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Last updated:   10 July 2019

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BIOMEDICAL ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN SUPERVISORS

Three Positions

Req #  169141

Job Location:   Seattle

Posting Date:  07/09/2019 

Closes On:     07/23/2019

Salary:    $6,421.00 - $9,189.00 

Note:  For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.

As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a “Great College to Work For” for five consecutive years. 

The Health Sciences Academic Services and Facilities’ (HSAS&F), Scientific Instruments (SI) unit has three opportunities for Biomedical Electronics Technician Supervisor positions, which includes a BMET Compliance Supervisor, a BMET Systems Supervisor, and a BMET Training & Resource Development Supervisor.

SI provides services that support patient care, laboratory and research equipment for University, state, federal and other publicly funded agencies. Services include technology management, regulatory compliance, preventive maintenance, routine or emergency repairs, and design and prototype development. SI is a self-sustaining unit.  Major customers include UW Medical Center, Laboratory Medicine, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, UW Physicians Neighborhood Clinics, Harborview Medical Center and NW Hospital.

All three Supervisors will have the same general SI unit duties and responsibilities, and will be responsible for directly supervising and overseeing the daily operations of approximately 6-8 Biomedical Electronic Technicians (BMET) each.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Supervise assigned personnel and oversee daily operations of the Biomedical Electronics Shop
• Select and interview candidates; make hiring recommendations to Manager
• Onboard new employees
• Assign and schedule work of BME employees
• Actively manage the timely completion of Preventive Maintenance (PM) Workorders
• Review and approve overtime, leave requests and timecards
• Conduct performance reviews and recommend disciplinary action
• Model excellence in customer service and train employees to do the same
• Use dashboards and other metrics to monitor performance of individuals and groups of employees

Technical and operational support for employees and customers:
• Review and approve routine purchasing requests
• Review and approve workorders prior to billing
• Resolve billing issues and customer complaints
• Assist Manager in developing, implementing and enforcing policies and procedures
• Review incoming inspection records to insure the appropriate training, tools and scheduling are in place to fulfill the manufacturer’s maintenance requirements
• Represent Scientific Instruments on committees, during safety audits, accreditation inspections or other events
• Evaluate, make recommendations and approve devices used on human subjects
• Design, modify or fabricate custom devices, cables and accessories for use in patient care or direct and review the work of employees in performing these tasks
• Evaluate and/or direct the evaluation of medical equipment involved in unusual incidents, maintains legal chain of custody and prepares documentation that may be germane in litigation
• Assist the manager in preparing for rate proposal updates, including anticipating or recommending changes in staffing and collecting and prioritizing requests for major tools and training
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 multi-meters, function generators and power supplies
• Specialized test equipment such as electrical safety analyzers, patient simulators, device specific test jigs and diagnostic software
• Dashboards, spreadsheets or other metrics based monitoring systems

The three positions’ unique areas-of-focus duties and responsibilities are:

BMET Compliance Supervisor:
The focus of this position includes ensuring that the Scientific Instruments shop maintains compliance with all regulatory agencies and operates per safety guidelines.  Specifically, this position would be highly involved with Environment of Care and Medical Equipment Management for this organization.  Others duties include:
• Maintaining a current Equipment Management Plan
• Staying aware of alerts and recalls for biomedical equipment
• Creating and maintaining shop safety plan and emergency management plans in coordination with HSAS&F department
• Ensuring compliance with University of Washington’s network security policies
• Client Safety Audit walkthroughs
• Manage medical equipment compliance documentation; including the creation and maintenance of policies and procedures

BMET Systems Supervisor:
The focus of this position includes oversight of the units Computerized Maintenance Management System; availability of compliance reporting for services performed; ensuring dashboards accurately reflect shop metrics for leadership.  This position will work with the department’s Systems Administrator to ensure Scientific Instruments meet compliance and clients’ requirements. Others duties include:
• Validation of all biomed equipment information serviced by SI
• Analyze and create balanced preventative maintenance workloads for shop employees
• Prepare documentation of CMMS equipment maintenance tasks
• Manage SI’s internal SharePoint site to ensure current and relevant content
• Work with Department’s System Administrator to: obtain and maintain required internal and external reports; maintain CMMS database to ensure validity of data; provide customization of system to best meet SI needs as available

