Senior Bio Med Equipment Technician-Austin

 
Position: Senior Bio Med Equipment Technician-Austin

Job ID: 164917

Location: US-TX-Austin

Department: Aus N Admin

Talent Area: Skilled Crafts Worker

Full/Part Time: Full time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s first health care location in Austin, Texas Children’s Urgent Care West Gate, opened in March 2018, providing high quality pediatric-focused care after hours and on weekends. There are now more than 10 Texas Children’s Pediatric primary care practices in the greater Austin area bringing world-class pediatric services to children and their families. Our Specialty Care Center in Austin includes a multidisciplinary group of pediatric specialists committed to providing comprehensive care across a wide spectrum of services, including allergy and immunology, cardiology, ophthalmology, rheumatology, pulmonology, neurology, and more. Texas Children’s also plans to build a 360,000-square-foot freestanding hospital for children and women, set to open in 2024.

Our thoughtful expansion into Austin will help support a pediatric population of more than half a million and keep kids healthy and happy from birth to adulthood. 

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Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


Summary:

We are searching for a Senior Bio-Medical Equipment Technician-- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will perform preventative maintenance and repair work on a wide variety of medical equipment, some complex devices, systems, and networks.

Think you’ve got what it takes?

Responsibilities:

  • Performs inspections and preventive maintenance on hospital equipment. Performs electrical safety inspections on equipment and accessories as assigned. Completes preventive maintenance assignments working with an annualized preventive maintenance schedule within the time frame specified, requiring no supervisory follow-up.
  • Troubleshoot and repair equipment as necessary. Provides in-depth troubleshooting on devices, systems, and networks. Responds to and troubleshoots service calls in compliance with Departmental Policy.
  • Provides project support as needed. Participates in project planning, tasks, and leadership as needed. Communicates project status and progress with co-workers, third parties, and client departments.
  • Provides technical support and leadership as needed. Acts as technical resource on stand alone devices and small system components. Assists fellow technicians on complex repairs.
  • Performs Incident Investigations. Initiates incident investigation upon notification of incident in compliance with Departmental documentation policy. Completes and submits to supervisor all associated documentation in accordance to guidelines outlined in the departmental policies.
  • Ensures Quality of Group Work. Participates in quality control checks on all group technical work output. Works with fellow technicians to resolve any quality issues within the work group.
  • Documents and records daily work in appropriate systems. Documents all work and materials used in compliance with the departmental record keeping system daily achieving the departmental labor recovery target. Completes requisitions and other forms and returns documents appropriately as outlined in departmental policies.
  • Effectively utilizes departmental resources. Properly utilizes tools, computers, test equipment, telephones, pagers, workbench area and other departmental resources in accordance to departmental policies. Ensures proper usage and clean up of the Fabrication Shop, break room, locker room and other commons areas.
  • Attends various meetings providing relevant information as necessary.
  • Review, update, correct, and/or create preventative maintenance procedures for equipment within assigned area. Identify equipment within technical area that has not had its preventative maintenance procedure reviewed recently, or equipment that is new to the Biomedical Engineering preventative maintenance program. Review equipment manufacturers preventative maintenance recommendations and requirements. Compare those to the Biomedical Engineering preventative maintenance procedures and schedule. Update procedure and submit to Manager for implementation.

Qualifications:

  • Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.
  • Required H.S. Diploma or equivalent. Preferred Bachelor's Degree in Electronics or Biomedical Engineering Technology or Associate's Degree in Electronics or Biomedical Engineering Technology
  • 8 years’ experience in servicing Biomedical equipment in a hospital, industrial or military setting. Other electronic equipment service experiences can be considered.
  • A Bachelor’s degree may substitute for four (4) years of experience. An Associate’s degree may substitute for two (2) years of experience.


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