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Biomed Electronic Tech

Methodist Health System Omaha, NE

Job Description

  • Purpose of Job
    • The BioMed Electronics Technician performs varying degrees of equipment inspection, calibration, repair and maintenance to ensure diagnostic and treatment equipment availability and performance.
  • Job Requirements
    • Education
      • High School degree or equivalency required.
      • Associates Degree from an accredited biomedical, electronics technology, military biomedical certification or equivalent education preferred.

    • Experience
      • Minimum of 1 - 2 years experience performing repair, safety inspections and maintenance on a broad range of electronic equipment required.

    • License/Certifications
      • Valid and current driver's license required.
      • Vendor Service Training certifications on specialized medical equipment desired.
      • Certified Biomedical Electronic Technician (CBET) through the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) certification desired.

    • Skills/Knowledge/Abilities
      • Knowledge of electronics equipment troubleshooting techniques.
      • Knowledge of proper electrostatic discharge techniques.
      • Skill in planning, delegation, time-management, and problem-solving.
      • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
      • Skill in the use of basic computer software and hardware.
      • Ability to read electronic schematics, blueprints, and other manufacturer and hospital equipment and maintenance documentation.
      • Skill in the use of soldering equipment.
      • Ability to climb ladders and perform work while standing on a ladder.
      • Ability to read, write, and comprehend various written technical reports and documents.
      • Ability to travel to various Methodist locations.
      • Ability to use common bench, power/hand tools and test equipment.
  • Physical Requirements
    • Weight Demands
      • Medium Work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force.

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

    • Job Hazards
      • Rare (1-33%):
        • Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (BBF)
        • Explosives (pressurized gas)
        • 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%):
        • Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)
        • Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)
        • Equipment/Machinery/Tools
        • Electrical Shock/Static
        • Mechanical moving parts/vibrations
  • Essential Job Functions
    • Essential Functions I

      • Performs repair, testing, and operational verification of equipment according to manufacturer specifications to ensure equipment availability.

      • Performs preventative maintenance on assigned equipment by conducting maintenance testing within established timeframes to ensure patient equipment properly functions to support diagnostic and treatment services.

      • 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, and supervisor is aware, of any potential impact to patient treatment.

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

      • May interact with vendors on repairs, maintenance, and installation of equipment to ensure compliance with 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.

    • 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 March 13, 2018
Date Closes May 12, 2018
Requisition 7698
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At NE Methodist Hospital
Department Biomedical
Shift Daytime
Hours 7:00am - 3:30pm hours per week
SOC Category 00-0000.00