Community College of Philadelphia is an open-admission, associate-degree-granting institution which provides access to higher education for all who may benefit. Its programs of study in the liberal arts and sciences, career technologies, and basic academic skills provide a coherent foundation for college transfer, employment and lifelong learning. The College serves Philadelphia by preparing its students to be informed and concerned citizens, active participants in the cultural life of the city, and enabled to meet the changing needs of business, industry and the professions.
The Biomedical Equipment Technology (BMET) Level I Proficiency Certificate is designed to prepare students to enter the workforce as entry level BMETs. Through both lecture and hands-on activities, students learn the operation and PM procedures for a variety of medical devices, such as infusion pumps, monitors, defibrillators, and sequential compression devices, as well as proper record-keeping. In addition, students learn about safety considerations, the role of Biomedical Engineering Departments in the hospital, the Joint Commission, and so on. Students who complete Level I are encouraged to continue on to Level II and completion of their Associate's Degree.
• Provide instruction in Biomedical Equipment Technology in a lecture and/or lab setting. It is possible to have separate lab and lecture instructors.
• Demonstrate a sense of connection and responsibility for helping the College to achieve success through a commitment to its mission, vision, and values.
• Actively participate in the academic life of the College.
• Communicate effectively, share vision, focus on people, initiate positive change, value differences and foster collaboration. Work with and inspire others to achieve college, department, and individual success. Proactively identify/address problems.
• Establish an inclusive environment in the classroom.
• Participation in continual assessment and course updates to ensure excellence in meeting program and student learning outcomes.
• Strive for excellence in teaching, applying best practices in field of discipline, and modeling behaviors that encourage student success and retention.
• Commitment to professional learning and growth, student mentoring, and service to the profession
• Bachelor's Degree in Clinical Engineering, Biomedical Equipment Technology, Biomedical Engineering, Healthcare Management or Administration, or Technical or Industrial Administration or Management.
• A minimum of 10 years experience, or 5 years experience and certification as a Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician (CBET); Certified Radiology Equipment Specialist (CRES); Certified Laboratory Equipment Specialist (CLES); or Certification in Clinical Engineering (CCE).
• Master's Degree in Clinical Engineering, Biomedical Equipment Technology, Biomedical Engineering, Healthcare Management or Administration, or Technical or Industrial Administration or Management.
• A minimum of five years of experience servicing medical equipment in a healthcare facility, including experience with a wide range of medical devices, as well as experience with healthcare technology management issues, such as safety, equipment acquisition, etc.
Work Location Main Campus
Special Instructions to Applicants
• Interested persons should complete an online application.
• Cover letter of interest and CV/resume REQUIRED.
• Name and contact information for three (3) references REQUIRED.
• Applicants must be legally eligible to work in the U.S.
• Employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of background checks in accordance with the Pennsylvania Child Protective Services Law.
Community College of Philadelphia is an affirmative action, equal opportunity and equal access employer. The College encourages applications from individuals from traditionally under-represented groups. AA/EOE.
Community College of Philadelphia is the largest public institution of higher education in the City. Since 1965, over 500,000 students have passed through our doors seeking associate's degrees, certificates, improved workplace skills and lifelong learning. Many of our degree students transfer to four-year institutions while others seek employment in the Philadelphia region. Over 90 percent of our ...graduates remain in the area and seek employment, strengthening our local economy and workforce. Local businesses look to us to provide workplace training to keep their workers skilled and their companies competitive.
We offer over 70 degree and certificate programs in art, science, business, technology and liberal arts. Many of our students have hectic schedules, and we know how to accommodate every type of learner. Classes are held during the day, in the evening and on Saturdays at the Main Campus, our three Regional Centers and at neighborhood sites throughout the City. Distance education classes are also available.