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Biomedical Technician II (032933)
 
Job Number: 032933
Job Title: Biomedical Technician II
Number of Openings: 1
Job Type (Employment Type): Full Time, 80 hours per 2 week pay period
Job Schedule: Day Shift with Call Rotation
Job Category: Technical
Career Level: Staff
Minimum Level of Education: Associates Degree
Years of Experience: 3
 
Position Description

The Biomedical Technician II is an experienced technician capable of performing a variety of complex troubleshooting techniques on various electronic components and systems to determine proper functioning level and operation. This individual, through experience or educational background, has gained a thorough knowledge and background of all aspects of the electronics field and is capable of completing these tasks with minimal supervision. Duties and responsibilities include: Performs corrective and preventive maintenance to all biomedical/communications equipment included in the equipment management program. Designs special application circuits and instrumentation using basis principles and experience. Makes systems modifications and improvements to equipment while at all times following the original equipment manufacturers guidelines for these changes. Makes recommendations to improve system or equipment performance or operation. Verifies proper operation for each device included in the PM program, records measurements taken during each cycle, and prepares reports for department managers when these measurements reflect negative changes in performance indicating a need for repair or replacement. Completes all hospital and departmental documentation, completes equipment inventories, safety inspections, and inputting of this data into the departments PC equipment database system. Provides guidance and training to lower level technicians regarding equipment safety, proper equipment operation, and troubleshooting practices. Selects and requisitions repair parts, maintains a manageable parts inventory, and coordinates repairs with outside vendors as needed. Conducts equipment installations following established vendor practices and local codes. Maintains detailed service/history reports regarding equipment repairs. The individual works independently in repair and preventive maintenance tasks and assists with developing preventive maintenance procedures. Demonstrates a working knowledge of all equipment used in the repair of electronic devices such as simulators, DVM's etc.

PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE-Life Support Equipment. - Completes all assigned preventive maintenance work orders for equipment classified as life support, 100% of the time. Score is based on work performed over the past 12 month period. Preventive maintenance shall be completed according to established protocol as defined in the Equipment Maintenance Management Policy, Preventive Maintenance Section.

PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE-Non Life Support Equipment. - Completes all assigned preventive maintenance work orders for equipment classified as non-life support 95% of the time or greater. Score is based on work performed over the past 12 month period. Preventive Maintenance shall be completed according to established protocol as defined in the Equipment Maintenance Management Policy, Preventive Maintenance Section.

WORK ORDER TIME ACCOUNTABILITY. - The technician's daily worked hours are properly accounted for per department set goals as entered into TMS On-Site and reported on the Biomedical Weekly Recap Summary.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT. - Technician conducts installations following protocols established in the Policy and Procedure titled "Project Management"

TEST EQUIPMENT/TOOL MANAGEMENT. - Technician demonstrates adherence to the policy and procedure titled "Test Equipment/Tool Management and Use" regarding care of Medical Center provided test equipment, tools, and facilities.

CORRECTIVE MAINTENANCE WORK ORDERS. - Technician provides service to equipment which the Biomedical Department is responsible per the policy and procedure titled "Biomed Work Order Requests"

ON-CALL PROGRAM. - The technician participates in the emergency on-call program and follows protocols defined in the policy and procedure titled "Biomed On-Call"

Position Requirements

Educational Requirements: 1. Associates degree or two (2) year technical degree in biomedical equipment technology.
2. Associates degree or two (2) year technical degree in electronics technology.
3. B.S degree with emphasis in biomedical equipment/electronics technology.

Skills & Experience Requirements: 1. Regarding item (1) under education requirements; three (3) years BMET or practical electronics equipment troubleshooting experience.
2. Regarding item (2) under education requirements; three (3) years BMET or practical electronics equipment troubleshooting experience.
3. Regarding item (3) under education requirements; one (1) year BMET or practical electronics.
4. An individual lacking the educational requirements listed above may still be eligible provided he/she possesses five (5) years of practical troubleshooting experience, four (4) of which have been completed in the biomedical field.