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Last updated:  14 June 2017

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Radiology Imaging Specialist

Posted:  14 June 2017
   
TriMedx Foundation is in need of a Radiology Imaging Specialist to make a trip to Dominican Republic in July.  C-Arm experience preferred. 

To apply:  Please contact audra.poe@trimedx.com as soon as possible.

I cannot recommend this highly enough.  Please consider volunteering, if you are able.

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Electronics - Repair Technician I - Parts Department

Posted:  8 June 2017

Location:   Woodinville, WA

FLSA Status: Full-Time, Non-Exempt

Reports to: Parts Department Manager

Who We Are:
Summit is a highly responsive service company in the medical imaging industry. We offer the best customer support, and innovation in the business. We are committed to making our customers heroes; minimizing downtime, helping control costs, and providing the highest quality solutions for our clients. Each of us at Summit is committed not only to our clients but to each other.


Job Summary:
The electronics repair technician is responsible for troubleshooting and repairing electronic components of medical ultrasound parts. Repairs performed are to be completed through documented repair methods and under ISO 13485 and 9001 compliance. Adherence to these requirements is a demand not only for Summit Imaging’s commitment to quality, but primarily for the high level of patient safety that our customers expect from us.


Responsibilities:

  • Utilize documented procedures to troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair electronics
  • Competently repair electronics at the component level
  • Demonstrate and maintain competent soldering skills with through-hole, and SMD
  • Repair component-level problems without engineering schematics and limited data sheets
  • Maintain and improve quality of product during the repair process
  • Meet or exceed set expectations for repair times
  • Support the team with creations or improvements in processes and capabilities
  • Communicate difficulties to lead or manager
  • Complete projects as required by management
  • Complete tasks as required for company-wide responsibilities
  • Work in a deadline-driven atmosphere and handle multiple projects/tasks with an attention to detail
  • Complete training required for job duties and demonstrate competency through testing and performance evaluations
  • Maintain designated shop equipment
  • Actively participate in process or documentation improvements
  • Assist in fulfilling sales requests
  • Assist in part identification and alternative compatible parts
  • Complete quality control checks on repaired and returned parts
  • Performs testing of boards and parts to ensure proper operation after repairs have been completed.
  • Performs the programming of repaired parts when required.


Minimum Requirements:

Industry Specific Skills:

  • Experience using small/precision hand-held tools
  • Experience using electronic testing equipment
  • Ability to utilize industry standard equipment for electronics repair
  • Ability to perform fine pitch soldering under a microscope
  • High degree of hand-eye coordination and finger dexterity
  • Strong knowledge of the operation of component level electronics is required
  • Strong knowledge of computer components and functions
  • BGA removal and installation expertise is helpful but not required
  • Can demonstrate competency in the process of troubleshooting

General Skills and Achievements:

  • High school diploma or equivalency
  • AS or AAS in electronics or equivalent experience is preferred but not required
  • Two or more years of electronics repair experience is preferred but not required
  • Must be able to work overtime if necessary
  • Proficient in Windows 9.x, XP, 8.x, 10, and DOS.


Drug test and background check is required.
Ability to perform and thrive in a continual learning environment.
Be able to carry and move tools and equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.
Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time.
Excellent written and oral communication.


To Apply:  go to https://www.mysummitimaging.com/join-our-team

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Medical Device Reporting Specialist

Posted:   19 May 2017

Location:  Spacelabs Healthcare, Snoqualmie, Washington

Job Overview:

At Spacelabs Healthcare, we are on a mission to provide continuous innovation in healthcare technology for better clinical and economic outcomes. Our scalable solutions deliver critical patient data across local and remote systems, enable better-informed decisions, increase efficiencies, and create a safer environment for patients.

Why work at Spacelabs? Because lives depend on you!

Spacelabs is seeking a Medical Device Reporting Specialist to evaluate device malfunctions and adverse events involving Spacelabs Healthcare products to determine Medical Device Report (MDR) eligibility to the USA and vigilance reporting to the rest of the world. Report MDR eligible events to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) within the MDR regulatory requirements. Identify and initiate product event investigations to satisfy MDR requirements as needed.  Follow company procedures for vigilance reporting to the rest of the world.

Responsibilities:

Ensure complete, accurate and timely reporting of MDR/vigilance data as required by regulatory agencies.

