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Mackenzie Health DIALYSIS TECHNICIAN in Richmond Hill, Ontario

Dialysis Technician - Chronic Kidney Disease Program

Permanent Full Time position

To maintain all dialysis related equipment in optimal working order to ensure the safe, effective delivery of dialysis treatments for patients. To ensure that all equipment and treatment parameters meet Canadian Standards (CSA/ISO) and other dialysis standards for both hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis.

Contribute to safe, quality care by

  • The maintenance and ongoing quality assurance of the equipment used in the hemodialysis unit including all hemodialysis machines and water treatment systems used for hemodialysis.

  • Ensuring that all equipment meets current CSA, ISO and other hemodialysis standards.

  • Performing scheduled and unscheduled service interventions including all preventive maintenance procedures.

  • The technical support of hemodialysis staff at the patient bedside and within various locations throughout the hospital and its remote/satellite locations.

  • Providing in-services to nursing and other allied healthcare staff.

  • Other duties as assigned.

What must you have?

  • Post-Secondary diploma or degree in electronics, biomedical engineering, mechanical engineering, or dialysis technology.

  • Current, relevant technical knowledge and expertise with hemodialysis machines with a minimum of 3 years of experience.

  • Knowledge of Artis and Artis Physio machines are an asset.

  • Manufacturer’s training certificates are an asset.

  • Technical knowledge and expertise in a variety of different water treatment systems such as: Marcor/Biolab systems, DWA and Baxter single portable RO’s, CWP 100 and 800 systems

  • Clinical knowledge in hemodialysis and different types of dialysis modalities.

  • Mechanical knowledge and a solid understanding of physics, including hydraulics and pneumatics.

  • The physical ability to lift and handle supplies and equipment independently with weights of up to 35 kg

What else do you bring?

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills coupled with effective multidisciplinary teamwork capabilities.

  • Proven attendance record.

  • Demonstrates understanding and complies with patient and staff safety policies and procedures that foster a safe and inclusive environment for all.

  • Ability to perform the essential duties of the job.

  • Effectively uses empathy in interactions with others.

  • Demonstrates behaviours consistent with Mackenzie Health’s Commitment to Caring.

  • Models behaviour that is aligned with the values of Mackenzie Health – Excellence, Leadership and Empathy.

  • Commitment to providing an exceptional experience for staff and clients within a challenging and exciting

health care environment.

Preferably, your profile also includes:

  • Certification by the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) preferred.

  • Candidate must have a valid Ontario driver’s license and a vehicle and be able to travel between hospital sites.


*You may be required to work at any site of Mackenzie Health

FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Mackenzie Health's Occupational Health and Safety department.

Competition Number: 2023-10469

Shift: (on-call as required), Days, Evenings, Weekends

Hours: 7.5 Hour Shifts


Street: 10 Trench Street