Bio-Med - FT

FT Bio-Med position 

Job Summary:

Provide repair, calibration, and maintenance of medical equipment, instrumentation and support systems used in healthcare delivery. Execute inventory assessment/audits and preventive maintenance of medical equipment. Provide remedial corrective maintenance and maintain documentation of all service events, tests, and maintenance performed on clinical equipment.


Job Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.

Duties include:

  • Repair, install, maintain, calibrate, and inspect medical equipment, instrumentation, and systems.
  • Perform preventive maintenance and electrical safety testing of clinical equipment, devices, and systems, and monitor completion of preventive maintenance activities performed by outside vendors.
  • Understand and comply with Joint Commission and other applicable standards and regulations.
  • Research and recommend new equipment.
  • Maintain accurate inventory, tracking both the addition and the deactivation of clinical equipment.
  • Maintain documentation on new equipment, inspections, and equipment repairs and failures.
  • Assist, manage, and monitor third-party repairs and service contracts.
  • Collaborate with IT and HIM to ensure Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance and connectivity of biomedical devices.
  • Individual will maintain good personal relationships with fellow workers, nursing, medical staff, vendors, manufacturers, and the general public. Will be expected to participate in meetings, seminars, training, workshops, conferences and committees as required. Will maintain a clean and safe work place.

Minimum Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual should possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed and meet the amount of education, training, and/or work experience required.

Knowledge. Skills, and Abilities

  • Considerable knowledge of the technical aspects of the operation, repair and maintenance of electronic equipment.
  • Considerable knowledge of the application and repair of computers and servers and how they interface with medical equipment.
  • Basic knowledge of networking.
  • Considerable knowledge of current regulatory requirements.
  • Knowledge of basic anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology.
  • Knowledge of color code conventions used in component and wiring marking.
  • Ability to, repair, and test electronic and electromechanical equipment.
  • Ability to perform preventive maintenance inspections.
  • Ability to run diagnostic programs.
  • Ability to interpret schematics,, wiring  diagrams, and illustrated parts drawings of biomedical instrumentation.
  • Ability to maintain accurate records of repairs, calibration, and tests.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds of equipment; to push/pull equipment carts; and to kneel, stand, bend, and reach during equipment repair.
  • Skill in testing electronic equipment.

Working Conditions

Generally good working conditions. Possible hazards include exposure to electrical shock, ionizing radiation., chemicals and chemical fumes, high-pressure air, infectious disease, and various other hazards associated with biomedical engineering work. Personal Protective Equipment and safe work practices are required.

This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the only standards for the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions and perform any other related duties as may be required. Great Plains Regional Medical Center has the right to revise this job description at any time.