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Biomedical Technician

Biomedical Technician


Location:
US/International

Employment Type:
Full-time

Department:
Biomedical


The primary responsibility of the traveling Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET) is the maintenance of clinical equipment through the performance of inspection, assessment, testing, calibration, troubleshooting and repair of medical equipment with minimal supervision locally, throughout the world.



Vikand Standards and Values

Vikand Standards and Values



  • Find solutions and get results independently, and knows where to get assistance
  • Be flexible to assist outside of main role as needed to help the company overall
  • Be accountable for individual and business success
  • Collaborates proactively and works well with others
  • Acts like a Vikand Ambassador at all times


Responsibilities

Responsibilities



  • Inspection, assessment, testing, calibration, troubleshooting and repair of medical equipment and medical devices per manufacturers’ recommendations as well as established guidelines for use
  • Use best judgement to compare cost of replacement vs. cost of repair and provide costs summaries to justify
  • Provide user level training when required or requested via email, telephone, video, or in-person
  • Identification of all medical equipment and medical devices requiring repair and/or replacement
  • Contact Original Equipment Manufacturer or vendors to obtain parts pricing and availability as required
  • Maintain accountability of all tools and test equipment while ensuring test equipment is maintained and calibrated
  • Identify test equipment, tools, software, service literature, training and parts shortages and bring them to the attention of management
  • Complete biomedical service visits in a complete and on-time manner
  • Provide remote technical support to customers as needed/assigned
  • Frequent travel both within the US and internationally to provide biomedical support services including but not limited to: preventative maintenance service visits, troubleshooting & repair visits, equipment installation, equipment service school/training, company held training events, and industry conferences.


Qualifications

Qualifications



  • Associates Degree in biomedical equipment technology –or-
  • AAMI Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician certification–or-
  • 3 to 5 years on the job experience as a Biomedical Equipment Technician, including field service and/or military experience
  • Experienced Biomedical Equipment Technician with qualifications in inspecting, assessment, testing and calibration of medical equipment and devices
  • Additional experience with the inspection, assessment, testing and calibration of Portable X-Ray generators, CR processors DR panels is a plus.
  • Additional experience with the inspection, assessment, testing and calibration of Zoll 754 and 731 EMV+ Ventilators, Baxter AS50 pumps, Zoll X, R, E, and M Series Defibrillators, Physio Control Lifepak 12 and 15 defibrillators, QBC Star, Piccolo Xpress, and i-Stat analyzers is a plus
  • Experience using Accruent’s TMS Healthcare computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) solution (TMS Online) and TMS Sidekick is a plus
  • Experienced in the installation, modification, and updates of hardware, software and firmware
  • Ability to document reports and work orders in both a technical and easy to understand manner
  • Must demonstrate strong time and project management skills
  • Must be able to speak, read, write fluently in English language, German and French a plus
  • Experienced and proficient with Microsoft products to include but not limited to Windows, Excel, Word, Outlook, OneDrive, Skype Meetings
  • Must be able to work weekends often and able to respond to urgent service requests
  • Must be able to lift, up to 65lbs, and travel frequently with multiple pieces of luggage which would include tools and test equipment


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