TITLE: BIOMEDICAL EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN
Department: Biomedical Engineering
Reports to: Biomedical Supervisor
Supervises: No one.
Under the direction of the Biomedical Supervisor or lead person will perform a variety of maintenance, repair, installation, calibration and fabrication duties relating to general medical equipment and systems. May also perform supervisory duties in the absence of the Biomedical Supervisor.
Troubleshoot and repair electronic and electro-mechanical equipment; record repair data and expenditures according to departmental procedures.
Perform preventive maintenance inspections and safety testing of medical equipment.
Calibration of clinical equipment.
Install electronic and electro-mechanical equipment
Demonstrate and explain the correct operation of equipment to the medical and nursing staff.
Does pre-installation checks on all new equipment and assures proper calibrations.
Maintains inventory of parts and orders as necessary.
Must be able to complete the physical, sensory and mental requirements of the position.
- Additional duties as may be assigned by your supervisor.
Associate Degree in Biomedical Technology, Electronics Technology, or equivalent military experience.
Ability to read blueprints, wiring diagrams, operating instructions and schematics, read and follows written instructions in troubleshooting.
Be familiar with the proper use of test equipment.
Certification from the Association of the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation desirable. 3 years experience as a Biomedical Technician or five years as a Biomedical Equipment Technician Assistant with a successful Competency Assessment.
Successful experience in satisfying JCAHO requirements and leadership experience desirable.
Must have valid driver’s license in the state of residency. Must possess and maintain a clean driving record as evidenced with no exclusions listed under insurance contract.
Working Conditions: Potential exposure to Latex products, blood borne pathogens, hazardous materials and communicable diseases.