Biomedical Equipment Technician Job Description Sample
Lead Biomedical Equipment Technician
The Lead BMET is responsible for supervising BMET staff and managing the BMET shop workload, scheduling, service paperwork documentation, and compliance directives in support of the company’s biomedical equipment management program.
Related duties include the repair, calibration, and maintenance all types of basic clinical equipment technologies, devices, instruments, and systems. Will also perform inspections, installations, and preventive maintenance of general clinical equipment.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.
Perform preventive maintenance and electrical safety testing of clinical equipment, devices, and systems.
Maintain documentation on new equipment, inspections, and equipment repairs and failures.
Provide technical assistance and instruction on equipment operation and maintenance to personnel.
Maintain a thorough understanding of all compliance initiatives and directives in support of enBio policies and procedures.
Responsible for assigning all work priorities for BMET staff.
Acts as primary customer service liaison between the customer and the company.
Delivers competency assessments and performance evaluations to BMET staff.
Individual will work under close supervision of the Service Manager and Director of Biomedical Services.
Individual will maintain good personal relationships with fellow workers, nursing and medical staff, vendors, manufacturers, and the general public. Will be expected to participate in meetings, seminars, training, workshops, and conferences as required. May coordinate and deliver technical in-service education sessions to users as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed and meet the amount of education, training, and/or work experience required.
Bachelor’s degree in biomedical equipment technology and minimum one year experience in the repair and maintenance of medical equipment in a hospital setting is desirable. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Demonstrated experience in a supervisory or technical managerial role with direct reports.
Knowledge of basic anatomy and physiology as applied to use of biomedical equipment.
Knowledge of department policies, procedures, and standards, as well as general applications such as e-mail, database management, spreadsheet, and word processing software.
Ability to perform preventive maintenance inspections.
Ability to comprehend instructions and effectively communicate.
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds of equipment; to push/pull equipment carts; and to kneel, stand, bend, and reach during equipment repair.
Skill in testing electronic equipment.
Skill in manual dexterity, hand-to-eye coordination, and color vision.
Generally good working conditions. Possible hazards include exposure to electrical shock, ionizing radiation, chemicals and chemical fumes, high-pressure air, infectious disease, and various other hazards associated with biomedical engineering work. Protective clothing and safe work practices are required.
Biomedical Equipment Technician - Williamsburg, VA
Apply technical knowledge to solve problems associated with biomedical and scientific equipment. Identify damage, through visual inspection, to biomedical equipment and medical instruments. Identify medical items received or downloaded so the items may be properly managed and/or transferred to receive maintenance, repairs, and calibration; identifies medical equipment, medical kit components, and medical instruments for reconstituting medical repair kits, medical kits, surgical trays, and medical assemblages and outfitted shelters. Perform inspection, testing, and repair to biomedical and scientific equipment.
Serco Inc. is using this posting for the purpose of building a talent pipeline of qualified candidates for future anticipated positions. This position is not a funded/active opening. Should the position become funded/active, you will be invited to re-apply to the updated posting.
-Current NACI or ability to obtain required clearance.- A.S. (Biomedical Technology or Electronics Technology) or military equivalent such as Navy NEC 8478.- 3 years of hands-on clinical equipment maintenance and preventive maintenance experience, including servicing of diagnostic imaging equipment and use of oscilloscopes, simulators, defibrillator analyzers.- International Certification Commission for Clinical Engineering and/or Medical Technology Certification (preferred).- Possess training and certification in inspecting, testing, and repairing lifesaving support equipment (i.e. equipment used to sustain and preserve life such as defibrillators, ventilators, anesthesia units, etc.).- Possess knowledge of medical terminology and physiology.- Basic knowledge of microprocessor and PC based equipment, with experience in software controlled data acquisition and processing.- Effective interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills.- Ability to support job assignments at client site where working conditions may vary.- Ability to travel as necessary. This position supports a U.S. Government contract whose terms require that applicants possess U.S. Citizenship.
