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Patient Equipment Mechanic / Biomedical Engineering

Requisition ID:

22156080

Business Unit:

Hartford HealthCare Corp.

Location:

New Britain, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details:

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Every day, approximately 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.

The creation of the HHC System Support Office recognizes the work of a large and growing group of employees whose responsibilities are continually evolving so that we and our departments now work on behalf of the system as a whole, rather than a single member organization.
With the creation of our new umbrella organization we now have our own identity with a unique payroll, benefits, performance management system, service recognition programs and other common practices across the system.

 

Biomedical Technician I

 

Position Summary:

This position is responsible to perform scheduled (preventative maintenance) and unscheduled work (repairs) on patient equipment such as beds, surgical tables, general use medical equipment and other mechanical and/or electro-mechanical devices. Biomedical Engineering follows a medical equipment management plan to meet compliance standards from JCAHO and the DPH in an effort to minimize any patient safety risks associated with medical devices.  Work activity from this position will be measured regularly and results will be reported to the Environment of Care Committee. This position is responsible to review equipment alerts/recalls and will be part of a team to address the corrective action. Comprehensive and timely documentation of work history is important to meet compliance standards and is expected as a professional.  In-service education and special projects are occasional activities that support the clinical staff and ensure the patient environment is safe. This position Reports to a Clinical Engineer or Regional Biomedical Engineering Management.


Accountabilities:
 

  • Repairs, maintains and inventories a variety of biomedical equipment through assessment, troubleshooting and diagnosis. Requires the use of a variety of tools (i.e. electronic software, computers, specialized hand and power tools) to verify the medical equipment is in a safe and efficient working order.
  • Documents work performed, utilizing database management system and/or written reports as per department procedure, to make certain appropriate records are maintained to meet hospital and regulatory requirements.
  • Educates staff on the proper use of biomedical equipment and user-type diagnostic procedures through a combination of formal in-services and informal training.
  • Assists with special projects as necessary, by utilizing specialized knowledge and skills to ensure that the goals of HHC are achieved in a cost effective and patient centered manner.
  • Coordinates and collaborates with multidisciplinary teams to deliver safe, effective and quality service for the patients and staff.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

 

  • Associate Degree in Electronics or Biomedical Technology preferred.
  • Requires a minimum of 1 to 3 years of experience as a Biomedical Technician or related field preferred.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team is required.
  • Must be proficient with computers and computer programs.
  • Must have a strong customer focus.
  • Certification by AAMI is desired.

 

 

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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.

 

 
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