Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET)

Employer
ERP
Location
Nellis AFB, Nevada
Posted
Jan 16, 2023
Closes
Feb 15, 2023
Ref
2023-3964
Hours
Full Time
Overview

ERP International is seeking full time Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET) in support of Mike O'Callaghan Military Medical Center, Nellis AFB, Las Vegas, NV. Apply online today and discover more about this outstanding employment opportunity. www.erpinternational.com

Be the Best! Join our team of exceptional health care professionals across the nation. Come discover the immense pride and job satisfaction ERP Employees experience in providing care for our Military Members, their Families and Retired Military Veterans! ERP International is honored to have been named one of The Washington Post's 2021 Top Workplaces!

* Excellent Compensation & Exceptional Comprehensive Benefits!
* Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Time, Plus 10 Paid Federal Holidays!

* Medical/Dental/Vision, LTD/STD/Life Insurance, and Health Savings Account available!
* Annual CME Stipend and License/Certification Reimbursement!

* Matching 401K!

About ERP International, LLC: ERP is a nationally respected provider of health, science, and technology solutions supporting clients in the government and commercial sectors. We provide comprehensive enterprise information technology, strategic sourcing, and management solutions to DoD and federal civilian agencies in 40 states. Founded in 2006, ERP is headquartered in Laurel, MD and maintains satellite offices in Montgomery, AL and San Antonio, TX - plus project locations nationwide. ERP is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Disability and Veteran.

Responsibilities

Work Schedule:

Day Shift, Monday - Friday between the hours of 7:30am - 4:30pm, with a 1 hour lunch break.

No Weekends, No Call

Position Summary: Installs, inspects, repairs, calibrates, and modifies biomedical equipment and support systems. Advises staff and other agencies on operation theory, underlying physiological principles, and safe clinical application of biomedical equipment. Provides technology management and equipment repair/calibration support for the medical treatment facility. The position assesses and evaluates the condition of in-use medical equipment for maintenance, upgrade, or replace recommendations.

Job Specific Details and Tasks: The duties include but are not limited to the following:
• Test and calibrate components using manufacturers' manuals and troubleshooting techniques, hand tools, power tools and measuring devices.
• Keep records of maintenance, repair, and required updates of equipment.
• Inspect and test malfunctioning medical and related equipment following manufacturers' specifications, using test and analysis instruments.
• Disassemble malfunctioning equipment and remove, repair and replace defective parts such as motors, transformers, and circuit boards.
• Perform preventive maintenance or service such as cleaning, lubricating and adjusting equipment in accordance with OEM specifications.
• Test, evaluate, and classify excess or in-use medical equipment and determine serviceability, condition, and disposition in accordance with regulations.
• Examine medical equipment and facility's structural environment and check for proper use of equipment, to protect patients and staff from electrical or mechanical hazards. Ensures compliance with safety regulations and policies.
• Study technical manuals and attend training sessions provided by equipment manufacturers to maintain current knowledge.
• Provide training to medical staff by explaining and demonstrating correct operation and operator preventive maintenance of medical equipment.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
* Education: Minimum of an Associates Degree in a Biomedical Engineering field or a current holder of a nationally recognized Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician certification.
* Experience: At least three years of biomedical equipment technician experience
* Mandatory Knowledge and Skills:

1) Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships to represent the organization in a professional manner.
2)
Knowledge of and skills in applying a wide range of specialized methods, principles, and techniques of electronics and complex medical system failures, recovery of systems, adjusting, modifying, and improving systems to include hardware and software components.
3)
Knowledge of a wide range of electronic principles and practices, operating parameters, capabilities, and limitations of electronic systems associated with complex medi)cal systems/equipment; and of systems and component design, capabilities, configurations, limitations, and functional operation; and of various types of electronic logic.
4)
Knowledge of Department of Defense, The Joint Commission, AAAHC, CAP, OSHA, NFPA, NEC, FDA and other regulations, procedures, and practices as it applies to biomedical equipment.
5)
Skill in the interpretation of technical data such as drawings, schematics, blueprints, and specifications of complete electronic systems; in analyzing problems in integrated/interfacing systems involving numerous complex circuits; and in using complex electronic and electromechanical test and measuring equipment using integrated test functions for different purposes.
6)
Ability to maintain, repair, and test biomedical equipment in accordance with strict OEM technical compliance. Ability to solve technical and performance problems for highly complex electronic systems. Ability to trace electronics logic from one system to another.
7)
Ability to use standard computers and software to enter and extract data to maintain records and document actions.

* Life Support Certification: Possess and maintain a current AHA or ARC BLS Healthcare Provider certification.

* Valid Driver's License: A valid driver's license is required for the position in order to obtain authorization to drive a Government motor vehicle to service medical equipment that may be located in other buildings.
* Security: Must possess ability to pass a Government background check/security clearance.