Biomedical Equipment Technician

Job Type: Full-Time
  • Under general supervision, tests, maintains and repairs clinical engineering equipment. Participates in medical equipment and systems technology planning, purchase evaluations and technology management

Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience

  • Required Qualifications (Including any licensure, certification, education):
    • Associates Degree in Applied Science in Electronics or Biomedical Engineering.
    • Must possess considerable knowledge in the use of digital voltmeters, oscilloscopes and other electronic testing equipment as well as electronic theory, micro-miniature component repair, diagnostic, therapeutic and monitoring equipment.
    • Must have the ability to read and interpret schematics, diagrams and blue prints; and the ability to evaluate the economics of repair versus replacement of major hospital electronic equipment and systems.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
    • Two years actual experience as a Biomedical Equipment Technician in a hospital environment

Unit Specific Position Responsibilities

  • Installs, calibrates, test, repairs and troubleshoots a wide and diverse range of patient diagnostic and treatment equipment throughout the Medical Center.
  • Repairs or coordinates the repairs of electronic monitoring and alarm systems such as the Nurse Call system, Telemetry Monitoring System, Infant Security System and the Fire Detection and Alarm System.
  • Performs scheduled preventative maintenance and safety testing of all incoming medical equipment prior to utilization in patient care or treatment.
  • Assists in the evaluation and testing of new medical equipment.
  • Performs tests of equipment and systems required by the State and other regulatory agencies.
  • Maintains records, makes reports and coordinates outside repairs.
  • Obtains part numbers of repair parts for purchasing when necessary.
  • Assists in the return of equipment for repair by providing troubleshooting/diagnostic information (RA if necessary) and returning equipment to materials management.
  • Cleans equipment, when necessary, before testing or returning to vendor for repair.
  • Preserves the dignity of patients through maintaining strict confidentiality.
  • Exhibits and promotes a cooperative team spirit.
  • Performs other related work as required.
  • Attends in-service meetings, educational programs, etc. to maintain current understanding of trends and changes relevant to the industry and finance in general.
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North Metro Medical Center

1400 Braden Street
Jacksonville, AR 72076

Main Phone: 501-985-7000
24 Hour Phone: 501-517-1913

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