Lead Bio Med Equipment Tech
Assists Clinical Engineering Manager in planning, developing, and implementing the medical equipment management program utilizing an equipment life cycle approach. Coordinates planned and corrective maintenance of diagnostic and therapeutic medical equipment used throughout the hospital. Ensures continuous improvement in quality, operational cost effectiveness, customer satisfaction and resource utilization. Supports and fosters team building within the local and corporate clinical engineering team. As needed, provides Planned Maintenance (PM) safety testing, repairs, calibration, installation, routine and emergency service, to general and various specialized diagnostic, therapeutic, and support medical equipment, such as anesthesia machines, sterilizers, ventilators, ultrasound, laser, laboratory, etc., as assigned by the Clinical Engineering (CE) Manager.
Job Description Details:
Minimum of an Associates of Applied Sciences Degree in related field of medical electronics, electronic technology or equivalent military related training required. CBET, CLET, or CRES certification preferred. Five or more years experience or equivalent performing corrective and planned maintenance on medical devices and/or clinical support equipment. Must have a basic understanding of anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology. 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 test equipment. Must have knowledge and understanding of OSHA, NFPA, The Joint Commission, EOC, FDA and other specific regulations and standards pertaining to clinical equipment service and repairs. 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 and communications skills are required to interact with hospital personnel and vendors to achieve positive outcomes. Maintain up to date understanding of The Joint Commission and NFPA standards as well as state and federal regulations. Ability to provide or coordinate in-service training to clinical/professional staff on medical device operations and safety functions