Employment Type Full time
Career Level Mid Career
Job ID 52303136
Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc, one of the world's leading and most admired service companies. Serco serves Federal, state and local governments, along with the Canadian government and commercial customers. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently, while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Reston, VA, Serco has approximately 10,000 employees with an annual revenue of $1 billion and is part of a $6 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. Serco recognizes that our employees are our most valuable asset. Our successes directly relate to our employees. At Serco, we listen, respect and support our employees and through continuous training, development and information-sharing, we advance talent internally, enhancing career growth and progression which enables not only our employees to excel but enables our customers to excel as well. Our employees personally can make a difference. It is not just a job at Serco; at Serco, we offer career opportunities. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco's people share a passion for delivering ethical service, innovation, and a commitment to results. Our focus on Bringing Service to Life is more than a tagline, it's the way we get things done, the way we talk with each other, and the way we interact and respect each other. We succeed by encouraging and generating new ideas. We trust our people to deliver. We are passionate about building innovative and successful Serco businesses. Our most powerful tool in improving performance is to instill a stimulating culture where people feel they can personally make a difference. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).
Logistics Supply Operations
Our services in the Defense business unit support all branches of the U.S. military and the intelligence community. Our teams provide a variety of support services related to the maintenance and life cycle sustainment of US Navy, US Coast Guard and Customs and Border Patrol fielded C5I systems. We are focused on the design, systems engineering, project management, procurement, installation, training, testing, and field maintenance of these systems. We also provide personnel services to military personnel, military families, and civilians working for the military. Our capabilities address a wide range of managed services, as well as the complete military lifecycle which includes recruitment, to active duty through retirement. And for the Intel community we have over 300 cleared professionals who serve a variety of Intelligence Community and Department of Defense customers who stand on the front lines of defense for our nation. The unit employee's specialists focused on acquisition and program management, systems engineering, cyber security, signals and intelligence analysis, financial management, human capital, and information technology.
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Biomedical Equipment Technician
Biomedical Equipment Technic I - Maintains clinical equipment through the effective use of the Medical Equipment Management Plan and the clients Clinical Technology Services Program. Performs a variety of routine tasks associated with the installation, maintenance, calibration and repair of a limited scope of biomedical equipment under the guidance and direct supervision of an experienced BMET.
With innovation at the core of our business model, accompanied by integrity and respect, Endurix National Staffing has successfully set itself apart as a leader in modern, national workforce solutions.
Endurix delivers Managed Service Provider, Vendor Management Software and project-based staffing services to a wide variety of industries, with a specific niche focus on Information Technology. We do not work to keep pace with industry trends- we master them early on and continually seek improvement and advancement. We believe that success is built upon the strength of the relationships that we cultivate, and that just like people, no two companies (and their needs) are exactly the same the same.
Biomedical Equipment Technician II
Department: IN306_77582 THCE - Syracuse NY
Expected Weekly Hours: 40
Shift: Day Shift
Position Purpose: Provides Planned Maintenance (PM), safety testing, repairs, calibration, installation, routine and emergency service to general and various specialized diagnostic and therapeutic medical equipment, as assigned by the Clinical Engineering (CE) Manager.
Job Description Details:
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Knows, understands, incorporates and demonstrates the mission, vision and core values of Trinity Health and the Ministry Organization in leadership behaviors, practices and decisions. Maintains a working knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations and industry standards, complies with Trinity Health’s Organizational Integrity Program, Standards of Conduct, as well as other policies and procedures in order to ensure adherence in a manner that reflects ethical and professional integrity.
Performs PM procedures on multiple types of general and specialized clinical equipment. Performs PM procedures using manufacturer’s recommendations, standards or code requirements, as well as industry acceptable processes as guidelines. Performs corrective maintenance procedures including diagnosing problems using thermodynamic, electronic/electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and/or other sciences and documents results of activities performed to comply with all regulatory and standard requirements.
