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Moses Cone Health System

Biomedical Equipment Technician I

Moses Cone Health System - Greensboro, NC

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Position Title:

Biomedical Equipment Technician I

Department:

50513-SW-Biomedical Technology Serv

Job Interest Category:

Skilled Crafts

Job Interest (specific):

Skilled Crafts-BioMedical Equipment Tech

Campus/Location:

Various

City:

Greensboro

Work Schedule:

8 hour days

Specific Work Schedule Detail:

Monday-Friday, 8 am - 4:30 pm

Hours per week:

40

Opportunity:

Our Purpose

Together, we create unsurpassed health care experiences.

Our Intent

We are the leader in delivering integrated, innovative health care.

Our Values

At Cone Health, we value and are accountable for:

· Caring for Our Patients

We provide exceptional quality, compassionate care and service in a safe, respectful environment.

· Caring for Each Other

We appreciate each other through honest communication and respect. We inspire ongoing learning, pride, passion and fun.

· Caring for Our Communities

We engage our communities with integrity and transparency. We embrace our responsibility to promote health and well-being.

Education / Licensure / Certification:

EDUCATION:

Required:

Associates in Electronics - Biomedical Equipment Technology or Electronics Technology

Additional Information:

Associate Degree in Biomedical Equipment Technology; or Associate Degree in Electronics Technology; or completion of military service school in Biomedical Equipment Technology as substitute for Associate's Degree.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY/LISTING:

Required:

Valid NC driver's license required. May be operating a Cone Health vehicle; driving record must be approved by Risk Management.

Qualifications:

EXPERIENCE:

Preferred:

One year experience in Biomedical Equipment Technology

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Required:

•Ability to multi-task and prioritize

•Ability to work independently

•Demonstrates consistent reliability and punctuality in regard to attendance.

•Attention to detail, thorough in work

•Accepts responsibility for effective two-way communication using clear and well-organized oral and written techniques. Demonstrates self-awareness of non-verbal messages, keeping verbal and non-verbal messages consistent. Incorporates recognition of cultural impact on understanding and effectively uses interpreters and language translation devices.

•Demonstrate the ability to effectively read, write and speak English

•Protects all confidential information and obeys all HIPAA regulations. Adheres to all organizational and departmental policies and procedures, including dress code.•Shows respect and consideration for others by offering assistance and putting others' needs first. Responds politely using a gentle and appreciative spirit. Offers service freely and pleasantly, without an expectation of any reward other than to make the other person feel comfortable, welcomed, and accepted.

•Customer Service Skills

•Possess knowledge of concepts, procedures and troubleshooting techniques.

•Documents time accurately using Kronos.•Ability to demonstrate proficiency in the application of tools, test equipment and meters to effectively diagnose equipment problems and/or failures consistently.

•Reacts promptly when requests are made or situations clearly call for it. Shifts priorities when a timely response is essential. Actions reflect sensitivity to patient/customer needs and sense of urgency. Balances speed of response with safety concerns.

•Medical Terminology

Preferred:

•Participates in on-call roster.

•Familiarity with physical layout, construction, functions and operation of electronic circuits.

•Ability to interpret complex electronic circuit diagrams, flow charts, and specifications.

•Medical systems and general electronic systems troubleshooting.

•Human anatomy and physiology as applies to equipment operation and safety.

•Medical terminology.

•Medical instrumentation principles and applications.

•General medical safety, and in particular Universal Precautions for blood borne pathogens.

•Proper safety practices and procedures while working on electromechanical equipment.

•General medical ethics.

•Medical equipment codes and standards, in particular NFPA 99.

•Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with both technical and non-technical personnel.

•Familiarity with common and specialized hand and power tools, including soldering irons.

•Familiarity with general electronic test equipment.

•Familiarity with specialized clinical equipment testing aids and analyzers.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Medium Work:

•Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally (up to 1/3 of the time), and/or; 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time), and/or; greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly (2/3 or more of the time) to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body.

•Respirator Fit Testing - Required

HEARING/VISION:

Hear and differentiate low volume sounds in order to make judgments regarding actions needed

Hear alarm bells, verbal conversations, telephone voices and normal volume sounds

Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)

Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

* Annual flu shot

* Annual TB test (if applicable to your job location)

* Annual CBLs (Safety at Work and Corporate Compliance)

* Maintain licensure/certification/registry/listing (if applicable to your job)

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY:

Performs or coordinates performance of scheduled and corrective maintenance on electronic, electromechanical, and mechanical clinical equipment, as well as acting as a resource for clinical personnel in the use of such equipment, with the intents that clinical equipment: is cost-effectively maintained and used in the safest and most efficacious manner; downtime is minimized; readiness is maintained.

