Works under minimal supervision of the Biomedical/Contract Services Supervisor. Has a significant amount of education training or the equivalent to perform highly skilled work of considerable difficulty. Has comprehensive knowledge of practices procedures types of equipment. Skilled with test equipment schematics service manuals. Responds to emergency situations on a 24 hour basis as necessary to identified not only equipment problems but clinical and user problems. Demonstrates and explains correct operation of equipment to medical personnel.
Cleans and prepares equipment for repair and inspection.
Repairs complex medical equipment and adjusts as appropriate. Equipment includes but is not limited to life support systems monitors defibrillators laboratory test equipment and central station monitoring systems. Job assignments and priorities are received from supervisor on a daily basis with the majority of repairs performed within the Biomedical Lab.
According to written test procedures performs safety inspections performance verifications and preventive maintenance including cleaning lubricating and adjusting in order to ensure operational integrity and compliance with Joint Commission requirements other safety regulations and R.I.H. standards.
Determines feasibility of repair or necessity of replacement. As appropriate repairs equipment and obtains supervisory approval to order replacement parts not already in inventory. Notifies supervisor in event unit does not appear repairable.
Disassembles and inspects equipment using hand tools test equipment normally used in electronic repairs and special test equipment for biomedical equipment.
Prepares and maintains records for inventory safety tests repairs and preventive maintenance activities for entry into computer.
Prepares paper work to order parts or ship out equipment for vendor repair.
Using Equipment Evaluation Form recommends and writes test procedures on new biomedical equipment per service manual. The supervisor reviews and approves the test procedure.
Responds to emergency repair calls for patient-connected life support systems requiring expeditious analysis and resolution of problem. Also is on a 24 hour 7 days a week \"on-call\" system.
Interfaces complex medical equipment and instrumentation to be used for the diagnosis and treatment of patients or in research studies.
May provide assistance in selection process for new equipment by recommending specifications necessary to meet safety standards and regulations.
Reviews pertinent literature and attends seminars to maintain awareness of medical instrumentation innovations and related maintenance techniques.
Provides functional guidance to BMET II by instructing and demonstrating repairs and maintenance procedures on complex state-of-the art medical equipment and instrumentation.
Inspects and repairs equipment work performed by BMET II as designated by supervisor.
Associates degree in electronic or equivalent technical schooling in addition to the technical repair knowledge and biomedical and electronic equipment maintenance experience normally acquired through a formal two-year program in biomedical equipment repair.
High level of technical and analytical skills to troubleshoot and repair complex state-of-the art biomedical equipment and instrumentation.
Independent judgment to determine priorities analyze problems and develop methods and procedures to meet unusual conditions including resolution of emergency repairs for patient-connected life support systems.
Visual acuity and manual dexterity to inspect and repair equipment and devices requiring use of small hand tools and testing equipment.
Interpersonal skills to interact with personnel both within and outside Hospital to gather and exchange information relating to biomedical equipment operation and clinical applications.
Basic knowledge of computer in order to input and retrieve inventory parts and service information on biomedical equipment.
Physical ability to lift units weighing fifty pounds.
Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to lift heavy objects above head level.
Ability to keep accurate records.
Ability to write or print clearly.
Occasionally in the absence of the BMED Supervisor perform administrative duties for uninterrupted BMED operation.
At least five years experience repairing and maintaining a variety of the most sophisticated and complex state-of-the-art biomedical equipment and devices.
Also sufficient knowledge of the principles of cardiovascular physiology.
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Works in relatively clean shop area with frequent exposure to viruses by blood body fluids when inspecting and repairing equipment.
Some hazard of electric shock or radiation exposure but hazards are minimized by adherence to established safety precautions.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: None.
Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status. Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Location: Rhode Island Hospital USA:RI:Providence
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Shift 1
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