The biomedical specialist position provides service of patient-related medical equipment in accordance with established departmental policies and procedures by performing a variety of routine tasks associated with the installation, maintenance, calibration and repair of a broad range of medical equipment with minimal guidance from an experienced technician or supervisor. In addition, this position is responsible for maintaining timely and accurate equipment maintenance records for all patient-related medical equipment, including dates of repair, service and safety inspections.
EDUCATION: Associate's degree in biomedical equipment technology/electronics, military training or related field required.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Valid driver's license. Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AMI) or International Certification Commission (ICC) certification preferred.
EXPERIENCE: 1 year minimum of servicing a broad representation of electronic equipment required (preferably in a hospital-type environment). This position requires incumbents within this job class, to be included in rotational on-call for Biomedical Services.
Perform repairs, preventative maintenance, electrical safety inspections and calibration services on a broad range of patient care and selected support equipment in compliance with established standards.
Operates basic test equipment, such as multi-meters, oscilloscopes, safety analyzers, ESU analyzers, defibrillator analyzers and physiological simulators, as well as hand tools.
Participates in organized education and training activities to upgrade job knowledge and job performance.
Provides informal training to equipment users and the department staff as requested or when circumstances dictate.
Performs Biomedical Services and/or Dialysis on-call responsibilities according to established policies and procedures.
Interacts in a professional manner with all client staff, patients and co-workers.
Must be able to take direction from both direct and indirect supervisory positions.
Responds expeditiously to service requests to evaluate and rectify complaints and concerns.
Researches and initiates orders for repair and PM parts as needed.
Maintains an orderly and functional work environment.
Good communication (both oral and written) and strong customer service skills.
Strong work ethic and ability to work as a member of a team.
Documents all significant asset related actions in compliance with department practices.
Collaborates with fellow technical personnel in department meetings.
Participates in projects as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Adheres to AtlantiCare and Biomedical policies and procedures.
This position requires extensive walking and carrying up to 40 pounds on a regular basis. Requires sitting at a bench for repairs for long periods of time. Must be able to access and work in confined spaces as needed. Essential functions of this position are listed on the department-specific Assessment and Evaluation Tool.
This position reports directly to department leadership.
The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
AtlantiCare is an equal opportunity employer that takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.
Whether you lead an active life or love leisure, you’ll enjoy working and living in the beach communities of New Jersey’s southeastern shore.
Benefits & Wellness
We believe that healthcare should be a rewarding career. That’s why we offer excellent compensation, exceptional health and wellness benefits, and internal resources and programs to support professional growth for our team members. Here, you’ll find everything you need to pursue your calling of caring for others, knowing that you’re working for an organization dedicated to your overall well-being.
Inclusion & Diversity
Diversity and inclusion are at the heart of what makes AtlantiCare a great organization. We recognize and celebrate individual differences as dimensions that enrich our workforce and allow us to be more creative, flexible and competitive. Our inclusive culture welcomes our employees to freely contribute their diverse ideas, background, talents and experiences to make this a place where everyone can be, and do, their best work together.
For many, the shore communities of southeastern New Jersey are vacation destinations, but for AtlantiCare employees, they’re home. Working at AtlantiCare allows you to experience shore life year-round. Here, you’ll find natural beauty, world-class entertainment, rich history, amazing arts, abundant outdoor recreation, shopping, sophisticated dining and plenty of family-friendly events all within communities you’ll love to call home.
The spirit of collaboration is alive and well at AtlantiCare. We empower our teams to be agents of change within our system. We encourage growth and support advancement. Our shared vision for advancing the health of the communities and people we serve guides us to do what’s right for each patient, our healthcare delivery system and the practice of medicine as a whole. We teach, grow and advance medicine together.
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