Biomed Tech II
*Bonus available to new employees and may require previous work experience. Employment commitment to Samaritan is required.
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.
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.
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.
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.
(1 - 10% of the time)
(11 - 33% of the time)
(34 - 66% of the time)
(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)
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)
KNEEL (on knees)
CRAWL (hands & knees)
ROTATE TRUNK Sitting
ENTER & EXIT VEHICLE/MACHINERY
PUSH (40 - 60 pounds force)
PULL (40 - 60 pounds force)
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
PUSH (0 - 20 pounds force)
PULL (0 - 20 pounds force)