Evaluate incoming field reports, product returns and product analysis results for Spacelabs Healthcare products as necessary to determine MDR.

Perform detailed investigation of adverse events by contacting internal resources, Spacelabs Healthcare field personnel and/or customers as appropriate. Generate medical device rationale or Medical Device Report for all products complaints.

Initiate and complete MedWatch reports for timely submission to the FDA. Conduct follow up investigations for reported events and assist in data collection for trending purposes.

Assist in preparing correspondence for FDA requests and support inspections and audits.

Develop and maintain integrated system post market safety reports for devices.

Provide input on internal system and methods to maintain MDR/vigilance compliance and support post-market surveillance.

Respond in a timely manner to requests for additional information from US and OUS regulatory agencies.

Develop SOPs and guidance documents to assist other staff with device field event evaluation.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Health Care, Health Sciences or Bio-Medical Engineering or equivalent combination of education and highly relevant experience.

Medical device or similar highly regulated industry is required (Level determined by overall relevant experience; including min 3+ for level 2, 6+ level 3). Experience must include a minimum of 2 years hands-on experience with medical device reporting or complaint handling.

Excellent communication skills, over the telephone, in person, and in writing.

Knowledge and application of complaint handling regulations, medical device reporting and other quality standards.

Knowledge of 21 CFR Part 820, Quality Systems Regulations.

Knowledge of 21 CFR Part 803, Medical Device Reporting.

High level of computer proficiency is required.

Desired Qualifications:

Experience/formal training in business/liability/risk management.

Complaint handling and/or customer service and/or technical support experience.

Knowledge of medical events.

Strong analytical skills.

Knowledge of 45 CFR Parts 160 and 164, The Privacy Rule, HIPAA Statute.

Knowledge of the Medical Device Directive (MDD), 93/42/EEC.

Knowledge of Canadian Medical Device Regulation (CMDR).

Knowledge of the CFDA Medical Device GMP.

To apply: go to  http://jobs.spacelabshealthcare.com/jobsearch/job-details/medical-device-reporting-specialist/11905/

Equal Opportunity Employer.         EEO is the Law.

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Assembly & Test Technician

Posted:  4 May, 2017

Location:  Redmond, WA

Signostics is a well-funded startup company in Redmond focusing on the research and development of high performance healthcare devices. We are looking for an experienced technician to join our small but growing team. We need someone who is friendly and fun to match our culture, works hard and follows through on commitments.

Job Description:

Primary Responsibilities:

Build and test product subassemblies and final assemblies.

  • Set up and operate production equipment in accordance with standard operating procedures.
  • Assist engineering in developing, building, and testing prototypes, processes, or procedures.
  • Interpret and work in accordance with drawings, Work Instructions and other applicable engineering specifications, sketches and verbal instructions.
  • Coordinate with Engineering to troubleshoot problems with equipment, devices, or products.
  • Perform acceptance testing, continuity checks, and other "go, no-go" tests per documentation.
  • Visually check work against drawings/work instructions to ensure high quality standards.
  • Set up and utilize properly all applicable jigs and fixtures, adapt tooling to new uses as necessary to complete work assignment.
  • Use hand or power tools as soldering irons, solder suckers, wire strippers, torque wrenches and microscopes..
  • Help to implement and maintain LEAN initiatives including Visual Factory, 5S, and Continuous Improvement.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma.
  • 5 years’ experience as a technician in an electronics manufacturing environment.
  • General knowledge of manufacturing environment: raw materials, production processes, quality control, and other techniques for maximizing the manufacture of products
Experience in the medical ultrasound field is preferred but not required.-- Strong background in troubleshooting of mechanical and system end failures is preferred.

Skills / Abilities:


- Ability to read and understand production documentation, production planning information, mechanical drawings and electrical schematics.

  • - Interpret test data, assembly tools, and have the ability to identify electrical and mechanical components utilized in area of assignment.
  • Manipulative skills, including finger dexterity, arm-hand steadiness and adept hand-eye coordination (see details at close range).       

- Ability to work on a sustained basis within any physical and environmental requirements applicable to area of assignment, e.g., highly repetitive work, hot tools or materials, epoxy or other chemical agents, fumes, noise, oily or similar conditions.


