Posted: Tuesday, July 18, 2017 5:01 PM
Employment Status:AF : Active : Regular : Full Time
Job Summary 13;
The Biomedical Technician I performs safety checks, repairs, and preventive maintenance on patient monitoring systems, EKG machines, electrosurgical units, defibrillators, electronic thermometers, patient beds, incubators, infusion devices and other biomedical instrumentation. The BMET I works under the direction and/or guidance more senior personnel and assures that all clinical instrumentation in assigned areas are operating safely, accurately in accordance with manufacturers and/or the Biomedical Engineering departments performance specifications . In addition, the BMET I will perform all other duties as assigned by the supervisor or service manager.
Job Responsibilities 13;
Maintains an identifiable and professional appearance. Follows all applicable hospital and department policies and procedures. Maintains a clean, organized, safe and quiet work area. Active participant in meetings and on committees. Identifies and addresses own learning needs. Demonstrates knowledge, ability and sensitivity to effectively render services based on patient base, their families and environment of care.
Repairs defective equipment to manufacturers specifications. Troubleshoots problem in a logical and methodical manner. Receives assistance and guidance from more experienced personnel. Uses appropriate tools, test equipment, technical manuals and manufacturer support as necessary. Able to work with and take direction from others as requested and/or directed. Maintains appropriate and sufficient tools to perform assigned work, replacing lost or defective tools as appropriate. Employs electrostatic protection as appropriate. Exercises proper infection control techniques when performing repairs. Identifies and orders appropriate replacement parts (with assistance as required) according to established repair turn:a:round ordering guidelines, performing follow:up on part orders as necessary. Informs user of repair status as appropriate. Evaluates equipment failures (with assistance as required) to identify user errors or manufacturing defects, providing feedback to users and management as appropriate. Begins repair work within forty:eight (48) hours of receipt of equipment, completing repairs within seventy:two (72) hours of start of repair.
Performs preventive maintenance, electrical safety and functional testing in accordance with prescribed protocols Performs preventive maintenance in accordance with department and/or manufacturers documented protocols. Performs repairs (with assistance as required) found during performance of preventive maintenance to manufacturers specifications. Affixes inspection, calibration and information stickers to equipment as applicable. Makes procedural recommendations as deemed appropriate. Completes ninety:eight percent (98) of all scheduled inspections within the thirty (30) day inspection period. Informs supervisor when inspection completion percentage will not be met and develops an action plan to accomplish the same.
Job Responsibilities (Continued) 13;
Ensures accuracy of clinical equipment inventory by creating work orders to cover all unscheduled work, documenting all relevant information such as parts, service codes, labor time, test data or other pertinent information, maintaining a (98) data accuracy ratio. Closes work orders within three (3) days of work completion and completes all scheduled work by the end of the month. Inventories incoming equipment, accurately documenting all pertinent data on inventory control cards. Ensures equipment status is up:to:date, providing Data Entry Coordinator with equipment status changes within three (3) days of discovery. Submits all completed scheduled work order data to Data Entry Coordinator on a weekly basis.
Assembles, inventories, inspects and delivers incoming capital equipment. Provides support to department Projec
• Location: South Jersey
• Post ID: 39075703 southjersey