Biomedical Equipment Technician II GA
Company: Trinity Health
Posted on: February 10, 2024
Position is eligible for travel to other nationwide Trinity Health
sites as needed that are outside of normal location coverage. While
on site at these locations the position will receive a
significantly higher hourly rate. Travel will be voluntary.
Provides Planned Maintenance (PM), safety testing, repairs,
calibration, installation, routine and emergency service to general
and various specialized diagnostic and therapeutic medical
equipment, as assigned by the Clinical Engineering (CE)
Knows, understands, incorporates and demonstrates the mission,
vision and core values of Trinity Health and the Ministry
Organization in leadership behaviors, practices and decisions.
Performs PM procedures on multiple types of general and specialized
Performs PM procedures using manufacturers recommendations,
standards or code requirements, as well as industry acceptable
processes as guidelines.
Performs corrective maintenance procedures including diagnosing
problems using thermodynamic, electronic/electrical, mechanical,
pneumatic, hydraulic, and/or other sciences and documents results
of activities performed to comply with all regulatory and standard
Notifies equipment users, CE Managers, and Regional Director of
repair status and delays as necessary.
Interacts with clinical staff to understand and resolve operational
problems in scheduling and completing PM procedures while
minimizing interference to hospital departments.
Determines need for replacement parts and supplies, selects the
most cost effective source, and submits properly completed parts
request using established policies and guidelines.
Completes corrective and planned maintenance work order
documentation per policy.
Promotes teamwork by keeping others informed, participating
effectively in group decision making, works to accomplish team
objectives and projects, and solicits feedback about one's
effectiveness as a team member.
Continually improves processes by seeking ways to eliminate and
Has authority (based on department guidelines) to order parts and
supplies required for emergency service or repair of medical
equipment. Recommends test equipment and spare equipment parts to
the CE Manager or Lead Technician.
Provides on-call service coverage after normal business hours on a
rotating basis, as assigned.
Provides assistance and training to Bio-Medical Equipment
Technician I as assigned by Clinical Engineering Management.
May be assigned duties as Lead Bio-Medical Equipment Technician, as
Performs other duties as assigned or requested by the CE
Maintains a working knowledge of applicable Federal, State and
local laws/regulations; the Trinity Health Integrity and Compliance
Program and Code of Conduct; as well as other policies and
procedures in order to ensure adherence in a manner that reflects
honest, ethical and professional behavior.
Minimum of an Associates of Applied Sciences Degree in related
field of medical electronics, electronic technology or equivalent
military or related training required. CBET certification
Three to five years experience or equivalent, performing corrective
and planned maintenance on medical devices and/or clinical support
Must have a basic understanding of anatomy, physiology, and medical
Working knowledge and ability to use basic hand tools and test
equipment specific to the field. Ability to train CE associates on
use and application of select test equipment.
Must have knowledge and understanding of OSHA, NFPA, The Joint
Commission, CAHO, EOC, FDA and other specific regulations and
standards pertaining to clinical equipment service and repair.
Must possess a personal presence that is characterized by a sense
of honesty, integrity and caring with ability to inspire and
motivate others to promote the philosophy, mission, vision, goals
and values of Trinity Health, Ministry Organizations, and Clinical
Ability to operate complex test equipment, analyze and interpret
information provided by equipment and clinical staff to determine
equipment operational condition.
Must have basic understanding of personal computer operation,
applications, and ability to input data using keyboard. Technician
must be able to follow complex written instructions, perform tasks
and document actions taken.
Strong customer service communications skills are required to
interact with hospital personnel and vendors to achieve positive
Ability to provide or coordinate in-service training to
clinical/professional staff on medical device operations and safety
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Must be physically able to balance, bend, climb, crawl, crouch,
kneel, reach, sit, squat, stand, twist, and walk.
Possess ability to mentally concentrate while being subject to
stress, interruptions and changing work priorities.
Must be able to work and follow OSHA guidelines while in a
hazardous environment(s) such as electrocution potentials,
mechanical energies, bloodborne/airborne pathogens, dust and
inclement weather, marked changes in temperature and/or humidity,
radiation, fumes/vapors, sharp instruments/tools, hazardous
liquids, and operating devices.
Must be able to hear speech, distinguish sounds, and speak.
Must have near vision, far vision, depth perception, and be able to
Must have sensory ability to distinguish hot, cold, range of
temperature, surfaces, fine motor skills, manual dexterity, and
Must be able to carry or lift up to 50 pounds routinely (50% of the
time) and on occasion (5% of the time) up to 100 pounds.
Must be able to push or pull over 100 pounds frequently (20% of the
Maintains safe working environment for self, other associates,
patients, visitors, and medical staff in accordance with applicable
standards and procedures relevant to job duties.
Must be able to adapt to frequently changing work priorities.
Must be able to travel to the various Trinity Health, Ministry
Organizations, subsidiaries, and/or training facilities.
BioMed, BMET, CBET,Bio-Med, CE, Clinical Engineer, BioMedical
Technician, HTM, Healthcare Technology Management, BioMedical
Equipment Technician, CLES
Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic
healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our
Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and
inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived
experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become
our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the
most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity
Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other
status protected by law.
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