Biomedical Equipment Technician Job Description Sample
Biomedical Equipment Technician
Auto req ID:
96538BR Duke Entity:
HEALTH SYSTEM Job Code:
4009 BIOMEDICAL EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN
General Description Perform a variety of tasks associated with the installation and maintenance of diagnostic, therapeutic and life support clinical equipment.
Duties and Responsibilities Duties and Responsibilities of Level I
Perform a variety of routine tasks associated with the installation, preventative maintenance, and repair of a diverse range of clinical diagnostic and therapeutic equipment. Note: Level I technicians are not assigned duties with life support equipment.
Perform electrical safety tests on clinical equipment using specialized test equipment.
Assist in the support of Clinical Engineering?s systematic preventive maintenance program.
Perform incoming inspections and complete documentation on clinical equipment. Deactivate obsolete equipment and use surplus and salvage protocols for removal.
Receive and complete special clinical requests as assigned by supervisor.
Notify user departments regarding status of repair requests that have not been completed. Effectively communicates with clinical departments to obtain loaner or replacement equipment as required.
Troubleshoot and repair clinical equipment as assigned.
Order, receive parts as needed per department policy. Document shipping and returns.
Report all patient safety issues to manager and assist with correction of issue as assigned.
Meet individual and team departmental performance standards on a consistent basis.
Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor.
Maintain a clean and safe work place.
Maintain good working relationships with fellow workers, nursing and medical staff, and the general public.
Maintain accurate and timely documentation in accordance with Department policy.
May require travel to other Health System facilities as required to perform departmental functions.
Complete all required Health System training modules within the time allowed by policy.
Follow all Duke University Health System and departmental policies and procedures.
Examples of devices assigned for maintenance are: Sequential compression devices, Portable suction units, Suction regulators, Hepa units, Papr units, Kangaroo pumps, Heater cooler units, Infusion devices
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. Duties and Responsibilities of Level II
Perform all the duties and responsibilities of Level I plus: Capable of being assigned duties involving the corrective and preventative maintenance to life support equipment.
Consistently perform independently both routine and complex tasks associated with the installation, maintenance, and repair of a diverse range of clinical equipment and integrated systems.
Serve as a resource to Duke University Heath System employees in the proper operation and maintenance of clinical equipment.
Assist in identifying and recommending replacement of equipment that is obsolete, has extensive repair history, or has identified safety issues.
Must be proficient with prioritizing work assignments effectively in order to meet Departmental goals and standards.
May be required to be on-call and respond per department policy.
Provide guidance and mentoring to Level I technicians.
With limited supervision, coordinate and manage routine projects from start to completion, performing any necessary communication and follow- up with equipment owner.
Assist with conducting evaluations of equipment as required.
When assigned, participate in the Device Incident Investigation process and provide follow up to management per Department policy.
Examples of devices assigned for maintenance are: Defibrillators, Incubators, Transport incubators, Patient monitors systems, EEG devices, Pacemakers, EMG devices, ventilators
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Location: Durham Exempt/Non-Exempt: Non-exempt
Requisition Number: 401368746
Position Title: BIOMEDICAL EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN
Job Family Level: E2 Full Time / Part Time:
FULL TIME Regular / Temporary:
DHRH CLINICAL ENGINEERING
Education Associates Degree in Electronics or Biomedical Equipment Technology or Military specific medical equipment repair certification is required. Two years of military training in electronics or vocational training in electronics may substitute for the degree requirement.
Experience Level I - No experience required, beyond degree/military/vocational training described above. Level II A minimum of two years experience as a Biomedical Equipment Technician is required.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications Level I and II - A valid North Carolina Driver’s license with a good driving record. Level II- Qualify as a candidate for certification as a CBET or CLES by AAMI (Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation)
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values. Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.
Biomedical Equipment Technician
POSITION SUMMARY: The Biomedical Equipment Technician reports to the Director of Biomedical Engineering and performs maintenance, diagnostics, repairs, inspections, installations, performance testing, safety checks, and calibration on a wide variety of medical equipment, instrumentation and other systems used in the healthcare delivery field by Physicians, Nurses, Clinical Technicians, and Therapists in the monitoring, diagnostics, and treatment of patients.
The Biomedical Equipment Technician completes appropriate documentation, provides in-service education and performs special project work to ensure safe, efficient and cost-effective utilization of medical technology. Troubleshoots and repairs various biomedical equipment systems with minimal technical assistance. The Biomedical Equipment Technician will be responsible for the preventative maintenance, repairs, factory-approved field changes, safety modifications and service on the biomedical equipment.
