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Biomedical Technician II

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Full-time benefits (32-40 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Day
Shift Length:  8 Hours
Primary Location (City):  Springfield
State:  WA

PeaceHealth is seeking a Biomedical Technician II for a 1.0 full time equivalent Non-Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours.

Req ID: 175918 

 

JOB SUMMARY

Performs a wide variety of maintenance tasks associated with the installation, preventative and corrective maintenance, calibration and repair of biomedical equipment with general supervisory oversight.  Adheres to applicable policies and procedures related to maintenance delivery and documentation.  Subject matter expert on some Biomed systems.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Installs, repairs and calibrates most classes of clinical equipment at the component level.  Performs planned maintenance and electrical safety inspections; inspects incoming equipment for compliance with code, standards, and manufacture recommendations; maintains documentation as required by management and as outlined by current policies and procedures; and documents time and expense in a timely manner.
  2. Assists with detailed purchase specifications for new equipment and in the evaluation of new equipment, accessories, and supplies. 
  3. Assists with the administrative responsibilities of the department, including work order control, maintenance history records, preventative maintenance and safety inspection records, purchase requests, and repair parts inventory records. Actively participates in the development and maintenance of the Biomed computerized Maintenance Management System.
  4. Conducts cross-training in the techniques of testing, calibrating, operating, and troubleshooting biomedical systems for assigned biomedical equipment technicians.  
  5. Supervises and maintains quality control of services provided by outside vendors. 
  6. Establishes and maintains technical literature such as manufactures literature, reference standards, specifications, and other documents necessary for supporting the program.
  7. May serve as a member or advisor to the hospital’s Risk Management, Safety, and other appropriate committees as required by the supervisor.
  8. Conducts in-service classes and individual training for equipment users on subjects such as electrical safety, proper operations and care of equipment.
  9. May organize and validate work efforts of Biomedical Technician I’s in the department.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:     

  • Associate’s degree in biomedical technology or equivalent in electronics, physics or U.S. military biomedical or technical training required.

 

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:              

  • Minimum of three years of experience in biomedical equipment repair.
  • Excellent understanding and experience on basic biomedical equipment e.g., patient monitors, defibrillators, various medical pumps,
  • Solid experience in at least 1 maintenance management system and parts ordering system.

 

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:            

  • Valid state driver’s license
  • Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician (CBET) preferred.

 

OTHER SKILLS:  

  • Must be able to cope with repeated bending, squatting, stopping, prolonged standing, walking and climbing stairs. 
  • Must be able to life 50 to 75 pounds and safely operate hand tools, power tools and diagnostic test equipment. 
  • Understanding of Biomed’s role in the hospital accreditation process and the need to support that process with thorough work order documentation. Excellent analysis/problem solving skills.
  • Solid verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Basic medical terminology related to equipment function
  • Knowledge of bio-engineering, bio-electronics and instrumentation.
  • Skilled in using computers with Windows operating system.
  • Ability to navigate multiple software sites simultaneously.
  • Demonstrates cost-effective decision making skills.
  • Uses office automation hardware and software applications and diagnostic service software appropriate to the equipment being serviced. 
  • Basic understanding of project management terms and methods

 

RIVERBEND PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS

  • Work requires fairly light physical exertion more than 66% of the time.  
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.      
  • Work requires frequent exposure to conditions involving minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments such as syringes or lancets.
  • Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.        
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).

 

There may be more than one opening on this posting.

 

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

 

About PeaceHealth

 

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.  

 

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Springfield community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

 

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

 

Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

 

Location: Springfield, SHMC at Riverbend (420)
Job Category:  Business, Administrative & Facilities 
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.0
Work Type:  Full Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $40.26, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Drivers License

 

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

 

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

 

Posting Notes: Springfield || Business, Administrative & Facilities || Environmental Services/Facilities || Full Time || FACILITIES SVCS


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