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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 November 10, 2017
Date Closes January 9, 2018
Requisition 6674
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Methodist Women's Hospital
Department Biomedical
Shift Daytime
Hours 7:00am - 3:30PM hours per week
SOC Category 00-0000.00