Mary Greeley Medical Center Biomedical Electronics Technician in Ames, Iowa

  • Position Summary

Pay Scale: Min: $21.21, Mid: $26.85 Max: $32.49

  • Under general supervision, tests, maintains and repairs clinical engineering equipment. Participates in medical equipment and systems technology planning, purchase evaluations and technology management

  • Position Responsibilities

  • Unit Specific Position Responsibilities

  • Installs, calibrates, test, repairs and troubleshoots a wide and diverse range of patient diagnostic and treatment equipment throughout the Medical Center.

  • Repairs or coordinates the repairs of electronic monitoring and alarm systems such as the Nurse Call system, Telemetry Monitoring System, Infant Security System and the Fire Detection and Alarm System.

  • Performs scheduled preventative maintenance and safety testing of all incoming medical equipment prior to utilization in patient care or treatment.

  • Assists in the evaluation and testing of new medical equipment.

  • Performs tests of equipment and systems required by the JCAHO and other regulatory agencies.

  • Maintains records, makes reports and coordinates outside repairs.

  • Obtains part numbers of repair parts for purchasing when necessary.

  • Assists in the return of equipment for repair by providing troubleshooting/diagnostic information (RA if necessary) and returning equipment to materials management.

  • Cleans equipment, when necessary, before testing or returning to vendor for repair.

  • Preserves the dignity of patients through maintaining strict confidentiality.

  • Exhibits and promotes a cooperative team spirit.

  • Performs other related work as required.

  • Attends in-service meetings, educational programs, etc. to maintain current understanding of trends and changes relevant to the industry and finance in general.

  • Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience

  • Required Qualifications (Including any licensure, certification, education):

  • Associates Degree in Applied Science in Electronics or Biomedical Engineering.

  • Must possess considerable knowledge in the use of digital voltmeters, oscilloscopes and other electronic testing equipment as well as electronic theory, micro-miniature component repair, diagnostic, therapeutic and monitoring equipment.

  • Must have the ability to read and interpret schematics, diagrams and blue prints; and the ability to evaluate the economics of repair versus replacement of major hospital electronic equipment and systems.

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two years actual experience as a Biomedical Equipment Technician in a hospital environment.

  • Required Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • None Specified

  • Preferred Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • None Specified