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#89771 Biomedical Equipment Tech II

Filing Deadline: Wed 9/27/2017

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 09/15/2017 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

The Bio Medical Equipment Tech performs diagnostic trouble-shooting, repair and maintenance of sophisticated and complex electronic, electro-mechanical and mechanical biomedical and laboratory equipment. Examples include ventilators, anesthesia machines, ultrasound, surgical lasers, infusion systems, patient monitoring systems and other microprocessors, microcomputers and minicomputer based instrumentation. The Bio Medical Equipment Tech repairs and maintains other non-direct patient care equipment, evaluates new, proposed and existing equipment and related maintenance programs making recommendations for changes, and coordinates vendor service for repairs and preventive maintenance.

The Bio Medical Equipment Tech performs acceptance inspection of new biomedical equipment and ensures equipment meets manufacturers' specifications for safe and proper use, completes purchase requisitions for parts and supplies, and contributes to continuous quality improvement projects and activities. The Bio Medical Equipment Tech assumes lead role for junior level electronic technicians and performs duties independently with minimal need for assistance or supervision. The Bio Medical Equipment Tech maintains a safe, clean and pleasant work environment and fulfills team roles as needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Three to five (3-5) years of expert level experience in medical equipment repair and maintenance.
  • Working knowledge of anatomy and physiology.
  • Healthcare/Medical Center experience.
  • College level or equivalent electronics training and experience.
  • On the job training in a medical facility.
  • Display expert judgment in decision making in expedient situations where patient safety may be at risk.
  • Working knowledge of regulating agencies codes and standards for hospitals and clinics (title 22, TJC, AAMI, NFPA, etc).
  • Proficient in computer software programs and applications, Microsoft Office, Email, etc.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • AS in electronics.
  • Work experience in an academic healthcare institution.
  • Equipment manufacturer's training certifications.
  • AAMI CBET Certification.
  • Network Certifications.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Required to be part of the rotating on-call staff covering nights, holidays and weekends.
  • Must be willing to travel for educational purposes.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

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UCSD Health Sys
Payroll Title:
BIOMED EQUIP TCHN 2
Department:
Biomedical Equipment Services
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri with On-call