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UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions.
Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoy outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
The UWMC Clinical Engineering Department has TWO openings for Temporary Biomedical Electronic Technician 1.
The Biomedical Electronics Technician 1 will perform entry-level biomedical electronics work troubleshooting, repairing, maintaining, installing, testing and calibrating a variety of analog and/or digital biomedical electronic instruments, apparatus, and equipment used in a health care facility under direct supervision.
Job Duties & Performance Standards •Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness •Responds promptly to customer needs •Meets productivity standards, (123hrs/mo of documented mission focused time) •Prioritizes and plans work activities •Competent in required job skills and knowledge •Exhibits ability to learn and apply new skills •Uses available resources effectively •Works actively to resolve conflicts •Able to adjust work habits to fit environmental or workload changes •Keeps others adequately informed •Follows good safety practices. •Performs other related duties as assigned.
• Associate's degree in Biomedical Equipment Technology (A. S.)
equivalent from two-year college or technical school
related experience in a hospital setting.
• Basic computer knowledge.
• Basic medical terminology
• Familiarity with electronics, mechanical and electromechanical methods
• Knowledge of clinical applications of common medical equipment.
• Able to identify and understand the basic operating principles of standard analog circuits and electromechanical components.
• Able to identify major circuit components.
• Able to successfully identify and order proper replacement components from OEM or third party.
• Demonstrates ability to accurately acquire basic competency on new technologies or makes of equipment through self-study of manufacturer’s documentation and other sources.
• Routinely exercises logical, progressive trouble shooting techniques at both the systems and component levels.
• Reads, understands and interprets the logical flow of service documentation including schematics, parts lists, servicing procedures and specifications.
• Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
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