Notifies equipment users, CE Managers, and Regional Director of repair status and delays as necessary. Interacts with clinical staff to understand and resolve operational problems in scheduling and completing PM procedures while minimizing interference to hospital departments. Determines need for replacement parts and supplies, selects the most cost effective source, and submits properly completed parts request using established policies and guidelines.
Completes corrective and planned maintenance work order documentation per policy. Promotes teamwork by keeping others informed, participating effectively in group decision making, works to accomplish team objectives and projects, and solicits feedback about one's effectiveness as a team member. Continually improves processes by seeking ways to eliminate and reduce waste.
Has authority (based on department guidelines) to order parts and supplies required for emergency service or repair of medical equipment. Recommends test equipment and spare equipment parts to the CE Manager or Lead Technician. Provides on-call service coverage after normal business hours on a rotating basis, as assigned.
Provides assistance and training to Bio-Medical Equipment Technician I as assigned by Clinical Engineering Management. May be assigned duties as Lead Bio-Medical Equipment Technician, as needed. Performs other duties as assigned or requested by the CE Manager.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Minimum of an Associates of Applied Sciences Degree in related field of medical electronics, electronic technology or equivalent military or related training required. CBET certification preferred.
Three to five years experience or equivalent, performing corrective and planned maintenance on medical devices and/or clinical support equipment. Must have a basic understanding of anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology. Working knowledge and ability to use basic hand tools and test equipment specific to the field.
Ability to train CE associates on use and application of select test equipment. Must have knowledge and understanding of OSHA, NFPA, The Joint Commission, CAHO, EOC, FDA and other specific regulations and standards pertaining to clinical equipment service and repair. Must possess a personal presence that is characterized by a sense of honesty, integrity and caring with ability to inspire and motivate others to promote the philosophy, mission, vision, goals and values of Trinity Health, Ministry Organizations, and Clinical Engineering.
Ability to operate complex test equipment, analyze and interpret information provided by equipment and clinical staff to determine equipment operational condition. Must have basic understanding of personal computer operation, applications, and ability to input data using keyboard. Technician must be able to follow complex written instructions, perform tasks and document actions taken. Strong customer service communications skills are required to interact with hospital personnel and vendors to achieve positive outcomes. . Ability to provide or coordinate in-service training to clinical/professional staff on medical device operations and safety functions.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Must be physically able to balance, bend, climb, crawl, crouch, kneel, reach, sit, squat, stand, twist, and walk. Possess ability to mentally concentrate while being subject to stress, interruptions and changing work priorities.
Must be able to work and follow OSHA guidelines while in a hazardous environment(s) such as electrocution potentials, mechanical energies, bloodborne/airborne pathogens, dust and inclement weather, marked changes in temperature and/or humidity, radiation, fumes/vapors, sharp instruments/tools, hazardous liquids, and operating devices. Must be able to hear speech, distinguish sounds, and speak. Must have near vision, far vision, depth perception, and be able to distinguish colors.
Must have sensory ability to distinguish hot, cold, range of temperature, surfaces, fine motor skills, manual dexterity, and detect/distinguish odors. Must be able to carry or lift up to 50 pounds routinely (50% of the time) and on occasion (5% of the time) up to 100 pounds. Must be able to push or pull over 100 pounds frequently (20% of the time). Maintains safe working environment for self, other associates, patients, visitors, and medical staff in accordance with applicable standards and procedures relevant to job duties.
Must be able to adapt to frequently changing work priorities.
Must be able to travel to the various Trinity Health, Ministry Organizations, subsidiaries, and/or training facilities. Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes.
We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions. Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity. Trinity Health offers rewarding careers in a community environment with all the advantages of working at one of the nation's largest health systems.
We provide high-quality, people-centered care in 22 states through our network of hospitals, facilities, community-based services, and continuing care locations - including home care, hospice, Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), and senior living facilities. If you are looking for a rewarding clinical or administrative position, you'll find exceptional career possibilities, opportunities for advancement and a job with meaning at Trinity Health. Trinity Health employs more than 131,000 colleagues across 22 states.
