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Biomedical Equipment Technician III
Chicago, IL

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$25 - $40


No sponsorship offered for this role. All candidates must be U.S Citizens 

Clean driving record and ability to pass drug tests and background checks a must

Veterans given strong preference

Position: Senior Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET III)

JOB SUMMARY: The client is seeking a Senior Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET III) to perform repairs, overhauls, modifications, and inspections of various medical equipment. Additionally, the selected candidate will supervise the day-to-day operations of technical personnel in a designated area.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Administrative

  • May provide guidance and instructions to colleagues as necessary for job tasks.
  • Interpret instructional and maintenance manuals, as well as blueprints, mechanical drawings, and schematic diagrams related to equipment services.
  • Establish and manage an inventory of spare parts, tools, and materials.
  • Validate repairs, preventative maintenance, and performance checks conducted by supervised technicians.
  • Willingness to travel as required to perform the technical duties outlined below.

Technical

  • Troubleshoot and repair linear, digital, analog, and microprocessor-based circuitry.
  • Inspect, troubleshoot, and repair pneumatic, hydraulic, and mechanical systems and sub-systems.
  • Examine, troubleshoot, and repair various electronic and electro-mechanical medical devices, including but not limited to physiologic monitors, infusion devices, defibrillators, electrosurgical units (ESUs), and other common patient care devices.
  • Operate test equipment such as oscilloscopes, multimeters, safety analyzers, ESU analyzers, defibrillator analyzers, and physiological input simulators.
  • Be prepared to assume 24-hour, on-call repair responsibilities within an appropriate interval.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of three years of experience in troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining medical devices, gained through work within an in-house BMET program in a healthcare institution or with a clinical engineering program dealing with various medical device and patient care facility issues.
  • Preferably, prior experience in supervising a team of technicians responsible for inspecting, maintaining, and repairing most medical equipment commonly found in healthcare institutions.
  • Educational background should include the completion of a two-year associate degree program in Biomedical Equipment Technology or an equivalent military/non-military qualification.
  • Proficiency in troubleshooting, repairing, overhauling, and modifying various types of electric, electronic, electro-mechanical, and pneumatic medical instruments, along with the ability to effectively instruct others in these matters.
  • Strong record-keeping skills.
  • Crisis management abilities.
  • Familiarity with The Joint Commission (TJC) standards in general and Environment of Care (EOC) elements related to medical equipment in particular.
  • AAMI Certification as a Biomedical Equipment Technician should be obtained within one year of accepting this position and maintained current.
  • Capable of accessing and working in confined spaces with minimal or no assistance.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 40 lbs. unassisted to chest height and 60 lbs. with assistance.
  • Willingness to work with potentially harmful/irritating chemicals.
  • Proficient in reading and writing English and effectively communicating with hospital staff, vendors, manufacturers, and corporate staff.
  • Possession of a reliable means of transportation and a valid driver’s license.
  • Must meet or exceed all requirements of a BMET, Intermediate Level.

Benefits: Comprehensive benefits package is designed to attract, retain, and motivate top-tier professionals in support of the client’s mission and goals. They offer a complete range of benefits that enhance your compensation package and safeguard you and your family. This includes medical/dental insurance, paid holidays, paid time off, and 401K with a generous company match, as well as optional short-term disability, company-paid long-term disability, life insurance, and flexible spending accounts to bolster your financial security.

 
 


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