Carries a beeper and participates in a departmental on-call rotation responding to and prioritizing customer needs for service. EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION:
A minimum of an Associates Degree in Biomedical Engineering or Electronics Technology, or an equivalent combination of operation and experience.
Must have a minimum of five (5) years experience or equivalent military training in biomedical equipment maintenance.
Certification by AAMI in Biomedical Engineering (CBET) is preferred, but not required.
Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license, maintain a driving record free of any violations and pass a safe driving educational program upon hire and annually thereafter in order to participate in the Fleet Vehicle Program as outlined in the Eastern Connecticut Health Network's Environment of Care Safety Policies and Procedures #110. EXPERIENCE:
Must have knowledge of computer systems, electrical, electronic, and mechanical principles as they relate to medical equipment.
Knowledge of biomedical equipment preventive maintenance procedures, corrective maintenance and electrical safety standards is required. COMPETENCIES:
The incumbent must have solid interpersonal, communication and writing skills using the English language and the ability to work as part of a team.
Must possess excellent customer service skills and the ability to deal with a wide variety of customer requests and deadlines.
Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license (appropriate as outlined in the Eastern Connecticut Health Network's Environment of Care Safety Policies and Procedures #110) maintain a driving record free of any violations and pass a safe driving educational program upon hire and annually thereafter. ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
Job descriptions are not intended, nor should they be construed to be, exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. They are intended to be accurate reflections of the principal duties and responsibilities of this position. These responsibilities and competencies listed below may change from time to time.
Job-Specific Competency 1. Performs diagnostics and repair operations on medical and electronic equipment and associated systems throughout the ECHN complex. 2. Performs preventative maintenance operations on medical and electronic equipment and systems located throughout the ECHN complex. 3.
Performs in-coming inspection and installation of medical and electronic equipment and systems to ensure equipment performs properly and safely throughout the ECHN complex. 4. Performs emergency repairs, as necessary, on medical and electronic equipment and systems throughout the ECHN complex. 5. Complies with all departmental safety policies and procedures and contributes to the safe operation of the ECHN facilities. 6.
Participates effectively in the department's on-call service program, prioritizing service needs and meeting customer expectations to ensure the patient care needs of the department are met. 7. Documents all phases of the inspection: testing, maintenance and repairs to the medical equipment, work performed, utilizing database management and/or written reports as per department procedure to ensure appropriate records are maintained in compliance with JCAHO, DPH, and local, state and federal regulations. 8. Participates in the evaluation of and strategic planning for new and replacement medical technology through pre-purchase assessment of medical devices/equipment and evaluation of replacement needs, to ensure that appropriate technologies are utilized in the organization and to provide input into the budgeting process. 9.
Demonstrates excellent time management and organizational skills and multitasks to proactively complete assignments independently or as a member of a team in respect to our customers' needs. 10. Coordinates and collaborates with internal team and customers to deliver a full range of quality services meeting customer requirements resulting in quality patient care. 11. Communicates with departmental representatives regarding the current situation of medical equipment and systems. 12.
Educates users on proper use of medical equipment and user-type diagnostic procedures through a combination of formal in-services and informal training to ensure that equipment is used appropriately and users can perform basic maintenance and troubleshooting activities. 13. Implements the medical device recall system. 14. Performs independent research on special projects or problems assigned by manager.
Biomedical Equipment Technician - Williamsburg, VA
Biomedical Equipment Technician
- Williamsburg, VA Williamsburg, VA, US
Job Description Apply basic technical knowledge to perform simple or routine tasks following detailed instructions perform such tasks as replacing components, wiring circuits, repairing simple electronic equipment; and taking test readings using common instruments such as digital multi- meters, signal generators, semiconductor testers, curve tracers, and oscilloscopes. 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.
Required Skills -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.
Job ID 52303136
Company 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).
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Department 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.
- Serco is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.
