Kaiser Permanente Biomedical Equipment Technician in Wailuku, Hawaii
Under indirect supervision, performs variety of duties pertaining to installation, calibration, repair and maintenance of electrical, electronic and mechanical biomedical equipment following manufacturer specifications and established preventative maintenance procedures; documents all work.
Essential Responsibilities: - Troubleshoots and repairs biomedical and laboratory equipment and related systems; ensures correct operation; troubleshoots and coordinates repair of equipment that has little or no technical documentation. - Performs preventative maintenance, electrical safety checks and equipment calibration on routine basis in accordance with JCAHO, CAP, AABB, NFPA99 and other related regulations. - Receives new equipment; performs acceptance checks; delivers to and/or installs equipment in department; inservices customer(s) on proper operations and potential hazardous or safety issues; ensures receipt of operations and technical service manuals. - Ensures upgrades, modifications and/or health device alerts are properly handled and resolved to improve patient/staff safety or equipment performance; orders and installs hardware as appropriate. - Informs customers of equipment status; documents actions taken in accurate and timely manner; performs all repairs, maintenance and checks according to manufacturer specifications. - Provides resource to customers; liaisons with outside resources as appropriate; understands and communicates to customers the clinical value, use and technology of equipment; ensures provision of user inservice training as requested. - Participates in job-related seminars, service schools and AAMI meetings; provides inservice and cross training to other biomedical staff; documents training. - Assesses safety control implications; takes appropriate action; performs follow-up on action to ensure closure. - Performs nitrous oxide scanning as appropriate. - Ensures timely completion and documentation of preventative maintenance; ensures integrity and calibration of test equipment on scheduled basis; informs supervisor about overall status of preventative maintenance, problems and concerns. Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: Experience - Minimum one (1) years experience as Junior Biomedical Equipment Technician OR successful completion of on-the-job training program. Education - Associate's degree in biomedical or general electronics; or equivalent combination of education (lesser) & experience may be considered in lieu of requirements. - Post high school coursework in anatomy and physiology. License, Certification, Registration - Valid driver's license.
Additional Requirements: - Demonstrated technical proficiency to service levels of equipment required by Junior Biomedical Equipment Technician. - Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in adaptability, change management, decision making, customer service, interpersonal relations, oral communication, problem solving, project management, quality management, results orientation, teamwork, and written communication. - Communication and Mental Requirements - Talking to co-workers, customers, outside vendors, and on the telephone. - Reading, writing, speaking, understanding English. - Training/giving and receiving instructions. - Mathematical ability, attention to detail (e.g. organization, prioritization, proofing), concentration, and alertness.
Preferred Qualifications: - Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in PC applications, including word processing, spreadsheet, and database. COMPANY Kaiser PermanenteTITLE Biomedical Equipment TechnicianLOCATION Wailuku, HIREQNUMBER 616718
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.