Biomedical Equipment Technician II, Full time, First Shift

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St. Lukes University Health Network

Location :
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Expiry Date :
Fri, 05 Feb 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Company Overview St. Luke’s is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke’s are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient’s ability to pay for health care. The Biomedical Equipment Technician III is responsible for the repair, testing and calibration of clinical equipment, devices, instruments and systems. Inspect, install and provide scheduled maintenance of clinical equipment. Supports clinical equipment, medical staff, technicians, and administrators with technical assistance and advice. May also specialize in Medical Imaging, Surgical Lasers, Anesthesia Machines, Linear Accelerators, Networking Technology, Clinical Laboratory or another area. JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: – Performs scheduled maintenance, electrical safety and functional testing on various medical equipment, which may include specialized equipment to departmental and manufacturer protocols and specifications on a routine basis for the Network. – Repairs defective medical equipment, which may include specialized equipment to meet or exceed manufacturer specifications throughout the Network. Will be required to oversee manufacturer or third party vendors. Will also help with other equipment / devices that the Department supports. – Responsible for the overall support of instrumentation in all clinical areas as assigned. – Diagnose and correct system and equipment malfunctions. – Maintains accurate records for all work performed. Entry and or paperwork should be completed on a timely basis. – Participates in staff in-service educational programs. – Participates in pre-purchase evaluation programs as required – Provides technical consultation to other department personnel. – Performs evaluation of equipment failures to identify trends, design and/or use problems. – Performs authorized equipment modifications, design and fabrication of specialized devices. – Performs installations of clinical equipment and other technical devices. – Provides the highest level of clinical equipment support with the resources available. – Minimizes turn-around time on down equipment. – Completes repairs at the minimum possible cost to the institution while maintaining the highest level of patient care and quality. – Assures applicable clinical equipment and product recall actions are completed as required. – Read, review and understand items related to the Joint Commission and other regulatory requirements. – Supervise and instruct biomedical and department personnel in the safe use, application, testing and preventative maintenance and repair of all types of clinical equipment. – Provide operational leadership to personnel and potentially serve as a temporary manager in the absence of management team. – Provide leadership and managerial oversight to any personnel or project assigned. – Provides on-call support for clinical equipment. – Will be assigned certain project work. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS: Requires standing for up to eight hours a day or walking for up to four per day. Sitting for extended periods of time. Frequent fingering, handling and twisting and turning in using hand tools or other situations. Lifting and carrying items weighting up to 60 pounds. Occasional pulling and pushing objects weighing greater than 300 pounds. Climbing vertical ladders up to 20 feet. Seeing as it relates to normal vision, and hearing as it relates to normal hearing. Sense of smell as it relates to distinguishing burning or other odors when working on equipment. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: – Must have a valid driver’s license and willing to drive to various Network locations. – Must have and maintain ACI (or current credential) certification as a CBET, CRES, CLES. – Mechanical and electrical knowledge. – Considerable knowledge of electronic theory, technology and test equipment. – Ability to interpret schematics, wiring diagrams, parts diagrams and other technical information. – Knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology and Medical Terminology as it relates to clinical equipment. – Knowledge of current regulatory requirements. – Considerable knowledge of specialty through attendance of seminars, journal reading and maintaining communications with other service providers. – Knowledge of computers, servers, networks and Windows operating systems. EDUCATION: Associate’s, bachelor’s degree or military equivalent program in Biomedical Engineering / Electronics, Electronic Technology or other related field with a minimum of four years’ experience in the repair and maintenance of medical equipment. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted if approved. Please complete your application using your full legal name and current home address. Be sure to include employment history for the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and licenses, if applicable. It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. Thank you for your interest in St. Luke’s!! 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