Bio Medical Equipment Technician I
Req #: 42433
Full Time
Shift: Days
Biomedical Engineering
United Health Services Hospitals
Johnson City, NY
Weekly hours: 40

Bio Medical Equipment Technician I, Binghamton/Johnson City

United Health Services is seeking a Bio Medical Equipment Technician I to join our Bio Medical teams at Binghamton General/Wilson Memorial Hospitals in Binghamton/Johnson City, NY. This is a BENEFITS-ELIGIBLE position.

Shift: Days
Hours per week: 40
Salary range: Depending on experience

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Bio Medical Equipment Technician I Overview

The Bio Medical Equipment Technician I performs installation, calibration, preventive and corrective maintenance on a variety of medical equipment, develops QA standards, performs repairs in an efficient cost-effective manner, keeps department heads and staff abreast of the situation, and acts as a technical resource for all departments for which the Technician is responsible.

UHS Wilson Medical Center is a 280-bed hospital and Level II Trauma Center. In this position, you’ll serve a medical facility that is a regional leader in cardiac surgery, neurosurgery and neurosciences, cancer care, maternity and high-risk obstetrics, neonatal intensive care, blood disorder treatment, and physical therapy and rehabilitation. Wilson is a bustling hospital and is a 24-hour designated stroke and chest pain center.

Bio Medical Equipment Technician I Key Responsibilities and Expectations

    • Assumes responsibility in at least three primary areas such as: Anesthesia, Cardiopulmonary, Lasers, Monitoring systems, Networking, Perfusion.
    • Possess advanced computer and networking knowledge with the ability to use that knowledge in interfacing medical systems when required.
    • Assumes responsibility for special projects in their primary areas and assist in implementing new departmental goals. Completes the project in an orderly and timely fashion by coordinating activities with other departments and manufacturer representatives to limit interference to the institution.
    • Sets up department performance verification, performs routine safety testing, and maintains accurate records of the results obtained during these tests.
    • Performs complex repairs on equipment, first identifying then rectifying the problem in a timely fashion to eliminate down time and costly service contracts.
    • Assists in overseeing work performed by the Medical equipment repaired and BMET I and BMET II technicians as well as and being a technical resource for them.
    • Maintains and repairs all equipment in assigned departments and works with other team members to complete 100% of all critical and non-critical inspections at all UHS facilities by the end of each month.
    • Prioritizes repairs and preventive maintenance duties and keeps departments notified of the status of their equipment repairs and preventive maintenance requirements.
    • Assists in equipment evaluations. Helps in the evaluation criteria for evaluation. Provides input of the results to the assigned committee.
    • Assumes share of call responsibilities. Assists in training new Technicians for call, and assists on-call Technicians if they are contacted. Will assume call within one year of employment
    • Assists in the implementation of updates to existing and new biomedical equipment.
    • Completes required paperwork to meet JCAHO requirements. Documentation will include equipment control records, inspection reports, and service reports.

Position Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Associate’s degree in Applied Science in Bio Med or Electronics with six to nine years’ experience performing corrective and planned maintenance on medical devices and/or clinical support equipment.

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science of Biomedical, Electrical Engineering, or related field.
  • BMET Certification

Employee Benefits at United Health Services

When you work at United Health Services, you become part of our family. We’re proud to offer competitive benefits and compensation to our employees who make an impact every day.

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Voluntary benefits, including cancer, pet, and life insurance
  • 403(b) retirement plan with company match model
  • Immediate accrual of paid time off
  • Wellness program rewards and insurance discounts
  • Employee Assistant Program (EAP) counseling and concierge services
  • Free, extensive online training through HealthStream

About United Health Services

United Health Services is a not-for-profit healthcare system serving more than 500,000 people in Upstate New York’s Southern Tier region. We offer integrated healthcare services across 60 locations, including four hospitals, three walk-in centers, and 22 primary care offices, in addition to home care services and senior living facilities. The United Health Services system employs more than 6,300 people and comprises 600+ providers who are all committed to providing and supporting the delivery of exceptional patient care.

United Health Services employees and providers are “LOVED!” This means we’re Living Our Values Every Day. Here, you’ll join a team that is dedicated to values-based, coordinated patient care. Every day, we outwardly live our Values of Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation.

About New York’s Southern Tier

As an employee of United Health Services, you’ll call the Southern Tier, or more specifically, the Greater Binghamton area, home. Known for entertainment and restaurants, craft brews, outdoor experiences, minor-league sports, family-friendly events, and a keenness for local history (like our connection to the Twilight Zone and our six antique carousels), Greater Binghamton offers something for everyone. We’re a short drive away from the Finger Lakes region in Central New York, three hours from New York City, and just shy of four hours from Niagara Falls, Canada.

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United Health Services in an Equal Opportunity Employer.

United Health Services, Inc. and the members of the UHS System neither are affiliated with, sponsored, endorsed nor approved by, nor otherwise associated with, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS), UHS of Delaware, Inc. nor their affiliates, which can be found at www.uhsinc.com.

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Benefits That Make A Difference

While you’re making a difference in the health and well-being of our patients and communities, United Health Services takes care of you. We are proud to be able to offer our employees and providers a comprehensive benefits package that supports their needs today and for the future with a competitive retirement plan; comprehensive health, dental, vision and health savings and spending accounts; wellness programs that empower our employees to stay healthy and balance work and life goals; group life and disability options; and a generous paid time off (PTO) program. On top of that, we invest in you by offering tuition reimbursement and other programs designed to help you grow your career. The majority of these benefits are available to you for working at least 24 hours per week.

These are just a few of the perks and benefits you can expect when you join the United Health Services team. Be sure to ask your recruiter about all the benefits associated with the position you’re applying for.

Why United Health Services?

We are one of the region’s top employers with an excellent reputation for the care we provide. Our pay, benefits and perks are very competitive. We’re compassionate about patients and respectful of each other. We offer you the stability, size, scope and capabilities of big city health systems, but with the trust and familiarity of more personalized care. We’re engaged with our communities. And, we recognize the importance of work-life balance. Discover the difference you can make, here with us, at United Health Services.

About Our Region

Binghamton, a friendly and close-knit city in Broome County, offers beautiful and affordable homes in downtown, suburban and rural settings, as well as good public and private schools. Nightlife and cultural activities include craft breweries, restaurants and award-winning wineries. First Fridays celebrate local artists and there are frequent music and food festivals. Outdoor activities also abound, from skiing and golf to hiking, biking and more.