BMET Training & Resource Development Supervisor:
The focus of this position to outline and ensure employees have the equipment and training they need to perform their duties within regulatory guidelines. This includes the planning and coordination of regular technical sessions for employees and clients. Other duties include:
• Overseeing the assignments and completion of training and health safety requirements through the department’s Learning Management System for SI employees
• Identify and coordinate required equipment service training
• Identify and coordinate required equipment necessary to complete services
• Create and maintain the shops on-call roster
• Responsible to ensure that shop test equipment is calibrated per regulatory requirements

These positions provide leadership to all of the SI employees and operations in conjunction with the SI Manager. Supervisors participate in delivery of services, performing advanced technical services in support of the unit’s customers and strategic mission. Supervisors are expected to provide a high-level of support for employees, have the ability to perform well in a demanding environment and prioritize competing deadlines to deliver on impactful initiatives. Supervisors are expected to leverage excellent communication skills, provide excellent customer service and build systems to support business operations. Additionally, Supervisors are expected to participate in HSAS&F department initiatives and be dedicated to creating a positive work environment.  As a member of the HSAS&F department, Supervisors are expected to participate in the development and implementation of the HSAS&F strategic plan, demonstrates HSAS&F values, and delivers on the value proposition for the UW.

Performance Expectations:
• Cultivate positive working relationships with coworkers, management, customers, manufacturers, vendors and the general public
• Actively support the mission of Scientific Instruments and the University
• Set an example of professional appearance and demeanor
• Maintain accurate and timely documentation as required
• Maintain a clean, uncluttered and safe work environment
• Meet personal productivity and billing goals
• Continue to develop technical and supervisory skills by active participation in professional associations and attending relevant training courses
• Review and close workorders in a timely manner to insure compliance with customers PM requirements and insure prompt payment for services
• Actively participate in departmental quality and process improvement activities

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
• Demonstrated ability to handle confidential information responsibly
• Demonstrated experience in conflict resolution and building positive teams in a similar work environment

Demonstrate basic computer literacy including ability to use:
• Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, Access and Outlook
• Voicemail & email
• Internet Browsers & search engines
• One or more Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) such as TMA, Maximo or TMS

Demonstrate mastery of terminology and concepts related to servicing medical and laboratory equipment and be able to effectively communicate these concepts to direct reports, other coworkers, and customers.

DESIRED:
• Direct experience with TMA system
• Two (2) years’ experience as a BMET 3, BMET Lead or BMET Supervisor. OR Seven (7) years’ experience as a Biomedical Electronics Technician OR Equivalent education / experience

Equivalent education/experience can substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

Working Conditions:
Generally good working conditions. 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. Protective clothing and equipment may be required in certain environments such as sterile operating rooms, animal care areas and Biosafety Level 3 laboratories.

Conditions of Employment:
• Work Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00AM to 4:30PM (Overtime Exempt)
• Must meet requirements to drive a University vehicle including possessing and maintaining a valid driver’s license
• May need to pass additional security screenings when required by customers

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, 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.

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, your experiences, perspectives and unique identities will be honored at the University of Washington. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.

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=169141&szCandidateID=0&szSearchWords=&szReturnToSearch=1

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Medical Imaging Field Service Engineer II

Posted here:  9 July 2019

Location: Clackamas, OR

Job Number: 807019

Description:

Under the general supervision of the Clinical Technology Manager and Chief Medical Imaging Engineer, performs duties pertaining to acquisition, installation, calibration, repair and maintenance of medical imaging equipment.

Essential Responsibilities:

-  Advises on specifications for purchases on new medical imaging equipment and recommends replacement of obsolete or irreparable equipment. Provides new product evaluation as requested.

