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Biomedical Equipment Technician

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Company :
American Red Cross

Location :
Madison, Wisconsin

Expiry Date :
Wed, 16 Dec 2020 23:59:59 GMT

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Description :
Job Description:
Responsibilities:

1. Perform a variety of routine tasks associated with the installation, service and calibration of a diverse range of biomedical equipment and instrumentation.

2. Assist in the support of a systematic preventive maintenance program for biomedical equipment and instrumentation which may include entry into Computerized Maintenance Management System.

3. Install, qualify, maintain service, modify, troubleshoot, safety test, and calibrate a variety of biomedical equipment and instrumentation by interpreting engineering and vendor information, schematic diagrams and graphic illustrations.

4. Diagnose and correct system or equipment malfunctions by repairing or replacing parts to ensure that biomedical equipment and internal circuitry meets specified requirements.

5. Provide technical assistance and instruction to personnel in the operation and maintenance of equipment.

6. Meets departmental performance indicator standards on a consistent basis.

7. Maintains accurate and timely documentation.

8. Maintains a clean and safe work place.

9. Perform other related duties as necessary to support organizational, regional and departmental business and quality goals.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of staff so classified.

Scope

Maintains a professional appearance and demeanor. Demonstrates initiative and concern for planning, time utilization, and cost containment. Maintains good personal relationships with fellow workers,nursing and medical staff, and the general public.

Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent required. Associates Degree in Electronics or Biomedical Equipment Technology is preferred. Six months experience in electronic, mechanical or electro-mechanical repair or equivalent combination of education and experience. Maintenance skills in electronics, mechanical or electromechanical device repair preferred. Ability to read color codes on wiring and electrical components. Ability to comprehend and follow both written and oral instructions. Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with co-workers, biomedical and medical staff, and the general public. A basic knowledge of e-mail, database management, spreadsheet, and word processor applications. Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays if necessary. Ability to keep neat and accurate records. Must be willing to be multi-task trained. A valid Drivers license with a good driving record. Ability to take support calls.

Competencies

The duties and responsibilities mentioned in the job description are representative of the essential functions of the position. The performance management system incorporates competencies which are identified, discussed and evaluated in order to meet operational milestones and which are tied to job families and titles. Three types of competencies have been identified; Technical Competencies are job specific skills and methods, Core Competencies are the abilities and behaviors expected of all Biomedical Services employees, Leadership Competencies are specific abilities and behaviors required of those performing formal management roles or other leadership roles (i.e. Project Leaders). Management and staff should contact Human Resources for further details on the appropriate competencies for a specific position.

Essential Functions/Physical Requirements

The duties above indicate the essential functions of the position. Operational flexibility is required to meet sudden and unpredictable needs. May be required to travel. May be required to lift or move up to 50 pounds and work with a variety of hand and power tools. Ability to reach, bend, kneel, climb, push, pull and work in tight spaces. Must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time. Must be able to work in extreme temperatures for short periods of time. Exposure levels are based on the essential functions as stated in this position description; however, in some instances, variances may occur due to the applicable nature of this position within a particular work site. Therefore, the work site may determine the exposure level to be greater than or less than the below stated level.

This position is an Exposure Determination 2 in view of the fact that the incumbent occasionally, on an unplanned basis, is required to work under conditions where the potential exists for the incumbent to make contact with blood or blood components and/or human body fluids or tissue samples as a result of splashes, spills, and/or needle sticks.

The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent required. Associates Degree in Electronics or Biomedical Equipment Technology is preferred. Six months experience in electronic, mechanical or electro-mechanical repair or equivalent combination of education and experience. Maintenance skills in electronics, mechanical or electromechanical device repair preferred. Ability to read color codes on wiring and electrical components. Ability to comprehend and follow both written and oral instructions. Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with co-workers, biomedical and medical staff, and the general public. A basic knowledge of e-mail, database management, spreadsheet, and word processor applications. Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays if necessary. Ability to keep neat and accurate records. Must be willing to be multi-task trained. A valid Drivers license with a good driving record. Ability to take support calls.

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_The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law._

The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization offering its employee’s professional development and growth opportunities, a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative team spirit environment.