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.
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.