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University of Utah Health Biomedical Technician in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah

Overview

As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This position is responsible for performing advanced technical advisory work on clinical, communication, patient care, and other related equipment. The incumbent repairs, maintains, and calibrates equipment in addition to running safety tests and providing technical support to the hospital staff. This position has no responsibility for providing care to patients.

Top candidates will have some level of prior Biomedical experience in a healthcare setting.

Corporate Overview: The University of Utah is a Level 1 Trauma Center and is nationally ranked and recognized for our academic research, quality standards and overall patient experience. Our five hospitals and eleven clinics provide excellence in our comprehensive services, medical advancement, and overall patient outcomes.

Responsibilities

  • Assists the department in testing new equipment and working with vendors to make purchases and install equipment.

  • Orders and maintains proper stock levels in the department's inventory, stores department goods and equipment in the correct manner, and appropriately responds to manufacturers' equipment recall notices.

  • Ensures that equipment meets all regulatory compliance requirements as mandated by local, state, and federal agencies.

  • Maintains and updates a database of repair and technical support information required to perform repairs on a variety of equipment.

  • Utilizes and maintains a variety of test and calibration equipment including oscilloscopes, multi-meters, frequency counters, physiological signal simulators, power supplies, and special test instrumentation.

  • Assists in designing, modifying, and installing mechanical or electrical alterations to equipment in order to improve efficiency, performance, and/or extend useful life.

  • Installs, maintains, troubleshoots, repairs, and overhauls electronic and mechanical equipment following manufacturer's instructions and department safety precautions. This includes but is not limited to patient monitors, paging systems, life support equipment, electrocardiograph equipment, ventilators, respiratory equipment, and pace makers.

  • Responds to trouble calls from staff in assigned areas and makes recommendations regarding the appropriate courses of action to resolve equipment-related issues.

  • Maintains a log of repairs, electrical safety testing, and maintenance actions.

  • Keeps accurate records of time and materials utilized in the performance of all duties.

  • Participates in on-the-job training to advance and acquire new skills regarding sophisticated and specialized electronic equipment.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Demonstrated potential ability to perform the essential functions as outlined above.

  • Demonstrated customer service, human relations, and effective communication skills.

Qualifications

Qualifications Required

  • Two years of experience in electronics or equivalency.

  • Experience with computer networking.

Qualifications (Preferred)

Preferred

  • Experience with electronics in a health care environment.

  • Associate's Degree in Electronics or equivalency.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This position involves very physical work that may exert up to 100 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or otherwise moving objects. The position may involve moving heavy equipment and/or supplies. This position involves a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, or exposure to chemicals.

Physical Requirements

Carrying, Climbing, Color Determination, Crawling, Far Vision, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Non Indicated, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Tasting or Smelling, Walking

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EEO Statement

University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics, a part of The University of Utah, values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

University of Utah Heath Hospitals and Clinics, a part of The University of Utah, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran's status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources office at 801-581-6500.If you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Sherrie Hayashi

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (OEO/AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

801-581-8365

oeo@utah.edu

Online reports may be submitted atoeo.utah.edu/

For more information: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

To inquire about this posting, email: careers@hsc.utah.edu

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources at (801) 581-6500 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources at (801) 581-6500 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

Requisition Number 55802

Reg/Temp Regular

Employment Type Full-Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule 8-5

Location Name Information Technology Services

Patient Care? No

City SALT LAKE CITY

State UT

Department UUH CST 17f BIOMEDICAL ENG SVC

Category Information Technology