Biomedical Equipment/Electronics Technician

Midland, Texas, us
Company: Midland Memorial Hospital
Category: Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations
Published on 2021-07-30 22:04:05

Job Description

Midland Health is seeking an experienced Clinical Engineering Technician to work in our Engineering Department .

Shift and Schedule

Full Time: Mon. - Fri., 8:00A -- 4:30P

Position Summary

  • Repair and maintain patient care equipment, analytical instruments, computer based medical equipment systems and related technologies to ensure its safety and operational performance characteristics.
  • Perform scheduled preventive maintenance according to hospital policies, procedures and industry recognized standards.
  • Maintain accurate documentation of all service events, performance tests and corrective maintenance performed on a wide range of equipment types, including life support, monitoring, diagnostic, therapeutic, analytical, and general clinical (patient care) devices.
  • Participate in and/or assist with development of departmental and hospital based continuous quality improvement initiatives.
  • Maximize patient safety by supporting the proper use, application and operational performance of patient care equipment.
  • Maintain repairs, calibrate and inspect medical, diagnostic, analytical equipment, and support systems.
  • Respond to requests for service of medical, diagnostic, analytical equipment, support systems, and independently diagnose the problems and repair the device/systems.
  • Determine need for equipment calibration and ensure that approved calibration procedures are sued and documented.
  • Maintain documentation on new equipment, inspections, equipment repairs and failures in the computerized maintenance management software database.
  • Assist Level 1 technicians (Clinical Engineering I) with equipment troubleshooting, and repair as required.
  • Maintain parts of inventory and process orders for additional stock as needed.
  • Execute medical equipment system software and hardware upgrades as required.
  • Verify the quality of work performed by vendor service technician after each service call to insure performance of device/system meets specifications.
  • Collaborate with Hospital Information Systems to ensure Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance and connectivity of medical devices.
  • Communicate effectively with customers and maintain an effective line of communication with supervisor and/or "Leadership" reporting on status of inspections and repairs.
  • Ability to prioritize, organize and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Understand and comply with DNV and other applicable standards and regulations.
  • Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Associate's degree in electronic or biomedical equipment technology is desirable.
  • Network Plus certification is desirable.
  • Specialized training in 2 or more specialized equipment modalities such as Ventilators, Anesthesia, Sterilizers or low end Radiology equipment (Portable X-ray, Ultrasound).
  • Ability to work proactively and plan ahead.
  • Able to stand, walk, sit, stoop, reach, lift , see, speak and hear.
  • Lifting is limited to 35 lbs. for clinical staff and to 50 lbs. for non-clinical staff.
  • The individual must use an assisted-lift device or get another individual(s) to assist with the lift that is over these maximum limits.
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