Biomed Technician II

Banner Health Tucson , AZ 85704

Posted 3 months ago

Operating a hospital is more than IV bags and trauma rooms. One might be surprised by the number of people and the hats they wear who work behind the scenes to make sure a hospital runs smoothly and safely for our patients, visitors and staff. Each one plays a critical role and is part of a team to ensure the best care for our patients.

Join Banner Health's award winning HTM Program (2015 Tech Nation Department of the Year, 2014 ECRI Health Devices Achievement Award Finalist, and 2010 Premier Breakthroughs Award Winner). Be a part of a diverse clinical technology environment consisting of virtual health, ambulatory care, critical access medicine, community medicine, academic medicine and research institutes. You will have growth opportunities within multiple facets of our department, including: Clinical Technology Assessment and Planning, Furniture, Fixtures, and Equipment (FF&E) planning to support construction projects, Non-imaging technology service and support, Diagnostic Imaging and Radiation Oncology service and support, Medical Physics and Regulatory/Compliance.

As a Biomed Technician II you will be responsible for general biomed repairs and preventative maintenance in the Phoenix area including hospitals, urgent cares and clinics. You will have the opportunity to grow within a continually developing team, including cross-training opportunities and on the job training.

Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.

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About Banner Health Corporate

Within Banner Health Corporate, you will have the opportunity to apply your unique experience and expertise in support of a nationally-recognized healthcare leader. We offer stimulating and rewarding careers in a wide array of disciplines. Whether your background is in Human Resources, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Managed Care Programs or Public Relations, you'll find many options for contributing to our award-winning patient care.

About Banner Health

Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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Job Summary

This position is responsible for installing, repairing, calibrating, preventative maintenance, electrical safety and performance verification, bench and field service on most medical equipment at the board/module level with assistance or direct supervision.

Essential Functions

  • Installs, repairs, and calibrates clinical equipment at a component level. Inspects incoming equipment for compliance with codes, standards and manufacturers recommendations.

  • Performs scheduled/preventive maintenance, electrical safety inspections, and quality assurance consistent with applicable regulatory standards on assigned medical equipment in a timely manner.

  • Repairs patient care equipment, medical communications equipment and PCs to board/module level through and understanding of electronics theory and applications including operating systems and PC repair. Reads detailed electronic schematics.

    Troubleshoots equipment using available test equipment. Monitors the work of outside contractors/vendors engaged in equipment repair.

  • Provides customer relations and resolves equipment service problems by ensuring that clinical capability is restored as quickly as possible. Maintains communication with customers regarding the status of equipment repairs.

    Proactively solves technology issues when appropriate. Coordinates/schedules service (self, vendor and, when appropriate, other technicians) via management of customer expectations. Performs device investigations related to regulations and/or incident reporting under supervision if applicable.

  • Provides direct marketing and sales support to Technology Management internal and external customers.

  • Documents all work performed, maintains parts, supplies, tools, test equipment and technical literature by completing service reports and supplemental productivity documentation in an accurate and timely manner. Maintains an accurate and current parts inventory. Assists manager in maintaining a comprehensive library of technical literature.

  • Assists with equipment installations and project work involving patient care, medical communications technology, and clinical application networks.

  • Trains field technicians with less expertise in preventative maintenance and repair of medical equipment, and service delivery methods when appropriate.

Minimum Qualifications

Must possess a strong knowledge of electronics as normally obtained through the completion of an Associates degree in electronics and a minimum of two years of related experience within an acute-care hospital setting.

Must posses a valid drivers license and be eligible for coverage under the company auto insurance policy

Must possess a working knowledge of electricity, AC/DC electronics including power supplies, electro/mechanics including motors and motor controls, and hydraulics/pneumatics. Must be knowledgeable in medical terminology and basic physiology. Must also be proficient in PC repair and Windows PC and network operating systems.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

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