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Biomedical Equipment Technician 2

Posted Here:  3/15/2019

Original Post:  3/13/2019

Job Location:  US-WA-Seattle

Job ID:   2019-9181

Type:  Full Time

Department:   8437 Clinical Engineering

FTE:  1.00

Shift: 1st, Days

New Grads?  No

Overview

Join our award-winning team at UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center.  We're proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are:

  • The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award
  • The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award
  • This is the second consecutive year Northwest Hospital has achieved both the Spine Surgery Excellence Award and a ranking among the top 10 percent in the nation for spine surgery.
  • The Stroke Care Excellence Award
  • Winner of the Health Grades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row, we’re also one of the safest places to get care – among the top 5% in the country.

UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. 

Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services.  With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle. 

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. 

As a UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.

We’re interested in learning more about you and appreciate your taking the time to apply online. UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is committed to employing a diverse workforce. EOE

UW Medicine – Northwest Hospital and Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, physical or mental disability, or any other protected characteristic. Minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities

Performs moderately complex administration, maintenance, troubleshooting, testing, and documentation, includes but is not limited to:

-  Inspects and installs medical and related technical equipment in medical and research facilities.

-  Services various equipment and apparatus such as patient monitors, electrocardiographs, blood gas analyzers, x-ray units, defibrillators, electrosurgical units, anesthesia apparatus, pacemakers, blood pressure transducers, spirometers, sterilizers, diathermy equipment and other related technical equipment.

-  Repairs, calibrates, and maintains medical equipment and properly maintains required documentation.

-  Develops options presented by maintenance or repair situations and determines the best course of action from those options.

-  Effectively communicates with customers keeping them fully informed of the status of repairs.

-  Safety tests medical equipment to ensure patient and staff safety from electrical or mechanical hazards.

-  Consults with medical or research staff to ascertain that the equipment functions properly and safely.

-  Demonstrates and explains correct operation of equipment to medical personnel.

-  Works from schematic diagrams, blueprints, service documentation, federal, state and local codes or standards, and from verbal instructions.

-  Is knowledgeable of and observes proper patient isolation and protection procedures.

-  Is knowledgeable of and observes proper personal protection practices.

 

Driving, includes but is not limited to:

May be required to drive an automobile (or other vehicle) as a function of job.  If so required, completes all NWH driver clearance procedures and paperwork.  Drives carefully and in accordance with the law and NWH driving standards.  Promptly reports any accidents, tickets, citations, moving violations, vehicle damage, or suspension/revocation of license.  Maintains a valid Washington Drivers License and a clean driving record.

Qualifications

Education Background

  • Associate's degree or certificate in Biomedical Technology from a two-year college or technical school.

Licensure, Registration, Certification

  • ICC Certification for Biomedical Equipment Technicians is encouraged and desirable, but not required.
  • If driving is included as a function of the job, maintains a valid Washington Driver’s License and clean record.

Special Training/Skills

  • Must be able to effectively communicate with customers, co-workers, and supervisor.
  • Must have a strong grasp of basic medical terminology.
  • Underlying principles of physics, chemistry, hydraulics, light, and sound
  • A strong grasp of electronics, microprocessors , mechanical and  electromechanical methods 
  • Must have a working knowledge of computer networking and network security methods.
  • Must have working knowledge of clinical applications of most common medical equipment.
  • Able to identify and understand the basic operating principles of standard analog and digital electronic circuits and electromechanical components.
  • Able to read electrical and electronic circuit diagrams.
  • Able to identify components both schematically and physically to the generic type and family.
  • Able to successfully identify and order proper replacement components from OEM or third party.
  • Demonstrates ability to accurately acquire basic competency on new technologies or makes of equipment through self-study of manufacturer’s documentation and other sources.
  • Routinely exercises logical, progressive trouble shooting techniques at both the systems and component levels.
  • Reads, understands and interprets the logical flow of service documentation including schematics, parts lists, servicing procedures and specifications.

Work Experience

  • This position requires a minimum of two years of experience as a Biomedical Equipment Technician 1 or equivalent, working in a hospital setting.

Physical Abilities

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand and walk.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Physical Demand Level:  Medium

In an 8-hour workday, must be able to Lift / Carry

-  20 to 50 pounds occasionally

-  10 to 25 pounds frequently

-  up to 10 pounds constantly

As required, must be able to:

-  Sit, Stand, Walk, Bend, Squat, Kneel, Crawl, Climb and Reach above shoulders

-  Push and Pull

-  Perform fine motor functions

-  Must possess functional vision, hearing, and speech in order to communicate effectively with clients, client advocates, and staff.

