Mercy Medical Center

BioMedical Technician I

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Company: Mercy Medical Center

Category: Architecture and Engineering Occupations

Published on 2021-10-21 19:13:02

Job Description:

The BioMed Tech I performs maintenance and repair of electronic patient care/monitoring and clinical engineering equipment. Repair includes routine complexity/maintenance, safety testing, minor calibration, and minor repair.


Must possess: High School Diploma or GED Must possess: A minimum of six months of installation, testing, maintenance and repair of instrumentation, power supplies, and electro/mechanical power transmission devices for clinical, biomedical, or radiological equipment, or equivalent is required. Other education or work experience requirements (list): A certificate in Biomedical Engineering Technology or Electronics Technology or equivalent is required. Must possess skills in Basic knowledge of the principles and practices of electronics or biomedical engineering technology as applied to the calibration and repair of biomedical equipment and instrumentation. Knowledge of electronic component characteristics in relation to configuration in AC/DC circuits. Demonstrated knowledge of color code conventions used in component and wiring marking.Demonstrated knowledge of digital electronics concepts. Basic knowledge of and ability to effectively use electronic and pneumatic measuring devices. Demonstrated ability to properly operate volt/OHM/ammeter, oscilloscope, DC power supply, electrical safety analyzer, and pressure/vacuum meter/gauge. -Proficiency in the use of tools and soldering/desoldering equipment. The ability to read and interpret electrical/electronic circuit schematics properly. The ability to recognize electronic components and their symbols as used in schematic diagrams. Familiarity with basic anatomy and physiology as applied to the use and operation of biomedical equipment. Must be able to accurately type words per minute. Computer literacy: -Must be computer literate Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language in an understandable manner. Must be able to work independently and possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action. Must possess the ability to effectively communicate and deal tactfully with other personnel, visitors, patients, physicians, customers, and the general public. Must be flexible, have personal integrity, and have the ability to function effectively as a team member. Must be able to follow written and oral instructions. List other requirements, as appropriate: -Effective verbal communication skills are required to work with management and clinical staff, external vendors and to work with biomedical staff. Effective writing skills are necessary to write deficiency reports on equipment. Ability to read and comprehend technical equipment operation and service manuals.
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