Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Bio Med Tech I contributes to the success of the business by providing excellent communication and interpersonal skills, supported with a positive attitude. Reports to the Clinical Engineering operational manager and may interact with hospital functional managers. Peers include radiology, laboratory, nursing facility staff and supervisors. The Bio Med Tech I is accountable for ensuring the effectiveness and efficiency of operational processes for Steward Health Care Systems, as described by CCHCS’ corporate mission and executive leadership team.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform a variety of routine tasks associated with the installation of a diverse range of clinical equipment
  • Assemble, repair and maintain mechanical, pneumatic, electrical and basic electronic devices according to specifications
  • Perform electrical safety tests on clinical equipment using specialized test equipment
  • Assist in the support of a systematic preventive maintenance program of biomedical instrumentation.
  • Document the introduction of new therapeutic and diagnostic equipment, corrective and preventive maintenance actions and special requests as required
  • Diagnose and correct system and equipment malfunctions by making repairs to ensure that medical equipment and internal circuitry meet specified requirements; make necessary calculations for computing circuit elements necessary to adjust circuitry to specified requirements as instructed
  • Serve as a resource to Steward Health Care System employees in proper operation and maintenance of clinical equipment.
  • Notify user departments regarding status of repairs and works with departments to obtain loaner or replacement equipment as required
  • Report all patient safety issues to supervisor or manager and assist with correction of issue as required
  • Meet departmental performance standards on a consistent basis
  • Answer phones in a pleasant manner, screen and refer calls as appropriate; deliver messages and provide information to staff visitors, and patients, upon request
  • Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor
  • Maintain good working relationships with fellow workers, nursing and medical staff, and the general public
  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation
  • Maintain a clean and safe work place
  • Perform all duties related to this position as they are needed
  • Develop and implement a plan for professional growth
  • Effectively prioritize tasks and maintains required levels of productivity

Management of Time and Resources:

  • Completes work assignments within an acceptable time frame.
  • Uses time and resources to the best possible advantage for successful completion of job responsibilities.
  • Develops and maintains efficient working relationships.
  • Is reliable in respect to attendance.
  • Is Reliable in respect to punctuality.
  • Recognizes the importance of team efforts and partners with others to achieve positive outcomes.

Quality:

  • Is part of a team effort to insure quality services.
  • Offers creative solutions or alternatives to issues or concerns.
  • Produces quality results.
  • Continually strives to improve the quality of work.

Accepts responsibility for all work performed and takes appropriate corrective action as needed.

CUSTOMER SERVICE SKILLS:

  • Is cooperative in interactions, treating customers with courtesy, respect and compassion.
  • Is patient when responding to questions and answers questions appropriately.
  • Responds to requests in a timely manner.
  • Handles interruptions in a skillful way.
  • Maintains a professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Strives to prevent/resolve customer concerns to the customer’s satisfaction.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

  • Maintenance skills in electronics, mechanical or electromechanical device repair
  • Ability to read color codes on wiring and electrical components
  • Ability to comprehend and follow both written and oral instructions
  • Ability to work without direct supervision
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, clinical, medical staff and general public
  • Ability to demonstrate competency in the use and operation of all required test equipment
  • A elementary knowledge of e-mail, database management, spreadsheets, and word processor applications
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays if necessary
  • Ability to function in a sterile environment if necessary
  • Ability to keep neat and accurate records
  • Must be willing to be multi-task trained

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/LICENSURE/TECHNICAL/OTHER:

Preferred

  • Associates Degree in Electronics or Biomedical Equipment Technology
  • 6 Months experience in electronic, mechanical or electro-mechanical repair or equivalent. May be entry level with internship experience

Certification:

Technicians receiving Biomedical certification through the international Certification Commission will receive a 5% increase in pay

Application Instructions

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