UWHC Biomedical Engineering Tech - Assoc/Obj
University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics 18 reviews - Wisconsin

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Posting Summary

The Biomedical Engineering Technician - Associate positions develop proficiency in maintaining, calibrating, and repairing direct patient care electronic equipment. Positions at this level receive training in diagnosing and repairing defective equipment; operating sophisticated testing equipment; calibrating electronic equipment such as ECG and EEG equipment, heart scanners, ultrasonic cleaners, hyperthermia and hypothermia units, blood pressure monitors, defibrillators, dialysis systems, and infusion pumps. Patient safety is maintained when working on equipment and/or systems are being used in the treatment or diagnosis of patients. Positions at this level also receive training in maintaining and repairing hospital communications equipment, including intercoms, voice paging systems, nurse call systems, and emergency communication systems. The positions are trained how to functionally check, maintain and repair patient care computer systems. Positions in this classification receive training in the performance of more advanced biomedical engineering technician procedures. Work is performed under the close, progressing to limited, supervision of higher level technical or professional staff.


1. Completion of BMET educational program OR
2. One (1) year previous related technical experience within healthcare.
3. Ability to be insured by Hospital's risk management insurer which requires (1) a valid Wisconsin Driver's License, OR the ability to provide a description of the incumbent's driving record, and (2) successfuly passing a driving background check.
4. Knowledge of biomedical engineering technician methods, procedures, and techniques.
5. Thorough knowledge of electronic theory including basic digital systems.
6. Ability to troubleshoot and repair intermediate complex failures in electrical and electronic equipment.
7. Thorough knowledge of sophisticated electronic test equipment and applications.
8. Knowledge of physiological and medical terminology.
9. Ability to understand and follow established preventive maintenance procedures.
10. Ability to maintain reports and files.
11. Strong customer service skills.
12. Physical Requirements: Medium: Ability to lift up to 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting/and or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds.

Multiple Posting Levels

This position is being posted at multiple levels. Selection would be based on seniority as follows: the candidate with the highest seniority across all levels will be selected unless the candidate at the higher level has special skills and abilities required for the position.


This is a Represented position and falls into Pay Grade O. The salary range begins at $19.52 per hour. Education, experience, tenure and internal equity may be taken into consideration when job offers are extended.

Work Schedule

Monday through Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm.


This position is in the "WSEU" Benefits package. UWHC employees enjoy competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefit package.

  • Vacation (14 days)// (pro-rated for part-time employees)
  • Holidays (9 days)// (pro-rated for part-time employees)
  • Sick Leave (13 days/year)// (pro-rated for part-time employees)
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Retirement (covered in the Wisconsin Retirement system on day 1)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Worker's Compensation
  • Employee Reimbursement Account (ERS)
While every attempt has been made to provide up-to-date, accurate information, the legal documents, policies, and contracts will prevail in the event of any discrepancy. The above information applies to regular (Permanent) employees.

For addition information, please look on the uwhealth.org website in the careers section.

Staffing Team

Contact Julie Schrader for more information at jschrader@uwhealth.org or at 608-264-9136.

Who We Are...

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics is a 566 bed facility that ranks among the finest academic medical centers in the United States. Frequently cited in publications listing the nation's best health care providers, UW Hospital and Clinics is recognized as a national leader in fields such as cancer treatment, pediatrics, ophthalmology, surgical specialties and organ transplantation.

UW Hospital and Clinics offers:
  • More than 900 active medical staff and more than 80 outpatient clinics.
  • Six intensive care units (trauma and life support, pediatric, cardiac, cardiothoracic, burn, neurosurgery) with 83 total beds .
  • Nine satellite locations .
  • One of only two organizations in Wisconsin with designated level One Adult and Pediatric trauma centers.
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