-  Consults and collaborates with key stakeholders to prepare for installation and deployment of medical imaging equipment and systems, including but not limited to electrical, mechanical, gas, pneumatics, software, networking and integration to data/information retention systems. Performs or coordinates assembly and installation of medical equipment, including but not limited to electrical, mechanical, gas, pneumatics, software, networking and integration to data/information retention systems. Prepares periodic maintenance instructions for medical equipment. Performs required safety inspection and performance assurance on new medical equipment. Assess medical equipment and systems for compliance with HIPAA storage and security policies. Completes documentation for entry into the centralized maintenance management system. Completes and maintains system function, configuration and support documentation.

-  Directly performs or schedules with outside service vendors the performance assessment and preventive maintenance on a variety of equipment per established procedures. Documents work performed.

-  Analyzes and corrects malfunctions on a variety of medical equipment systems. Analysis and corrective methods include but are not limited to observation of front panel and controls; interpretation of block and schematic diagrams; utilization of appropriate test equipment; replacement of components, PC boards, sub-systems and software; adjustment and restoration of network connectivity and integration to data/information retention systems; calibration and adjustment to manufacturers specifications; working with clinical personnel to correct operator based problems; documentation of work performed including that provided by outside service.

-  Performs or coordinates remediation action on medical equipment safety and recall hazard alerts.

-  Performs investigative evaluation of medical equipment involved in patient and employee incidents / accidents. Documents findings and reports as required.

-  Provides training and assigns work orders to third party service vendors and student trainees. Completes documentation of action taken in the centralized maintenance management system.

-  Performs or coordinates the decommissioning of medical equipment per established policies.

-  Assists, as required, with staff in-service education. Cross train new employees on use on test equipment, department procedure, and medical system support.

-  Education - Develops and implements a plan for professional growth. Maintains current with advancing technology, including Kaiser provided training as required to perform duties.

-  Performs miscellaneous duties as directed in support of the need of the organization.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience:

Minimum two (2) years of experience servicing medical imaging equipment and CRES certification OR minimum four (4) years of experience servicing medical imaging equipment.

Education:

-  AAS degree in biomedical equipment service technology, electronic service technology, or computer service technology from an accredited program or military biomedical equipment training.

-  License, Certification, Registration

-  Driver's License required at time of hire/transfer.

Additional Requirements:

-  Proficient knowledge in the operation and maintenance of medical imaging systems.

-  Must be able to demonstrate proficient use of test equipment used in servicing medical imaging systems.

-  Must have knowledge of standards and codes applicable to medical medical imaging systems.

-  Proficient in the use of testing instruments, devices, simulators, and tools associated with servicing electronic equipment

-  Mathematical ability, attention to detail (e.g. organization, prioritization, proofing), concentration, and alertness.

-  Reading, writing, and fluently speaking and, understanding English.

-  Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in the following areas: customer service, interpersonal relations, adaptability, change management, decision making, oral communication, problem solving, project management, quality management, results orientation, teamwork, and written communication.

Preferred Qualifications:

-  Background servicing medical imaging equipment with emphasis on multi modality and multi manufacturer experience and years of service.

-  Experience servicing computer client-server systems.

-  Computer networking certification

-  Certified Radiology Equipment Service (CRES).

-  Knowledge and skill using Microsoft Word, Excel and Access.

Primary Location:  Regional Supply Center, 10200 SE Sunnyside Rd., Clackamas, OR  

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40

Shift: Day

Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

Working Hours Start: 7:30 AM

Working Hours End: 4:00 PM

Job Schedule: Full-time

To Apply:  go to  https://www.kaiserpermanentejobs.org/job/clackamas/medical-imaging-field-service-engineer-ii/641/12420362

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Biomedical Equipment Technician III

Posted here:   26 June 2019

Location:   Fort Hood, TX

Job Code:  1375

Clearance Requirements:   Background check

Goldbelt Frontier, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Alaskan Native Corporation Goldbelt, Frontier places an emphasis on research and development, behavioral health, and medical and technological support services.   Frontier is ideally suited to work with the Departments of Defense, Homeland Security, and Health and Human Services. Goldbelt Frontier’s leadership offers specific expertise related to medical staffing, behavioral health, and program development CONUS and OCONUS.