MAJOR WORK ACTIVITIES:

Performs corrective maintenance on clinical equipment to ensure safe and effective operating conditions. Includes adjustments, repairs, and calibrations. (10%)

Performs planned maintenance inspections on clinical equipment to ensure safe and effective operating conditions. Performs 100% planned maintenance on life support equipment within the first two weeks. Includes adjustments, repairs, and scheduled or corrective parts replacements necessary to complete these inspections. (60%)

Performs appropriate documentation on corrective maintenance activities including those performed by outside service vendors. Documents work order time and nonproductive time to ensure accountability of labor utilization. Maintains documentation and compliance with departmental standards for purchase order and parts management activities. (10%)

Assists in, or coordinates, installation and acceptance testing of new equipment and special projects as assigned. Initiates associated PM procedure changes for new equipment when necessary. (10%)Supports institutional and departmental quality assurance activities by completing alert/recall, incident investigation, and Safety Zone Portal work orders as assigned. (10%)

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Occurs over two-thirds of the time:

•Exposure to bloodborne pathogens

•Hazardous waste and/or toxic/caustic chemicals

•Fumes or airborne particles

Additional information on working conditions:

•Ability to individually lift and transport equipment weighing up to 30 pounds.

•Ability to stand for the majority of an 8-hour shift.•Normal color vision.

•Work on equipment and in spaces containing potentially hazardous levels of electrical and mechanical energies.

•Manual dexterity and patience should be above average in order to help contend with small components in tight spaces.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Occurs over two-thirds of the time:

Exposure to bloodborne pathogens

Hazardous waste and/or toxic/caustic chemicals

Fumes or airborne particles

Additional information on working conditions:

Ability to individually lift and transport equipment weighing up to 30 pounds.

Ability to stand for the majority of an 8-hour shift.

Normal color vision.

Work on equipment and in spaces containing potentially hazardous levels of electrical and mechanical energies.

Manual dexterity and patience should be above average in order to help contend with small components in tight spaces.

iCARE - COMMITMENTS TO CARE:

Communication

I will create and engage in conversations of possibility.

o I will be open to innovation and creativity.

o I will listen to understand.

o I will bring ideas for solutions and be open to alternative ideas.

o I will be open to constructive feedback.

o I will not engage or listen to negativity or gossip.

o I will be positive when speaking about Cone Health, my department, and my coworkers.

o I will be approachable.

o I will focus on behaviors, not the person, during conflict.

Accountability

I will honor my word.

o I will do what I say when I say I will. o I will “clean it up” when I can’t keep my word.

o I will honor my work agreement.

o I will be “on the court” instead of “in the stands.”

o I will follow up in a timely manner on commitments and requests.

o I will apologize when someone experiences less than excellent service. o I will take responsibility for my actions, decisions and performance.

o I will protect patient safety (best practices: ex – hand hygiene).

Respect

I will assume the best of intentions and embrace differences.

o I will collaborate and seek other people’s input.

o I will demonstrate courtesy, compassion, and respect with my tone of voice and body language.

o I will speak positively about Cone Health – managing up coworkers, physicians, departments, patients and visitors.

o I will ask the person directly involved when I don’t know.

o I will include diverse skills, abilities, strengths, and backgrounds to create better outcomes.

o I will care for myself while also respecting others.

Empowerment

I will own it, solve it, and celebrate it!

o I will offer solutions when problems are identified.

o I will share my input for decisions by participating in forums such as shared governance, town halls, employee engagement survey, brown bag discussions, employee councils, staff meetings, or directly with my manager.

o I will take charge and do the right thing at the right time.

o I will make decisions keeping a balance of service, quality, and cost in mind.

o I will demonstrate Cone Health values.

o I will seek opportunities to celebrate and have fun.

o I will recognize good work.

I have seen and reviewed the job description in its completed form and understand that I will be required to perform all functions listed if hired for this position. I recognize that, if hired, it is my responsibility to notify my manager as soon as possible if I am unable to perform any of the functions of my position for any reason. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.

Exceptional People Providing Exceptional Care!

Cone Health is a state of the art network of facilities providing patients access to the latest developments in medical care from their first moments of life through later years. Our network offers the most breakthrough treatments and technology available in healthcare today. As a teaching hospital, we offer employees the opportunity to become leaders in the industry and continued growth from their first day on.

Extraordinary patient care is about being “high-touch” as well as “high-tech”. Community service and superior patient care are the cornerstones of our organization, a philosophy that is demonstrated by each and every one of our valued team members. We are proud to be the largest private, not-for-profit employer of choice in the Piedmont, NC area community!

Cone Health is an equal opportunity employer. If you require assistance with our online job submission process, please contact our Talent Acquisition team at 866-266-3767 to request an accommodation. Additionally, Cone Health invites interested deaf and hard of hearing applicants to use Video Relay Service (VRS).

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Biomedical Equipment Technician I Moses Cone Health System - Greensboro, NC, United States

   

Location: Greensboro, NC

Company Profile:
Moses Cone Health System is a multi-hospital system with a range of outpatient services designed to provide care for Piedmont residents throughout all stages of their lives. Residents of our primary service area of Guilford, Randolph, Rockingham and Alamance counties and the city of Kernersville depend on us for convenient, affordable and compassionate care - care delivered regardless of a patient s ability to pay.