Under the direction of the Clinical Engineering Manager the Biomedical Equipment Technician I is responsible for installations, repairs, regular maintenance and calibration of most classes of medical equipment at the component level.
WHAT IS EXPECTED (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS)
Perform installations, regular maintenance, repairs and calibrations on assigned medical equipment to ensure their proper operation and function
Perform all assignments in a competent and timely manner according to current policies and procedures Install, repair and calibrate most classes of medical equipment at a component level
Perform planned maintenance and electrical safety inspections as assigned Use diagnostic service software appropriate to the equipment being serviced
Assist in the evaluation of new equipment, accessories and supplies Inspect incoming equipment for compliance with codes, standards, and manufacturers instructions
Work with new hires and cross-trains on systems and equipment to ensure proper operation of equipment and techniques for testing, calibrating, operating and troubleshooting biomedical systems and equipment
Establish and maintains files of supporting literature for each piece of medical equipment, such as the manufacturers technical literature, reference standards, specifications and other documents necessary to ensure compliance with all local, state, and federal regulatory agencies including TJC Accurately and legibly accounts for productive time using the departments computerized maintenance management system
Assist with the administrative record keeping responsibilities of the department, such as work orders, maintenance history records, PM and safety inspection requests, and repair parts inventory; as well as any necessary reports to ensure accurate recording of activities for code and regulatory purposes
Process work requests and turn in completed work requests in a timely, results oriented and professional manner With management approval, use the electronic system to order necessary parts, devices, etc. to properly repair or complete assigned work orders
Use department hardware and software to electronically process and close work orders and PM assignments
Document time and expenses in a timely and accurate manner
Ensure proper care of equipment and tools issued for maximum safety and productivity and adhere to all personal safety requirements
Diligently maintain all tools and equipment in clean, safe, working order Maintain adequate inventory of related parts to perform assigned duties
Maintain technical skills and required certifications to perform job duties Adhere to all safety requirements and wears the proper personal protective equipment required by the job Respond to emergency situations to ensure employee, patient and facility safety
Champion overall safety in the department and report possible safety issues and recommends appropriate changes Comply with OSHA, and other local, state, and federal regulations
Demonstrate a strong commitment to the philosophy and values of Scott and White (SW) Maintain friendly, efficient, positive customer service attitude toward customers, clients and co-workers and respond professionally to customer needs Cooperate and collaborate with the SW leadership to champion and meet the strategic goals of Baylor Scott & White Health
Adhere to SW and the support service departments policies and procedures including appropriate attire and grooming Work to actively meet and exceed the performance improvement goals set by the department and or SW and all quality improvement targets
Willing to serve on departmental and/or SW committees or focus groups as requested and needed Interact in a friendly effective manner, builds relationships, and demonstrates a high level of cooperation and customer service
Communicate effectively with the Clinical Engineering manager and other Biomedical Equipment Technicians on a regular, formal and informal basis to discuss possible concerns with the Clinical Engineering department and/or any medical equipment
Perform other position appropriate duties as required in a competent, professional and courteous manner Ability to participate in on-call rotation.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Maintains a safe driving record
Solid knowledge of computerized systems: recordkeeping, PM, work order systems, timekeeping, etc
Our competitive benefits package includes*:
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
*Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.
EDUCATION: Associate's Degree or equivalent experience
EXPERIENCE: Minimum/no experience required
CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATIONS: Drivers License (TXDL): If moving from out of state must obtain valid TX DL within 90 days of hire.
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!