The EEO is the Law poster is availableand the supplemental poster is. If you need more information or require special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact Serco HR Service Desk at 866-628-6458 or 703-939-6006. You may also e-mail us at.© 2017 Serco Inc.All Rights Reserved.1818 Library Street, Suite 1000, Reston VA 20190
Biomedical Equipment Technician (Bmet) II - East Bay (Full Time)
The Biomedical Equipment Technician II 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: • Associate's degree in Biomedical Technology OR equivalent education/experience required. • Bachelor's degree preferred. Experience • Experience servicing medical equipment as typically obtained in two to four years required, preferably in a hospital environment. • Experience in performing electrical safety testing on biomedical instrumentation. Skills and Knowledge • Knowledge of electrical safety theory. • 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 (BMET) II - East Bay (Full Time)
Requisition ID:SSS-1716520 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
Department: IN306_77516 Thce - Oakland
Expected Weekly Hours: 40
Shift: Day Shift
Position Purpose: Provides Planned Maintenance (PM), safety testing, repairs, calibration, installation, routine and emergency service to general 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 manufacturers' recommendations, standards or code requirements, as well as industry acceptable processes as guidelines.
Performs Corrective Maintenance (CM) procedures including diagnosing problems using thermodynamic, electronic/electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and/or other related sciences and documents results of activities performed to comply with all regulatory and standards requirements. Notifies equipment users and Clinical Engineering Management 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. 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. Performs other duties as assigned or requested by CE Manager.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Minimum of an Associates of Applied Sciences Degree in related field of medical electronics, electronic technology or equivalent military related training required. One to two-years experience or equivalent, performing corrective and planned maintenance on medical equipment per policy.
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, 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. 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. Ability to operate complex test equipment, analyze and interpret information provided by equipment and clinical staff to determine equipment operational condition. Strong customer service and 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 basic operational 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
Biomedical Equipment Technician
Job ID :63901
Job Category: Trades/Facilities/Engineering
Specialty Area: Trades/Facilities/Engineering
Primary Shift: Day
Work Schedule: 8a-5p, may vary
Penn Medicine Entity: Chester County Hospital
Location: West Chester, PA
Address: 701 E Marshal St
Education Required: Per Position Description
Experience Required: Per Position Description
Employment Type: Full-Time Regular Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines. Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?
Position Description : Working under close supervision the Biomedical Equipment Technician is responsible for assisting in maintaining Biomedical and related equipment that supports the clinical engineering operations. Key areas of responsibility include: • Maintain, repair, calibrate and modify patient care medical devices. • Perform quality assurance inspections in accordance with applicable codes, standards, and manufacturer recommendations. • Maintain vendor-recommended preventive maintenance program. • Maintain a cost-effective inventory, utilizing second sources, of replacement materials required to service and maintain medical devices within the facilities. • Maintain appropriate service and calibration documentation in accordance with applicable laws and standards. • Attend Biomedical Engineering Department (BME) Department and Medical Services Division staff meetings. • Special projects as assigned by Director.
Minimum Requirements : Minimum Degree Requirements and Experience Required: • High school Diploma or GED required • Associate Degree in Applied Science or related field preferred • Minimum of 1-3 years’ experience as a Biomedical Equipment Technician Experience Preferred: • AAMI certification preferred Skill
• Must be capable of trouble-shooting bio-medical devices and related equipment • Must possess knowledge about the proper use of diagnostic tools, test equipment and software, where applicable. • Experience working with Health System hardware, software and equipment products. • Experience working with Health System process and/or system design concepts. • Strong customer service orientation and ability to follow through issues to resolution. • Ability to interact with all levels of Health System personnel to include: management staff, consulting staff, clinicians, clinical administrators, etc. • Familiar with process improvement activities. • Knowledge of healthcare operations and the use of medical technology in the practicing healthcare environment required. • Must be able to function as part of a team providing a high level of quality service to clients. Machines/Tools & Equipment: Personal Computer, test equipment, telephone system, fax machine, photocopier, calculator, and similar. Physical/ Working
General office environment. Will travel between suburban locations regularly. May occasionally travel to business unit locations in University City and Center City.
Additional Information : We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives. Penn Medicine http://www.pennmedicine.org/careers/ Live Your Life's Work EOE/AA, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.
