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University of Rochester Biomedical Equipment Technician I - 229114 in Rochester, New York

Biomedical Equipment Technician I Job ID 229114

Location Strong Memorial Hospital Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 078 Clinical Engineering

Schedule

8 AM-4:30 PM; WKNDS/HOL

Responsibilities

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under close supervision, is responsible for service on low and medium risk equipment as described in the URMC Environment of Care "Medical Equipment Management Plan". Under direct supervision, is responsible for service on selected high risk and life support equipment as described in the URMC Environment of Care "Medical Equipment Management Plan". Position involves preventive maintenance, safety inspection, calibration, installing, troubleshooting and repairing mechanical, electromechanical and electronic devices. Position requires servicing equipment in both the hospital environment as well as at numerous offsite locations. Individual must be willing to work in close proximity to patients and staff in intensive care units and operating room settings. Position must have the ability to interface with all the all members of the Clinical Engineering team effectively. Individual must have excellent customer service skills.

SUPERVISION AND DIRECTION RECEIVED:

Under supervision of Clinical Engineering Senior Leadership and with daily direction from the Team Leader.

SUPERVISION AND DIRECTION EXERCISED:

None.

MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT USED:

Computers with general office products, as well as custom equipment database management software. Electronic test equipment, such as: multimeters, oscilloscopes, counter/timers, digital pressure meters, physiological simulators, devices designed for testing specific medical equipment performance parameters, etc. Hand tools especially those required for equipment servicing and repair. Machine tools such as drill, drill press and grinder.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs safety/preventive maintenance inspections and services electronic and electromechanical biomedical equipment, to determine operational status and compliance with manufacturers and industry technical standards and specifications. (30%)

  • Installs, maintains and calibrates electronic and electromechanical biomedical equipment according to manufacturer's specifications. (30%)

  • Troubleshoots, isolates equipment malfunctions and repairs electronic and electromechanical biomedical equipment. (10%)

  • Responds to operator complaints about equipment malfunctions, often involving correcting operator errors. (15%)

  • Performs equipment modifications when instructions, diagrams, prints, or schematics are provided for technical guidance. (5%)

  • Maintains electronic medical equipment management database files for compliance with departmental and accreditation requirements. (5%)

  • Other duties as required. (5%)

EXPECTATIONS:

Short notice/planned overtime to meet compliance requirements.

Performance and abilities must be sufficient for promotion to Biomedical Technician II, job code 7411, pay grade 81 no sooner than 12 months and no later than 18 months from date of hire.

QUALIFICATIONS:

AAS degree in Electronic or Instrumentation Technology with particular emphasis on Biomedical Engineering Technology and one year of experience that is closely related within a hospital, the military or any other comparable organization or an Equivalent combination of education and experience. Must hold valid Driver’s License and have means of transportation to service offsite locations.

Able to read schematics and mechanical diagrams, basic computer skills and advanced networking and system integrations a plus.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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