| || 47565BR |
| || Biomedical Equipment Technician II |
| || 9156 Biomedical Equipment Technician II |
| || SFGH |
| || Medicine - SFGH - Biomedical Engineering |
| || Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm ( subject to hospital needs) |
| || Days |
| || 8 Hours |
| || JOB OVERVIEW
This is the operational/practitioner level for the Biomedical Equipment Technicians job series. Under direction and minimal supervision, Biomedical Equipment Technician II performs a variety of routine and complex tasks associated with the installation, maintenance, and repair of a diverse range of clinical equipment including life support equipment. The individual performs scheduled maintenance on clinical equipment using specialized test equipment, assists in the support of a systematic preventive maintenance program of biomedical instrumentation, and documents the introduction of new therapeutic and diagnostic equipment, corrective and preventive maintenance actions and special requests as required. Demonstrated ability to learn from others on the job. Possesses an intermediate level of expertise and is capable of assisting less experienced technicians.
Biomedical Equipment Technicians at this level serve as a resource to UCSF Healthcare and Academic Research System employees in the proper operation and maintenance of clinical and/or laboratory equipment. They notify user departments regarding status of repairs, assist departments in obtaining loaner or replacement equipment and works with departments to ensure that all incoming clinical equipment is inspected per department policy. Report all patient safety issues to supervisor or manager and assist with correction of issue as required. Assist in identifying and recommending replacement of equipment that is obsolete, has extensive repair history, or has identified safety issues. Conducts evaluations of equipment as required and participates in Device Incident Investigation process and provide follow up to management.
• Able to provide excellent customer service
• Exhibits a comprehensive understanding and can communicate the use of devices supported
• Can provide comprehensive support of acuity equipment for direct patient care
• Is familiar with the operations and environment that they support such as hospital, clinic, etc.
• Has comprehensive experience in their assigned clinical environment.
The Biomedical Engineering Department supplies asset management and maintenance and repair support for patient monitoring and diagnostic equipment at SFGH and related outpatient clinics; the department maintains the biomedical equipment management program, insuring facility compliance with Joint Commission and California Title 22 regulations.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.
| || • High School diploma
• BMET II technicians are encouraged to pursue CBET Certification
• At least three years of related experience to acquire competency in applying biomedical and electronics principles in a hospital environment
• Background in electronics
• Knowledge in electronic circuitry
• Knowledge in electronics troubleshooting
• Ability to read schematics, wiring diagrams and illustrated parts drawing of biomedical instrumentation
• Maintenance skills in electronics, mechanical or electromechanical device repair
• Experience in Respiratory equipment and ventilators is needed
• Must possess in depth repair, maintenance, and calibration skills of routine and complex diagnostic, therapeutic, and life support devices and systems
• Ability to read color codes on wiring and electronic components
• Working knowledge of physiology, anatomy, and medical terminology
• Working knowledge of e-mail, database management, spreadsheet, and word processor applications
• Ability to comprehend and follow both written and oral communications
• Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with co-workers, clinical and medical staff, and the general public
• Ability to function in a sterile environment if necessary
• Ability to keep accurate records
• Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays if necessary
• Overtime maybe required at times to assist in and/or to complete maintenance or project work
Note: Physical/health screening, fingerprinting and background check required. Effective March 13, 2017, all final candidate(s) for employment are required to undergo a background check.
| || • Associates degree in Electronics or Biomedical Equipment Technology
• Military Training in Biomedical Engineering or Biomedical Equipment
| || • BMET II technicians are encouraged to pursue CBET Certification |
| || Full Time |
| || 100% |
| || The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. |