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Biomedical Technician III - Perioperative Services

Company: St. Charles Health System
Location: Redmond
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Perioperative Services Specific Requirements:

Required: Six years' experience working as a Biomedical Technician in a hospital or medical manufacturer environment. Three years working in the Operating Room environment. Knowledge of Operating Room work flow and equipment.

Preferred: Additional experience working as a Biomedical Technician in a hospital Operating Room environment including Anesthesia machines and Endoscopy systems.

ST. CHARLES HEALTH SYSTEM

JOB DESCRIPTION

TITLE: Biomedical Technician III

REPORTS TO POSITION: Biomedical Services Manager

DEPARTMENT: Biomedical Services

OUR VISION: Creating America's healthiest community, together

OUR MISSION: In the spirit of love and compassion, better health, better care, better value

OUR VALUES: Accountability, Caring and Teamwork

DEPARTMENTAL SUMMARY: The Biomedical Services team at St. Charles Health System (SCHS) provides a safe, comfortable, healing environment for our patients, visitors, and caregivers by maintaining all medical devices in accordance with regulatory and manufacturer requirements.

POSITION OVERVIEW: The Biomedical Technician III demonstrates a mastery of skills and tasks associated with the installation, maintenance, calibration, and repair of complex biomedical equipment. They are capable of educating others including clinical staff related to the technical integration of the device/system. This position does not directly manage other caregivers.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES:

Performs service and inspections of all medical devices for SCHS and its account customers.

Serves as a team resource and has an advanced knowledge on the breadth of devices serviced.

Performs highly skilled work of considerable difficulty on major medical devices.

Coordinates Biomedical Services vendor activities within SCHS when needed.

Participates in the evaluation, specification, selection, and purchase of medical devices.

Works directly with Vendors to ensure contract requirements including PHI Security measures are met.

Offers clinical support for the end users of medical devices.

Demonstrates advanced experience in all clinical environments.

Serves as "Subject Matter Expert" on high-acuity clinical devices and systems in specialized acute care areas.

Demonstrates advanced knowledge and ability with the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) and assists the department with accurate, timely record keeping.

Participates in mandatory standby.

Supports the vision, mission and values of the organization in all respects.

Supports Value Improvement Practice (VIP- Lean) principles of continuous improvement with energy and enthusiasm, functioning as a champion of change.

Provides and maintains a safe environment for caregivers, patients and guests.

Conducts all activities with the highest standards of professionalism and confidentiality. Complies with all applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures, supporting the organization's corporate integrity efforts by acting in an ethical and appropriate manner, reporting known or suspected violation of applicable rules, and cooperating fully with all organizational investigations and proceedings.

Delivers customer service and/or patient care in a manner that promotes goodwill, is timely, efficient and accurate.

May perform additional duties of similar complexity within the organization, as required or assigned.

EDUCATION:

Required: Associates degree in Biomedical Technology or equivalent education.

Preferred: Continued service training.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION:

Required: Valid Oregon driver's license and ability to meet St. Charles Health System driving requirements.

Preferred: AAMI eligible for certification.

EXPERIENCE:

Required: Six (6) years' experience working as a Biomedical Technician in a hospital or medical manufacturer environment.

Preferred: Additional experience working as a Biomedical Technician in a hospital or medical manufactured environment.

PERIOPERATIVE:

Required: Six years' experience working as a Biomedical Technician in a hospital or medical manufacturer environment. Three years working in the Operating Room environment. Knowledge of Operating Room work flow and equipment.

Preferred: Additional experience working as a Biomedical Technician in a hospital Operating Room environment including Anesthesia machines and Endoscopy systems.

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT:

Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required to perform the job safely.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Continually (75% or more): Standing and walking, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 1-10 pounds, grasping/squeezing.

Frequently (50%): Sitting, bending, stooping/kneeling/crouching, climbing stairs, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 11-25 pounds.

Occasionally (25%): Climbing ladder/step-stool, reaching overhead, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 25-50 pounds, operation of a motor vehicle, using clear and audible speaking voice and ability to hear normal speech level.

Rarely (10%): Keyboard operation.

Never (0%): Ability to hear whispered speech level.

Exposure to Elemental Factors

Occasionally (25%): Heat, cold, wet/slippery area, noise, dust, vibration, chemical solution, uneven surface.

Blood-Borne Pathogen (BBP) Exposure Category

Risk for Exposure to BBP

Schedule Weekly Hours:

40

Caregiver Type:

Regular

Shift:

Variable (United States of America)

Is Exempt Position?

No

Job Family:

TECHNICIAN BIOMED

Compensation (min.):

31.09/ Hour

Compensation (mid):

38.98/ Hour

Compensation (max):

46.87/ Hour

Scheduled Days of the Week:

Variable

Shift Start & End Time:

variable

Keywords: St. Charles Health System, Bend , Biomedical Technician III - Perioperative Services, Other , Redmond, Oregon

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