Biomedical Electronics Technician I
Department Description: The Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is an international leader in the advancement of anesthesiology focused on state-of-the-art clinical care, innovative research and exceptional anesthesia education.
Students are welcome to apply who have at least one year school year completed.
Job Location: Boston, MA
Req ID: 34854BR
Job Summary: This position is responsible calibrating, inspecting and solving routine technical problems of all direct and in-direct patient care related electronic devices and systems. This position is also responsible for managing the Medical Center's RFID Equipment tagging program.
- Manages the Medical Center's RFID equipment tagging program which includes tagging equipment, maintaining batteries in the tags and software programming.
- Diagnoses, tests, troubleshoots, repairs and calibrates minor medical equipment to manufacturer's specifications with the ability to learn more complicated systems.
- Utilizes applicable drawings, diagrams and technical manuals. Prepares and maintains records of repairs, inspections and maintenance using both paper and computer systems.
- Maintains and repairs patient lifts, televisions and other electro-mechanical equipment.
- Attends factory training when needed on different medical devices.
- Interfaces with internal and external customers as needed.
- Aids the HIMDE coordinator on an as-needed basis.
- Participation in the after-hours emergency service coverage (On Call) as required.
- May be called upon to perform additional job duties as needed.
- High School diploma or GED required. Vocational or Technical training in Electronic Training preferred.
- 1-3 years related work experience required in Electronic Training.
- 1-2 years experience in the general field of electronics
- Experience with computer systems required, including web based applications and some Microsoft Office applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access.
- Decision Making: Ability to make decisions that are guided by general instructions and practices requiring some interpretation. May make recommendations for solving problems of moderate complexity and importance.
- Problem Solving: Ability to address problems that are varied, requiring analysis or interpretation of the situation using direct observation, knowledge and skills based on general precedents.
- Independence of Action: Ability to follow precedents and procedures. May set priorities and organize work within general guidelines. Seeks assistance when confronted with difficult and/or unpredictable situations. Work progress is monitored by supervisor/manager.
- Written Communications: Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in written English with internal and external customers.
- Oral Communications: Ability to comprehend and converse in English to communicate effectively with medical center staff, patients, families and external customers.
- Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate full working knowledge of standard concepts, practices, procedures and policies with the ability to use them in varied situations.
- Team Work: Ability to work collaboratively in small teams to improve the operations of immediate work group by offering ideas, identifying issues, and respecting team members.
- Customer Service: Ability to provide a high level of customer service to patients, visitors, staff and external customers in a professional, service-oriented, respectful manner using skills in active listening and problem solving. Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.
Physical Nature of the Job:
Very Heavy work: Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or 50 pounds of force continually. Employee is physically active in all elements of the job.