Job Summary and Duties:

A Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET) III uses traditional engineering expertise to analyze and solve problems regarding the design, development, and safety testing of biomedical equipment. They serve as the principal action officer for maintenance related acquisition support, fielding, and sustainment of medical laboratory equipment, contact patient monitoring systems, and digital imaging/radiographic equipment. May provide leadership and/or supervisory oversight to other BMETs.

-  Ensure that the biomedical equipment is in compliance with Federal, State, and/or applicable regulatory requirements; implement  quality control standards, and maintain budget and vendor relationships.

-  Repair, install, maintain, calibrate, and inspect complex medical equipment, instrumentation, and systems.

-  Assign routine repairs, inspections, and installations to subordinates and observe their performance.

-  Perform preventive maintenance and electrical safety testing of clinical equipment, devices, and systems, and monitor completion of preventive maintenance activities performed by outside vendors (when applicable).

-  Review outcome of preventive maintenance actions and make recommendations to department staff concerning improvements.

-  Perform complex technical inspections of new, used or reconditioned military medical equipment.

-  Recommend new equipment and testing procedures.

-  Maintain documentation on new equipment, inspections, and equipment repairs and failures.

-  Assist, manage, and monitor third-party repairs (when applicable).

-  Understand and comply with Joint Commission and other applicable standards and regulations.

-  Determine and verify associated support items of equipment in order to perform scheduled services and maintenance repairs and calibration; supply support and provisioning requirements; and training requirements.

-  Review regulatory documentation, writes and assists with writing policy to set standards.

-  Manage special operations fielding support.

-  Monitor sustainment support.

-  Assist on various special projects for medical equipment systems.

-  Participate in the development of performance specifications for medical equipment systems and maintenance regulatory policies.

-  Provide technical expertise and specific plans in the creation, interpretation, and explanation of operations and maintenance policy.

Identify elements and requirements for improving the maintenance posture of medical equipment.

-  Responsible for the development, review and execution of the maintenance support plans and sustainment strategies.

-  Monitor equipment data collection apparatus and subjects during tests and evaluations.

-  Respond to inquiries and answers questions relating to technical and operational applications.

-  Investigate sources of needed equipment for designated testing and evaluations and evaluates the applicability to the laboratory's needs.

-  Prepare necessary support documentation and purchase requisitions.

-  Prepare and maintain special or periodic reports, records, documents and correspondence.

-  May provide leadership and/or supervisory oversight to other BMETs.

-  Perform other related duties, as assigned or required.

 

Experience Required:

-  A.A.S in Medical Equipment Technology or more advanced degree in related field or AAMI Certification (CBET), and/or graduate of DoD Medical Equipment Repairers Course

-  Ability to obtain and maintain a CACard

-  Six or more years directly related experience.

-  Experience as a lead, scheduling work, and/or overseeing and mentoring technical work of others

-  Experience performing biomedical equipment maintenance, repair, and maintenance cycles on Military Medical Equipment.

-  Experience performing complex technical inspections of new, used or reconditioned Army medical equipment.

-  Experience with medical equipment overhaul.

-  Proven technical writing skills.

To Apply:  go to https://chu.tbe.taleo.net/chu04/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=GOLD&cws=37&rid=1375

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Biomed Equipment Tech I

Posted: 13 May 2019

Location: Kirkland, WA

RENOVO SOLUTIONS LLC provides healthcare technology management solutions to help reduce costs, increase quality and improve medical equipment performance in healthcare facilities nationwide. We also provide unbiased and objective healthcare technology management advice and consulting.

At RENOVO, we value knowledge, reliability, and integrity in our employees. If you are interested in being a part of a team that is committed to making a difference in healthcare equipment maintenance and healthcare asset and technology management, we invite you to apply for one of the open positions. We are always looking for talented, passionate, hard-working people to join our team. Our employees are not afraid to speak their mind, to try new things, and to wear multiple hats. Our people are empowered to help our customers. We foster teamwork and cooperation, and always promote a “customer first” philosophy. We uphold this standard with our associates, clients, partners, and the communities in which we do business. We live by our company’s Five Guiding Principles, which we have termed TRUST:

  • Treat each other with care, kindness and respect.
  • Respect our associates’ responsibility of putting family first.
  • Uphold the highest standards of excellence in all we do.
  • Share our success with our associates, clients, partners and community.
  • Treasure our people and promote from within.

