Biomedical Engineering Tech I – AdventHealth Heart of Florida
Location Address: 40100 US Hwy 27, Davenport, FL 33837
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Full Time, Days
You Will Be Responsible For:
The Biomed Tech works under supervision of the professional nurse and the OR Management team to provide technical support for environmental and biomedical issues. Provides patient care support as needed at the level of a Surgical Assistant as supervised by a RN. The Biomed Tech has responsibility for the overall management and maintenance of the surgical environment. Notifies Surgery management team regarding environmental safety issues and needs. Responds to needs for technical support intraoperatively on equipment (i.e.-lasers, video, stealth, etc.). Adheres to the AdventHealth Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
What You Will Need:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Associate degree in Biomedical Equipment Technology or other equivalent education/training, or
Four years working experience in the electronics field or equivalent (i.e. medical instrumentation)
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
High School Diploma or GED
Previous experience in an acute care hospital setting.
Experience working with patients in an acute care setting.
Completion of specialty training program
Six years work experience in the electronics field or equivalent, as defined above
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:
CBET - Certified Biomed Equipment Technician (Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation – AAMI)
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Ability to communicate by reading, writing legibly, speaking and comprehending English effectively to carry out job requirements.
Working knowledge of the theory, operation, and repair of medical instrumentation and medical electronic systems
Ability to troubleshoot equipment problems to the component level where applicable
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:
Manufacturer training on specific medical devices
Analyzes trouble with equipment operation, determines cause, makes repairs. Informs surgery management personnel of the need to repair/replacement equipment. Assesses need for repairs/improvements to the environment and submits work orders accurately and completely.
Uses judgment in accomplishing routine and emergency repairs in order of urgency and in a timely manner. Performs all preventative maintenance on all assigned equipment within the designated timed schedule.
Participates in training of staff on new equipment and /or troubleshooting of equipment.
Operates/troubleshoots surgery specific equipment (i.e. Stealth, Lasers, Video Systems, etc.) as neededduring procedures.
Participates in the preparation of the patient for procedures as directed by the RN. Cooperates as part of the multidisciplinary team by communicating pertinent patient information to the RN and completing assignments.
Promotes a safe environment. Demonstrates appropriate action in emergency situations, demonstrates awareness and control of hazards which may endanger patients, visitors and employees, identifies and reports environmental concerns to the management team. Ensures adherence to appropriate regulatory standards and AdventHealth policy and procedure.
Follows CDC isolation guidelines, demonstrates appropriate use of PPE, performs hand washing according to policy and enforces safety regulations. Strictly adheres to all infection control practices
Supports the customer and employee satisfaction activities of the organization. Maintains good relationships with physicians, management, other departments, and staff.
Supports quality standards and initiatives set by the department. Adheres to all policies and procedures
Performs additional duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the department.
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