Biomed Tech II

Sign on Bonus: $6,000
Relocation Allowance (up to): $10,000
Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital
Req #: 57762
Lincoln City, OR
1.0 (80 hrs/pp) - Day
NLH Plant Engineering
Remote Status: No
Salary Range: $29.53 - $43.37
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  • *Bonus available to new employees and may require previous work experience. Employment commitment to Samaritan is required.

  • JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE
    • Responsible for the installation, calibration, testing, inspection, inventory assessment, preventive maintenance and repair of biomedical equipment throughout assigned facilities. Trains clinical staff in use of existing and new biomedical equipment and maintains knowledge of trends and upgrades.
  • DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION
    • Plant engineering oversees maintaining a safe environment for staff, patients and visitors through the installation, preventative maintenance and repair of building and grounds infrastructure and equipment.
  • EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS
    • High school diploma or equivalent required.
    • One (1) of the following required:
      • Associate's degree in Biomedical Equipment Technology and one (1) year BMET experience.
      • Associate's degree in Electronics and two (2) years BMET experience.
      • Military training in electronics or biomed equipment and one (1) year BMET experience.
      • An equivalent combination of education and/or experience to any of the options above.
    • Two (2) years experience and/or training as a Biomed Tech in a healthcare setting required.
    • NLH Plant Engineering:
      • This position requires the use of the employee's personal automobile. Employee must have a valid driver's license and auto liability/property damage insurance as required by law and must maintain their vehicle in good working order.
      • ICC certification preferred.
  • KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES
    • Ability to analyze, test, repair, calibrate, install and maintain electronic and electromechanical patient care devices and systems, including the associated use of test equipment, tools and diagnostic software. Ability to troubleshoot equipment problems to component level.
    • Working knowledge of electronic, mechanical, pneumatic and fluidic fundamentals along with medical terminology, basic anatomy and physiology as applied to the use of biomedical equipment.
    • Ability to read and interpret various types of schematics, wiring diagrams and illustrated parts drawings of devices and systems including color code conventions used in component and wiring marking.
    • Knowledge of the relative logic of cause and effect relationships, general engineering principles and problem solving processes including the ability to learn from others through comprehending and following both oral and written instructions.
    • Possess skills in operating computers and troubleshooting hardware and software problems, including a working knowledge of email, database, spreadsheet and word processing software and the ability to document and maintain accurate records.
    • Skilled in advanced soldering technique.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS
    • Rarely
      (1 - 10% of the time)

      Occasionally
      (11 - 33% of the time)

      Frequently
      (34 - 66% of the time)

      Continually
      (67 – 100% of the time)

      CLIMB – SCAFFOLDING  

      LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 60 or more Lbs

      LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 40 - 60 Lbs

      PUSH (60 or more pounds force)

      PULL (60 or more pounds force)

      SIT

      CLIMB - STAIRS

      CLIMB – LADDER

      LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 40 - 60 Lbs

      CARRY 1-handed, 20 - 40 pounds

      CARRY 2-handed, 20 - 40 pounds

      SQUAT Static (hold >30 sec)

      SQUAT Repetitive

      KNEEL (on knees)

      CRAWL (hands & knees)

      ROTATE TRUNK Sitting

      ENTER & EXIT VEHICLE/MACHINERY

      PUSH (40 - 60 pounds force)

      PULL (40 - 60 pounds force)

      STAND

      WALK – LEVEL SURFACE

      WALK - INCLINE

      LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 20 - 40 Lbs

      LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 20 - 40 Lbs

      LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 20 – 40 Lbs

      LIFT (Overhead: 54" and above) 20 - 40 Lbs

      BEND FORWARD at waist

      ROTATE TRUNK Standing

      REACH - Upward

      REACH - Forward

      PUSH (20-40 pounds force)

      PULL (20-40 pounds force)

      LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0 - 20 Lbs

      LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 – 20 Lbs

      LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs

      LIFT (Overhead: 54" and above) 0 - 20 Lbs

      CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

      CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

      MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists

      FINGER DEXTERITY

      PINCH Fingers

      GRASP Hand/Fist

      PUSH (0 - 20 pounds force)

      PULL (0 - 20 pounds force)

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