Work Environment

The employee is regularly exposed to risk of moderate electrical shock.  The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and risk of radiation.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

To Apply:  go to    https://employees-uwnwhmc.icims.com/jobs/9181/biomedical-equipment-technician-2/job

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Uncertified Biomedical Equipment Technician

Multiple Openings

Posted:   2 March 2019

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Facilities Management

Location:  First Hill Main Bldg (WA145),  747 Broadway Seattle  98122

Swedish Medical Center is looking for Uncertified Biomedical Equipment Technicians to work per diem and full-time day shift positions in Clinical Engineering at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA 

Per Diem positions:  Job Number 216065

Full Time positions:  Job Number 215878

The Biomedical Equipment Technician Uncertified is responsible as an entry-level Clinical Engineering Technician position.

In this position you will:

  • Operate specialized test equipment, reads schematics, and technical manuals.
  • Assemble and disassemble moderately complex electronic and Electro-mechanical devices.
  • Perform troubleshooting to board level or component level depending on the circumstance.
  • Perform preventive maintenance, repairs, and safety testing of medical equipment.
  • Receive specific detailed instruction and supervision for assigned tasks.
  • Document all work in accordance with departmental policies.
  • Be working in a variety of clinical environments often with frequent interruptions.

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • AAS degree in Electronic Technology from an accredited program. Military training may be considered as an alternative. 
  • Must be eligible for AAMI/BMET certification.
  • Ability to operate a wide variety of hand-tools, power tools and specialized test equipment used in the repair and calibration of electronic equipment
  • Knowledgeable in the basic operation of PCs, word processors, and spreadsheets
  • Must be in good physical condition to perform physically demanding tasks including: climbing ladders, reaching overhead, working in tight places and lifting 80 lbs. to the waist and 40 lbs. overhead 

About Swedish Shared Services:

Swedish is the largest, most comprehensive, nonprofit health provider in the Greater Seattle area. Our expanding network of facilities currently includes three hospital locations in Seattle, a hospital in Edmonds and the new Swedish Issaquah campus. It also consists of Swedish Medical Group’s network of primary care clinics, and affiliations with suburban hospitals and specialty clinics throughout Greater Seattle.

Each campus has a local operations leadership team, supported by centrally located and led corporate services, such as Human Resources, Financial and Information Services.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details — https://caregiver.ehr.com

Our Mission Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.

About Us Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

To Apply:  go to

   https://swedish.jobs/?utm_campaign=swedish.org&vs=1831&utm_medium=Other&utm_source=swedish.org-DE

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BIOMEDICAL ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN 1

--  TEMPORARY  --

Posted:  2/28/2019

Req#:  165152

Location:  UW Medical Center

Closing:   Open until filled

Salary:  $26.41 to $37.79 per hour

This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment.  As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.  For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.





UWMC BMET I job duties:

•Conducts incoming inspections and documents all work in the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS).

•Installs new biomedical equipment after determining safety, performance, and preventative maintenance requirements.

•Maintains and/or repairs biomedical equipment in accordance with manufacturers recommendations.

•Operates with a positive and patient focused customer service attitude.

•Assists clinical staff in the evaluation and selection of medical equipment.

•Continually strives to improve UWMC Clinical Engineering processes and procedures

•Follows safe working practices and actively works to resolve internal and external conflicts

•Utilizes effective resource management and prioritization skills

•Communicates with the rest of the Clinical Engineering team in an active and professional manner

•Maintains productivity standards and adjusts habits to meet workload changes

Biomedical Electronics Technician I (BMET I) desired skills and qualifications:

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:

Knowledge of proper safety precautions related to common medical equipment.

Knowledge of clinical applications of common medical equipment.

Ability to exercise logical, progressive troubleshooting techniques at both the system

and component level.

Ability to identify and understand the basic operating principles of standard analog and digital electronic circuits and electromechanical components.

Ability to read electrical and electronic circuit diagrams. Ability to identify components both schematically and physically to the generic type and family.

Ability to successfully identify and order proper repair components from OEM or third party.



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.


