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Biomedical Surgical Equipment Technician II (NEW Mercy Pavilion)

  • Job ID: 220003V6
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Corporate Supply Chain
  • Department: BIO - Admin
  • Location: 1400 Locust Street, Pittsburgh PA 15219
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $27.85 to $42.21 / hour

Description

UPMC is hiring for a Biomedical Equipment Technician! This opportunity will support the NEW Mercy Pavilion.

As the Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET), one will perform repairs, inspections, and preventive maintenance on patient-related medical devices used throughout UPMC, hospital affiliates, and institutions for services with BioTronics Inc. The BMET Equipment Technician works under general supervision and relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish assigned tasks and goals. Provides orientation, training, assigning, and checking the work of all other levels of technical staff. 

If you are looking for an opportunity that will allow for stability along with advancement opportunities, then we encourage you to apply today!

Responsibilities:

  • *Performs in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors.

    *Performs other duties as assigned.

    • Participating in the surgical room during surgeries/procedures
    • Placing and operating "navigational tool" on patients
    • Maintaining the fiber optic delivery systems at times in a surgical procedure.

    • Performs operations of Laser/Image Guidance systems
    • Participates in on-call rotation and scheduling as indicated by Laser/IGS lead
    • Directly collaborating with clinical staff including but not limited to nurses and physician when surgeries and procedures are taking place

    • Priority Class 'Low' Equipment includes but is not limited to: Lab equipment, physical therapy equipment, saws, dental equipment, compressors, and general patient care equipment, arthroscopy instruments, standard scissors, forceps, retractors, elevators, ortho curettes, osteotomes, chisels, bone cutters, printer and PC peripherals. 

    • Priority Class `Medium' Equipment includes but is not limited to: Patient monitoring systems, video equipment, warmers (blood and fluid), scope washers, lab equipment (analyzers), oximeters, infusion devices, diagnostic test equipment (pulmonary), NIBP units, humidifiers, oxygen equipment (respiratory), nerve/muscle stimulator, Doppler, computer work stations, pumps, tourniquets, SCD, hypothermia, EKG machines, ultrasound (PT), OR tables, OR lights and sonics, rongeurs, needle holders, general imaging/radiology equipment. 

    • Routinely perform preventive maintenance, inspection, and repair of Low and Medium Priority type medical equipment. 
    • With direct supervision, occasionally performs preventive maintenance, inspection and repairs of medium priority type medical equipment. 
    • Maintain records of all work activities in the Computerized Maintenance Management System and Kronos. 

    • Understand and implement specific regulatory requirements. 
    • Understand and operate all basic test equipment. 
    • Participate in continuing education. 
    • Travel between UPMC sites, hospital affiliates, and institutions for services with BioTronics Inc. is required as needed.  Use of personal vehicle may be required. 
    • Performs in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

  • • Highschool diploma or GED equivalent and 4 years of relevant healthcare or supply chain experience OR 2 years of experience and one of the below:
    a. 2-year degree OR
    b. has completed appropriate military training program OR
    c. Successfully completed a program sponsored by nationally recognized institutional or programmatic accreditation and certification
    • Manufacturers Certification of 2 priority types of low-medium equipment and/or equivalent training required
    • Previous experience working in the surgical services and/or imaging services department/s preferred, but not required
    • Previous experience handling medical equipment in Central Services (CS), Material Management or similar departments are preferred but not required.  
    • Experience in electronics and/or electromechanical devices is preferred but not required
    • Basic knowledge of anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, hospital structure and regulatory requirements (as applicable)
    • Basic computer skills as required to operate a Computerized Maintenance Management System and common office software including but not limited to MS Office.
    • May in the course of duties be in rooms where medications are stored.  No contact with the medication is allowed.

 

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