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Last updated:   16 August 2017

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BMET Job Opening

Posted:        Aug 10, 2017

Location:     Los Angeles County, California

Job Description:

Biomedical Technician for health care facility in the Los Angeles County area.

PM, repair, incoming inspections for a range of equipment. Total count of equipment

at this time is about 1,400 items. No repair needed on Dialysis or Radiology equipment.

To Apply:   Contact Patrick Tarzian at patrick@biomedtronix.com

                      or call at 949.306.8503

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Biomedical Equipment Technician, Uncertified

Three Openings

Re-Posted:  Aug 16 2017

Location:  Seattle

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Facilities / Engineering

Description:

Swedish Medical Center is looking for a 1.0 FTE Biomedical Equipment Technician-Uncertified to work for the Clinical Engineering Department at Swedish in Seattle, WA.  The Biomedical Equipment Technician Uncertified is responsible as a Clinical Engineering Technician position that will support multiple campuses.

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 and working with all levels of clinical staff and patients within the facility.

Qualifications:

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 Non-Profit Mission: Improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

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 183 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Great Puget Sound area. Swedish employs more than 13,000 employees and 4,200 physicians. Whether through physician clinics, health education, research and innovation or other means of 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.

Req ID: 161117

To Apply: go to

      http://swedish.jobs/seattle-wa/biomedical-equipment-technician-uncertified/FF863EA75DF242F686C7FB563DEFF4F9/job/

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Field Service Engineer

Posted:  6 July 2017


Location:  Seattle, WA

IMMEDIATE POSITION AVAILABLE

ESTABLISHED MEDICAL COMPANY

Looking for a strong electronics or biomedical foundation, good customer skills and prior work experience using your field service background. You will work as a Field Service Engineer repairing, troubleshooting and maintaining medical diagnostic equipment found in hospitals.

Good communication and customer skills a must.  Should have demonstrated technical troubleshooting skills and the ability to work independently. This industry leader provides a competitive base salary, excellent training, company car as well as other benefits.

If you qualify and are interested in more information, call or e-mail resume to:

Audra Necker

Phone: 800-827-9753

audran@nscharney.com

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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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Oregon Biomedical Association has jobs listed !


Visitors to the WSBA website are advised that there are also jobs posted on the OBA’s website.

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

Jobs on the OBA site are at:  http://orbmet.org/jobs-opportunities


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