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BMET III - Clinical Engineering

Company: Barnabas Health
Location: New Brunswick
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:

BMET III - Clinical Engineering Req #:
Category: Biomedical Engineering
Status: Full-Time
Shift: Day
Facility: RWJBarnabas Health Corporate Services
Clinical Engineering, One Robert Wood Johnson Place, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Job Summary:
The BMET III will demonstrate confidence in using test equipment to diagnose and service medical equipment. He/she will ensure all medical equipment meets manufacture specifications and is safe for patient care. The BMET III will assist clinical staff in the use of medical equipment, document all work performed and participate in the Biomedical Engineering emergency on-call program. He/she will report to the Biomedical Engineering Manager, Regional Manager or Mobile Service Manager.
Essential Functions:

  • Effectively collaborates with Biomedical Manager and others to investigate and resolve reported unsafe conditions taking action where necessary to correct them.
  • Inspects new medical devices equipment, and participates in installations ensuring compliance with existing safety codes and standards.
  • Learns about the function/performance of new medical devices with speed & comprehension.
  • Secures all required medical device information required for the biomedical equipment database.
  • Shows initiative to secure current service and operator manuals for proper servicing of all types of medical equipment.
  • Provides technical leadership to other biomedical service team members to maintain a high level of competency and continuum of care within his/her specialty group or to the biomedical service team at large (as applicable).
  • Conducts preventive maintenance inspections appropriate to level of job competence using appropriate productivity & quality measures.
  • Validates PM procedures following manufacturer guidelines and departmental risk system.
  • Assists Biomedical Manager in evaluating effectiveness of PM scheduling frequency.
  • Actively participates and/or coordinates with biomedical staff to address scheduled and corrective maintenance service requests.
  • Assists with troubleshooting & repair of medical equipment using established productivity & quality measures Collaborates with other service team members to help determine most cost effective service strategy to follow.
  • Demonstrates the need to maintain an adequate level of parts on hand as applicable, to assist in keeping downtime to an absolute minimum. Timely and accurately documents all service requests and repairs in the biomedical equipment database. Cross trains other staff & encourages follow-up. Assists Biomedical Manager in assigning scheduled and unscheduled service requests.
  • Assists Biomedical Manager address medical equipment recalls/device alerts from manufactures and/or F.D.A.
  • Participates in On Call duties after normal working hours. Must respond to a call within 15 minutes by telephone, and reports to the facility within a maximum of one hour if required to be on site. (Under normal circumstances) Is able to give technical instruction to users over the phone minimizing equipment downtime, while providing for the continuum in patient care, and organizational cost effectiveness.Job Requirements:
    • Minimum AAS degree in Biomedical Engineering, Electronics Engineering Technology or equivalent work/military experience in Biomedical Engineering.
    • 7+ years of hands on experience preferred
    • Advance knowledge of biomedical/electronic test equipment
    • Knows principles and function of electricity/electronics
    • Knows how to use MS Office and other computer applications
    • Knows various types of medical equipment and medical terminology
    • Holds technical service certification from at least one medical device manufacture
    • Eligible for AAMI/ICC certification
    • Imaging or Anesthesia service training/hands on experience preferred
    • Project management experience preferred
    • Leadership experience preferredOther Duties:
      Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

      Additional Information:
      We offer a great work environment, competitive rates and excellent benefits, including:
      • Medical/Dental/Vision plans
      • 401 (k)
      • Vacation/Personal/Holiday/Sick Time Off
      • Short & Long Term Disability
      • Basic Life & Accidental Death Insurance
      • Tuition Reimbursement
      • Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending AccountsRWJBarnabas Health is the most comprehensive health care delivery system in New Jersey and the state s second largest private employer with more than 32,000 employees, 9,000 physicians and 1,000 residents and interns. The system includes eleven acute care hospitals, three acute care children s hospitals and a leading pediatric rehabilitation hospital (Children s Specialized Hospital)

        RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

        Company Description:

        How do you build a healthier New Jersey? Every day at RWJBarnabas Health, extraordinary people like you come together to shape the answer. In our newly-integrated network of busy urban medical centers, acclaimed teaching and research facilities, and state-of-the-art community hospitals, we're delivering world-class care to more than 5 million people across the Garden State - and redefining the career expectations of every member of our team. We're proud to be one of New Jersey's premier employers, with a strong financial foundation and an outstanding national reputation for excellence in health care. At the same time, we feel like an extended family: A dynamic collection of diverse and passionate individuals with unique skills, deep roots in the communities we serve, and a shared belief that we're better together. We know that the best way to serve our state is to build the strongest team in the country. We're doing that by creating a compelling matrix organization that offers the unrivaled flexibility to explore opportunities across the entirety of our network - so you can make the choices that will position you to grow and thrive for years to come. How do you build a better future? By focusing on quality of life. Great relationships. Community focus. And tremendous opportunities for lifelong learning and professional growth. Take a closer look at RWJ Barnabas Health, and you'll s

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