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Biomedical Technician

Job Description


Job ID: 1218189
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

""Our mission is to provide a team of empowered professionals providing continued improvement in patient care and equipment planning & support technologies."" This team provides Clinical Engineering, Imaging Informatics, Clinical Equipment Asset Management and Planning and Clinical Equipment Capital Project Management services throughout the BJC HealthCare system by: serving patients through operational support and maintenance management of diagnostic, treatment, and patient support technologies, directly serving users, owners, and managers of medical equipment, servicing medical equipment planned, demand and corrective maintenance, providing operational support for functions employing medical technology, supporting Risk Management and Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) functions, supporting technology asset management, acquisition, and disposal, maintenance contract management and capital project planning and management, and providing clinical equipment planning expertise for BJC Healthcare projects, working directly with BJC PD&C, BJC Entity Representatives, Architects, Engineers, contractors, etc. during the entire project.


Overview


Role Purpose

Supports clinical teams and provides equipment support in the perioperative environment. Performs performance assurance inspections, installation, testing, calibration, troubleshooting, and maintenance of medical instrumentation and systems of or more categories of Biomedical instrumentation. Directly reports to CE leadership with indirect reporting to Perioperative Services.


Responsibilities

  • Conducts analyses to identify symptoms, definition of problems, option comparisons, appropriate solutions, implementation, and evaluation of results.
  • Provides in-service education to staff on equipment operation and safety.
  • Responsible for providing mentoring and training to level one and two Biomedical Electronic Technicians.
  • Supports clinical teams with setup, support and trouble shooting of clinical equipment. Schedules and performs preventive maintenance, performance assurance testing, electrical safety inspections, and schedules repairs to correct failed equipment.
  • Calibrates equipment to bring them up to the original manufacturers specifications.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED
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    Experience

  • 5-10 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Associate's Degree
  • - Engineering/related

     

    Experience

  • 10+ years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • < 2 years
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Biomedical
  • Biomed equip - vendor trained

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer