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Biomed Electronic Tech III

Methodist Health System Omaha, NE

Job Description

  • Purpose of Job
    • Performs major biomedical and minor radiology repairs, on specialized medical equipment to ensure patient equipment properly functions to support diagnostic and treatment services.
  • Job Requirements
    • Education
      • High School diploma or General Educational Development (G.E.D.) required.
      • Associates Degree in Electronics-related field required, preferably in Biomedical Electronics or Radiology Electronics or Military Training Equivalence.
      • Vendor Service Training by multiple original equipment manufacturers on equipment such as anesthesia equipment, heart/lung machines, lasers, patient monitoring systems, and patient ventilators, nurse call systems or other medical equipment preferred.

    • Experience
      • 3 - 5 years previous experience working with specialized BioMedical and/or clinical equipment required.
      • Surgery Anesthesia system experience preferred.

    • License/Certifications
      • Certified Biomedical Electronic Technician (CBET-Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician through AAMI-Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation) certification preferred.
      • Certification by multiple original equipment manufacturers, such as anesthesia equipment, heart/lung machines, lasers, patient monitoring systems, and patient ventilators, nurse call systems, to repair medical equipment preferred.
      • Valid and current driver's license required.

    • Skills/Knowledge/Abilities
      • Advanced knowledge of specialized medical electronic equipment maintenance required.
      • Strong knowledge of Joint Commission and regulatory requirements related to medical equipment required.
      • Knowledge of advanced troubleshooting techniques required.
      • Knowledge of proper electrostatic discharge techniques required.
      • Knowledge of determining values of discreet components required.
      • Skilled in planning, delegation, time-management, and problem-solving required.
      • Strong verbal communication skills for positive interaction with staff and customers required.
      • Advanced computer skills in device areas of interface networking and advanced service software preferred.
      • Able to read electronic schematics, blueprints, and other manufacturer and hospital documentation required.
      • Skilled in soldering down to component level required.
      • Able to climb ladders required.
      • Able to read, write, and comprehend various written reports and documents required.
      • Able to travel to various locations required.
  • Physical Requirements
    • Weight Demands
      • Medium Light Work - Exerting up to 35 pounds of force.

    • Physical Activity
      • Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
        • Climbing
        • Crawling
        • Crouching
        • Kneeling
      • Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
        • Balancing
        • Carrying
        • Distinguish colors
        • Lifting
        • Pulling/Pushing
        • Sitting
        • Standing
        • Stooping/bending
        • Twisting
        • Walking
      • Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
        • Fingering/Touching
        • Grasping
        • Hearing
        • Keyboarding/typing
        • Reaching
        • Repetitive Motions
        • Seeing/Visual
        • Speaking/talking

    • Job Hazards
      • Not Related:
        • Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)
        • Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (BBF)
        • Explosives (pressurized gas)
        • Electrical Shock/Static
        • Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)
        • Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means)
      • Occasionally (34%-66%): - Mechanical moving parts/vibrations
      • Frequent (67%-100%):
        • Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)
        • Equipment/Machinery/Tools
  • Essential Job Functions
    • Essential Functions I

      • Performs repair, testing, and operational verification of specialized medical equipment according to manufacturer specifications to ensure equipment is available for patient care.

      • Performs preventative maintenance on equipment by conducting maintenance testing to equipment manufacturer's specifications to ensure patient equipment properly functions to support diagnostic and treatment services.

      • Trains Biomedical Electronic Technicians on basic troubleshooting information related to specialized medical equipment to enable staff to respond to system problems.

      • Responds to service calls promptly and courteously according to departmental policies and procedures to minimize patient care interruptions.

      • Communicates status of repairs to customers, and supervisor as appropriate, to ensure customer is notified about any potential impact to patient treatment.

      • Requisitions parts and supplies, prioritizing as needed, from approved vendors to maximize equipment availability.

      • Interacts and coordinates with vendors on repairs, maintenance, and installation of equipment to ensure the vendors follow hospital guidelines while on Health System property.

      • Records daily work activity by entering work into the computerized work order system to ensure an accurate reporting of work conducted.

      • Communicates with Team Leader and System Leader regarding additional vendor/manufacturer training requirements on supported equipment to ensure skill and knowledge competency.

    • Essential Functions II

      • Participates in mandatory in-services and/or CE programs as mandated by policies and procedures/external agencies and as directed by management.

      • Follows and understands the mission, vision, core values, Employee Standards of Behavior and company policies/procedures.

      • Other duties as assigned.

Job Details

Date Posted September 11, 2017
Date Closes November 10, 2017
Requisition 6674
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Methodist Women's Hospital
Department Biomedical
Hours 7:00am - 3:30PM hours per week
SOC Category 00-0000.00