We honor and embrace a diverse representation of people, ideas and backgrounds. Our dedication to diversity is evident in our commitment to training, education, recruitment, retention and development, as well as community partnerships and supplier diversity. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences and health practices of the communities we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive outcomes.
We recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world, and that our differences not only serve to unite us, but also lead to innovative solutions.
Biomedical Equipment Technician I (Bmet) - Equip/Vallejo (Full Time-Day Shift)
The Biomedical Equipment Technician I maintains clinical equipment through the effective use of the Medical Equipment Management Plan and Sutter eQuip Program. Performs a variety of routine tasks associated with the installation, maintenance, calibration and repair of a limited scope of biomedical equipment under the guidance and direct supervision of an experienced Biomedical Technician. Education • High School diploma Or equivalent education/experience required. • Associate's degree required. • Bachelor's degree preferred. Experience • Experience servicing medical equipment typically obtained in 6 months to two years required, preferably in a hospital environment. • Experience in performing electrical safety testing on biomedical instrumentation preferred. Knowledge • Knowledge of electrical safety theory preferred
- Skills* • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Excellent listening skills • Excellent organizational skills • Basic computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.) required
Organization:Sutter Shared Services
Title:Biomedical Equipment Technician I (BMET) - eQuip/Vallejo (Full Time-Day Shift)
Requisition ID:SSS-1714475 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
Biomedical Equipment Technician 1
Are you a talented Biomedical Equipment Technician looking for your next step with a progressive health-care team? Employer Clinical Technology Management seeks a Biomedical Equipment I for the Cape Cod, MA Area. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a great team of Biomedical Technicians. In this position you will service and support a wide range of general biomedical equipment.
We are seeking individuals who have a passion for personal and professional development that want to make a difference with everything they do; solution-oriented candidates who excel at being part of a team and customer service; demonstrate proven success as a Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET). Candidate must possess a high level of technical troubleshooting skills and the ability to make decisions regarding repairs and service of customer equipment. Will also need excellent customer service/time management skill along with the capability to communicate effectively both in written and verbal manner with customers regarding services performed and with internal and external customers, vendors, and colleagues. Ideally candidate will have:
- Basic understanding of preventative maintenance and corrective maintenance of Infusion Pumps, Defibrillators and other general biomedical equipment.
- Required on-call rotational schedule
Is this opportunity right for you?
Working in Clinical Technology Management (CTM) for Employer, you will partner with our Health-care clients to manage their clinical technology needs. Together, we provide leadership and expertise for their business, patients, residents and the staff who care for them.
At Employer, we improve the Quality of Life of all those we serve.
Our CTM positions offer you the opportunity to expand your skills and grow your career.
- We strive to make working for Employer a genuinely great experience with benefits to promote your professional, personal and financial well-being, and to improve your Quality of Life now and into the future. Our experiences with our over 50 million customers each and every day enable us to develop Quality of Life services that reinforce the well-being of individuals, improving their effectiveness and helping companies and organizations to improve performance … every day.
- How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Employer fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and other career growth opportunities, along with the performance of organizations. We believe it is important for our work to be meaningful to all who contribute to it, and we remain faithful to our mission, our core values and the ethical principles that have guided us since 1966. We support these values and help them thrive in each employee.
Troubleshoots, inspects, repairs, maintains and calibrates a basic range of clinical equipment, devices, systems and instruments. Key Duties-Inspect, maintain, repair and calibrate equipment and systems-Provides advanced support of equipment for direct patient care-Interacts on a routine basis with clinical health providers in the identification of technology based problems and solutions-Solves organization-level customer service issues and complaints-Preparing required documentation and reports- Ensures regulatory compliance-Financial responsibility for purchasing parts and service-Demonstrates a safety mindsetQualifications & Requirements
Basic Education Requirement- Associate's Degree
Employer is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.
Biomedical Equipment Technician 2
Sodexo is seeking a Biomedical Equipment Technician II for a Field Service opening located in sunny San Bernardino or Riverside California area.
