Humber River Hospital

Dialysis Technologist

Posting Date 2 months ago(7/18/2023 9:21 AM)
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Humber River Health. Lighting New Ways In Healthcare.


Since opening our doors in 2015 as North America’s first fully digital hospital, we remain unwavering in our belief that we can change the hospital where we work, the community where we live, and the world of healthcare beyond our borders. Serving a community of 850,000 residents in North West Toronto, Equity Inclusivity and active participation in the North West Toronto Ontario Health Team are key initiatives important to our Team.  At Humber River Health, we use a custom combination of technology and clinical expertise to rebuild elements of care. We make technology work for staff and physicians; giving them more time to spend with patients, to eliminate inefficiencies, and to reduce the chance of errors. Humber River Health is formally affiliated with both the University of Toronto and Queen’s University and committed to becoming a community academic hospital. Clinical Excellence, Optimizing Care through Technology and Community Connection frame our Research Strategy.    


At Humber River Health, we’re not hoping for a renaissance, we are making it happen. As part of our dynamic team, you can lead the way, as we continue our journey towards high reliability care!


Join our Dialysis Technologist Team as we work together to deliver compassionate care that is responsive to the healthcare needs of our community.


Humber River Health will be one of the occupying hospitals at this site and as such, we are hiring a Dialysis Technologist to work in our newly designated  Finch Reactivation Care Centre facility.  

Reporting Relationship: Director, Projects & Biomedical Engineering
Employee Group: OPSEU590
Location: All sites

Hourly Range: $32.99-$44.24

Hours of work (Subject to change):

  • Must be available for all shifts, including weekends and stationary Holidays
  • Primary shifts are 06:00–14:00, 8-4, 12:00 – 20:00,
  • Must be available to work overtime when required or be on call for service calls
  • Will rotate between all sites


Reporting Relationship

Dialysis Technologist will report directly to the Director of Projects & Biomedical Engineering and work closely with the Infection Prevention and Control Coordinators.



  • Maintain hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, and all other dialysis related equipment according to current standards
  • Follow routine service schedules and perform electrical inspections of dialysis equipment
  • Perform emergency repairs and make independent decisions about safety or continuation of use
  • Service, exchange or repair hemodialysis machines and water treatment systems in patient homes
  • Provide assessment of patient homes for the installation of plumbing and electrical work for the initiation of home dialysis
  • Provide computer support and perform routine back-ups, support and information for other dialysis staff
  • Assist  in research and evaluation of new products, practices and procedures, reporting findings or documentation
  • Keep current necessary software revision levels in accordance with manufacturers technical updates
  • Help maintain a database of capital equipment, machine repairs, replacement parts, home dialysis visits and inventory
  • Provide support to supervisor, manager, nursing staff and physicians
  • Provide support for dialysis assistants and nurses
  • Help with supplies and inventory when required
  • Assist with Transportation and movement  of equipment and delivery of dialysis supplies 


  • A graduate from recognized Electronic/Biomedical Engineering Technologist Program or from a Dialysis Technology Program with at least 3 years of related dialysis experience required.
  • Recent computer related experience with Microsoft Office products and general PC Hardware/software configurations
  • Must be fluent in English (verbal and written).  Must have a demonstrated ability to read and understand basic medical terminology, concepts of sterility and aseptic technique
  • Must have a demonstrated ability to assess complex electronic and hydraulic systems and evaluate equipment safety functions and make independent judgments about continuation or removal of use
  • Ability and willingness to learn, understand and follow technical guidelines as related to medical equipment company CSA , AAMI.
  • Ability to present technical topics for presentation or discussion and relate or provide instruction for dialysis assistant,  nurses and home dialysis patients
  • Must have strong organizational, problems solving and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently but remain an influential and flexible member of the multidisciplinary team
  • Strong communication, customer service and patient focused care skills are essential
  • Must be physically able to perform duties requiring heavy exertion (lifting, pushing and pulling).  Must be able to walk/stand for extended periods of time
  • Possess valid driver’s license
  • Excellent attendance and discipline free record required.


Why Humber? Why Now?


Humber River Health is on an exciting transformation journey of redefining patient care, as we leverage the most advanced technologies to enhance all aspects of delivering high-quality, safe care. We continue to build a people-centered workplace with excellent staff and physician engagement by hiring passionate, diverse and inclusive healthcare professionals. People who care and encompass our values of CompassionProfessionalism and Respect. People who are committed to making a positive difference.


We are a Huron Consulting hospital, focused on building our evidence-based leadership practice and hardwiring a culture that WOWs.


Humber River Health is a member of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network (TAHSN), which is a dynamic network of academic health organizations providing leading edge research, teaching and clinical care.


We have collaborated with TAHSN member institutions in addressing the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our membership in TAHSN supports our strategic pillar of advancing Humber River Health as a community academic hospital.


Humber River Health was the recipient of the 2021 Excellence in Patient Safety Award by the Canadian College of Health Leaders. This award recognizes teams that are committed to improving patient safety within a healthcare environment, through leadership, innovation, culture, and best practises.


Why? Because at Humber River Health, we know it is our people and our ability to innovate that allows us to consistently deliver a great patient experience and the best quality outcomes. After all, we are the hospital that believes exceptional care...healthier community.


This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this position. However, the actual responsibilities, duties, qualifications and experience may vary. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. Information contained in this job posting/description is subject to change.


Humber River Health is committed to inclusion and diversity. We believe that diversity drives our culture of innovation. By bringing together a variety of different perspectives, it fuels our creative thinking, generates new ideas and creates solutions designed to address tomorrow's healthcare challenges today. We take pride in providing professional development and career advancement opportunities for our employees including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with physical and developmental disabilities. We also provide accommodation to applicants and all of our employees - from hire to retire.


Let us know what we can do to help you be successful during your recruitment experience at Humber River Health.


Interested applicants are required to submit an Application before the closing date. We thank all candidates that apply but only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview


Humber River Health is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate your needs under the Ontario Human Rights Code. Upon individual request, hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact the Human Resources Department for assistance 


Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Humber River Health, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to the hired employee’s first date of employment  Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis


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