Biomedical Equipment Technician 1
Work Unit Description
, Hours, FTE, Salary Range * FTE: 1.0, Full Time
Schedule: Monday – Friday, 1500 - 2330 * Salary Range: $26.77 - $36.75 per hour
Location: Portland, OR (Marquam Hill) * Job Type: Union Represented (AFSCME) ## Functions/Duties of Position The Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET) 1 performs preventive maintenance checks and basic repairs on medical equipment under close supervision. This is the first of a three level series. The BMET 1 is distinguished from the higher levels by the assignment of more basic clinical technology and the degree of close supervision received. Technical consultation to personnel regarding pre-purchase planning and selection of equipment is usually not performed at this level.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: * An Associate’s degree in Biomedical Equipment Technology, OR * Certification by ICC/USCC as a Certified BMET, OR * An equivalent combination of training and experience
Understands and employs standard and specialized testing equipment, such as, safety analyzer leakage meters, digital and analog multimeters, electronic thermometers, optical wedges, oscilloscopes, voltage, time, event, and temperature recorders, tachometers, biological and physical signal simulators, voltage, resistance, temperature and time standards, and waveform generators
Busy office environment with multiple demands and interruptions, primarily working with computer terminals, software, etc.
May come in contact with radiations sources, human tissue/fluids, a may be exposed to excessive noise
Requires sitting for at least two hours at a time, extensive use of computer systems, ability to lift at least 25 lbs.
Must be able to speak clearly and can convey technical issues to non-technical staff and meet customer’s needs
Must be able to deal with multiple priorities and demands
Significant use of office and clinical technology
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: * Associate’s degree in Biomedical Equipment Technology
Certification by ICC/USCC as a Certified BMET ## Additional Details Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Job Title: Biomedical Equipment Technician 1 Department: Clinical Technology Services
Location:* OHS 105 Drug Testable: Yes
Biomedical Equipment Technician II
The Biomedical Equipment Technician II (BMET II) is required to install, inspect, troubleshoot, repair, calibrate, and verify the performance of complex biomedical equipment with minimal supervision. The individual should be competent in the use of all applicable test equipment and tools required in the performance of these duties. The BMET II may serve as technical advisor to the medical and clinical staff in the safe operation and use of clinical equipment. This position also assists in developing specifications for the selection of new clinical equipment. The individual demonstrates adherence to the TRIMEDX core values in all professional interactions by showing respect to all people, creating real value, initiating meaningful change, and exhibiting integrity.
Technical Service (40%)
- Perform performance assurance (PA) inspections, scheduled maintenance, electrical safety inspections (ESI), and operation verification procedures (OVP) on complex and intricate biomedical equipment
- Repair, install, and calibrate complex and intricate biomedical equipment
- Inform supervisors of the status of repairs, scheduled inspections, unusual equipment situations, and any customer concerns
- Work with, direct, and document the activities of subcontractors, vendors, and outside service technicians to ensure proper service delivery
- Maintain biomedical expertise through ongoing training and education
- Assist with Service Operations Special Projects as assigned
Regulatory Compliance (25%)
- Ensure the accuracy and integrity of the equipment database to include the inventory, performance assurance (PA) schedules, nomenclature, and service history
- Adheres to the Medical Equipment Management Plan (MEMP), including all regulatory agency compliances and other applicable policies and procedures
- Responsible for ensuring all service and documentation is complete, timely, and accurate
Account Relationship Management (25%)
- Build and maintain customer relationships
- Discuss equipment status and functionality with clinicians
- Adheres to the Mission, Vision, and Values of the organization(s) served.
- Provide a positive representation of TRIMEDX services by integrating the core values into job performance
Inventory (10 %)
- Perform periodic inspections of current inventory status
- Verify the completion of security analysis for new customer equipment
- Performs Incoming Inspections (II) to maintain a complete and accurate inventory of medical devices, including trial and evaluation, rental, and loaner equipment in addition to permanently assigned equipment inventory.
- Maintain the accuracy and integrity of the equipment database to include inventory, performance assurance (PA) schedules, nomenclature, and service history
- Make recommendations regarding inventory
Education and Work Experience
- Associates degree in a technical/electronics field or equivalent military training required
- Technical Certification (CBET) strongly preferred
- Minimum 3 years of experience working with biomedical equipment in a clinical engineering environment
- Valid driver's license required; variable travel requirements depending on primary site that may require use of personal vehicle
- Complex computer skills including the ability to administrate a system, interpret error codes, defragment hard-drives, replace power supplies, and interpret computer codes required
- Ability to integrate information from a variety of sources
- Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
- Strong written, verbal, and presentational communication skills
Biomedical Equipment Technician I - Columbus, OH
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About Healthcare Technologies Aramark’s Healthcare Technologies business is one of the largest independent providers of healthcare technology management solutions in North America, providing tailored solutions for Clinical Equipment Optimization, IT Integration, Capital Planning and more. Through our world class Technology & Innovation Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, we underscore our commitment to providing customers with deep technical expertise and insight-driven innovation. Learn more about us by watching this video at https://youtu.be/kl05J9rp5qA and visit us on the web at http://www.aramark.com/industries/healthcare/hospitals-healthcare-facilities/healthcare-technologies .
