Biomedical Equipment Technician in Indianapolis, IN at Eskenazi Health

Date Posted: 8/5/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description



Organization: HHC



Division: Eskenazi Health  



Sub-Division: Hospital  



Req ID:  1423 



Schedule: Full Time 



Shift: Days 

Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the 315-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus as well as at 10 Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Biomedical Equipment Technician repairs and maintains medical equipment and associated information technology.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Performs preventative maintenance, calibration, troubleshooting and repair of both mechanical and electronic medical equipment
  • Ensures safety as related to medical equipment and its use to include; acceptance inspection for new equipment, safety inspections from borrowed and/or rental equipment, scheduled safety and operational inspection of current inventory, following appropriate sterile procedures
  • Conducts in-service education/information sessions with clinical and support staff 
  • Responsible for documenting work activity both in equipment maintenance software and on appropriate forms when required, in a timely manner
  • Responsible for the management of equipment within “core” group of equipment as well as any assigned equipment to include scheduled preventative maintenance, repair and in-service needs when identified; this includes meeting department thresholds for equipment PM completion
  • Evaluates new products/equipment; makes recommendations/reports same
  • Responsible for the proper operation and safety of all patient related equipment
  • Is involved with project assignments and can successfully prioritize tasks in consideration of deadlines assigned
  • Will frequently be assigned activities overseen by management or BMET IIIs
  • Maintains a working knowledge of biomedical engineering network systems to include but not limited to: Infant and adult security network, infusion pump maintenance network and reporting, electronic medical record middleware, RFID systems, and patient monitoring networks
  • Assists with medical device network security controls and audits
  • Works with Information Security Officer to understand HIPAA and ePHI requirements and ensures compliance for Biomedical Engineering staff

ASSOCIATED JOB DUTIES:

  • Participates in on-call rotation
  • Performs all other job-related duties as assigned

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Completion of an Associate or Vocational degree in Biomedical Engineering Technology or related technology field
  • AAMI certification preferred
  • Relevant information technology certifications/training preferred (e.g. A+/Net+, MCSE/MCSA, CCNA/CCDP/CCIE, CNE, PMI/PMP, CCSA, etc.)
  • Equivalent experience may be considered in lieu of educational and certification requirements; current BMET/HETM students with one year of job-related experience in a healthcare environment or BMET/HETM students in last semester of completion may also be considered
  • Must hold a valid Indiana driver’s license that meets Eskenazi Health’s driving policy requirements

Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation’s 150 best places to work by Becker’s Hospital Review for four consecutive years and Forbes list of best places to work for women, and Forbes list of America’s best midsize employers’ Eskenazi Health’s programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city’s primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana, the first community mental health center in Indiana and the Eskenazi Health Center Primary Care – Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, just to name a few.