training
  • Successful completion of CPR/First Aid taken within past 2 years (or required to take within probationary period)
  • A valid BC Class 5 Driver's Licence

Working conditions:
  • 35 Hour work week Monday to Friday, maybe sole employee at assigned site.
  • Must be able to sit and stand for extended periods and safely operate a vehicle for deliveries between HELP sites, which can be up to 75% of the day.
  • Eligibility to work in Canada: At this time, we welcome applications from candidates eligible to work in Canada. If you are not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada, we encourage you to carefully review your visa to find out whether you are eligible to work in the job you are considering applying for. Refer to our FAQ for more information.
  • If you are selected for this role, you will be required to complete a successful pre-employment screening process which includes a satisfactory Enhanced Police Information Check (E-PIC).
  • Full vaccination against COVID-19 is mandatory for this position and operation (the CRC will however adhere to its duty to accommodate those who are unable to be fully vaccinated for a reason related to a human right protected ground)

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible - those who apply after the selection process has started may be held for a second review if needed OR reviewed for alternative roles. We appreciate the time and effort it takes to apply and thank you in advance.
If you require accommodation measures during any phase of the hiring process, please notify us as soon as possible. All information received in relation to accommodation requests will be kept confidential.
Salary Band:
$42,861 - $47,619
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