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University of Washington BIOMEDICAL ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN SUPERVISOR in Seattle, Washington

Req #: 222344


Posting Date: 05/26/2023

Closing Info: Open Until Filled

Salary: $7178 - $10272 per month

Shift: First Shift

Join our award-winning team at UW Medical Center - Montlake . Among the top medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report 2019-2020 "America's Best Hospitals", UW Medical Center - Montlake prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UW Medical Center - Montlake has again earned U.S. News & World Report’s No. 1 hospital ranking in Washington State and in the Seattle metropolitan area. It is the seventh consecutive year that UW Medical Center - Montlake has achieved both distinctions.

Excellence. Exploration. Education. ( Become part of our team, and join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community.

The CLINICAL ENGINEERING department has an outstanding opportunity for a full time, day shift, BIOMEDICAL ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN SUPERVISOR . The BIOMEDICAL ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN SUPERVISOR is responsible for the daily operations of the main general medical equipment shop of the Clinical Engineering department. When necessary, provides on-site maintenance support of Medical Equipment and related systems including maintenance, calibration, repair, technical support, and user training. Participates in maintaining the service records on all equipment included in the program. Participates in maintaining the performance improvement activities within the shops and participates in QA activities. Participates in assuring the competency of all personnel. Maintains efficient and effective shop operation while requiring compliance with all JCAHO, state, federal and local regulatory laws, standards and protocols.

Job Duties & Performance Standards

Interviews and selects applicants Provides direct maintenance support of medical equipment Provides technical training and support to subordinates and customers Ensures subordinates receive training appropriate to their duties and are competent in all aspects of their duties Schedules and assigns work to subordinates Conducts performance evaluations Ensures compliance with all JCAHO, state, federal and regulatory laws, standards and protocols Participates in maintaining and assuring the integrity of data within the Clinical Engineering CMMS Manages the scheduled maintenance program for their areas of responsibility Performs other related duties as assigned


  • Two years of experience as a Biomedical Electronics Technician III or LeadOR

  • Seven years of experience as a biomedical electronics technicianOR

  • equivalent education/experience DESIRED

  • Basic computer and networking knowledge

  • Basic medical terminology

  • Underlying principles of physics, chemistry, hydraulics, light, and sound

  • A strong grasp of electronics, microprocessors , mechanical and electromechanical methods

  • Knowledge of clinical applications of a broad range of common medical equipment

  • Able to identify and understand the basic operating principles of standard analog and digital electronic circuits and electromechanical components

  • Able to read electrical and electronic circuit diagrams

  • Able to identify components both schematically and physically to the generic type and family

  • Able to successfully identify and order proper replacement components from OEM or third party

  • Demonstrates ability to accurately acquire basic competency on new technologies or makes of equipment through self-study of manufacturer’s documentation and other sources

  • Routinely exercises logical, progressive trouble shooting techniques at both the systems and component levels

  • Reads, understands and interprets the logical flow of service documentation including schematics, parts lists, servicing procedures and specifications

  • Expert technical and clinical knowledge of multiple significant patient care related systems

  • Ability to make decisions that are consistent with our mission, vision and values

  • Ability to confront problems positively and in a timely manner

  • Ability to maintain positive employee relations with staff

  • Ability to coach employees to develop present and future competencies

  • Able to delegate when appropriate and avoids micro-management CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT Ability to lift 50 lbs.

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.