Clinical Engineering Generalist II (Biomedical Technician)
Posted on: March 16, 2019
Clinical Engineering Generalist II (Biomedical Technician) Job Summary:The Clinical Engineering Generalist II will perform repairs, inspections, and preventive maintenance on Diagnostic Imaging and patient related medical devices used throughout UPMC, hospital affiliates, and institutions contracting for services with BioTronics, Inc. Work under minimal supervision and may periodically assist in orientation, training, assigning and checking the work of the Clinical Engineering Generalist I.This position works Monday through Friday during daylight hours. Availability for an on-call rotation is required. The position is located primarily at UPMC Altoona, but some local travel is required.Responsibilities: Maintain records of all work activities in the Computerized Maintenance Management System and Kronos system.Participate in continuing education and the development of Clinical Engineering Generalist I.Participates in on-call rotation as indicated by director.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 performs preventive maintenance, inspection and repair of Low, and Medium priority type medical equipment.Travel between UPMC sites, hospital affiliates, and institutions for services with BioTronics Inc is required as needed.Understand and implement specific regulatory requirements.Understand and operate all standard test equipment.Use of personal vehicle may be required.With direct supervision, occasionally performs preventive maintenance, inspection and repair of High priority type medical equipment.With minimal direct supervision, provide consultation to administration, nursing, and medical staff regarding operational, training, application and technological advancements of medical instrumentation.QualificationsAssociate's degree in Biomedical/Electrical/Computer/ IT Information Technology or Journeyman papers (if applicable) or equivalent military training and/or experience. Minimum of two years of hospital or manufacturers service experience and/or demonstrates equivalent proficiencies. Manufacturers Certification of two priority types of Medium equipment.General knowledge of electronics, digital circuitry operations and Information Technology, or surgical instrumentation (as applicable). General knowledge of anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, physics, chemistry, optics, pneumatics, hydraulics, hospital structure and regulatory requirements (as applicable).General Computer skills as required to operate a Computer Maintenance Management System. May in the course of duties be in rooms where medications are stored. No contact with the medications is allowed.Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities Salary Range: $19.69 to $29.71Union Position: NoAssociated topics: bio, biochemistry, bioinformatic, biology, biomechanics, bioprocess, biosynthetic, medical, neurodegenerative, pain
Keywords: UPMC, Altoona , Clinical Engineering Generalist II (Biomedical Technician), Professions , Altoona, Pennsylvania
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