Is this opportunity right for you? Working in Clinical Technology Management (CTM) for Sodexo, you will partner with our Healthcare clients to manage their clinical technology needs. Together, we provide leadership and expertise for their business, patients, residents and the staff who care for them. At Sodexo, we improve the Quality of Life of all those we serve.
At Sodexo, our CTM positions offer you the opportunity to expand your skills and grow your career. Therefore, we are seeking solution-oriented candidates who excel at customer service with a proven success as a Biomedical Equipment Technician II (BMET). Sodexo’s BMET professionals have: Formal training and preferred experience servicing clinical equipment
Experience in a healthcare facility or healthcare setting
Experience effectively repairing, maintaining and calibrating clinical devices such as: Infusion pumps, Defibrillators, Patient Monitoring, Electro-surgery Units, Endoscopic Surgery Equipment, Nurse-Call, Neonatal Warmers, and IV Pumps.
Proactive thinking skills to troubleshoot
Strong customer service skills; ability to provide world class service to healthcare customers
Must be able to pass local and State background checks Position requires extensive driving throughout Southern California most of which in a 50 mile radius to service medical equipment at client locations. Vehicle, tools, test equipment and cell phone provided. Must have a good driving record. Training on processes and procedures provided as well. Knowledge of mechanical and electrical repair and troubleshooting a plus and some experience in the biomedical field is also a plus. The role will focus on customer needs and ensuring all CTM related functions are completed in a quality and timely manner to include medical device preventive and corrective maintenance and other related matters. Ideal candidate will have experience and training in biomedical equipment role/field and the capably to serve a wide variety of customer needs based in the Southern CA area.
Working for Sodexo: How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and other career growth opportunities, along with the performance of organizations. We believe it is important for our work to be meaningful to all who contribute to it, and we remain faithful to our mission, our core values and the ethical principles that have guided us since 1966. We support these values and help them thrive in each employee. We strive to make working for Sodexo a genuinely great experience with benefits to promote your professional, personal and financial well-being, and to improve your Quality of Life now and into the future. Our experiences with our over 50 million customers each and every day enable us to develop Quality of Life services that reinforce the well-being of individuals, improving their effectiveness and helping companies and organizations to improve performance … every day. Are you ready to start your Sodexo career? Apply now!
Position Summary Troubleshoots, inspects, repairs, maintains and calibrates a comprehensive range of clinical equipment, devices, systems and instruments. Key Duties
Inspect, maintain, repair and calibrate equipment and systems
Ensures regulatory compliance
Provides advanced support of equipment for direct patient care
Interacts on a routine basis with clinical health providers in the identification of technology based problems and solutions
Solves organization-level customer service issues and complaints
Preparing required documentation and reports
Demonstrates a safety mindset
Financial responsibility for purchasing parts and service
Develops staff by teaching and mentoring others
Qualifications & Requirements Basic Education Requirement
Associate's Degree Basic Functional Experience
2 year in electronic, mechanical, or electro-mechanical repair Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.
CategoryHealthcare Technology Management
Biomedical Equipment Technician Uncertified
Where you work matters! Swedish Medical Center is looking for a 1.0 FTE Biomedical Equipment Technician-Uncertified to work for the Clinical Engineering Department at Swedish in Seattle, WA.
The Biomedical Equipment Technician Uncertified is responsible as a Clinical Engineering Technician position that will support multiple campuses
In this position you will:
Operate specialized test equipment, reads schematics, and technical manuals.
Assemble and disassemble moderately complex electronic and Electro-mechanical devices.
Perform troubleshooting to board level or component level depending on the circumstance.
Perform preventive maintenance, repairs, and safety testing of medical equipment.
Receive specific detailed instruction and supervision for assigned tasks.
Document all work in accordance with departmental policies.
Be working in a variety of clinical environments often with frequent interruptions and working with all levels of clinical staff and patients within the facility.
Required qualifications for this position include:
AAS degree in Electronic Technology from an accredited program. Military training may be considered as an alternative.
Must be eligible for AAMI/BMET certification.
