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Biomedical Equipment Technician I

Job Ref: 28101

Talent Area: Maintenance/Construction

Location:
Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital
Sugar Land, TX 77479

Area/Department: Biomedical Engineering

Employment Type: Regular

Job Type: Full-Time

Organization: Houston Methodist

Work Shift: DAY

Work Week: M - F


Company Profile

Since 1998, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital has been serving Fort Bend and the surrounding counties. Residents have come to rely on a level of compassionate care and leading-edge technology that was once available only in the Texas Medical Center. With 243 licensed beds, 20 operating rooms and over 1,900 employees, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital was designed to provide comprehensive, personalized care for the community.


Job Summary

***MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE AND/OR EDUCATION RELATED TO BIOMEDICAL EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE***

JOB SUMMARY

Works under general supervision.  Primarily does repairs and inspections of patient care equipment for safety and performance, and documents findings.
 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Performs operational, safety, and performance tests of clinical equipment according to manufacturer's specifications and established policies and equipment maintenance standards.(EF)

  2. Performs repair and calibration of clinical equipment. .(EF)

  3. Organizes and coordinates maintenance activities and related documentation. (EF)

  4. Maintains operational status of test equipment and tools.

  5. Identifies and reports unsafe or malfunctioning equipment and unsafe operational practices to department management.

  6. Orders replacement parts and accessories for clinical equipment as instructed.

  7. Demonstrates the components of the ICARE values statement

  8. Follows all safety rules while on the job.Reports accidents promptly and corrects minor safety hazards.

  9. Performs other job related duties as assigned.

  10. Maintains high customer satisfaction.

 

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

            TRAINING                                                      EXPERIENCE

            B.S. Degree                                                    None

            A.A.S. Degree or Military Equivalent              None

            None                                                               4 years

 

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Experience in above table refers to duties and responsibilities described above.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED

None

 

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  1. Oral and written communication and interpersonal relationship skills, technical judgment, knowledge of JCAHO, FDA, AAMI, AHA, and ECRI standards and practices.

  2. Skilled in the use of standard and specialized test equipment and tools used for the maintenance of clinical equipment.

  3. Skilled in diagnostic troubleshooting of clinical equipment.

  4. On the job training necessary:

    1. Continuing Education Courses

    2. Skill in using computerized Equipment Management System.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Activity Checklist attached.

 

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

Equipment maintenance shop, operating rooms, intensive care units and other patient care locations.  Work hazards are those associated with patient care environment, including infections, and those associated with repair of electronic equipment, including electrical shock, burns, and injury from tools and equipment.

Exposure to blood and body fluids.  Follows Infection Control procedure, including Universal Blood and Body Fluid Precautions.  Hepatitis B vaccine offered.

           Overtime is sometimes required.

Uniform requirement:  Slacks, dress shirt and tie or scrub clothes.  Follows OR Scrub Attire procedure.

 


Equal Employment Opportunity

Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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