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BioMed Electronic Tech - Integrated Services

at Nebraska Methodist College

Posted: 6/8/2019
Job Reference #: 230824
Keywords: hospital, patient

Job Description

Req Number:

Nebraska Methodist Health System

Located at:
Omaha, NE

Work at :
0022 - Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital - 933 E Pierce -

Integrated Services

Full Time

Day Shift

Monday - Friday 7am-3:30pm (occasional weekends)

Hours Per Week:

Starting Hourly Rate:

Contact Information:
  • Contact: Leslie Shook

Job Details:
    • Purpose of Job
      • The BioMed Electronics Technician performs varying degrees of equipment inspection, calibration, repair and maintenance to ensure diagnostic and treatment equipment availability and performance.
    • Job Requirements
      • Education
        • High School degree or equivalency required.
        • Associates Degree from an accredited biomedical, electronics technology, military biomedical certification or equivalent education preferred.

      • Experience
        • Minimum of 1 - 2 years’ experience performing repair, safety inspections and maintenance on a broad range of electronic equipment required.

      • License/Certifications
        • Valid and current driver's license required.
        • Vendor Service Training certifications on specialized medical equipment desired.
        • Certified Biomedical Electronic Technician (CBET) through the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) certification desired.

      • Skills/Knowledge/Abilities
        • Knowledge of electronics equipment troubleshooting techniques.
        • Knowledge of proper electrostatic discharge techniques.
        • Skill in planning, delegation, time-management, and problem-solving.
        • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
        • Skill in the use of basic computer software and hardware.
        • Ability to read electronic schematics, blueprints, and other manufacturer and hospital equipment and maintenance documentation.
        • Skill in the use of soldering equipment.
        • Ability to climb ladders and perform work while standing on a ladder.
        • Ability to read, write, and comprehend various written technical reports and documents.
        • Ability to travel to various Methodist locations.
        • Ability to use common bench, power/hand tools and test equipment.
    • Physical Requirements
      • Weight Demands
        • Medium Work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force.

      • Physical Activity
        • Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
          • Climbing
          • Crawling
          • Kneeling
          • Sitting
        • Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
          • Balancing
          • Carrying
          • Crouching
          • Distinguish colors
          • Fingering/Touching
          • Grasping
          • Keyboarding/typing
          • Lifting
          • Pulling/Pushing
          • Reaching
          • Repetitive Motions
          • Speaking/talking
          • Standing
          • Stooping/bending
          • Twisting
          • Walking
        • Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
          • Hearing
          • Seeing/Visual

      • Job Hazards
        • Rare (1-33%):
          • Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (BBF)
          • Explosives (pressurized gas)
          • Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)
          • Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means)
        • Occasionally (34%-66%):
          • Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)
          • Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)
          • Equipment/Machinery/Tools
          • Electrical Shock/Static
          • Mechanical moving parts/vibrations
    • Essential Job Functions
      • Essential Functions I

        • Performs repair, testing, and operational verification of equipment according to manufacturer specifications to ensure equipment availability.

        • Performs preventative maintenance on assigned equipment by conducting maintenance testing within established timeframes to ensure patient equipment properly functions to support diagnostic and treatment services.

        • Responds to service calls promptly and courteously according to departmental policies and procedures to minimize patient care interruptions.

        • Communicates status of repairs to customers, and supervisor as appropriate, to ensure customer is notified, and supervisor is aware, of any potential impact to patient treatment.

        • Requisitions parts and supplies, in coordination with supervisor, prioritizing as needed, from approved vendors to maximize equipment availability.

        • May interact with vendors on repairs, maintenance, and installation of equipment to ensure compliance with hospital guidelines while on Health System property.

        • Records daily work activity by entering work into the computerized work order system to ensure an accurate reporting of work conducted.

      • Essential Functions II

        • Participates in mandatory in-services and/or CE programs as mandated by policies and procedures/external agencies and as directed by management.

        • Follows and understands the mission, vision, core values, Employee Standards of Behavior and company policies/procedures.

        • Other duties as assigned.