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Biomedical Equipment Tech II

Job ID: 123837
Category: Information Services/Technology/Service Desk/Telecom
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 15, 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?

Biomedical Equipment Tech II

3400 Spruce Street

Summary:

  • Working under moderate supervision the BMET II is responsible for assisting in maintaining Biomedical and related equipment that supports the Clinical Engineering operations.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain, repair and calibrate patient care medical devices.
  • Perform quality assurance inspections in accordance with applicable codes, standards, and manufacturer recommendations.
  • 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 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.
  • Special projects as assigned by Manager.

Credentials:

  • Car Insurance (if required by assignment).
  • Valid Driver's License (if required by assignment.
  • Use of a personal vehicle (if required by assignment).

Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • H.S. Diploma/GED required.
  • Associate of Arts or Science, Applied Science or related field preferred.
  • 2+ years experience in the repair and maintenance of medical equipment required.
  • AAMI certification preferred.

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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