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Scientific Instruments , a division of Health Sciences Academic Services & Facilities, currently has an outstanding opportunity for a Biomedical Electronics Technician 2 . This individual will troubleshoot, repair, maintain and calibrate a wide variety of patient care, life support, clinical laboratory and research equipment such as cardiac monitors, electrosurgical generators, blood gas analyzers, chemistry analyzers, centrifuges, incubators, surgical lasers, and infusion devices.
The person in this role will be required to use a variety of testers such as patient simulators, safety analyzers, oscilloscopes and digital volt meters, to test and troubleshoot equipment malfunctions to system, board or component level. Must be able to perform efficient and cost effective repairs and accurately document work in department's computer database. Must possess excellent customer relation skills and be able to communicate effectively with faculty, physicians, lab techs and research staff.
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our benefits website .
AA or BS degree in Biomedical Electronics Technology and at least 2 years of experience as a Biomedical Electronics Technician
Military Medical Equipment School (Basic) and at least 2 years of experience as a Biomedical Electronics Technician
Certification by the International Certification Commission (ICC) as a Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician (CBET)
In addition to the requirements listed above, candidates must demonstrate basic computer skills including familiarity with sending and receiving email, basic knowledge of Office products such as Word, Excel, etc. and the ability to locate information and parts on the internet.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
• A+ or other IT Certification or experience
• Experience servicing microscopy, endoscopy, laboratory, radiology or dental equipment
Condition of Employment:
• Must possess and maintain a valid WA driver’s license
• Position is designated “essential staff”
• May be required to be on-call
A satisfactory outcome from a criminal background verification may be required prior to hire.
Part of the application process for this position includes completing an on-line Employment Eligibility assessment to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. The assessment will appear on your screen for you to complete as soon as you select "Apply to this Position" on this job announcement. Once you begin the assessment, it must be completed at that time. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until the assessment is complete.
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University of Washington - 18 months ago