Job Description

Location: St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
Posted Date: 5/20/2020
BMET III, 40 HRs/Week, Day Shift (7:30AM to 4:00PM), No Weekends, No Holidays, Some On-Call Required

POSITION SUMMARY:

(Briefly describe the overall purpose of this position - Why does it exist and how does it contribute to the overall organization?)

The Sr. Biomedical Equipment Technician III contributes to the success of the business by providing excellent communication and interpersonal skills, supported with a positive attitude. Peers include nursing staff, radiology technicians, respiratory therapists; facility trades personnel, laboratory technicians, and biomedical engineering team.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

(Use bullets for specific responsibilities)

  • Lead technician who holds the primary responsibility for first response of all the various diagnostic imaging equipment, such as CT, radiology, fluoroscopy, ultrasound.
  • Perform functional testing, preventive maintenance, calibration and repair of basic to complex biomedical instrumentation throughout the hospital. Specifically, this includes:
  • Performing routine scheduled preventive 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 adjustments, 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 Supervisor 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.
  • Experienced in all general biomedical equipment such as patient monitors, electrocardiographs, blood-gas analyzers, defibrillators, electro surgical units, anesthesia apparatus, pacemakers, blood-pressure transducers, spiro meters, sterilizers, diathermy equipment, patient care computers, and other related technical equipment.
  • May supervise other BMET I or II employees in the department.
  • Maintains documentation required by management and as outlined by current policies and procedures.
  • Documents time and expenses in a timely and accurate manner

Provide on-call availability as needed during off hours to provide emergency response for critical equipment.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

(Examples: Ability to work independently and take initiative; Good judgment and problem solving skills; Communication skills; Interpersonal and organizational skills; Level of confidentiality)

  • 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.
  • Must be available to be on call as needed during off hours to provide emergency response for critical equipment. Must be able to respond within specifications of on-call policy.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/LICENSURE/TECHNICAL/OTHER:

  1. Education: Associates Degree in Biomedical Electronic Technology (and/or requisite industry experience).
  2. Experience (Type & Length): Minimum of 5 years medical equipment service experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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