Ability to operate a wide variety of hand-tools, power tools and specialized test equipment used in the repair and calibration of electronic equipment
Knowledgeable in the basic operation of PCs, word processors, and spreadsheets
Must be in good physical condition to perform physically demanding tasks including: climbing ladders, reaching overhead, working in tight places and lifting 80 lbs. to the waist and 40 lbs. overhead About Swedish Shared Services. Swedish is the largest, most comprehensive, nonprofit health provider in the Greater Seattle area. Our expanding network of facilities currently includes three hospital locations in Seattle, a hospital in Edmonds and the new Swedish Issaquah campus. It also consists of Swedish Medical Group’s network of primary care clinics, and affiliations with suburban hospitals and specialty clinics throughout Greater Seattle. Each campus has a local operations leadership team, supported by centrally located and led corporate services, such as Human Resources, Financial and Information Services. We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details https://caregiver.ehr.com
Our Mission Our Non-Profit Mission: Improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.
About Us Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the Greater Seattle Area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 183 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Great Puget Sound area. Swedish employs more than 13,000 employees and 4,200 physicians. Whether through physician clinics, health education, research and innovation or other means of outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Facilities / Engineering
Req ID: 161117
Biomedical Equipment Technician I
Opportunity Our Purpose Together, we create unsurpassed health care experiences. Our Intent We are the leader in delivering integrated, innovative health care. Our Values At Cone Health, we value and are accountable for:
Caring for Our Patients We provide exceptional quality, compassionate care and service in a safe, respectful environment.
Caring for Each Other We appreciate each other through honest communication and respect. We inspire ongoing learning, pride, passion and fun.
Caring for Our Communities We engage our communities with integrity and transparency. We embrace our responsibility to promote health and well-being.
/ Licensure / Certification EDUCATION: Required: Associates in Electronics
- Biomedical Equipment Technology or Electronics Technology Additional Information: Associate Degree in Biomedical Equipment Technology; or Associate Degree in Electronics Technology; or completion of military service school in Biomedical Equipment Technology as substitute for Associate's Degree. LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY/LISTING: Required: Valid NC driver's license required. May be operating a Cone Health vehicle; driving record must be approved by Risk Management.
Preferred: One year experience in Biomedical Equipment Technology KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Required:
Ability to multi-task and prioritize
Ability to work independently
Demonstrates consistent reliability and punctuality in regard to attendance.
Attention to detail, thorough in work
Accepts responsibility for effective two-way communication using clear and well-organized oral and written techniques. Demonstrates self-awareness of non-verbal messages, keeping verbal and non-verbal messages consistent. Incorporates recognition of cultural impact on understanding and effectively uses interpreters and language translation devices.
Demonstrate the ability to effectively read, write and speak English
Protects all confidential information and obeys all HIPAA regulations. Adheres to all organizational and departmental policies and procedures, including dress code.
Shows respect and consideration for others by offering assistance and putting others' needs first. Responds politely using a gentle and appreciative spirit. Offers service freely and pleasantly, without an expectation of any reward other than to make the other person feel comfortable, welcomed, and accepted.
Customer Service Skills
Possess knowledge of concepts, procedures and troubleshooting techniques.
Documents time accurately using Kronos.
Ability to demonstrate proficiency in the application of tools, test equipment and meters to effectively diagnose equipment problems and/or failures consistently.
Reacts promptly when requests are made or situations clearly call for it. Shifts priorities when a timely response is essential. Actions reflect sensitivity to patient/customer needs and sense of urgency. Balances speed of response with safety concerns.
Medical Terminology Preferred:
Participates in on-call roster.
Familiarity with physical layout, construction, functions and operation of electronic circuits.
Ability to interpret complex electronic circuit diagrams, flow charts, and specifications.
Medical systems and general electronic systems troubleshooting.
Human anatomy and physiology as applies to equipment operation and safety.
Medical instrumentation principles and applications.
General medical safety, and in particular Universal Precautions for blood borne pathogens.
Proper safety practices and procedures while working on electromechanical equipment.
General medical ethics.
Medical equipment codes and standards, in particular NFPA 99.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with both technical and non-technical personnel.
Familiarity with common and specialized hand and power tools, including soldering irons.
Familiarity with general electronic test equipment.
Familiarity with specialized clinical equipment testing aids and analyzers. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Medium Work:
Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally (up to 1/3 of the time), and/or; 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time), and/or; greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly (2/3 or more of the time) to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body.
Respirator Fit Testing
- Required HEARING/VISION: Hear and differentiate low volume sounds in order to make judgments regarding actions needed Hear alarm bells, verbal conversations, telephone voices and normal volume sounds Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships) Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors) CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: * Annual flu shot
Annual TB test (if applicable to your job location) * Annual CBLs (Safety at Work and Corporate Compliance) * Maintain licensure/certification/registry/listing (if applicable to your job) ## Job Description JOB SUMMARY: Performs or coordinates performance of scheduled and corrective maintenance on electronic, electromechanical, and mechanical clinical equipment, as well as acting as a resource for clinical personnel in the use of such equipment, with the intents that clinical equipment: is cost-effectively maintained and used in the safest and most efficacious manner; downtime is minimized; readiness is maintained. MAJOR WORK ACTIVITIES: Performs corrective maintenance on clinical equipment to ensure safe and effective operating conditions. Includes adjustments, repairs, and calibrations. (10%) Performs planned maintenance inspections on clinical equipment to ensure safe and effective operating conditions. Performs 100% planned maintenance on life support equipment within the first two weeks. Includes adjustments, repairs, and scheduled or corrective parts replacements necessary to complete these inspections. (60%) Performs appropriate documentation on corrective maintenance activities including those performed by outside service vendors. Documents work order time and nonproductive time to ensure accountability of labor utilization. Maintains documentation and compliance with departmental standards for purchase order and parts management activities. (10%) Assists in, or coordinates, installation and acceptance testing of new equipment and special projects as assigned. Initiates associated PM procedure changes for new equipment when necessary. (10%)Supports institutional and departmental quality assurance activities by completing alert/recall, incident investigation, and Safety Zone Portal work orders as assigned. (10%) WORKING CONDITIONS: Occurs over two-thirds of the time:
Exposure to bloodborne pathogens
Hazardous waste and/or toxic/caustic chemicals
Fumes or airborne particles Additional information on working conditions:
Ability to individually lift and transport equipment weighing up to 30 pounds.
Ability to stand for the majority of an 8-hour shift.
Normal color vision.
Work on equipment and in spaces containing potentially hazardous levels of electrical and mechanical energies.
Manual dexterity and patience should be above average in order to help contend with small components in tight spaces. WORKING CONDITIONS: Occurs over two-thirds of the time: Exposure to bloodborne pathogens Hazardous waste and/or toxic/caustic chemicals Fumes or airborne particles Additional information on working conditions: Ability to individually lift and transport equipment weighing up to 30 pounds. Ability to stand for the majority of an 8-hour shift. Normal color vision. Work on equipment and in spaces containing potentially hazardous levels of electrical and mechanical energies. Manual dexterity and patience should be above average in order to help contend with small components in tight spaces. iCARE - COMMITMENTS TO CARE: Communication I will create and engage in conversations of possibility. * I will be open to innovation and creativity. * I will listen to understand. * I will bring ideas for solutions and be open to alternative ideas. * I will be open to constructive feedback. * I will not engage or listen to negativity or gossip. * I will be positive when speaking about Cone Health, my department, and my coworkers. * I will be approachable. * I will focus on behaviors, not the person, during conflict. Accountability I will honor my word. * I will do what I say when I say I will. o I will “clean it up” when I can’t keep my word. * I will honor my work agreement. * I will be “on the court” instead of “in the stands.” * I will follow up in a timely manner on commitments and requests. * I will apologize when someone experiences less than excellent service. o I will take responsibility for my actions, decisions and performance. * I will protect patient safety (best practices: ex – hand hygiene). Respect I will assume the best of intentions and embrace differences. * I will collaborate and seek other people’s input. * I will demonstrate courtesy, compassion, and respect with my tone of voice and body language. * I will speak positively about Cone Health – managing up coworkers, physicians, departments, patients and visitors. * I will ask the person directly involved when I don’t know. * I will include diverse skills, abilities, strengths, and backgrounds to create better outcomes. * I will care for myself while also respecting others. Empowerment I will own it, solve it, and celebrate it! * I will offer solutions when problems are identified. * I will share my input for decisions by participating in forums such as shared governance, town halls, employee engagement survey, brown bag discussions, employee councils, staff meetings, or directly with my manager. * I will take charge and do the right thing at the right time. * I will make decisions keeping a balance of service, quality, and cost in mind. * I will demonstrate Cone Health values. * I will seek opportunities to celebrate and have fun. * I will recognize good work. I have seen and reviewed the job description in its completed form and understand that I will be required to perform all functions listed if hired for this position. I recognize that, if hired, it is my responsibility to notify my manager as soon as possible if I am unable to perform any of the functions of my position for any reason. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.
