Biomedical Engineering Technologist III
Children's Hospital Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA

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Minimal Requirement: Associates degree (A.A.) or equivalent in Biomedical Engineering Technology from a two-year college or technical school and eight years of related experience. Knowledge of both analog and digital electronic theory and experience is required. Previous experience developing and implementing work teams to solve problems and coordinate projects is a plus.

Preferred Requirement: Four years of experience in a hospital setting. ICC Certification. factory training and/or technology specialization.

Excellent knowledge of electronics, medical instrumentation and equipment codes and standards acquired through formal education and/or on the job experience.

Excellent knowledge of anatomy & physiology, familiarity with hospital organization and systems required.

Excellent troubleshooting skills are required.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required.

Effective time management skills.

Ability to Delegate and coordinate work responsibilities effectively.

Ability to identify & propose optimal solutions to problems.

Understanding of clinical systems and their link to patient care.

Mandatory Requirements:
All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.
• Child Abuse Clearances
• FBI Fingerprint Clearance
• Drug Screening
Job Description:
The Biomedical Engineering Technologist III is a senior technologist who performs electrical safety checks, repairs, and preventive maintenance on biomedical instrumentation consisting of patient monitoring systems, EKG Machines, electrosurgical units, defibrillators, electronic thermometers, electronic scales, incubators, ventilators, anesthesia & endoscopy systems, blood warmers, blood perfusion systems, ECMO systems and a variety of clinical laboratory equipment, ie. centrifuges, incubators and water baths. The individual hired for this position will be assigned to work on one of seven support teams providing equipment support to the main hospital, its' satellite clinics and surgery centers. This individual will report to the Lead BMET for said team. This individual will assure that all clinical instrumentation in assigned areas are operating safely, accurately, and meet all the operating specifications as mandated by the manufacturer and\or Biomedical Engineering department. This individual will possess specialized repair skills on an array of instrumentation. This individual will be required to assist with the training of other technologists in the repair, troubleshooting and preventive maintenance of medical devices or systems as needed. This individual will serve as a technical resource and consultant to the biomedical engineering and clinical staff.

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The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is the nation's first hospital devoted exclusively to the care of children. Since our start...