Biomed Technician III

Banner Health Tucson , AZ 85704

Posted 2 weeks ago

Health care is constantly changing, and at Banner Health, we are at the front of that change. We are leading health care to make the experience the best it can be.

We want to change the lives of those in our care and the people who choose to take on this challenge. If changing health care for the better sounds like something you want to be part of, we want to hear from you.

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 III Banner University Medical Center - Tucson your support includes: technology/capital planning, project support, new equipment installations, scheduled maintenance, corrective/demand repair, regulatory compliance and consultative services for clinical equipment items on an expanding University Division Campus including a Level 1 Trauma Center and multiple Institutes and Clinics.

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 independently implementing preventive maintenance, electrical safety and performance verification, and bench and field service repairs on most medical electronic equipment. Assists in and occasionally coordinates equipment installations/project work with supervisory technicians.

Participates in training lower level technicians.

Provides inservicing to clinical staff on most medical equipment.

Essential Functions

Assists with and may coordinate equipment installations and project work involving patient care and medical communications technology, and clinical application networks. Inspects incoming equipment for compliance with codes, standards, and manufacturers recommendations.

Installs, repairs, and calibrates a wide variety of complex patient care equipment, medical communications equipment, PCs, and clinical applications networks to board/module level and occasionally component level through an understanding of electronics theory and applications and fundamentals of LAN networking. Reads detailed electronic schematics. Troubleshoots equipment, instrumentation, and systems utilizing applicable test equipment.

Performs scheduled/preventive maintenance, electrical safety inspections, and quality assurance on all patient care equipment in a timely manner consistent with regulatory standards. Monitors and oversees the work of external contractors/vendors engaged in repair work.

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.

Identifies the need for patient care equipment education and provides user (physician, nursing, other allied health staff) education on medical equipment.

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

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.

Minimum Qualifications

Must possess a strong knowledge of electronics as normally obtained through the completion of an Associates degree in electronics or equivalent training and 7 years progressively responsible work experience in all phases of biomedical instrumentation installation, repair, and maintenance.

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

Must be proficient at reading and analyzing schematic diagrams, including analog and digital circuits and possess a working knowledge of electrical and electronic fundamentals, including DC and AC circuits, semiconductor theory, digital circuit theory and microprocessor theory. Must also be proficient in Windows PC and network operating systems, PC repair, and have fundamental knowledge in Local Area Network configuration and troubleshooting.

Must be knowledgeable in JCAHO standards for the Environment of Care. Must have highly developed interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Certification by the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) is preferred.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.



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