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Biomedical Engineering Tech at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics

Posted in Health Care 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Madison, Wisconsin

Job Description:

Join the #1 hospital in Wisconsin!

We are seeking a Biomedical Engineering Technician to:

• Perform and record preventive maintenance of assigned equipment through periodic performance checks and measurements based on the UW Health Medical Equipment Management Plan.
• Diagnose, implement repairs both in shop and critical care settings including operating rooms, trauma units, emergency rooms, and various other patient care areas in a timely manner to minimize down time.
• Keep accurate records of all maintenance activities performed on assigned medical equipment, and update the department database of this record of service, completely and promptly.

Minimum – High School Diploma
Preferred – Associates of Applied Science in HTM / Biomedical Engineering, or Completion of DOD Biomedical Technician training.

Work Experience:
Minimum – One year previous Biomedical Engineering Technician or electronics related technical field experience.
Preferred – Five years previous experience as a Biomedical Technician in a Healthcare setting.

Licenses & Certifications:
Preferred - OEM or computer system certifications applicable to UW Health.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
• Demonstrates excellent customer service skills.
• Ability to diagnose and resolve problems over the telephone using unskilled non-technical or clinical staff for assistance.
• Thorough knowledge of electronic theory including advanced digital systems.
• Ability to troubleshoot and repair failures in medical equipment.
• Thorough knowledge of sophisticated electronic test equipment and applications.
• Knowledge of physiological and medical terminology.
• Ability to maintain reports utilizing a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS).
• Assure all equipment passes inspection within JCAHO guidelines and hospital specifications.
• Basic knowledge of IT (Information Technology) terminology, setup, and configuration.

Physical Requirements: Medium: Ability to lift up to 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds.

Work Schedule: 100% FTE, 40 hours per week. 8:00am – 4:30pm, Monday through Friday including on call shifts. Hours may vary based on the operational needs of the department. 

University Hospital in Madison is a Magnet®-designated facility that’s ranked Wisconsin’s #1 hospital and considered one of the nation's leading hospitals, teaching institutions and referral centers.

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UW Hospital and Clinics benefits

UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.