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University of Washington BIOMEDICAL ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN 2 (Part-time, Day shift) in Seattle, Washington

Req #: 197683

Department: UW MEDICAL CENTER - OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE

Posting Date: 10/13/2021

Closing Info: Open Until Filled

Salary: $31.59 to 45.21 per hour

Shift: First Shift

Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report "America's Best Hospitals", UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UW Medical Center has again earned U.S. News & World Report’s No. 1 hospital ranking in Washington State and in the Seattle metropolitan area. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoy outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. UWMC Maintenance has an outstanding opportunity for a PART-TIME, TEMPORARY, DAY-SHIFT BIOMEDICAL ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN. The UWMC Montlake Campus Operations & Maintenance Department is seeking a BIOMEDICAL ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN 2 (BMET1) to join our Bed Shop team. We are seeking a candidate who is an excellent team player with a robust eagerness to learn new skills and provide world class customer service to patients and staff. Primary duties will include performing preventative and corrective maintenance on the following equipment types: Perform skilled journey-level work in the maintenance, repair, calibration and testing of patient care equipment to include patient beds, surgery tables and patient lifts. Positions within the class require certification as a Biomedical Equipment Technician or must display equivalent experience and/or education. Incumbents must be capable of working independently or in a team environment on patient care equipment. Job Duties & Performance Standards • Troubleshoots repairs, maintains and calibrates analog and/or electronic patient care equipment such as Surgery tables, ICU patient beds, med-surg beds, L&D beds, exam tables, procedure tables and wheelchairs. • Troubleshoots repairs and performs preventative maintenance on patient room lifts. • Uses electronic test equipment such as oscilloscopes, digital multi-meters, function generators, electro-surgery, safety, and logic analyzers, and other specialized test equipment at the journey-level to troubleshoot equipment malfunctions to system, board, or component level; uses computer-aided diagnostic software and/or digital logic devices to locate malfunction(s). • Performs mechanical, electro-mechanical, or electronic repair(s); performs electronic repairs to system, board, or component level; calibrates and/or tests for proper operation. • Performs preventive maintenance on patient care equipment; tests, diagnoses, adjusts, and calibrates to local, state, and national electrical and fire safety codes; advises healthcare professionals and administrators on compliance of equipment with fire and safety codes and modify equipment to satisfy these requirements. • Evaluates medical equipment involved in unusual incidents and prepare reports and documentation. • Develops inventory lists and orders, stocks and stores electronic components, as well as manufacturer specific parts for patient care and/or clinical laboratory equipment such as circuit boards, module assemblies, etc. • Confers with faculty, staff, clients, vendors, and/or supervisors in determining equipment problems or fulfilling service requirements. • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds of equipment; to push/pull equipment and carts that weigh up to 1000Lb; to kneel, stand, bend, sit on the floor and stand on ladders for long periods of time, reach and twist during equipment repair. • May repair malfunctioning patient care life support equipment during emergent situations; • May direct the work of others. • May perform limited maintenance or repair on computers. • May create and maintain database files for equipment inventory. • May develop methods and procedures for proper operation of electronic equipment. • Performs related duties as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Regulatory/Educational Requirements • Associate's Degree in Biomedical Technology, or • Certification by the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) as a Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician, or • Two years of experience as a Biomedical Electronics Technician 1, or • Four years of experience as a biomedical electronics technician or Equivalent education/experience Interpersonal Skills • Communicates appropriately and effectively to all other members of the team. Interacts professionally and respectfully with all other staff members. • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations. Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments. Other Skills • Basic computer knowledge to include Microsoft Office suite. Language Skills • Ability to read and communicate effectively in English.

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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