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Biomedical Equipment Tech

Job ID: 129121
Category: Other
Work Type: FT
Location: West Chester, PA, United States
Date Posted: Jul 25, 2022
Work Schedule: Full-Time

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Description

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Job Summary:

Working under limited supervision, the Biomedical Equipment Technician IV is responsible for assisting in maintaining Biomedical and related equipment that supports the clinical engineering operations.

Accountabilities:

Perform quality assurance inspections in accordance with applicable codes, standards, and manufacturer recommendations.

Maintain, repair, calibrate, and modify patient care medical devices. 

Maintain vendor-recommended preventive maintenance program.

Maintain a cost-effective inventory, utilizing second sources, of replacement materials required to service and maintain medical devices within the facilities.

Maintain appropriate service and calibration documentation in accordance with applicable laws and standards.

Assist with training of clinical personnel on user operation and maintenance of equipment, as needed.

Recommend the use of outside service personnel, as required.

Provide technical training to all other Biomedical Equipment Technicians (BMET) concerning patient care medical devices.

Attend pertinent service and training seminars as required, to enhance skill level and decrease device operational costs, post warranty.

Assist with equipment planning and pre-purchase evaluations of new equipment.

Assist with the acceptance inspections, the relocation of existing, and with the installation of new equipment when required.

Attend Biomedical Engineering Department (BME) Department and Medical Services Division staff meetings.

Provide technical assistance and instruction to personnel regarding equipment operation and maintenance.

Review outcome of preventive maintenance actions and make recommendations to department staff concerning improvements.

Provide mentoring to other biomedical equipment technicians.

May assist senior biomedical engineering technicians or supervisor with in-service educational programs on use of equipment.

Provide operational leadership to personnel and possibly serve as temporary site manager in the absence of the director/manager/supervisor.

Recommend new equipment and testing procedures.

Provide in-service educational programs on use of equipment.

Collaborate with Information Services to ensure Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance and connectivity of biomedical devices.

Understand and comply with Joint Commission and other applicable standards and regulations.

Special projects as assigned by Manager.

Qualifications:

H.S. Diploma/GED

Level contingent upon review of training and experience. 




    We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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    We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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