What You Will Do:
Education and Experience.
Must meet one of the following (Required):
-Associate’s Degree in Biomedical Engineering Technology or related field
-Certificate in Biomedical Equipment Technology or related field
-Military Biomedical Technology Course or equivalent technical program
-Minimum 5 years of experience in servicing medical equipment, or other related experience, preferably in a hospital environment.
What You Need to Be Successful:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
-Knowledge of the principles and practices of Electronics or Biomedical Engineering Technology as applied to the calibration and repair of biomedical or radiologic equipment and instrumentation is required. Familiarity with industry standards and regulations, such as The Joint Commission, National Electrical Code and OSHA/MOSH, regarding operation and maintenance of such equipment.
-Knowledge of and ability to effectively use electronic and pneumatic measuring devices. Demonstrated ability to use digital volt meter, OHM and multimeter, oscilloscope, safety analyzer, DC power supply, soldering and desoldering tools, and physiological vital signs simulator.
-Demonstrated ability to physically demonstrate for training purposes, and to perform calibration, repair and maintenance of biomedical or radiologic equipment using specialized test equipment is required.
-Familiarity with computer software packages, equipment inventory and testing/calibration software for quality assurance recordkeeping and statistical reporting purposes, and the ability to operate a personal computer system and to perform data entry of statistical information is required for Senior Biomedical Engineering Technicians assigned to the central Biomedical Engineering department.
-Familiarity with basic anatomy and physiology as applied to the use and operation of biomedical equipment.
-Ability to direct and monitor the performance of lower level Biomedical Engineering Technicians.
-Highly effective verbal communication skills are required to work with management and clinical staff, external vendors and to assign work and advise employees. Effective writing skills are necessary to produce service reports and to develop procedures for safety analysis. Ability to read complex technical equipment operation manuals.