BIO-MEDICAL EQUIP TECH

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Day - 08 Hour (United States of America)

This is a Stanford Health Care job.

A Brief Overview
Under general supervision, the Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET) provides a link between technology and patient care in surgical and intensive care units; diagnostic and therapeutic treatment units; clinics; laboratories; and medical equipment distribution areas. The BMET is expected to support a wide variety of medical devices in use at an academic medical center in conjunction with the Clinical Technology & Biomedical Engineering Medical Equipment Management Plan. The BMET is responsible for completing all given assignments within the parameters of the department performance standards.

Locations
Stanford Health Care

What you will do
  • Complies with Department Technician Orientation & Training Competency Program and actively participates in continuous education and training.
  • Demonstrates acceptance of patients, families, visitors, and co-workers regardless of race, gender, disease process, life style, religious or cultural beliefs, or treatment.
  • Documents all scheduled and unscheduled work performed in the CT&BE inventory and maintenance database.
  • Follows all SH&C/LPCH safety guidelines and infection control policies and procedures for self, patients, visitors, and employees.
  • Handles hospital and department computer workstations, software packages, websites, and files with appropriate care and respects all copyrighted material.
  • Maintains confidentiality with regard to hospital business and HIPAA compliance.
  • Periodically provides weekend, holiday, and off-shift coverage, including call-back emergency coverage. May be required to service equipment on any shift if delays would adversely affect patient care.
  • Primary responsibility is to provide technical support in handling specific logistical activities in defined support areas. The BMET functions as team member within a workgroup.
  • Provides technical bedside support for routine and STAT/emergency trouble calls while consistently demonstrating the ability to assess priorities and escalate more difficult tasks to properly trained staff.
  • Understands and adheres to the Hospital's Conflict of Interest policy.

Education Qualifications
  • Associate's degree in a work-related field/discipline from an accredited college or university

Experience Qualifications
  • Three (3) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to diagnose and resolve routine, specialized, and advanced technology problems
  • Ability to foster effective working relationships and build consensus
  • Ability to have good dexterity and strong mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Ability to solve problems and identify solutions
  • Ability to speak and write effectively at a level appropriate for the job
  • Ability to work well with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area
  • Knowledge of electrical theory and related safety procedures
  • Knowledge of new technologies (in specific field) and maintain and stay abreast of updates and changes
  • Skill: to repair simple to complex medical devices, recognizing the importance of concentrating efforts on the areas of greatest financial impact

These principles apply to ALL employees:

SHC Commitment to Providing an Exceptional Patient & Family Experience

Stanford Health Care sets a high standard for delivering value and an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Candidates for employment and existing employees must adopt and execute C-I-CARE standards for all of patients, families and towards each other. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford's patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions. Simply put, we do what it takes to enable and empower patients and families to focus on health, healing and recovery.

You will do this by executing against our three experience pillars, from the patient and family's perspective:

  • Know Me: Anticipate my needs and status to deliver effective care
  • Show Me the Way: Guide and prompt my actions to arrive at better outcomes and better health
  • Coordinate for Me: Own the complexity of my care through coordination

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.