- Fine soldering certification or equivalent experience. Job requires hand soldering of fine gauge coax wires under a microscope.

- Excellent reading comprehension and verbal communication skills in the English language.

- Must be a self starter.

- Ability to work under minimum supervision with good time management skills.


We offer excellent company sponsored benefits including Medical, Dental and Vision, 401(k), life insurance, AD&D/STD/LTD and PTO!

To apply:  contact Kile Jackson @ 425-375-4507    kjackson@signosticsmedical.com


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BIOMEDICAL ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN 2

Date Posted:  1 May 2017

Location:   University of Washington, Health Sciences Center

Req #:  144506

Closes On:       9 May 2017

Salary:   $4961-$7096

The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
Scientific Instruments has an outstanding opportunity for a Biomedical Electronics Technician 2.  Perform journey level Biomedical Electronics work such as troubleshooting, repairing, maintaining, installing, testing, calibrating and constructing a variety of analog, digital and electromechanical instruments used in healthcare, clinical laboratories and medical research.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Under general supervision, independently troubleshoot, repair, maintain, install, test and calibrate basic to moderately complex clinical, laboratory and medical research equipment.
• Troubleshoot, diagnose and repair electronic, electromechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic device malfunctions to the system, device, assembly or component level as needed to best meet the clinical and financial needs of the customer.
• Repair or replace defective patient cables, probes or other accessories.
• Perform preventive maintenance by cleaning, lubricating, adjusting, calibrating, verifying performance and electrical safety testing.
• Document equipment inspections, repairs and failures in database.

• Confer with faculty, staff, healthcare providers, laboratory staff, students, vendors and management to resolve equipment problems.
• Provide technical assistance and instruction on equipment operation and maintenance to clinical and laboratory personnel.
• Schedule and oversee third-party repairs as necessary.
• May perform repairs on life support equipment under emergent conditions.
• Drive state vehicles to service equipment at off-campus locations.
• Fabricate custom devices, cables and accessories.
• Evaluate, make recommendations and approve devices for use on human subjects.
• Evaluate medical equipment involved in unusual incidents.
• Other related duties as assigned.

Typical Equipment Serviced:
• Patient monitors, defibrillators, electrocardiographs,electrosurgicalgenerators, smoke evacuators, aspirators, audiometers, tympanometers, oto/ophthalmoscopes, centrifuges, microscopes, specialized analyzers, etc.
• May also perform limited maintenance and repairs on medical imaging equipment such as general purpose and dental x-ray generators and diagnostic ultrasounds.

Typical Tools Used:
• Basic hand tools such as pliers, wrenches, screwdrivers, wire strippers, etc.
• Power tools such as power screwdrivers, drills, soldering irons, etc.
• Electronic test equipment such as oscilloscopes, digital multimeters, thermometers, function generators and power supplies.
• Specialized test equipment such as electrical safety analyzers, patient simulators, device specific test jigs and diagnostic software.
• Software applications including manufacturer’s service tools, computerized maintenance management systems, databases, dashboards,spreadsheets and other metrics based monitoring systems.

Performance Expectations:
• Cultivate positive working relationships with coworkers, management, customers, manufacturers, vendors and the general public.
• Work independently and as a committed team member.
• Model excellence in customer service.
• Actively support the mission of Scientific Instruments and the University.
• Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor.
• Maintain accurate and timely documentation.
• Effectively manage time, tools and resources.
• Maintain a clean, uncluttered and safe work environment.
• Meet personal productivity and billing goals.
• Continuously develop technical and leadership skills by active participation in professional associations and by taking relevant training courses.
• Actively participate in departmental quality and process improvement activities.

Supervision:
• Reports to the BMET Supervisor.
• May direct the work of others.
• Expected to mentor junior BMETs.

REQUIREMENTS:

Two (2) years of experience as a Biomedical Electronics Technician 1
-OR -
Four (4) years of experience as a Biomedical Electronics Technician
-OR-
AAMI/ICC Certification as a Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician.
-OR-
Equivalent education / experience.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Demonstrate the following communication skills:
•     Proficiently read, write, understand and communicate in English commensurate with duties and
responsibilities of this position.
•     Follow written and verbal instructions and procedures.