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Senior Manager Clinical and Medical Imaging Engineering

Posting Date:  02/27/19

Location: Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

Job Type:  1.0 FTE, Variable

Text for IO#:  69549

The Senior Manager of Clinical and Medical Imaging Engineering is responsible for providing leadership, vision, and a working environment that promotes teamwork and customer satisfaction, and for ensuring that the standards of service are met for the Clinical and Medical Imaging Engineering team in a manner consistent with SMC's mission and values.

In this position you will:

  • Perform and maintain currency of essential competencies as required by specific area of hire, regulatory requirements and populations served.
  • Prepare and maintain departmental budgets and oversees repair budgets of the department.
  • Review, evaluate, and report on the quantity, quality, and effectiveness of department personnel.
  • Oversee maintenance of department records including equipment master files, inventory listings, and equipment maintenance histories.
  • Manage vendor service quality assurance program consisting of: verifying quality of vendor service, auditing field service reports for completion and accuracy, auditing vendor invoices for accuracy, approving vendor invoices for payment.
  • Develop, evaluate, and report on quantity, quality, and effectiveness of departmental service programs and services.
  • Oversee service contract evaluation, purchase, and renewal. Includes directing / participating in contract negotiation.
  • Write technical specifications for capital equipment purchase and participates in purchase negotiation. Represents departmental services in the construction phase as well.
  • Oversee pre-employment interviews and hiring process for qualified personnel.
  • Serve as a positive and creative role model and holds self and others accountable for high quality service standards and performance.
  • Facilitate staff training schedules to maximize in-house service capabilities.
  • Assist in assuring compliance with local, state, federal and regulatory standards.
  • Complete performance evaluations for staff within required time frames.
  • Effectively utilize software technology to manage workflow.
  • Establish agendas and maintain monthly staff meetings to promote effective communication of issues or problems.
  • Communicate with both internal and external key stake holders in a positive and constructive manner.
  • Work with other Enterprise disciplines to achieve organizational goals.
  • Facilitate and manages retail and shared services.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

• Bachelor's Degree (Applicants without a Bachelor's Degree must actively pursue and attain a degree within five years)

  • 7 years Clinical or medical imaging equipment service, with 3 years progressively more responsible experience in a management or supervisory capacity.
  • Excellent leadership, organizational, interpersonal, and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work with a wide range of staff from many different disciplines.
  • Performs managerial and/or technical tasks under conditions of stress and frequent interruptions.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Prior capital acquisition planning and purchase recommended.
  • Master's Degree

About Swedish Shared Services:

Swedish is the largest, most comprehensive, nonprofit health provider in the Greater Seattle area. Our expanding network of facilities currently includes three hospital locations in Seattle, a hospital in Edmonds and the new Swedish Issaquah campus. It also consists of Swedish Medical Group’s network of primary care clinics, and affiliations with suburban hospitals and specialty clinics throughout Greater Seattle.

Each campus has a local operations leadership team, supported by centrally located and led corporate services, such as Human Resources, Financial and Information Services.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details:  https://caregiver.ehr.com

Our Mission:

Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.

About Us:

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Swedish.jobs

When applying online, please reference job number 215744.

To Apply online:   http://50.73.55.13/counter.php?id=155213

Swedish is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Biomed Tech I

Posted here:  14 February 2018

Location:         Lincoln City, OR

Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital is currently recruiting a Biomed Tech I who will be responsible for the installation, calibration, testing, inspection, inventory assessment, preventative maintenance and repair of biomedical equipment throughout assigned facilities.

Located just two hours from the bustling city of Portland, Lincoln City is ideally situated along seven miles of sandy beach. Residents enjoy a moderate climate with cool winters and warm summers with low humidity. Lincoln City has more than 7,000 friendly residents, but during the summer months the population can easily swell to more than 30,000 as visitors from all over the world enjoy the beaches, forests, rivers and Devil’s Lake. 

Requirements/Preferences:

• High School diploma or equivalent required.

• One (1) of the following required: a) Associate’s degree with successful completion of an internship in biomed or electronics. b) Military training in electronics or biomed equipment and six (6) months experience. c) Equivalent combination of education and experience to any of the options above.  

• Successful completion of Drivers Privileges for SHS Vehicles application process required.

Schedule/Shift:

Full time  • Day shift 

Samaritan Health Services offers an exceptional benefits package!

To apply online for this position, or for additional information about employment opportunities with Samaritan Health Services, please visit our website at: http://www.samhealth.org/employment

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Biomedical Equipment Technician II

(2 years experience required)

Posted here:  12 Feb 2019

Location:  Seattle, WA

Job Type:  Full-time

Field Service Technician

We offer top industry pay, flexible hours, and endless opportunities.

