Biomed Equipment Technician I

Job Requisition #: JR58314

End Date: 12/1/2021

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Support Services/Maintenance

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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PRIMARY FUNCTION:

Repairs, calibrates, and maintains medical equipment and instrumentation used in health care delivery. Inspects and installs medical and related technical equipment. Assists medical and nursing staff in operation of equipment.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Repairs, calibrates, and maintains medical equipment and instrumentation, such as patient monitors, electrocardiographs, defibrillators, anesthesia apparatus used in diagnosis, monitoring and treating physical ailments or dysfunctions.

  • Performs preventative maintenance inspections according to manufacturers' or departmental procedures.

  • Analyzes electronic equipment for causes of failure and isolates, tests, and replaces defective parts.

  • Uses departmental computer and paper systems to maintain equipment records, and document failures, repairs and inspections.

  • Identifies potential hazards with medical devices during the course of service activity. Works to resolve once identified.

  • Assists in the investigation of incidents involving medical equipment.

  • Works with, and oversees repairs and projects by manufacturers and vendors.

  • Attends staff meetings and participates in other meetings, seminars, workshops, and conferences as required.

  • Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices. 

  • Reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.

  • Performs other related duties as required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Associates degree in electronic technology, technical school training, or military specialized training.

  • Three years recent experience in electronics repair and maintenance.

  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.


UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

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Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

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We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.

Benefits

ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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