•     Present a polite, professional image of the department to both internal and external customers.
Demonstrate basic computer literacy including ability to use:
•     Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, Access and Outlook.
•     Voicemail & email.
•     Internet Browsers & search engines.
Demonstrate knowledge of terminology and concepts related to servicing medical and laboratory equipment and be able to effectively communicate these concepts to coworkers and customers.

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except where there are legal requirements such as license/certification/registration.

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:

•     Work Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00AM to 4:30PM  (Overtime Eligible)
•     Must meet requirements to drive a University vehicle including possessing and maintaining a valid
driver’s license.
•     Must pass an initial security background check and any additional screenings required by customers.

Working Conditions:     
Protective clothing, equipment and safety precautions may be required in certain environments such as sterile operating rooms, animal care areas and Biosafety Level 3 laboratories. Possible hazards include exposure to
electrical shock, ionizing radiation, chemicals and chemical fumes, high-pressure gasses, infectious diseases, and other hazards encountered in clinical and laboratory settings.
Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs. and be able to drive state vehicles to off-campus clinics.

Application Process:
The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process.  These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Criminal Conviction History, Cover Letter and/or others.  Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.

Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or dso@uw.edu.

To Apply:  Select “Apply for this job” at the bottom of this website:

https://uwhires.admin.washington.edu/eng/candidates/default.cfm?szCategory=jobprofile&szOrderID=144506&szCandidateID=0&szSearchWords=&szReturnToSearch=1

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Biomedical Technician II (BMET)

Re-Posted:  4 April 2017

Location:     PeaceHealth St. John’s Medical Center, Longview, WA

Position Info: This is an excellent opportunity to upgrade your career within a hospital network. We are seeking candidates with at least three years of experience maintaining medical equipment. BMET certification preferred and valid driver’s license required. This is a full-time position that pays $34/hr and comes with an excellent benefits package!

Contact Info: Please send your resume and cover letter to bgabriel@peacehealth.org, or apply online at the link below.

Link to apply: https://career4.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=143926&company=PeaceHealthC&username=

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Biomedical Imaging Technician III

Posted:    4 April 2017

Location:    Vancouver, WA at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center.

Position Info: This is an excellent opportunity to upgrade your career within a hospital network. We are seeking candidates with at least three years of experience maintaining diagnostic imaging equipment, specifically Phillips Cath Lab equipment. AAMI or CRES certification preferred. This is a full-time position with a competitive salary and robust benefit package!

To Apply:   Please send your resume and cover letter to bgabriel@peacehealth.org, or apply online at the link below.

                        https://career4.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=147273&company=PeaceHealthC&username=

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Field Service Engineer

Posted:  30 March 2017


Location:  Spokane WA

 

Job Description:

On site Field support of QIAGEN, Peak Service or Excalibur supported instruments;

 - Installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, and general support of laboratory instrumentation on all levels (hardware and software).

- Maintain and develop positive relationships with customers and references.

- Assist in meeting/exceeding sales targets and related KPI's in relation to maintaining high customer satisfaction and service levels.

- Ensure all paperwork is completed accurately, in a timely fashion, and aligned with any regulatory requirements. Utilize relevant databases to input and provide information to the organization

- Positively represent QIAGEN in front of the customer, be a good example.

  

Position Requirements:

- Technical and/or Scientific and/or Electronics background.

- Preferable Automation hardware experience in areas such as diagnostics, molecular biology or hematology and chemistry.

- Service and support experience within the post-sales service business.

  

Personal Requirements:

- Good written and verbal English language communication skills.

- Extensive travel required (80%).

- Valid driver’s license and willingness to travel, national and internationally.

- Availability to work shifts during the day, night and/or weekend if required.

- Ability to lift ~50lb or 25kgs.

 

To Apply:  send resume and cover letter to:    sheila.smaw@qiagen.com

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Biomedical Electronics Technician 1 (BMET 1)

Posted:                     30 March 2017

Job Location:          Harborview Medical Center, Seattle

Closing Info:            Closes On   04/05/2017

The HMC Clinical Engineering department has an outstanding opportunity for a Biomedical Electronics Technician 1 (BMET 1). Under supervision, the BMET 1 will repair, calibrate, and maintain all types of basic clinical equipment technologies, devices, instruments, and systems. They will inspect, install, and provide preventive maintenance of general clinical equipment.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Duties include:
•     Repair, install, maintain, calibrate, and inspect a diverse range of therapeutic and diagnostic biomedical instrumentation and equipment.
•     Perform preventive maintenance and electrical safety testing of clinical equipment, devices, and systems.
•     Diagnose and correct system and equipment malfunctions.
•     Maintain documentation on new equipment, inspections, and equipment repairs and failures. 
•     Schedule and oversee third-party repair as necessary.
•     Provide technical assistance and instruction on equipment operation and maintenance to personnel.
•     Perform related duties as assigned.

