Works under specific guidelines and supervision of the Supervisory Biomedical Engineering Technician (BMET). All work assignments will be assigned thru the Supervisory BMET or Biomedical Program Specialist. BMET is technically responsible for the quality of work accomplished.
- First response level maintenance, repairs, and preventive maintenance (PM) for general medical equipment (see specifics below). Finds causes of failures of assigned equipment and reviews with BMET supervisor for the corrective actions needed. Performs repairs using accepted repair practices while maintaining high standards of equipment performance and safety. PM inspections shall be in accordance with manufacturer and Biomedical Engineering’s standard procedures
- Incoming inspection of new general medical equipment to include performance verification, electrical safety inspection, and recording equipment inventory information.
- Coordinates with vendor service representatives in providing PM, repair, and/or parts acquisition for assigned equipment covered under a service contract.
- Assists in-house BMETs with maintenance and repair of complex electronic and medical equipment and systems as necessary.
- Obtains parts ordering information and provides ordering requests to the Supervisory BMET for approval
- Documents all work completed on an electronic work order per Biomedical Engineering’s standard operating procedure
- Accomplishes work in a timely manner within an established framework of policies/guidelines. Regularly reports equipment and job statuses and communicates daily with Supervisory BMET.
- Works closely with other Engineering and clinical personnel in solving unique medical systems problems. Technician is expected to communicate effectively with these personnel to determine the objectives desired, while conceptualizing, suggesting, and working out solutions to the problems or situations.
EQUIPMENT SUPPORTED: General medical equipment, including, but not limited to:
- Alaris 8015/8100 modular infusion pumps
- S-SCORT Duet suction pump/aspirator
- CAS MED 740 vital signs monitors
- Physio Control Lifepak20 Defibrillators
- Physio Control Lifepak500/1000 AEDs
- Arjo patient lifts/patient transfer aids
- Gambro WRO300 portable RO
- Lionville medication carts
- Invacare oxygen concentrators
- General surgical equipment
- GE MAC 5000/5500 EKG machines
- ValleyLab ForceFXC ESUs
- Gambro Phoenix/Fresenius 2008T dialysis machines
- Associates degree or higher, or equivalent (e.g., military training), as an electronics technician and/or BMET
- Minimum of two (2) years experience as a biomedical tech working in hospital/healthcare performing medical equipment maintenance
- CBET Certification is a bonus