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 II.
This position will install, inspect, calibrate, and perform preventive maintenance of all electrical, electronic and pneumatic patient care, diagnostic, monitoring and therapeutic instrumentation throughout the Medical Center, specifically within the Critical Care areas. These areas include but are not limited to ICUs, ER, PACUs, L&D, Step Down units. This position will troubleshoot and repair/service a variety of instruments such as: all devices serviced by BMET1s, Telemetry Systems, Multi-parameter Monitors, Electrosurgical Units, Defibrillators, etc.
- Demonstrates knowledge of the organization's Core Values and incorporates them into the performance of duties.
- Services and repairs all patient care, diagnostic, monitoring, and therapeutic instruments in the Medical Center in an efficient manner. Responds to calls for service on a timely basis. Troubleshoots equipment and renders equipment functional fixing or replacing appropriate component or circuit board based on the problem; may be required to provide service at the point of use. Instructs users on equipment function in cases of operator related errors. Verifies proper operation of all device functions, prior to returning the device to service. If the service was rendered at point of use, requests user verify operation before resuming patient use. Records all work done in the medical equipment database. Informs and consults with the Operations Manager/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, 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. Carries out preventive maintenance, testing, and calibration procedures strictly to manufacturers' specifications and/or departmental written procedures. Refers to departmental manual for policies and procedures, equipment manuals, and test instrument usage instructions to carry out inspections and repairs. Records all service information on the appropriate PM checklist and appropriately 'tags' unit.
- 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. Submits service representatives service reports to the Operations Manager.
- Installs medical equipment in coordination with the user department and Facilities Management department. Participates in the installation of new patient systems by providing guidance related to expertise. Reinstalls equipment in other areas or carts as determined by the user department's needs.
- Performs incoming inspection on all patient care equipment with at least an electrical safety check, and/or a full acceptance and performance check regardless of ownership. 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, defibrillators, Telemetry System, ESU, etc., on a regular basis. Records data on appropriate checklist. Re-inspects equipment for electrical safety checks at intervals prescribed by departmental policy. 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.
- Must have an Associates degree in Biomedical, Electrical or Electronics Engineering with a minimum of 4 years experience as a biomedical technician in a clinical engineering department, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Bachelors degree in Biomedical, Electrical or Electronics Engineering/Technology.
- CBET certification by the International Certification Commission.
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.
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