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Trinity System Office

Bio-Medical Equipment Technician II

Post Date:Jan 11, 2019Type:Full-Time
Start Date:1/11/2019Salary:
Location:US-IL-Chicago Job Reference:00099885
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Job Description:



POSITION PURPOSE

Provides Preventive Maintenance (PM), safety testing, repairs, calibration, installation, routine and emergency service to general and various specialized diagnostic and therapeutic medical equipment, as assigned by Clinical Engineering (CE) Manager.



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Knows, understands, incorporates and demonstrates the mission, vision and core values of Trinity Health in leadership behaviors, practices and decisions.

Maintains a working knowledge of applicable Federal, State and local laws, regulations and industry standards, Compiles with Trinity Health's Organizational Integrity Program, Standards of Conduct, as well as other policies and procedures in order to ensure adherence in a manner that reflects ethical and professional integrity.

Performs Preventive Maintenance (PM) procedures on multiple types of general and various specialized types of clinical equipment.

Performs PM procedures using manufacturer's 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 standards requirements.

Notifies equipment users, CE Managers, and Area Manager 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 the operation of customer 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.

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 reduce waste.

Has authority (basied on deprartment guidelines) to order parts and supplies required for the emergency service or repair of all medical equipment. Recommends test equipment and spare equipment parts to the CE Manager.

Provide on-call coverage 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 needed.

Performs other duties as assigned or requested by the CE Manager.



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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 preferred.

Three to five years experience or equivalent, performing corrective and preventive maintenance on Bio-Medical equipment.

Must have a basic understanding of anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology.

Working knowledge of and ability to use basic hand tools and the test equipment specific to the field. Ability to train CE staff on the use and application of select test equipment.

Must have knowledge and understanding of OSHA, NFPA, JCAHO, 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 the ability to inspire and motivate others to promote the philosophy, mission, vision, goals and values of Trinity Health and Medical Technology Services

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 and applications and ability to input data using keyboard and to follow complex written instructions, perform tasks and document actions taken.

Excellent communications skills to interact with hospital department personnel to achieve excellent customer service.

Ability to provide in-service training to clinical staff on medical device basic operational and safety functions.





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 interruptions and changing work priorities.

Must be able to work while potentially being exposed to electrical shock, blood borne/air borne pathogens, dust and inclement weather, marked changes in temperature and/or humidity, radiation, fumes/vapors, sharp instruments/tools, hazardous liquids, and operating machinery.

Must be able to hear speech, distinguish sounds, and speak.

Must have near vision, far vision, depth perception, and be able to distinguish colors.

Must have sensory ability to distinguish hot, cold, range of temperature, surfaces, fine motor skills, manual dexterity, and detect/distinguish odors.

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 time).

Maintains safe working environment for self, other employees, patients, visitors, and medical staff in accordance with applicable standards and procedures relevant to the position's job duties.

Must be able to adapt to frequently changing work priorities.

Must be able to travel to the various Trinity Health member organizations and subsidiaries.

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 preferred.

Three to five 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 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 Engineering.

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 outcomes.

Ability to provide or coordinate in-service training to clinical/professional staff on medical device operations and safety functions.





Contact Information
Trinity System Office
Name: John Parisi


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