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weill cornell Sr Biomed Electronic Specialist in Minneapolis, Minnesota


Under supervision of the Manager and other senior technicians, inspect, repair, maintain, and calibrate all types of basic clinical equipment, devices, system, and instruments. Interact on a routine basis with other clinical health providers in the identification of technology-based problems and solution development. A Sr. BMET possesses the ability to troubleshoot, repair, and maintain a broad range of clinical inventory devices. Participates in and conducts on-the-job training programs regarding technical, administrative, and customer service requirements. The Sr. BMET will work toward status of a Sr. BMET Specialist by attaining significant proficiency on sophisticated clinical devices and systems such as Anesthesia and dialysis equipment, ability to train and mentor junior technicians, and develop supervisory and administrative skills leading toward leadership positions.

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Communicates timely and accurately with customers on work completed, equip. status (waiting for parts, loaner coming in, etc) and potential alternatives for emergencies.

  • Completes repairs within 24 hours (when parts are available) or 5 days (if parts are ordered).

  • Follows through on projects to meet set deadlines.

  • Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served.

  • Maintains good personal relationships with fellow workers, nursing, professional, clinical, and medical staff, and general public.

  • Communicates updates and status of issues with Manager.

  • Practice courtesy and professionalism in all phone and interpersonal conversations

  • Responds to emergency equipment failures as requested by hospital departments

  • Routinely provides after-hours on-call duty.

  • Identifies and documents parts/supplies necessary to maintain equipment

  • Expedites shipment of equipment & parts to/from hospital for repair/replacement to ensure equipment downtime is kept to a reasonable minimum.

  • Proficiently performs troubleshooting & repair on a broad range of equipment

  • Competently performs scheduled maintenance (Safety, Performance, etc.) prior to installation and in accordance to established schedules & appropriate protocols

  • Performs incoming inspections, attach and assign control numbers and labels, and acquires the necessary information for accurate database inventory entries.

  • Coordinates/monitors work performed by outside contractors & tracks progress

  • Provides technical assistance and instruction to hospital staff on equipment operations and maintenance.

  • Performs/contributes to special projects as assigned in a timely manner & keeps all parties informed as to progress

  • Identifies and participates with training of staff when operator errors are noted.

  • Use proper Personal Protective Equipment as required

  • Immediately reports any unsafe condition and repairs if possible.

  • Uses proper infection control precautions when necessary

  • Knows how to and when to use I Care .

  • Demonstrates understanding and knowledge of SMDA.

  • Maintains test equipment and keeps work areas clean

  • Conducts safety practices and universal precautions in all work and assigned tasks

  • Maintains professional appearance and demeanor commensurate with company and hospital standards, policies, and

  • procedures.

  • Consistently meets all departmental and organizational performance indicator standards.

  • Performs all tasks in strict adherence to the departmental Medical Equipment Management Plan (MEMP).

  • Maintains accurate and thorough documentation and record keeping in a timely manner.

  • Opens and closes work orders accurately and within required time.

  • Consistently reports to work and all scheduled appointments on time.

  • Follows through with assignments to completion

  • Takes ownership for assignments

  • Recognizes work that needs to be done, works with Manager to reach resolution

  • Demonstrates an ability to prioritize work load.

  • As assigned, provides front-line mentoring and training to junior technicians.

  • Participates in development of and conducts OJT sessions as assigned.

  • Uses supplies and equipment cost effectively.

  • Efficiently using available resources (tools, computer,etc).

  • Assists in researching resources for parts and services and initiate ordering parts and supplies

  • Schedules and oversees third party activities as necessary

  • Works in a manner to achieve all budgetary objectives

  • Demonstrates initiative and concern for planning, time utilization, and cost containment.

  • Maintains technical skills through in-services, self-study, and ongoing training (minimum of 80 hours).

  • Documents all educational opportunities and provides certificates as required.



Minimum Education

  • 2 year Associates Degree in Electronics Technology or equivalent experience

Preferred Education

  • 2 year Associates Degree in Biomedical Equipment Technology


Minimum Experience

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience within a healthcare setting with direct responsibility for themaintenance and repair of clinical devices

Preferred Experience

  • Completion of manufacture, trade, or other formal training on the maintenance and repair of clinical

  • modalities related to the clinical inventory of the Fairview facility.

  • Military experience within specialty associated with biomedical equipment repair.

  • CBET Certification.

Additional Requirements

  • Working knowledge of standard computer applications (i.e., Microsoft Excel, Word, Powerpoint)

  • First hand familiarity with regulatory and compliance requirements and processes

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago (3/18/2021 11:55 AM)

Requisition ID 2021-70093

Profession Non-Clinical Support Staff

Speciality Biomedical/Medical Equipment

Location University of Minnesota Medical Center (East Bank)

Shift day

Hours per 2 weeks 80

Department Biomedical Engineering