Biomedical Engineering Technician

US-VT-Morrisville
1 month ago(12/18/2017 11:00 AM)
Job ID
2017-1484
# of Openings
1
Category
Support Services
Type
Full-Time
Shift
Varied/Rotating

Overview

Works under the direction & supervision of the Director of Plant Operations. The Clinical Engineer maintains and repairs all clinical equipment in and associated with the hospital in an efficient a manner as possible to minimize downtime and reduce delay in patient care. Schedules & maintains all Bio-Medical equipment and systems throughout the hospital. Makes decisions in the absence of the Director relating to areas of responsibility. Takes Call on a rotational basis. Compliance with all applicable State and Federal laws, regulations, and policies governing the provision of health care. Shall have a valid VT driver's license with a clean driving record. Lives in the service area and must be in a thirty-minute response radius for on call requirement.

 

Responsibilities

  • Performs all duties within the scope of the hospital standards, policies and procedures while maintaining departmental schedules. Assists other members of Clinical Engineering as specified by the Clinical Engineering Manager or Supervisor when necessary.
  • Inspects, maintains and repairs all clinical equipment for the hospital.
  • Responds to service requests from hospital staff in a timely manner.
  • Determine the need for maintenance or repair.
  • Maintain equipment service records in the equipment management database (AMM)
  • Determine corrective measures for repeated failures and report them to the Clinical Engineering Manager or Supervisor.
  • Adheres to all regulatory requirements of pertinent regulatory agencies such as JCAHO, OSHA, AAMI, and NFPA 99.
  • Calibrate Equipment/Preventive Maintenance
  • Performs preventive maintenance as scheduled by the Manager or Supervisor of Clinical Engineering.
  • Keeps calibration/repair records as work orders in the equipment management database (AMM).
  • Assists in maintaining a safe and clean work environment: reporting equipment that is out of order to the appropriate department heads, reporting other problems to the Clinical Engineering Manager.
  • Consistently utilizes principles of prevention and safety in daily work habits including principles of body mechanics.
  • Develops positive interpersonal relationships.
  • Responsible for service and operational excellence to ensure the delivery of quality services and/or outcomes required to meet or exceed the expectations of those utilizing or impacted by the department.
  • Participation with such equipment as nurse call systems, PA systems, infusion pumps, physical therapy, infant warmers, scales, thermometers, centrifuges and CSR equipment.
  • A pager is required to be carried at all times during normal business hours and on-call shifts covered.
  • Train towards permanent participation in on-call rotation.

Qualifications

 

Education Requirements:

Associate's Degree, plus certificate in electronics

 

Education Desired:

Bachelors Degree

 

Experience Required:*

Two to four years of electro-mechanical training and electronic theory in a medical setting or equivalent. 

 

Skills Required:

Ability to utilize related test equipment such as voltmeters, ammeters, ohmmeter, and oscilloscopes. Must possess basic computer skills for data entry. Ability to read, write and speak English.

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