Individual will work under close supervision of BMET II/Senior BMET or the Supervisor of Clinical Engineering.

Working Relationships:
Individual will maintain good personal relationships with fellow workers, nursing and medical staff, vendors, manufacturers, and the general public.  Will be expected to participate in meetings, seminars, training, workshops, and conferences as required. May coordinate and deliver technical in-service education sessions to users as assigned.  Will maintain a clean and safe work place.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
•     Knowledge of electronic theory, technology, and test equipment.
•     Knowledge of basic anatomy and physiology as applied to use of biomedical equipment.
•     Knowledge of color code conventions used in component and wiring marking.
•     Knowledge of department policies, procedures, and standards, as well as general applications such as e-mail, database management, spreadsheet, and work processing software.
•     Ability to analyze, repair, and test electronic and electromechanical equipment.
•     Ability to perform preventive maintenance inspections.
•     Ability to run diagnostic programs.
•     Ability to comprehend instructions and effectively communicate.
•     Ability to maintain accurate records of repairs, calibration, and tests.
•     Ability to lift up to 50 pounds of equipment; to push/pull equipment carts; and to kneel, stand, bend, and reach during equipment repair.
•     Skill in testing electronic equipment.
•     Skill in manual dexterity, hand-to-eye coordination, and color vision.

REQUIREMENTS:

An Associate's Degree in Biomedical Technology OR equivalent education/experience OR Certification by the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) as a candidate.

DESIRED:

Would like candidate with at least 6 months of medical equipment maintenance experience, including internships.  Can troubleshoot and repair infusions pump systems, vital signs monitors, bedside monitoring, specialty beds, surgical tables/stretchers, and other inpatient and clinic-based medical equipment.

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:

Working Conditions

Generally good working conditions.  Possible hazards include exposure to electrical shock, ionizing radiation, chemicals and chemical fumes, high-pressure air, infectious disease, and various other hazards associated with biomedical engineering work.  Protective clothing and safe work practices are required.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or dso@uw.edu.

To apply:  go to https://uwhires.admin.washington.edu/eng/candidates/default.cfm?szCategory=jobprofile&szOrderID=143819&szCandidateID=0&szSearchWords=&szReturnToSearch=1

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Technical Services Manager

Posted:     18 March 2017

Location:  Minneapolis, MN (hospital setting)

Role: Manage a team of 9-13+ Biomedical Equipment Technicians and Field Service Technicians.

Requirements:

Education: Bachelor degree in biomedical engineering, electronics or related field.  

Experience: Leadership, team building and strategic direction of medical service technicians.

Contact Information: Robin.Taklo@RecruitTalentInc.com

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Technical Services Supervisor

Posted:     18 March 2017

Location:  Minneapolis, MN (district operations setting)

Role:  Oversee a team of 10 Biomedical Equipment Technicians.

Requirements:

Education: Associates degree (bachelor preferred) in electronics/biomedical equip. tech. or equivalent.

Experience: 3+ Years in Biomedical Equipment Field, Leadership, Communication, and Organization.

Computer Skills: Microsoft Word & Excel.

Contact Information: Robin.Taklo@RecruitTalentInc.com

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Cath Lab Service Engineer

Posted:    15 March 2107

Location:  Northern California

We need a Philips Cath Lab Service Engineer with 7-10 years experience for a new client who is servicing one of the largest medical centers in Northern, CA.  The client is offering $130K-$135K + O/T, including healthcare benefits + much more, and will include some relocation assistance, if required, for the right individual.

To Apply:  send your resume to Lynn Fernandez, recruiter at lfernandez21073@gmail.com

Jamie and Associates, Inc.

Specialists in Medical Imaging, PACS, Biomedical Service Technology

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