Summary:

A BMET 1 is usually an entry level position and up to 2 years of practical experience, and is usually assigned responsibility for the general patient care equipment in a Hospital or Ambulatory care facility. The BMET 1 is responsible for all scheduled maintenance activities and corrective service requests assigned to him/her. Because of the close daily relationship and interaction with the customer facility’s staff, BMET 1’s must have excellent organizational and customer service skills. Close supervision is provided to ensure service quality is maintained and continued development of the BMET 1’s knowledge and skills are progressing. The BMET 1 is often assigned tasks within facility Medical Equipment Projects and reports directly to the Account Manager or Senior Biomedical Technician assigned to each facility.

Specific Responsibilities :

  • Must exhibit self motivation and personal relations skills. The individual must be able to deal with professionals in a Clinical setting, establish appropriate work priorities and schedules, in a manner sensitive to both the customer and co-workers. While working with the responsible manager, the BMET 1 is responsible for communicating work status along with any problems, scheduling issues or incomplete service activities that require management attention.
  • Must take responsibility for clerical needs, including completeness and accuracy of service reports, filing, tracking of Scheduled Maintenance (SM) and repair services, monthly status reports, notification to departments of overdue and incomplete SMs and equipment inventory reports.
  • Initiates service requests to outside vendors as required and tracks service completion including documentation.
  • Where applicable, assists in tracking of SM service activities of vendors and processing additions / deletions to the medical equipment inventory. Communicates with appropriate support staff pro-actively to assure customer satisfaction with the Renovo Clinical Engineering program. Reviews budgetary reports and contract inventories for accuracy.
  • Must work independently to accomplish all assigned SMs while balancing repair calls as required as well as completion of all related paperwork.
  • Must respond to all urgent requests for service verbally within 15 minutes. Must prioritize new requests with balance of open repairs and schedule accordingly.
  • Performs all assigned non-invasive repairs. Performs as many as possible of any required invasive repairs on-site. Arranges for completion of the balance of the invasive repairs.
  • Orders and tracks all necessary parts for repairs using the approved purchasing method for the account. Demonstrates good judgement on which repairs are attempted on-site.
  • Maintains timely and accurate knowledge of equipment status through proper use of department schedules, inventories and SM schedules.
  • Responsible for inventory control. Must accurately track and report all additions, deletions, and changes including accuracy of department inventories and SM schedules.
  • Must exhibit good customer relations skills. A close daily relationship with the customer results in a high level of customer satisfaction and perception of value per dollar cost. Company image is perceived primarily through contact with the customer and on-site personnel.
  • Must work closely with Renovo Account Managers and Regional Directors to keep them informed of account status. This must include SM status, repair status, level and type of special interests and customer concerns and problems.
  • Provides, or assists in providing, user in-service training and new equipment evaluation as requested.
  • Tracks safety and quality related issues as required by the facility including hazard notifications, equipment failures related to patient safety, manufacturer recalls and mandatory equipment notifications and upgrades. Attends Environment of Care/ Safety Committee meetings as requested by the facility.
  • Learns new maintenance skills quickly, usually with demonstration.
  • Operates and maintains test equipment to high standards. Tracks test equipment, parts inventory and other on-site Renovo assets as assigned. Maintains accurate quantity and locations for all company assets under his/her control.
  • Must be available for after hours service calls and participate in the on-call rotation if asked to do so.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. **

** Important Note . If you were previously employed as a member of the staff at this facility, this list of duties supersedes any other list of duties that you were assigned at that time. If the customer asks you to perform a task that is outside of the scope of those listed above, you must refer that request to your immediate (Renovo) supervisor, who must formally authorize and document this change in the scope of your duties.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities :

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Associates or Bachelors degree in HTM/BMET
  • Medical equipment support.
  • Exceptional organizational skills required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.

Physical Demands :

  • Prolonged standing and walking.
  • Frequent bending, stooping, reaching and lifting.
  • Occasional squatting, climbing stairs, crouching and kneeling.
  • Frequently lifts and carries up to 50 pounds.

Working Conditions :

  • Occasional exposure to moving equipment.
  • Exposures: Biohazards, dust, electronic and bacterial cleaners.
  • Protective equipment required: Gloves, gowns, mask, and goggles.

Equipment Used :

  • Personal computer.
  • Service test equipment and tools.

Administration :

  • Submit timely and accurate service reports, time sheets, expense reports, film badges and other paperwork as assigned.
  • Understand and observe company policies and accounting procedures.
  • Be a professional liaison between the company and the customer to solve all of their problems.

Relationships :

  • Utilize teamwork in your daily activity and insure customer satisfaction.

Other :

  • Safety – Understand and follow good safety procedures:
  • Radiation - Electrical
  • Mechanical - Magnetic
  • Tools and test equipment – Maintain all company owned and leased equipment in good working conditions and insuring to have them serviced and calibrated as required.
  • Housekeeping – Maintain a clean, orderly appearance of all work areas, including office, toolbox and job site.
  • Personal appearance – Service personnel must observe company dress code at all times, and must have good personal hygiene.
  • Driver’s license – Must maintain an active driver’s license in the state of operation.

To Apply:  Send resume to: jthielen@renovo1.com

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Biomed Equipment Tech II

Posted:  13 May 2019

Location:  Kirkland, WA

RENOVO SOLUTIONS LLC provides healthcare technology management solutions to help reduce costs, increase quality and improve medical equipment performance in healthcare facilities nationwide. We also provide unbiased and objective healthcare technology management advice and consulting.

At RENOVO, we value knowledge, reliability, and integrity in our employees. If you are interested in being a part of a team that is committed to making a difference in healthcare equipment maintenance and healthcare asset and technology management, we invite you to apply for one of the open positions. We are always looking for talented, passionate,hard-working people to join our team. Our employees are not afraid to speak their mind, to try new things, and to wear multiple hats. Our people are empowered to help our customers. We foster teamwork and cooperation, and always promote a “customer first” philosophy. We uphold this standard with our associates, clients, partners, and the communities in which we do business. We live by our company’s Five Guiding Principles, which we have termed TRUST:

  • Treat each other with care, kindness and respect.
  • Respect our associates’ responsibility of putting family first.
  • Uphold the highest standards of excellence in all we do.
  • Share our success with our associates, clients, partners and community.
  • Treasure our people and promote from within.

Summary

The next progression in a Biomedical Equipment Technician’s career, a BMET II usually has a two-year degree or the associated experience to maintain a larger array of patient care equipment. A BMET II has a good knowledge of schematics and can work independently on repairs and calibrations; maintains accurate and complete service records and coordinates/manages vendor repairs. A BMET II
is essential to the RENOVO program in setting an example for junior technicians; demonstrating solid technical, problem solving, administrative and customer service skills. As a BMET II, the individual can build upon experience as they continue to grow professionally.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assembles, maintains,and repairs basic electronic devices according to their specifications
  • Maintains and repairs life-support and other high-risk patient care and diagnostic equipment
  • Helps to support the facility’s scheduled maintenance program
  • Accurately documents all activities in the preferred computerized medical maintenance system,
    follows up with customer at each delay, repair milestone, or completion
  •  
  • Diagnoses and solves system and equipment malfunctions by making repairs or replacements in
    accordance to the system’s technical specifications or requirements
  • Researches and orders parts to perform repairs and maintenance
  • Provides technical in-service or instruction to Facility staff in proper operation of patient care
    equipment
  • Demonstrates cost containment and financial acumen
  • Maintains a good personal relationship with fellow co-workers, hospital staff, and vendors
  • Provides mentoring and training to Biomedical Equipment Technicians and apprentices
  • Meets department performance indicator standards on a regular basis
  • Maintains a clean and safe workspace
  • Complies with all facility specific policies and procedures
  • Participates in facility on-call rotation
  • Supervises or coordinates OEM or Vendor service technicians while on-site
  • Works closely with management to develop and implement a plan for professional growth
  • Performs other duties as assigned**

