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Biomedical Tech 1 - part-time 8a-12p - Center for Advanced Pediatrics

Requisition #:  30327     
Name of Location:   Center for Advanced Pediatrics

 

JOB SUMMARY

Provides complete and timely repair, calibration, and preventive maintenance of required equipment faster and more economically than any outside vendor in support of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s mission, vision, and values. Performs all assigned duties and tasks in an effective, efficient manner in compliance with all appropriate regulatory agency requirements that govern the department's operations. Proactively supports efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and promote a safe environment at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.

EDUCATION

  • Associate's degree in Biomedical Technology or equivalent

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

  • No professional certifications required

EXPERIENCE*

  • 1 year of experience or apprenticeship in biomedical engineering

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • NA

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

  • Familiar with proper operation of all test equipment (e.g., digital volt meters, scopes)
  • Proficient in various PC hardware/software applications and equipment database programs
  • Technical knowledge of current standards, codes, and procedures regarding safe and effective use of medical equipment through instruction
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Must be detail oriented and have excellent follow through skills
  • Ability to test, repair, and calibrate selected equipment

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

  1. Diagnoses problems, repairs to circuit board level, and re-calibrates equipment.
  2. Tracks, schedules, and completes preventive maintenance checks by due dates. 
  3. Performs safety and functional checks of all specified equipment and makes sure equipment is properly tested before being returned to service.
  4. Supports and participates in the continuous assessment and improvement of the quality of care and services provided.
  5. Enhances and maintains technical knowledge of current standards, codes, and procedures regarding safe and effective use of medical equipment through instruction.

SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance

Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.

Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Standing - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)

Walking - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)

WORKING CONDITIONS*

Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

 

Location Address:  1400 Tullie Circle, Atlanta, GA  30329
Function:  Facilities - Engineering/Facility Mgmt

 

Overview:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. We have a total of 638 licensed beds among our three hospitals and 28 neighborhood locations. We are home to the only Level 1 and 2 pediatric trauma centers in Georgia, and we treat about 60 percent of pediatric trauma patients in the state.

  • We are ranked as a top pediatric heart care and heart surgery program by US News & World Report.
  • Our 27-bed unit is one of the largest dedicated pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Units (CICUs) in the Southeast.
  • We performed 634 cardiac surgeries in 2017. We are ranked No. 3 nationally in pediatric cardiac surgical and medical volumes.
  • Our Cardiac Stepdown Unit was recognized with a gold-level Beacon Award of Excellence. Our CICU was recognized with a silver-level Beacon Award of Excellence for nursing outcomes.
  • Our staff includes more than 50 pediatric cardiologists and three pediatric cardiothoracic surgeons.


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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