NYU Langone Medical Center, a world-class, patient-centered, integrated, academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals - Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center - plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.NYULMC.org.
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Biomedical Technician I.
This position will supervise, install, inspect, calibrate, and perform preventive maintenance on General Biomedical - electrical, electronic and pneumatic patient care, diagnostic, monitoring and therapeutic instrumentation throughout the Medical Center. This position will troubleshoot and repair a variety of instruments such as: Infusion, Syringe, Enteral, PCA Pumps, SCDs, Pacemakers, Telemetry, Multi-parameter patient Monitors, Hypothermia Units, Lab equipment etc. General Care Areas include but is not limited to Central Services, Labs, Physical/Occupational Therapy, and Dialysis.
- Demonstrates knowledge of the organization's Core Values and incorporates them into the performance of duties.
- Carries out minor repairs of general patient care equipment, accessories and cables in the Medical Center in an efficient manner. Troubleshoots minor problems in medical equipment and renders equipment functional by fixing or replacing appropriate component or circuit board based on the problem; may be required to provide service at the point of use. Records all work done on appropriate checklist in the medical equipment database. Informs and consults with the Operations Manager or Director on unusual problems or specific hazards
- Performs preventive maintenance (PM) and calibration on above mentioned equipment at intervals prescribed by manufacturers' and departmental policies. Locates equipment that is due for PM, performs functional testing, and calibration: works on fixed equipment such as patient monitors in the room where it is installed. Brings mobile equipment back to the shop for inspection. Affixes appropriate tags, labels and/or stickers to new equipment and ensuring existing equipment are also appropriately tagged.
- Determines whether equipment is covered by warranty or service contract when repairs are needed. Notifies the Operations Manager of equipment under warranty or contract by providing the manufacturer, model, serial number, and the description of the problem with the equipment.
- Installs medical equipment in coordination with the user department and Facilities Management Department. Assist other CE technicians in the installation of new patient systems. Assist in the reinstallation of equipment in other areas or carts as determined by the user department's needs. Performs incoming inspection on General patient care equipment with at least an electrical safety check, and/or a full acceptance and performance check. Performs electrical and functional safety checks on all incoming patient care equipment before it is used. Performs functional tests, checks the calibrations on new patient monitors, SCDs, infusion devices, feeding pumps, suction regulators, etc., on a regular basis. Re-inspects equipment for electrical safety checks at intervals prescribed by departmental policy following repairs. Keeps abreast of new developments in the field of medical instrumentation, and is aware of clinical applications of equipment and how it is used on patients. Attends all required work-related training.
- Performs all other related duties as assigned.
- Associate's degree in Biomedical, Electrical, or Electronics Engineering/ Technology with a minimum of one year experience as a biomedical technician in a clinical engineering department, or an equivalent combination of related education and experience.
- Bachelors Degree in Biomedical, Electrical or Electronics Engineering.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Medical Center provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents. And just as our employees invest so much in us, we invest in our employees. We're pleased to have one of the most competitive compensation packages not only among New York's hospitals and healthcare institutions, but within the corporate sector as well. We begin with exceptional medical, dental, and drug coverage. We enhance this basic coverage with comprehensive wellness programs, and supplement those with retirement investment and benefits plans, and generous paid time off allowances. Add to that a very attractive tuition program, and you'll see just some of the ways that NYU Langone Medical Center demonstrates our commitment to our employees.
NYU Langone Medical Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, military and veteran status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
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