BMET II-Biomedical Engineer-40 hrs/week-Day Shift
At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized behavioral health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.
We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.
In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:
I. Position Function: The Biomedical Equipment Technician II contributes to the success of the business by providing excellent communication and interpersonal skills, supported with a positive attitude. Reports to Clinical Engineering Supervisor. Peers include nursing staff, radiology technicians, respiratory therapists, facility trades personnel, laboratory technicians, and biomedical engineering team.
Accountable for ensuring the effectiveness and efficiency of operational processes for
1.) "Provides superior customer service to internal and external clients, customers,
and patients as referenced in the Service Excellence Standards."
Performs assigned duties in accordance with current policies and procedures.
Perform functional testing, preventative maintenance, calibration and repair of basic to complex biomedical instrumentation throughout the hospital.
Perform routine scheduled preventative maintenance on a wide variety of basic to complex electronic and electromechanical patient care equipment.
Scheduled maintenance includes visual and mechanical inspection, safety testing, performance testing, scheduled parts replacement and adjustment, and corrective action, which includes adjustment, calibration, and minor repairs.
Performing inspection and performance verification of new/incoming biomedical instrumentation prior to clinical use.
Performing corrective maintenance and calibration of equipment as required, responding to telephone or direct requests for service from equipment users. Troubleshooting will be to the component level whenever feasible.
Instructing clinical users in the proper operation, safety and routine care of biomedical instrumentation.
Reporting and/or making recommendations to Director regarding preventive maintenance procedures and schedules, operational improvements, incident investigations, etc.
Overseeing warranty repairs and contracted services by outside service representatives.
Requisitioning service parts and spares for corrective maintenance or stock replenishment. Suggesting items for one time or stock purchases. Investigating alternative parts sources for cost savings, quality improvement or faster delivery.
Inspects and installs medical and related technical equipment in hospital, laboratory and research facilities for use by physicians, nurses, scientists, or engineers involved in researching, monitoring, diagnosing, and treating patients.
Service medical laboratory equipment, and have strong troubleshooting, communication, and computer skills.
Services various equipment and apparatus, such as patient monitors, electrocardiographs, blood-gas analyzers, x-ray units, defibrillators, electro surgical units, anesthesia apparatus, pacemakers, blood-pressure transducers, spiro meters, sterilizers, diathermy equipment, patient care computers, and other related technical equipment.
Uses office automation hardware and software applications and diagnostic service software appropriate to the equipment being serviced.
Maintains documentation required by management and as outlined by current policies and procedures. Documents time and expenses in a timely and accurate manner.
Associates Degree in Biomedical Electronic Technology (and/or requisite industry experience)
Minimum of 3 years medical equipment service experience.
Excellent technical knowledge of biomedical equipment preventive and corrective repair standards.
Ability to analyze, troubleshoot, and resolve equipment repairs is critical to success in this role.
Knowledge of computers, electrical, electronic and mechanical principles required.
Ability to explain and demonstrate the correct operation of biomedical equipment to medical personnel required.
Knowledge of biomedical equipment preventive and corrective repair standards.
Must be physically able to lift up to 100 lbs.
AAMI BMET/CRES/CLES certification is highly desirable
Manufacturer training in specific biomedical equipment modalities is highly desirable.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled