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Last updated:   6 October 2017

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Radiology Equipment Specialist II

Posted:   28 Sept 2107

Location:   Seattle, WA

Virginia Mason is an internationally recognized leader in the continuous improvement of health care. With an extensive list of awards and distinctions that includes our recognition as Top Hospital of the Decade by The Leapfrog Group, Virginia Mason offers you the opportunity to partner with exceptionally talented peers at every level. 

You will contribute to the strength of our Team Medicine approach to collaborative medicine and benefit from the changes enacted through our Virginia Mason Production System, a model that has transformed health care by providing patients with easier access to care, reducing errors, and continuously innovating patient safety and quality that has been adopted by other organizations here and abroad. Join us, and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients. 

 This position provides technical support and services to the Radiology Department in a prompt, cost-effective manner. Some responsibilities include but are not limited to: perform and document repairs on radiological and related support equipment; perform and document calibration and PM procedures on radiological and related support equipment; assist in the evaluation and selection of new diagnostic and related support equipment. this position will participate in site design and construction processes, coordinate or perform installation, procure parts and materials provide technical support to the Radiology Department staff and evaluate anatomical and phantom images and discuss quality with Radiologists and Technologists.

 Qualifications:

Candidates must be at least 21 years of age, and have a valid Washington State Driver's License with a five-year clean driving record, for auto liability coverage through Virginia Mason Medical Center.

·         Possess an Associate’s Degree in electronics, biomedical equipment technology or the equivalent.

·         Continuing education to remain current in technological advances.

·         Minimum of 7 years’ experience as a field or in-house service engineer.

·         An in-depth knowledge of analog and digital electronics including high and low voltage AC and DC power and controls.

·         Working knowledge of microprocessor-based systems including Data IO, storage, addressing and machine language conversion.

·         Working knowledge of pneumatic, hydraulic, and mechanical systems and controls

·         Strong aptitude in higher mathematics.

·         Basic understanding of x-ray physics, statistic and Boolean algebra.

·         Thorough working knowledge of the theory, terminology, and applications for a wide variety of imaging systems.

·         Thorough understanding of the interaction between variables of image quality

·         Excellent interpersonal skills

·         Ability to work independently

·         Average to good physical condition

·         Moderate to advanced knowledge of personal computers and software

Just as Virginia Mason is dedicated to improving the lives of our patients and our community, we are equally dedicated to your professional and personal success. With a wide range of perks that includes comprehensive compensation and benefits, continuing education and support, and the opportunity to live in one of the country's most livable cities, you will find that an opportunity with Team Medicine is one worth taking.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

For more information or to apply online go to: https://jobs.virginiamason.org/job/VIMAUS1524/Radiology-Equipment-Specialist-II

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Biomedical Technician

Posted:  26 Sept 2107

Location: Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle

Job Number: 171967

Located in Seattle, Virginia Mason is an internationally recognized leader in the continuous improvement of health care. With an extensive list of awards and distinctions that includes our recognition as Top Hospital of the Decade by The Leapfrog Group, Virginia Mason offers you the opportunity to partner with exceptionally talented peers at every level. 

You will contribute to the strength of our Team Medicine approach to collaborative medicine and benefit from the changes enacted through our Virginia Mason Production System, a model that has transformed health care by providing patients with easier access to care, reducing errors, and continuously innovating patient safety and quality that has been adopted by other organizations here and abroad. Join us, and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients. 

This position provides technical support to equipment users throughout Virginia Mason Medical Center, including the repair, preventive maintenance, calibration, installation, and inspection of medical devices. Our ideal candidate will have strong experience with surgical equipment or areas, especially with anesthesia machines and balloon pumps.

-  This job requires an Associates degree in electronics, biomedical equipment technology, or a related field; or equivalent.

-  Basic understanding of medical device operations and human anatomy/physiology required.

-  Three years experience as an in-house or field service technician required.

-  Skill in troubleshooting electronic circuits and systems to the component level; good manual dexterity and soldering skills; skill in using electronic test equipment and tools in a safe manner; skill in using, and troubleshooting, a PC.

-  Excellent customer service, and communication, skills required.

-  Candidates must be at least 21 years of age, and have a valid Washington State Driver's License with a five-year clean driving record, for auto liability coverage through Virginia Mason Medical Center.

Just as Virginia Mason is dedicated to improving the lives of our patients and our community, we are equally dedicated to your professional and personal success. With a wide range of perks that includes comprehensive compensation and benefits, continuing education and support, and the opportunity to live in one of the most livable cities in the country, you will find that an opportunity with Team Medicine is one worth taking.


We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

To apply:  go to  https://jobs.virginiamason.org/job/VIMAUS1566/Biomedical-Tech

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Biomedical Equipment Support Specialist

Date posted:    Sept 21, 2017

Location:          Seattle, WA

This position is located in the Biomedical Section of the Facilities Management Service in VA Puget Sound Healthcare System, responsible for the maintenance, support, administration, and management of both non-critical and critical medical equipment and as required, at the Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOCs).

The work involves medical equipment planning, installation and acceptance; preventive and corrective maintenance; safety assessments; hazard investigations on equipment deficiencies and problems; determinations of life expectancy and replacement dates, and pre-purchasing planning of Biomedical (or medical) Equipment (BE), and some support of Highly Sophisticated Biomedical Equipment Systems (HSBES).

To Apply:  go to   https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/480023200

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Biomed / IT Professional

Posted:  Aug 26 2017

Location:  Kirkland, WA

DESCRIPTION:

I am in need of a hybrid Biomed/IT professional fluent in patient monitoring systems with a focus on Philips patient monitoring systems. General Biomedical device experience is required as well as a working knowledge of network topology and terminology. This person will be managing device integration projects and cybersecurity risk assessments on networked medical devices.

REQUIREMENTS:

Associates Degree in Biomedical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or similar.

Great computer skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating systems and Windows TCP/IP and Active Directory.

Experience in patient care areas and working knowledge of most patient care equipment modalities.

Some project implementation experience would be helpful.

CONTACT:

Kevin Lynskey – District Manager, Pacific – Renovo Solutions:    klynskey@renovo1.com

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BIOMEDICAL ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN 2

Posted:  Aug 23, 2017

Location:  Univ of Washington Health Sciences, Scientific Instruments,  Seattle

Req#:  148320

Closes On:  Sept 04, 2017

Duties and Responsibilities:
Under general supervision, independently troubleshoot, repair, maintain, install, test and calibrate basic to moderately complex clinical, laboratory and medical research equipment.

Typical Tasks:
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.
Assist Senior BMETS in performance of their duties.
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 used on human subjects.
Evaluate medical equipment involved in unusual incidents.
Other related duties as assigned.

Typical Equipment Serviced:
Patient monitors, defibrillators, electrocardiographs, electrosurgical generators, smoke evacuators, aspirators, audiometers, tympanometers, and Clinical Lab Equipment such as centrifuges, microscopes, spectrophotometers, and other 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, 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.
Set an example of 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.

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. Must be able to lift at least 55 lbs.

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

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.

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

Conditions 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 and has at least two years of driving experience.
Must pass an initial security background check plus annual updates for access to customer’s facilities including the Special Commitment Center on McNeil Island.

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

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 Work 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.

To apply:  go to

https://uwhires.admin.washington.edu/ENG/Candidates/default.cfm?szCategory=jobprofile&szOrderID=148320&szCandidateID=0&szSearchWords=&szReturnToSearch=1

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Biomed Technician 1

Posted:   21 August 2017

Location:  Providence Medical Center, Everett, Washington

Job Description:  

Providence is calling a Biomedical Technician I (1.0 FTE, Days) to Providence Regional Medical Center Everett in Everett, WA.

Under direct supervision, performs entry-level biomedical electronics work in maintaining and installing medical equipment in a healthcare setting. Performs all duties in a manner which promotes and supports the Core Values of the Sisters of Providence

In this position you will:

Perform routine inspections and operational tests on incoming equipment and evaluations for entry into the Equipment Management Program including, new, used, rental and/or demo equipment according to departmental policy and procedures.

-  Perform routine preventative maintenance inspections and repairs per manufacturer guidelines and/or departmental policies and procedures to ensure safe and effective operation of medical equipment.

Order parts and supplies as needed.

Enter accurate records for time and activity.

- Maintain confidentiality of records or medical center information at all times

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

   High school diploma or equivalent

   An associated degree in Biomedical Technology; OR equivalent military or technical training.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

   Experience/ training in Electronics, Mechanical/Electrical technology, Anatomy and Physiology, Medical terminology, Healthcare equipment preferred.

   Knowledge of audio/video equipment for surgical integration

   Experience or ability to work in surgical environments where surgical procedures may be occurring

   Ability to maintain composure in intense medical situations

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Regional Medical Center Everett in Everett, WA is the state’s most award-winning hospital for medical care; having received the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence four years in a row. Our new state-of-the-art 12 story hospital tower and the implementation of an electronic medical records system will significantly enhance our patient’s experience throughout the continuum of care.

The hospital is located in Snohomish County on Puget Sound and close to the mountains, so outdoor activities such as snow skiing, kayaking, and golfing are at your doorstep. The communities in Snohomish have all the comforts and appeal of small towns, with historical districts, beautiful homes, interesting boutiques, and unique restaurants, yet the city life of Seattle and Bellevue are just 30 minutes south, while the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver, BC lies only 2 hours north.

To Apply:   go to

   http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/everett-wa/biomedical-technician-i/EB5C8BDD1FD14CD49EADA65AE8AEE8E5/job/

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Ultrasound Field Service Engineer – Full-time

Posted:       21 August 2018

Location:     Greater Tacoma or Seattle, WA area

Job Description:

The Field Service Engineer is field-based with front-line responsibility for installing, maintaining, servicing, troubleshooting, and repairing diagnostic imaging equipment at clinical sites, and supporting sales and business development efforts.

•   2+ years of ULTRASOUND diagnostic imaging field service experience highly preferred, CT experience a plus

•   Must hold valid driver’s license and solid driving record for a minimum of five years

•   Willing and able to undertake day travel up to 75% of the time

•   Able to lift 50 pounds regularly throughout the work day

•   Bachelor of Science degree in an engineering discipline; electrical, biomedical, computer engineering, or military electronics background desired; Associates (AA) degree acceptable with direct experience

 To Apply:  contact Heidi Neu, HR Director, at:   hneu@consensysimaging.com

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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:  Swedish Medical Center, 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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Job seekers in Oregon are certainly welcome to check the WSBA’s listings.  

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