Biomedical Equipment Technician II
University of California San Francisco - San Francisco, CA

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This is the operational/practitioner level for the Biomedical Equipment Technicians job series. Under direction and supervision, Biomedical Equipment Technician II will performs a variety of routine and complex tasks associated with the installation, maintenance, and repair of a diverse range of clinical equipment including life support equipment. Biomedical Equipment Technician II will performs scheduled maintenance on clinical equipment using specialized test equipment, assists in the support of a systematic preventive maintenance program of biomedical instrumentation, and documents the introduction of new therapeutic and diagnostic equipment, corrective and preventive maintenance actions and special requests as required.

Biomedical Equipment Technicians at this level serve as a resource to SFGH in the proper operation and maintenance of clinical and/or laboratory equipment. They notify user departments regarding status of repairs, assist departments in obtaining loaner or replacement equipment and works with departments to ensure that all incoming clinical equipment is inspected per department policy. Report all patient safety issues to supervisor or manager and assist with correction of issue as required. Assist in identifying and recommending replacement of equipment that is obsolete, has extensive repair history, or has identified safety issues. Conducts evaluations of equipment as required and participates in Device Incident Investigation process and provide follow up to management. Required Qualifications • High School Diploma
  • Work requires a background in electronics – normally acquired through a two year Associates Degree program in Electronics or Biomedical Equipment Technology or equivalent work experience
  • Maintenance skills in electronics, mechanical or electromechanical device repair
  • Ability to read color codes on wiring and electronic components
  • Ability to comprehend and follow both written and oral communications
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with co-workers, clinical and medical staff, and the general public
  • A working knowledge of e-mail, database management, spreadsheet, and word processor applications
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays if necessary
  • Ability to function in a sterile environment if necessary
  • Ability to keep neat and accurate records
  • Must be willing to be trained to meet service needs
  • Knowledge in electronic circuitry
  • Knowledge in electronics troubleshooting
  • Ability to read schematics, wiring diagrams and illustrated parts drawing of biomedical instrumentation
  • A working knowledge of physiology, anatomy, and medical terminology
Note: Physical/Health Screening; fingerprinting and background check required.

Physical Demands: requires sitting; standing; walking; squatting; bending; waist twisting; kneeling; crawling; climbing stairs; climbing ladders; reaching up to shoulder height; reaching above shoulder level; carrying/lifting 21-30 pounds; pushing/pulling up to 30 pounds; gripping/grasping, fine/gross finger manipulation; repetitive movements of upper and lower extremities; differentiate color; verbal communication; use protective equipment. Preferred Qualifications • Associates Degree in Electronics or Biomedical Equipment Technology
  • Ability to become certified as a CBET

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