Exceptional People Providing Exceptional Care! Cone Health is a state of the art network of facilities providing patients access to the latest developments in medical care from their first moments of life through later years. Our network offers the most breakthrough treatments and technology available in healthcare today. As a teaching hospital, we offer employees the opportunity to become leaders in the industry and continued growth from their first day on. Extraordinary patient care is about being “high-touch” as well as “high-tech”. Community service and superior patient care are the cornerstones of our organization, a philosophy that is demonstrated by each and every one of our valued team members. We are proud to be the largest private, not-for-profit employer of choice in the Piedmont, NC area community! Cone Health is an equal opportunity employer. If you require assistance with our online job submission process, please contact our Talent Acquisition team at 866-266-3767 to request an accommodation. Additionally, Cone Health invites interested deaf and hard of hearing applicants to use Video Relay Service (VRS). Requisition Number: c17595 Position Title: Biomedical Equipment Technician I
Department:* 50513-SW-Biomedical Technology Serv
Job Interest Category:* Skilled Crafts
Job Interest (specific):* Skilled Crafts-BioMedical Equipment Tech
Work Schedule:* 8 hour days Monday-Friday, 8 am
- 4:30 pm
- Specific Work Schedule Detail:* Monday-Friday, 8 am
- 4:30 pm
- Hours per week:* 40
Biomedical Equipment Technician II - Clinical Engineering
Position Summary This is technical work diagnosing, repairing, testing, calibrating, modifying, specifying, installing, and maintaining a variety of diagnostic, therapeutic and analytic biomedical equipment and related workstations/computers, networks and systems and electro-mechanical equipment and systems. Confers with various hospital staff and clarifies the nature of equipment and system problems and projects.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) Knowledge of operation, repair, calibration, installation and of diagnostic and therapeutic medical equipment and systems as normally obtained through the completion of an Associates Degree in Biomedical Electronics Technology and five or more years of directly related experience. Other equivalent combination of education and experience shall be considered. Excellent interpersonal skills in order to communicate and work effectively with technical staff and user departments to develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with staff and departments throughout the institution and with manufacturers, vendors and other service organizations.
The ability to express thoughts clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing. Knowledge of the techniques of troubleshooting, repairing, calibrating, specifying, and installing diagnostic and therapeutic equipment and systems. Knowledge of mechanics, hydraulics, electronics, workstations/computers, major communications protocols and networking.
The ability to use such knowledge to organize and prioritize all work and to resolve complex device and/or system problems, improve department operations, and reduce costs. The ability to use such knowledge to act independently and serve on-call for off-hours service of all biomedical equipment and systems. Skilled in the use of general office applications such as clinical engineering database, word processing, E-mail, spreadsheet, and scheduling Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail for approximately eighty percent of work time when preparing and performing work. A valid State of Maine drivers license.
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