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Biomedical Equipment Technician I, FT, 1st Shift, Servicing SLPG Locations

Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Location: Bethlehem
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care. The Biomedical Equipment Technician I is responsible for the repair, testing and calibration of clinical equipment, devices, instruments and systems. Inspect, install and provide scheduled maintenance of clinical equipment. Supports clinical equipment, medical staff, technicians, and administrators with technical assistance and advice.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs scheduled maintenance, electrical safety and functional testing on various medical equipment, which may include some specialized equipment such as Dialysis to departmental and manufacturer protocols and specifications on a routine basis for the Network.
  • Repairs defective medical equipment, which may include some specialized equipment such as Dialysis equipment to meet or exceed manufacturer specifications throughout the Network.
  • May be required to oversee manufacturer or third party vendors. Will also help with other equipment/devices that the Department supports.
  • Responsible for the overall support of instrumentation in all clinical areas as assigned.
  • Diagnose and correct system and equipment malfunctions.
  • Maintains accurate records for all work performed. Entry and or paperwork should be completed on a timely basis.
  • Participates in staff in-service educational programs.
  • Participates in pre-purchase evaluation programs as required
  • Provides technical consultation to other department personnel.
  • Performs evaluation of equipment failures to identify trends, design and/or use problems.
  • Performs installations of clinical equipment and other technical devices.
    PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:
    Requires standing for up to eight hours a day or walking for up to four per day. Sitting for extended periods of time. Frequent fingering, handling and twisting and turning in using hand tools or other situations. Lifting and carrying items weighting up to 60 pounds. Occasional pulling and pushing objects weighing greater than 300 pounds. Climbing vertical ladders up to 20 feet. Seeing as it relates to normal vision, and hearing as it relates to normal hearing. Sense of smell as it relates to distinguishing burning or other odors when working on equipment.
    EDUCATION:
    Associate's, bachelor's degree or military equivalent program in Biomedical Engineering / Electronics, Electronic Technology or other related field with a minimum of six (6) months' experience in the repair and maintenance of medical equipment. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted if approved.
    ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
    Must have a valid driver's license and willing to drive to various Network locations. Must have mechanical and electrical knowledge. Knowledge of electronic theory, technology and test equipment. Knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology and Medical Terminology as it relates to clinical equipment. Basic knowledge of computers, servers, networks and Windows operating systems.
    LOCATIONS:
    The position will be based out of the Bethlehem Campus and will be servicing our St. Luke's Physician Group (SLPG) locations.
    Please complete your application using your full legal name and current home address. Be sure to include employment history for the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and licenses, if applicable. It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's

    St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: St. Luke's University Health Network, Bethlehem , Biomedical Equipment Technician I, FT, 1st Shift, Servicing SLPG Locations, Professions , Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

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