BioMed Tech II - BMSI KMC in Weslaco, TX at Prime Healthcare

Date Posted: 1/16/2021

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    1401 East 8th Street
    Weslaco, TX
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  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
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Job Description

Overview The Biomed Technician II provides medical equipment services under close supervision of BSI management. The Biomed Tech II is a front line employee who is visible to the clinician utilizing the patient care equipment included in the Medical Equipment Management Program. He/she is skilled in performing preventative maintenance, installing, testing, calibrating, and repairing biomedical equipment; while maintaining safe operations. Will regularly need to be available to work after hours and be scheduled for on call rotating schedule. This individual also, ensures that the biomedical equipment is in compliance with applicable regulatory requirements and quality control standards. Often times will assist and train technicians and staff on medical equipment. Relies on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish goals.

Responsibilities Knowledgeable in biomedical equipment and completes preventive maintenance schedules; conducting tests; troubleshooting and repairing malfunctions; calling for special service; and maintaining equipment inventories.
Competent in the use of all applicable test equipment and tools required in the performance of the duties.
Available 'after hours', or work a rotating On-Call schedule, including weekends, for critical issues and coverage, as necessary.
Performs electrical safety tests on biomedical instrumentation using specialized test equipment.
Maintains safe and healthy working environment by conducting safety tests; recommending and complying with procedures; training and guiding medical and healthcare personnel
Interprets engineering and vendor information,
Assures timely and appropriate response to equipment service requests, tracks and communicates the progress and completion of repairs to both the clinical staff and his or her account coordinator
Assists staff in using and interpreting biomedical equipment
Maintains patient confidence by keeping information confidential.
Ability to travel to other site locations as needed.

Education and Work Experience

  1. Associate’s degree in Biomedical Engineering or related discipline plus 2 years’ experience or equivalent combination of education/experience required.
  2. Knowledge of TJC, DNV, HFAP, CAP, NFPA, CMS, HIPAA, other applicable standards and regulations required.
  3. High degree of self-motivation, commitment and integrity.
  4. Must exhibit a positive attitude and willingness to learn.
  5. Strong written and verbal communications skills
  6. Strong computer skills (MS Office, Clinical applications, CMMS systems).
  7. Ability to troubleshoot, read schematics and/or blue prints.
  8. Field related technical certifications (like A+, CBET, CCE or CHTM) preferred.
  9. Valid driver’s license required.
  10. Current DMV H6 report or Driving History Report

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