UnityPoint Health

Biomedical Technician II

Requisition ID
2022-111874
Category
Biomed
Location
US-IA-Sioux City
Address
2720 Stone Park Blvd
Affiliate
9010 UnityPoint Health System Services
City
Sioux City
Department
Bio Medical Service
State
IA
FTE
1.0
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Monday- Friday Days (Onsite)
Work Remotely within the US
No
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits

Overview

The Biomedical Technician II (BMET II) position is secondary tier level role with primary responsibilities for general and advanced patient care equipment service and maintenance performance. The BMET II position has direct reporting responsibilities to the assigned affiliate Unity Point Clinical Engineer Manager or designated Supervisor.

 

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • CultureAt UnityPoint Health, you matter. Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what’s right for the people we serve.
  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

 

Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org/

Responsibilities

  • Technical Service

    • Perform preventative maintenance (PM) inspections, scheduled maintenance, electrical safety inspection, and operation verification on general and advanced biomedical equipment
    • Participate in installation project planning, install, troubleshoot, repair, and calibrate general and advanced biomedical equipment (including PC’s) using test equipment, software, schematics, and service manuals
    • Portion of work may include PMs and service on equipment associated with imaging devices
    • Demonstrate general knowledge, troubleshooting, and understanding of PC’s, networks, and computer/network operating systems
    • Provide mentoring in the technical development of BMET I’s
    • Inform BMET III’s or supervisors of the status of repairs, scheduled inspections, equipment situations, and any customer concerns encountered
    • Work with, direct, and document the activities of subcontractors, vendors, and outside service technicians to ensure proper service delivery
    • Maintain biomedical expertise through ongoing vendor service training, in-house service training events, OJT, and other education delivery methods
    • Adhere to assigned on-call rotation at assigned affiliate site and follow required availability and reporting per the Clinical Engineering On-Call policy
    • Travel between affiliate regions and campuses may be required. Use of a personal vehicle may be required and will be reimbursed per UPH Travel policy.

    Regulatory Compliance

    • Ensure the accuracy and integrity of the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) database to include incoming equipment inventory, preventative maintenance (PM) and all service related events, including service performed by vendors
    • Adheres to the Medical Equipment Management Plan (MEMP), including all state/federal regulatory agency compliances and other applicable procedures
    • Responsible for ensuring all service and documentation is completed timely and accurately per established standard.

    Customer Relationship Management

    • Communicate and update all clinical customers as to medical equipment service and maintenance events and device status to assure best delivery of care for all UPH affiliate patients
    • Provide education to clinical customers as to proper use and operation of medical equipment

Qualifications

  • Education: 

    • Associates degree in Biomedical Engineering Technology, Electronics, or Information Technology/Systems related programs
    • Bachelor’s degree preferred. CompTIA Network+, Security+ or other IT related certifications preferred

    Experience:

    • Minimum two (2) year’s documented Biomedical Engineering Technology experience AND currently meets all BMET II job function requirements

    License(s)/Certification(s):

    • Valid unrestricted driver’s license required

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Additional Information:

    • Requires well developed communication skills to effectively work with all levels of employees, including Management, throughout UnityPoint Health, its subsidiaries and affiliates
    • Personal cellphone required. A stipend will be provided to offset a portion of a personal cell phone plan expense.

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