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Biomedical Technician

Requisition #: 185510
Location: Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Category: Support Services (Services/Trades)
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: April 26, 2019

Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. Upon joining Johns Hopkins Health System, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join those who are leaders and innovators in the healthcare field.

At Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital located in St. Petersburg, FL, we offer first-class pediatric care, along with the best lifestyle anyone could imagine. In the heart of Tampa Bay our main campus and state-of-the-art facility is located in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida and just minutes from restaurants, beautiful beaches, sports arenas and a multitude of family activities.

We are committed to cultivating, nurturing and hiring the best talent for our organization and believe every person makes a difference in the lives of our patients and their families. As you’ll see, we take our work and our fun very seriously. We think you're going to love it here.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Biomed Technician is responsible for maintaining equipment under the scope of the clinical engineering program. Biomed Technicians respond to service calls, perform preventative maintenance and complete proper documentation of activities to ensure continuous operation and safety of medical equipment. Biomed Technicians promote a culture of patient and staff safety as related to medical equipment and practices in support of hospital and department mission.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  1. Completes assigned Preventative Maintenance activities to ensure patient and staff safety
  2. Performs routine diagnostic and service repairs on essential medical equipment to support the mission of clinical staff
  3. Completes proper documentation of service activity to ensure compliance with accrediting agencies
  4. Effectively communicates with clinical staff for the purpose of solving equipment related problems and support of staff education
  5. Participates in rotating after hour on-call schedule to provide continuous biomedical engineering support for JHACH

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate’s Degree in Biomedical Technology or Electronic Technology, or equivalent (i.e., U.S. Military Biomedical Equipment Technician, technical school training certification)

1 year experience in repairing and maintaining sophisticated electronic equipment, including medical electronic equipment, in accordance with Federal, State and local codes

  • Familiar with Joint Commission requirements and National Electric Code (NEC), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) in regards to medical equipment maintenance

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • __X__ Ability to move freely (standing, stooping, walking, bending, pushing and pulling) and lift up to a maximum of Fifty (50) pounds without assistance
  • __X__ Category 2: Job classification is not exposed to blood borne pathogens (blood or bodily fluids) while performing job duties
  • Ability to perform repairs requiring a high degree of manual dexterity
  • Visual, color and auditory acuity

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Direct patient care areas including surgical suites and patient rooms
  • Benchtop and counter work space utilizing electronic test equipment and hand tools

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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