Required Skills

  • At least 2-3 years as a BMET maintaining medical equipment.
  • Basic Computer/IT Networking skills are a plus.
  • Possesses a comprehensive knowledge of electromechanical devices and principles, as well as a thorough understanding of general patient care equipment and can demonstrate the usage of supported devices
  • Basic understanding of life-support and diagnostic support devices and their usage within the healthcare setting

Required Competencies

  • Accountability – takes ownership of assigned work and responsibilities, follows through and closes the loop
  • Communication – clearly expresses thoughts and ideas both in written and verbal communications, provides timely information
  • Financial Acumen – Considers financial impact of all decisions
  • Integrity – Can admit mistakes, is direct and truthful
  • Customer Service – demonstrates a “customer-first” mentality, focused on meeting the needs of customers and captures feedback to make improvements
  • Priority Setting – Prioritizes assigned schedules and workload
  • Knowledge – Advanced understanding of general clinical patient care devices and their use within the healthcare facility. A basic knowledge of life-support and high-end modalities is preferred.
  • Team Building – Mentors newer technicians, facilitates clear communication amongst the team, demonstrates care and respect for co-workers and colleagues
  • Regulatory – knows the various accrediting agencies (TJC, DNV, CAP, DOH) and how the Medical Equipment Management Plan complies

Attributes

  • Culture – promotes the Vision, Mission and Values that make up the RENOVO culture as well as the culture of the healthcare facility
  • Mechanically inclined
  •  – technical skills and abilities to figure out how things work
  • Self-motivated – can work on their own or under limited direction while prioritizing equipment schedules and repair activities. Advanced projects or activities require
    supervision
  • Open-minded – Willing to listen to opinions and criticism, can switch directions quickly
  • Agility - Can perform tasks in a safe, timely manner, in a fast-paced environment
  • Improvement – willing to learn and grow, wants to update job skills for career growth
  • Confidence – Self-reliant decision maker that doesn’t second guess decisions
  • Multi-tasker – Is organized and efficient, handles multiple projects or tasks simultaneously

Education/Special Training

  • AS in Electronics or Biomedical
  • BS preferred, CBET preferred but not required
  • H.S. Diploma or equivalent required
  • Technical Certificate or DOD training required
  • College Degree, Certification, or other higher level of education pertaining to this job description preferred

Required Work Hours

Forty hours per week during daytime and evening hours. Scheduled work hours may change. Overtime may be required or permitted with prior approval. This position is included in the on-call rotation for the facility.

Reporting and Supervisory Responsibilities

1. The BMET II reports to Manager, Biomedical Engineering

2. This position has no supervisory responsibilities

Physical Requirements

The BMET II must be able to speak, hear, see, read, write, type, dial, reach, bend, climb, crawl, crouch, kneel, squat, and twist. Must have near vision, far vision, depth perception, and be able to distinguish colors. Must have sensory ability to distinguish hot, cold, range of temperatures, surfaces, fine motor skills, manual dexterity, and detect/distinguish odors. Must be able to carry or lift up to 50 pounds routinely.

Travel

Travel will not be required for this position, unless otherwise specified. Rarely, if any travel, including airline travel and overnight stays, may be requested.

 Classification

FLSA: Non-exempt

Administration:

Understand and observe company policies and procedures.

Relationships: Utilize teamwork in your daily activity and insure customer satisfaction.

Other:

  • Housekeeping – Maintain a clean, orderly appearance of all work areas.
  • Personal appearance – Must observe company dress code always and must have good personal hygiene.
  • Maintain all RENOVO owned equipment including tools, test equipment, computers, and others as specified in proper working condition and ensure annual calibration where appropriate.

To Apply:  Send resume to:  jthielen@renovo1.com

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The 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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