Biomedical Equipment Tech at University of Iowa

Posted in Other 16 days ago.

Location: Iowa City, Iowa

Job Description:

Position will be filled as either Biomedical Equipment Technician or Biomedical Equipment Technician Trainee based on candidate qualifications and interview evaluation. To be considered for different job classification levels, candidate must apply for each position interested in.

Position Summary: Under direct supervision of an experienced healthcare technology management (HTM) professional, performs a variety of routine tasks associated with the installation, maintenance, calibration, and repair of biomedical and laboratory equipment. The equipment is varied and frequently non-related as well as being located in multiple and diverse departments of the institution. The majority of the work is performed in a repair shop setting with occasional work required in patient care or clinical settings. Bioengineering is comprised of people committed to working together to safely maintain medical equipment, collaborating to solve problems, and providing top notch customer service for the University of Iowa Health Care patients and staff.

Bioengineering is committed to creating and maintaining a positive, productive, and rewarding environment for maintenance staff.

Pay Grade: 13-

Salary: $46,820.80

Percent of Time: 100%

Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Some overtime may be required to access equipment, cover absences, emergencies, and peak periods of operation.

Location: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA

Staff Type: Merit

Type of Position: Regular

Driver's License: Yes


  • Basic Understanding and skills related to general electro-mechanical systems and devices.
  • Basic understanding of common clinical terminology as well as that of life sciences such as anatomy and physiology.
  • Basic understanding of both local and national public safety and regulatory requirements that pertain to healthcare technology management
  • Basic knowledge of chemistry, physics and human physiology.
  • Ability to apply troubleshooting logic in diagnosing and repairing circuit board level malfunctions of basic electronic equipment/systems used in a medical and/or research environment.
  • Ability to use general and specialized test equipment, hand and shop tools.
  • Ability to read and interpret electronic schematics and technical documents.
  • Ability to communicate clearly with the professional medical staff both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work in a medical/research environment under adverse conditions.
  • Ability to solder sensitive and small components.
  • Ability to use independent judgment to ensure quality patient care.
  • Skill in repairing equipment without "reworks".
  • Ability to assemble, fabricate and test electronic circuits and/or modifications to electronic equipment.
  • Ability to consistently move 25 lb. test weights.
  • Ability to work in confined spaces for prolonged periods of time.


  • A.S. degree in Biomedical or Electronics technology; and
  • Successful completion of the Biomedical Equipment Technician Trainee Program; or
  • One year of experience troubleshooting, repairing, and testing electronic or electromechanical equipment.


  • Must meet the University of Iowa Fleet Services program rules and regulations, due to the ability to drive University vehicles.


  • Previous Biomedical Equipment Technician experience.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
In order to be considered, applicants must upload a resume (under submission relevant materials). Merit Job openings are posted for a minimum of 10 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background and credential check. This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.

For additional information contact Joseph Miller

Additional Information
  • Classification Title: Biomedical Equipment Tech
  • Appointment Type: Merit
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Work Modality Options: On Campus
  • Pay Level: 13
Contact Information
  • Organization: Healthcare
  • Contact Name: Joe Miller
  • Contact Email:

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