Position Summary Maintains clinical equipment through the effective use of the Medical Equipment Management Program and HCT business standards. 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. Adheres to instructions and corporate policies, and demonstrates professionalism with integrity in all interactions with customers and staff.
Works with an experienced BMET in the installation, maintenance, and repair of biomedical equipment.
Exercises sound judgment, and consults with higher level authority for resolution of difficult issues.
Conducts departmental rounds with customers to promote communication and learn operations.
Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, nurses, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.
Communicates routinely with supervisory personnel on the status of equipment repair and maintenance activities along with immediately reporting all patient/equipment operator safety issues. Service
Under appropriate supervision, performs assigned duties in accordance with current policies and procedures, including scheduled maintenance, equipment inspection, installations, repairs, adjustments, calibrations and safety testing of less complex biomedical equipment, such as infusion pumps.
Performs basic administrative tasks associated with the position, including parts ordering and returns, and email correspondence.
Possesses knowledge of electrical safety theory, and performs repairs and electrical safety testing on biomedical instrumentation.
Provides strong verbal/written communications consistent with assigned tasks.
Establishes and maintains supporting technical literature.
Uses office automation hardware, software and diagnostic service software appropriate to the equipment being serviced. Operational Quality
Makes decisions based on clear instructions and operational rules and procedures.
Shows initiative, follows established procedures, and works in a safe manner.
Documents time and expenses in a timely and accurate manner.
Prioritizes work load effectively with support from higher level authority.
Adheres to performance metrics of SM completion, call closure, parts returns, ETTR & uptime and others as assigned.
Knowledgeable about service delivery plans. Deliver Financial Commitments
Maintains timely, accurate and thorough documentation required by management, as outlined in current policies and procedures.
Demonstrates initiative and concern for planning, time utilization and cost containment.
Basic knowledge of Computerized Medical Maintenance System (CMMS).
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Knowledge of applicable trade areas.
Computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Outlook required).
Maturity, self-development, and integrity.
The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
Basic CE-IT knowledge.
Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming. Education & Experience
Associate’s degree in biomedical equipment technology or electronics and 3 months experience in the repair and maintenance of medical equipment.
OR + 1-2 years military training, or other experience in the repair and maintenance of medical equipment. Equipment
Should have a working knowledge of general biomedical technology safety and repair equipment, such as a safety analyzer, pressure meter, and infusion pump analyzer. Travel & Other Requirements
Valid Driver’s License may be required.
Little to no travel required. May be required to work flexible hours, including on-call and overtime. Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
HTM Biomedical Equipment Technician II Irving Job
The Bio Med Equipment Technician II is responsible for installations, regular maintenance, repairs, calibrations, and safety testing on assigned imaging equipment to ensure their proper operation and function. In addition, the Bio Med Equipment Technician II will supervise service provided by outside vendors, and is responsible for quality control of service provided to establish equipment baselines, including inspections and evaluations, interpret test results and makes recommendations to solve performance deficiencies.
The Bio Med Equipment Technician II will accurately and legibly account for productive time using the departments computerized maintenance management system to assist with the administrative record keeping responsibilities of the department, such as work orders, maintenance history records, PM and safety inspection requests, and repair parts inventory. The ideal The Bio Med Equipment Technician II is an experienced professional who can demonstrate extensive knowledge of imaging safety and performance based on national codes, manufacturing practices and institutional requirements and work to actively meet and exceed the performance improvement goals set by the department and all quality improvement targets. • Location/Facility Baylor Scott & White - Irving For more information on the facility, please click our Locations link. • Specialty/Department/Practice Biomedical • Shift/Schedule Full-Time, Day Shift: 6:30AM/7:00AM - 3:00PM/3:30PM • Benefits Our competitive benefits package includes*: • Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits • 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5% • Tuition Reimbursement • PTO accrual beginning Day 1 *Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation's exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing.
Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it's accepting a calling! • 3+ years of experience required • Associate's degree required • TX Driver's License required • Operating Roomexperience Preferred As a health care system committed to improving the health of those we serve, we are asking our employees to model the same behaviors that we promote to our patients. As of January 1, 2012, Baylor Scott & White Health no longer hires individuals who use nicotine products. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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