Genesis Health System Bio-Med Tech in Davenport, Iowa
Position Title: Bio-Med Tech
Department: Biomed Services
Purpose: Ensures patient safety by using appropriate tools and software to maintain, calibrate, install, repair, troubleshoot, and test medical equipment and instrumentation of accurate functionality at all Genesis Health System facilities and sites. Replaces faulty components or software per manufacturer instructions. Performs and documents preventative measures on all medical equipment to ensure optimum condition of medical equipment and care delivery devices. Position requires travel between facilities and after hour service duties. Complies with hospital policies and regulatory requirements regarding medical equipment, electrical safety, patient rights, and management of healthcare information.
Report To: Manager, Bio Medical
Supervisory Responsibility: Guidance: The job requires the provision of occasional guidance and training to others. The job does not have formal or official supervisory responsibilities.
Materials Responsibility: Limited: Work requires limited responsibility for material resources. Examples of resources could include supplies, equipment, inventories, small budgets, and other similar material assets. The employee has a limited amount of control over these resources. The cost of errors is also limited in terms of damage, waste or financial loss. Problems associated with material resources are not complex. The volume of resources may vary, but the level of difficulty in dealing with these resources is uncomplicated.
Key Relationship: Co-workers/Health System Employees, Outside Agencies/Other Health Care Providers, Vendors/Clients
Education: 2 year college program or equivalent experience
Field Of Study: Biomedical Engineering Technology, Applied Science in Electronics or Medical Technology
Special Training: Electronics theory, electronic or electromechanical maintenance skills, Computer skills to operate diagnostic software
Training Preferred: Certification as Biomed Equipment Technician (CBET) administered by Association for Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI), ISCET certification, Advanced knowledge of computer software applications-IT certification (A+, Network+, etc)
Licensure/Registration: Valid Driver's License
Experience: More than 1 year experience required.
Interpersonal Skills: Interaction is with a variety of people inside or outside the organization. Communications are of moderate difficulty and sensitivity. Contact with others may involve detailed & lengthy dialogues & exchanges of information. Requires a moderate amount of interpersonal skills. Interactions involve dealing with moderately complicated problem situations or stressful encounters.
Working Conditions: There is limited exposure to moderately adverse and undesirable environmental conditions. There are some health and safety risks. Position may require safety equipment and precautions. The amount of time the employee may experience these moderate conditions is limited to 10% or less of their work day.
Possible Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens: Yes