Biomedical Electronics Tech – FSH

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Fairview Health Services

Company : Fairview Health Services

Country: United States

Location : Minneapolis, Minnesota

Post: Fri, 29 Jul 2022 21:54:05 GMT

Expires: Fri, 26 Aug 2022 23:59:59 GMT

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The Biomedical Electronics Tech role will inspect, repair, maintain, and calibrate all types of basic clinical equipment, devices, systems, and instruments under supervision of the Manager and other more senior technicians. The role will interact on a routine basis with other clinical health providers in the identification of technology-based problems and solution development. The role will also participate in on-the-job training programs regarding technical, administrative, and customer service requirements.

Responsibilities/Job Description:
Responds to emergency equipment failures as requested by hospital departments

Assists with after-hours on-call duty

Identifies and documents parts/supplies necessary to maintain equipment

Expedites shipment of equipment & parts to/from hospital for repair/replacement to ensure equipment downtime is kept to a reasonable minimum

Performs troubleshooting and repair on equipment

Performs scheduled maintenance (Safety, Performance, etc.) prior to installation and in accordance to established schedules & appropriate protocols

Performs incoming inspections, attach and assign control numbers and labels, and acquires the necessary information for accurate database inventory entries

Coordinates/monitors work performed by outside contractors & tracks progress

Provides impromptu in-services to equipment users as requested. Presents information in an educational & understandable manner

Performs/contributes to special projects as assigned in a timely manner and keeps all parties informed as to progress

Maintains technical skills through in-services, self-study, and ongoing training

Collaborates and displays effective communication

Communicates timely and accurately with customers on work completed, equipment status (waiting for parts, loaner coming in, etc.) and potential alternatives for emergencies

Completes repairs within 24 hours (when parts are available) or 5 days (if parts are ordered)

Follows through on projects to meets set deadlines

Communicates updates and status of issues with Manager

Creates and maintains a safe, clean and organized workplace

Identifies and participates with training of staff when operator errors are noted

Performs all tasks in strict adherence to the departmental Medical Equipment Management Plan (MEMP)

Use proper Personal Protective Equipment as required

Immediately reports any unsafe condition and repairs if possible

Opens and closes work orders accurately and within required time

Uses proper infection control precautions when necessary

Demonstrates understanding and knowledge of SMDA

Maintains test equipment and keeps work areas clean

Maintains accurate and thorough documentation and record keeping in a timely manner

Conducts safety practices and universal precautions in all work and assigned tasks

Manages Resources

Uses supplies and equipment cost effectively

Demonstrates an ability to prioritize workload

Assists in ordering parts and supplies

Schedules and oversees third party activities as necessary

Works in a manner to achieve all budgetary objectives

Organization Expectations, as applicable:

Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served.

Partners with patient care giver in care/decision making.

Communicates in a respective manner.

Ensures a safe, secure environment.

Individualizes plan of care to meet patient needs.

Modifies clinical interventions based on population served.

Provides patient education based on as assessment of learning needs of patient/care giver.

Fulfills all organizational requirements.

Completes all required learning relevant to the role.

Complies with and maintains knowledge of all relevant laws, regulation, policies, procedures and standards.

Fosters a culture of improvement, efficiency and innovative thinking.

Performs other duties as assigned.




2-year Associates Degree in Electronics Technology or equivalent experience


6 months experience in electronic, mechanical, or electro-mechanical repair in either a school or on-the-job setting. (Actual classroom time may count toward this requirement.)


A valid driver’s license




2-year Associates Degree in Biomedical Equipment Technology


Associates degree in Biomedical Equipment Maintenance with supervised internship

Military experience within specialty associated with biomedical equipment repair.

Supervised internship or creditable experience in the maintenance and repair of clinical equipment.

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