This position is responsible for providing repairs, preventive maintenance, QA, electrical safety installation and technical advice on a variety of clinical and non-clinical electronic and electromechanical equipment, including computers, printers, and secondary responsibility for Telecommunications equipment.
1. Provides repair, preventive maintenance and electrical safety analysis of clinical and non-clinical equipment as assigned by the Manager of Clinical Engineering. Repairs equipment to the assembly or component level as required, utlizing the appropriate test equipment.
2. Installs clinical and non-clinical equipment, ensuring adequate pre-planning and coordination as required.
3. Provides user in-service and cross-training for Clinical Engineering staff as required upon own intiative
4. Provides technical advice regarding equipment operation and usage to all medical center staff as required on own intitiative or as requested.
5. Inspects and evaluates new, leased, loaned, or rental equipment to ensure operational effectiveness and safety integrity, and for inclusion into the inventory control system. Recommends retirement of obsolete or non-cost effective equipment as appropriate
6. Provides advice and researches information regarding technology assessment, sources of supplies, vendors, service options, proposed new equipment, etc. as requested.
7. Maintains adequate supplies of spare parts and general supply items; and prioritizes and coordinates the expeditious acquisition of repair parts.
8. Acts as liaison with outside vendors and contractors to coordinate various repairs and service as required.
9. Conducts various measurements, surveys, and tests during special projects to determine such things as sound levels, power disturbance etc
10. Designs and fabricates prototype and operational devices and upgrades and modifies equipment with the guidance and direction of the Manager of Clinical Engineering.
11. Stands call (when deemed qualified by the Manager of Clinical Engineering), and responsibly resolves problems on various types of clinical, non-clinical and communications equipment, after normal work hours, weekends and holidays - as required to meet the needs of the Medical Center.
12. Other duties as assigned.
1. Associate Degree in Biomedical Equipment Technology preferred.
2. Valid Driver's License required.
3. Previous electronic experience and/or internship required.
4. Military or manufacturer training/experience may be acceptable.
5. Required skills and knowledge: anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, chemistry, biology, physics, electronic theory (including digital theory), troubleshooting theory, and medical equipment theories; as well as strong organizational and mechanical skills. As applicable, the individual has training/competency in attending to the special needs and/or behaviors appropriate to the age of the patients for which care is being provided.