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Senior Biomedical Tech

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Scottish Rite 
Requisition #:  93887

 

JOB SUMMARY

Participates in the acquisition, design, teaching, implementation, monitoring, maintenance, and improvement of medical equipment at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Assists in the supervision of shop operations under the direction of the Clinical Engineering Supervisor. Promotes the mission, vision, and values of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, meets regulatory requirements, and maintains accurate records across the system. 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*

  • 10  years of experience in biomedical or electrical instrumentation and test equipment

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • NA

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

  • Detailed knowledge of current standards, codes and procedures regarding safe and effective use of medical equipment, including Joint Commission, National Fire Protection Association, and Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation
  • Proficient in various PC hardware/software applications and equipment database programs
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and leadership skills
  • Must be detail oriented and have excellent follow through skills

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

  1. Assists in overseeing the medical equipment management program to be in compliance with all regulatory requirements including Joint Commission, National Fire Protection Association, and Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation.
  2. Provides advanced technical support to maximize equipment uptime, accuracy, performance, and efficiency. 
  3. Coordinates outside services, including service contracts, vendor, and ISO servicing. 
  4. Tracks, schedules, and completes preventive maintenance checks by due dates. 
  5. Assists in implementing department goals/objectives and ensures follow through for self and department.
  6. Establishes and maintains lines of communication with hospital staff and physicians to ensure optimal customer service.
  7. Provides advanced support and training to Clinical Engineering personnel.

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

 

About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1001 Johnson Ferry Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30342
Function:  Facilities - Engineering/Facility Mgmt


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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