We are a growing biomedical service company based in Aurora, Colorado that offers its employees opportunities to grow.

The Company: Mountain States Biomedical Services is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business which is owned and operated by field service technicians and is known for the great service we provide to customers and employees alike. We have more than three decades of biomedical experience, which includes 15 years of servicing contrast injectors. Since 1980, we have been working with hospitals and other healthcare facilities in the government and private sectors, making sure that all of their equipment is kept running in excellent condition.

  • At Mountain States, we believe that if you love what you do, you never work a day in your life and we love what we do.
  • We believe in taking care of our employees so they will take care of our customers.

The Position: We are looking for field service technicians. The pay range we are offering is based on experience.

  • We offer a comprehensive benefit package.
  • We also offer 15 paid days off the first year.
  • 401K eligibility after 12 months of employment.

Requirements:

  • 2 – 5 years of general biomedical experience.
  • Experience with contrast injectors a plus. However, manufacture training will be provided.
  • Willing to travel up to 75% of the time.
  • Must be a self-starter who works with minimal oversight.

Responsibilities:

  • Support our contrast injector customers in a multi-state region (Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Arizona and California) as well as provide backup to other regions.
  • Produce accurate service reports.
  • Support our general biomedical customer in Seattle.
  • Provide outstanding customer service.

To apply:  go to  https://www.indeedjobs.com/mountain-states-biomedical-services/jobs/03af85abb93c252084ad

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Engineering Lab Test Technician

Re-Posted:  28 February, 2019

Location:   Redmond, WA

Job description:

Lab Test Technician performs predefined test protocols on medical devices (new products or changes on existing products) to ensure they meet FDA and other quality regulations. Tests include Electronic, Hipot, Mechanical, Drop, Vibration, Environmental, and more. Uses oscilloscopes, digital multimeters, function generators, and other test equipment. Responsible for documenting test data that is evaluated and eventually used in reports used in FDA submissions. Tests are run on a schedule that must be completed to hit delivery dates. Will work with test protocols, CAD drawings, electrical schematics, diagrams, work instructions, and other specifications. May be involved with the creation, maintenance, and repair of test fixtures, as well as other duties as assigned. 

Must Have:
- AA degree in electronics (or Military training/experience working with electronics).
- 2+ years of hands-on test technician experience.
- Knowledge of test equipment and measurement tools such as oscilloscopes, function generator, dmm etc.
- Strong attention to detail and ability to follow instructions.
- Ability to clearly document and record test data.
- Ability to work with a team in close quarters.

To Apply: Send resume to calop@aerotek.com

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Biomed Imaging Repair Technician-II

CHI

Posted here:   17 December, 2018

Location:  Burien, WA

Requisition ID: 2018-R017770

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Relationships: Who will I work with?

As a Field Service Imaging Technician-II, you will join our in-house Clinical Engineering team comprised of multiple levels of Biomeds and Field Service Engineers, led by a nation-wide network of Managers, Directors, and VP’s.  You will also partner with some of our nation’s top clinical talent at the local hospital to ensure the best patient care.  And, let’s not forget the most important relationship of all…our patients.

Impact: Why does this role matter?

This role matters because you will have a direct impact on patient care and satisfaction by ensuring all diagnostic imaging equipment (radiology, nuclear, ultrasound, mammography, etc.) and biomedical equipment is functioning perfectly. Providing repair and maintenance primarily on general imaging equipment, and general biomed equipment secondarily, in our hospitals keeps the equipment functioning optimally so that our clinical and direct patient care teams can provide the best patient care possible.

You can make the biggest impact by meeting these requirements:

- Associate’s Degree in a related field required

- CRES preferred

- Minimum of five years of related experience servicing medical imaging equipment

- Reliable transportation required 

Growth: Is growth provided?

Yes, absolutely! Our teams are structured in a way that promote expansion of knowledge as well as upward mobility.  As a high performing team member, you will have the opportunity to obtain specialty certifications, and work alongside our senior staff to grow your career within CHI, because together we’re better.  

Relocation Assistance provided!

To see the full position description and apply, go to: 

                                                   https://chi2.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/biomed-imaging-repair-technician-ii-45226

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Job seekers in Oregon are certainly welcome to check the WSBA’s listings.  

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