Bio-Medical Equipment Technician - Clinical Engineering (1.0 FTE, Evenings)
Company: Stanford Children's Health - Lucile Packard Childr
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Here you have the potential and support to achieve extraordinary
outcomes for healthier, happy lives Bio-Medical Equipment
Technician - Clinical Engineering (1.0 FTE, Evenings) At Stanford
Children's Health, we know world-renowned care begins with
world-class caring. That's why we combine advanced technologies and
breakthrough discoveries with family-centered care. It's why we
provide our caregivers with continuing education and
state-of-the-art facilities, like the newly remodeled Lucile
Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. And it's why we need caring,
committed people on our team - like you. Join us on our mission to
heal humanity, one child and family at a time. Job Summary This
paragraph summarizes the general nature, level and purpose of the
job. Under general supervision, the Biomedical Equipment Technician
(BMET) provides a link between technology and patient care in
surgical and intensive care units; diagnostic and therapeutic
treatment units; clinics; laboratories; and medical equipment
distribution areas. The BMET is expected to support a wide variety
of medical devices in use at an academic medical center in
conjunction with the Clinical Technology & Biomedical Engineering
Medical Equipment Management Plan. The BMET is responsible for
completing all given assignments within the parameters of the
department performance standards. -- Essential Functions The
essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed
by positions in this job classification. They are not designed to
contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all
duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Employees may also perform
other duties as assigned. Employees must abide by all Joint
Commission Requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to
cultural diversity, patient care, patient rights and ethical
treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency
management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing
education and training, communication and adherence to safety and
quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient
Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings. Must perform all
duties and responsibilities in accordance with the hospital's
policies and procedures, including its Service Standards and its
Code of Conduct.
- Complies with Department Technician Orientation & Training
Competency Program and actively participates in continuous
education and training.
- Demonstrates acceptance of patients, families, visitors, and
co-workers regardless of race, gender, disease process, life style,
religious or cultural beliefs, or treatment.
- Documents all scheduled and unscheduled work performed in the
CT&BE inventory and maintenance database.
- Follows all SH&C/LPCH safety guidelines and infection
control policies and procedures for self, patients, visitors, and
- Handles hospital and department computer workstations, software
packages, websites, and files with appropriate care and respects
all copyrighted material. --
- Maintains confidentiality with regard to hospital business and
- Periodically provides weekend, holiday, and off-shift coverage,
including call-back emergency coverage. May be required to service
equipment on any shift if delays would adversely affect patient
- Primary responsibility is to provide technical support in
handling specific logistical activities in defined support areas.
The BMET functions as team member within a workgroup.
- Provides technical bedside support for routine and
STAT/emergency trouble calls while consistently demonstrating the
ability to assess priorities and escalate more difficult tasks to
properly trained staff.
- Understands and adheres to the Hospital's Conflict of Interest
policy. Minimum Qualifications Any combination of education and
experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills
and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or
certifications is qualifying.
- Education: Associate's degree in a work-related
field/discipline from an accredited college or university.
- Experience: Three (3) years of progressively responsible and
directly related work experience.
- License/Certification: None required. Knowledge, Skills, &
Abilities These are the observable and measurable attributes and
skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of
the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying
experience, education, or licensure/certification.
- Ability to diagnose and resolve routine, specialized, and
advanced technology problems.
- Ability to foster effective working relationships and build
- Ability to have good dexterity and strong mechanical
- Ability to plan, prioritize and meet deadlines.
- Ability to solve problems and identify solutions.
- Ability to speak and write effectively at a level appropriate
for the job.
- Ability to work well with individuals at all levels of the
- Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional
- Knowledge of electrical theory and related safety
- Knowledge of new technologies (in specific field) and maintain
and stay abreast of updates and changes.
- Skill: to repair simple to complex medical devices, recognizing
the importance of concentrating efforts on the areas of greatest
financial impact. Physical Requirements The Physical Requirements
and Working Conditions in which the job is typically performed are
available from the Occupational Health Department. Reasonable
accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions of the job Equal Opportunity
Employer L ucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford strongly
values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and
non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including
the area of employment. Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate
against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual
orientation or gender identity, religion, age, national or ethnic
origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition,
genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the
perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of
all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and
veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with
criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized
assessment of the conviction and the job requirements, and where
applicable, in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance
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